14 days in Alabama Itinerary

14 days in Alabama Itinerary

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14 days in Alabama Itinerary

Start: Doha
Fly:  22​h
1
Mobile
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Gulf Shores
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
3
Fort Payne
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Sheffield
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  22​h
End: Doha

2
nights
Mobile

Mobile is the county seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Fishing Charters & Tours and Fairhope Brewing Company. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mobile: Bellingrath Gardens and Home (in Theodore) and Dauphin Island Audubon Bird Sanctuary (in Dauphin Island). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, admire all the interesting features of Battleship USS ALABAMA, and examine the collection at GulfQuest - National Maritime Museum of the Gulf of Mexico.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Mobile trip planner .

Doha, Qatar to Mobile is an approximately 22-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Doha to Mobile. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Doha in July: highs in Mobile hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to drive to Gulf Shores.

Things to do in Mobile

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Dauphin Island, Fairhope Brewing Company, Bellingrath Gardens and Home
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Dauphin Island Audubon Bird Sanctuary ©
Fairhope Brewing Company ©
Fairhope Brewing Company

4
nights
Gulf Shores

Gulf Shores is a resort city in Baldwin County, Alabama, United States. Step out of the city life by going to Orange Beach Waterfront Park and Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Gulf Shores Public Beach and Gulf State Park. There's still lots to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, get interesting insight from Tours, take an in-depth tour of Gulf Shores Museum, and don't miss a visit to Bamahenge.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Gulf Shores day trip planning website .

Getting from Mobile to Gulf Shores by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Fort Payne.

Things to do in Gulf Shores

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Orange Beach, Holmes Medical Museum, Bamahenge
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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge ©
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
Fort Payne

Fort Payne ©
Fort Payne is a city in and county seat of DeKalb County, Alabama, United States. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Marthas Falls and Desoto Falls. Step out of the city life by going to Lake Guntersville State Park and Lake Guntersville. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fort Payne: Scottsboro (Goose Pond Colony Resort & Unclaimed Baggage Center) and Jules J. Berta Vineyards (in Albertville). It doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sallie Howard Memorial Baptist Church.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Fort Payne tour planning website .

Traveling by car from Gulf Shores to Fort Payne takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Gulf Shores in August, plan for little chillier nights in Fort Payne, with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Sheffield.

Things to do in Fort Payne

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Scottsboro, Mentone, Guntersville, Jules J. Berta Vineyards
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Marthas Falls ©
Marthas Falls
Desoto Falls ©
Desoto Falls
Lake Guntersville State Park ©
Lake Guntersville State Park

2
nights
Sheffield

Sheffield ©
Sheffield is a city in Colbert County, Alabama, United States, and is included in the Shoals metropolitan area. On the 7th (Wed), appreciate the history behind Wichahpi Commemorative Stone Wall, immerse yourself in nature at Joe Wheeler State Park, then contemplate the long history of Fame Recording Studios, and finally steep yourself in history at Ivy Green. Keep things going the next day: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at University of North Alabama, then see the interesting displays at W. C. Handy Birthplace, Museum & Library, then examine the collection at Muscle Shoals Sound Studio, and finally examine the collection at Alabama Music Hall of Fame.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Sheffield tour website .

Traveling by car from Fort Payne to Sheffield takes 3 hours. August in Sheffield sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sheffield

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Florence, Tuscumbia, Joe Wheeler State Park, Fame Recording Studios
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Muscle Shoals Sound Studio ©
Muscle Shoals Sound Studio
Joe Wheeler State Park ©
Joe Wheeler State Park
Wichahpi Commemorative Stone Wall ©
Wichahpi Commemorative Stone Wall

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