14 days in Alabama Itinerary

14 days in Alabama Itinerary

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Orange Beach
— 4 nights
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Mobile
— 2 nights
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Montgomery
— 3 nights
Drive
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Birmingham
— 2 nights
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Huntsville
— 2 nights
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Orange Beach — 4 nights

Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
Kids will enjoy Dolphin & Whale Watching and Gulf State Park. Change things up with a short trip to Alligator Alley in Summerdale (about 36 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: take in the waterfront activity at The Wharf, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, find something for the whole family at The Track, and take in the waterfront at Gulf State Park Fishing Pier.

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Atlanta to Orange Beach is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car to Mobile.
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Mobile — 2 nights

Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Fort Gaines and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Alabama Aquarium at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab. On the next day, learn about all things military at Battleship USS ALABAMA and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Mobile trip planner.

Traveling by car from Orange Beach to Mobile takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in June, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Montgomery.
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Montgomery — 3 nights

Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. state of Alabama and is the county seat of Montgomery County. Kids will appreciate attractions like Legacy Museum and Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home. Go for a jaunt from Montgomery to Auburn to see Toomer's Corner about 1h 5 min away. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at National Memorial for Peace and Justice, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, see the sky in a new way at W.A. Gayle Planetarium, and get a new perspective on things with Coosa River Adventures,Inc.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Montgomery online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Mobile to Montgomery takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In June, daytime highs in Montgomery are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Birmingham.
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Birmingham — 2 nights

Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Birmingham Zoo and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at McWane Science Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at First United Methodist Church, then examine the collection at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, and then take some stellar pictures from Vulcan Park and Museum.

To see photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Birmingham sightseeing site.

Drive from Montgomery to Birmingham in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Birmingham are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can drive to Huntsville.
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Huntsville — 2 nights

The three historical districts of Huntsville are tucked amid the lush greenery of nearly 60 parks within the city limits.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): let little ones run wild at Kids Space and then see the sky in a new way at U.S. Space and Rocket Center. Here are some ideas for day two: engage your brain at Cook Museum of Natural Science and then cool off at Point Mallard Waterpark.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Huntsville trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Birmingham to Huntsville in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Huntsville, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 68°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Alabama travel guide

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Heart of Dixie
Known as a focal point of the civil rights struggle in the 1960s, Alabama features diverse landscapes that include tall mountains, rolling hills, and gentle plains. Though still largely undiscovered by foreign visitors, Alabama offers tourists a chance to discover the distinct culture of the Deep South. In addition to well-preserved examples of antebellum architecture, this area also boasts an outstanding local cuisine, famous for traditional barbecue recipes passed down from generation to generation. Looking for outdoorsy things to do? Nature lovers on holiday can explore the state's beaches, rugged canyons, and lush river valleys.
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