14 days in Alabama Itinerary

14 days in Alabama Itinerary

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14 days in Alabama Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Mobile
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Gulf Shores
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Montgomery
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Birmingham
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Huntsville
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Toronto

2
nights
Mobile

Mobile ©
Mobile is the county seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States. Appreciate the collections at Mobile Carnival Museum and GulfQuest - National Maritime Museum of the Gulf of Mexico. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mobile: Fairhope (Fairhope Avenue & Fairhope Municipal Pier), Confederate Rest Cemetery (in Point Clear) and Bellingrath Gardens and Home (in Theodore). There's still lots to do: admire all the interesting features of Battleship USS ALABAMA, stop by A & M Peanut Shop, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, and take an in-depth tour of History Museum of Mobile.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Mobile road trip app .

Toronto, Canada to Mobile is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Toronto to Mobile due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in January, things will get warmer in Mobile: highs are around 18°C and lows about 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Gulf Shores.

Things to do in Mobile

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Fairhope, Confederate Rest Cemetery, Bellingrath Gardens and Home
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Battleship USS ALABAMA ©
Battleship USS ALABAMA
Mobile Carnival Museum ©
Mobile Carnival Museum

3
nights
Gulf Shores

Gulf Shores ©
Gulf Shores is a resort city in Baldwin County, Alabama, United States. Step out of the city life by going to Gulf State Park and Fishing Charters & Tours. There's still lots to do: trek along Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail - Rosemary Dunes Trailhead, look for all kinds of wild species at Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge, tour the pleasant surroundings at Gulf State Park Fishing Pier, and stop by Pepper Palace.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Gulf Shores trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Mobile to Gulf Shores by car takes about 1.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Gulf Shores are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can drive to Montgomery.

Things to do in Gulf Shores

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Orange Beach
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Gulf State Park ©
Gulf State Park
Fishing Charters & Tours

3
nights
Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. Escape the urban bustle at Cherokee Ridge Alpine Trail and Wind Creek State Park. Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts and Legacy Museum will appeal to museum buffs. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of National Memorial for Peace and Justice, take an in-depth tour of Rosa Parks Museum, make a trip to Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, and see the interesting displays at The MOOseum.

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You can drive from Gulf Shores to Montgomery in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and flight. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Gulf Shores in January since evenings lows in Montgomery dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in Montgomery

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Wind Creek State Park, Cherokee Ridge Alpine Trail
Highlights from your plan
Legacy Museum ©
Legacy Museum
Cherokee Ridge Alpine Trail ©
Cherokee Ridge Alpine Trail
Rosa Parks Museum ©
Rosa Parks Museum

2
nights
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
On the 29th (Wed), observe the fascinating underwater world at McWane Science Center, then explore the world behind art at Birmingham Museum of Art, then examine the collection at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, and finally make a trip to Alabama Veterans Memorial Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, then take in the spiritual surroundings of 16th Street Baptist Church, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Birmingham Zoo, and finally browse the exhibits of Vulcan Park and Museum.

To find where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Birmingham online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Montgomery to Birmingham takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. January in Birmingham sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Huntsville.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute ©
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Birmingham Museum of Art ©
Birmingham Museum of Art

3
nights
Huntsville

Huntsville
The three historical districts of Huntsville are tucked amid the lush greenery of nearly 60 parks within the city limits.
Get in touch with nature at Little River Canyon National Preserve and Noccalula Falls Park & Campground. Let the collections at U.S. Space and Rocket Center and U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Huntsville: Unclaimed Baggage Center (in Scottsboro) and Cathedral Caverns State Park (in Woodville). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Huntsville Botanical Garden.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Huntsville trip planner.

Traveling by car from Birmingham to Huntsville takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Birmingham in January, expect nights in Huntsville to be about the same, around 0°C, while days are little chillier, around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Huntsville

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Noccalula Falls Park & Campground, Unclaimed Baggage, Little River Canyon National Preserve, Cathedral Caverns State Park
Highlights from your plan
U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum ©
U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum
U.S. Space and Rocket Center ©
U.S. Space and Rocket Center

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