14 days in Alabama Itinerary

14 days in Alabama Itinerary

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14 days in Alabama Itinerary

Start: Birmingham
train + Fly:  15​h
1
Huntsville
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Birmingham
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Montgomery
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Mobile
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Orange Beach
— 3 nights
taxi + ferry:  1​h 30​min
6
Dauphin Island
— 1 night
Fly:  17​h
End: Birmingham

2
nights
Huntsville

Huntsville ©
The three historical districts of Huntsville are tucked amid the lush greenery of nearly 60 parks within the city limits.
On your second day here, get curious at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, take in nature's colorful creations at Huntsville Botanical Garden, and then stroll through Big Spring Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Huntsville trip itinerary app .

Birmingham, UK to Huntsville is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Birmingham to Huntsville is minus 6 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Birmingham in August; daily highs in Huntsville reach 36°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in Huntsville

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature

Side Trips

Cathedral Caverns State Park, Unclaimed Baggage Center
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Huntsville Botanical Garden ©
Huntsville Botanical Garden
U.S. Space and Rocket Center ©
U.S. Space and Rocket Center
Cathedral Caverns State Park ©
Cathedral Caverns State Park

2
nights
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
On the 21st (Tue), get curious at McWane Science Center, take an in-depth tour of Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, then examine the collection at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, and finally take some stellar pictures from Vulcan Park and Museum. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark, stroll through Birmingham Zoo, then stroll through Linn Park, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Kelly Ingram Park.

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Traveling by car from Huntsville to Birmingham takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Birmingham, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Montgomery.

Things to do in Birmingham

#Museums, #Parks, #Historic Sites
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Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute ©
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Kelly Ingram Park ©
Kelly Ingram Park

2
nights
Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Civil Rights Memorial Center, then steep yourself in history at First White House of the Confederacy, then contemplate the long history of Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home, and finally enjoy some diversion at Montgomery Indoor Shooting Complex. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Old Alabama Town, then explore and take pictures at Riverwalk Stadium, then take an in-depth tour of Rosa Parks Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church.

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Getting from Birmingham to Montgomery by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can drive to Mobile.

Things to do in Montgomery

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Fun & Games
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Old Alabama Town ©
Old Alabama Town

2
nights
Mobile

Mobile ©
Mobile is the county seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States. On the 25th (Sat), appreciate the extensive heritage of Bellingrath Gardens and Home, explore and take pictures at Battleship USS ALABAMA, and then stroll through Bienville Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Church Street Historic District, don't miss a visit to Fairhope Avenue, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Malbis Memorial Church, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.

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You can drive from Montgomery to Mobile in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Mobile can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Orange Beach.

Things to do in Mobile

#Historic Sites, #Parks

Side Trips

Fairhope Avenue, Malbis Memorial Church, Bellingrath Gardens and Home
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Bellingrath Gardens and Home ©
Bellingrath Gardens and Home
Malbis Memorial Church ©
Malbis Memorial Church

3
nights
Orange Beach

Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
Take a break from Orange Beach with a short trip to Fort Morgan State Historic Site in Fort Morgan, about 40 minutes away. There's lots more to do: get interesting insight from Tours, stop by Chocolate Corner, immerse yourself in nature at Gulf State Park Fishing Pier, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Orange Beach trip tool .

You can drive from Mobile to Orange Beach in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Dauphin Island.

Things to do in Orange Beach

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Nature

Side Trips

Gulf Shores, Fort Morgan State Historic Site
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fort Morgan State Historic Site ©
Fort Morgan State Historic Site
Gulf State Park ©
Gulf State Park

1
night
Dauphin Island

Dauphin Island ©
On the 30th (Thu), get curious at Dauphin Island Sea Lab Estuarium, contemplate the long history of Fort Gaines, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Dauphin Island Audubon Bird Sanctuary.

To find other places to visit and more tourist information, go to the Dauphin Island trip planning site .

Getting from Orange Beach to Dauphin Island by combination of taxi and ferry takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry. In August in Dauphin Island, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dauphin Island

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Museums
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Dauphin Island Sea Lab Estuarium ©
Dauphin Island Sea Lab Estuarium
Fort Gaines ©
Fort Gaines
Dauphin Island Audubon Bird Sanctuary ©

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