14 days in Alabama Itinerary

14 days in Alabama Itinerary

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Scottsboro
— 1 day
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Birmingham
— 2 nights
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Montgomery
— 3 nights
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Mobile
— 3 nights
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Dauphin Island
— 1 night
Ferry to Fort Morgan, Taxi to Orange Beach
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Orange Beach
— 4 nights
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Scottsboro

— 1 day
Scottsboro is a city in Jackson County, Alabama, United States. Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): Head underground at Cathedral Caverns State Park, examine the collection at Scottsboro Boys Museum & Cultural Center, and then stop by Unclaimed Baggage.

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Atlanta to Scottsboro is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Atlanta to Scottsboro due to the time zone difference. In February, daytime highs in Scottsboro are 55°F, while nighttime lows are 36°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Birmingham.

Things to do in Scottsboro

Nature · Parks · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

Birmingham

— 2 nights

Magic City

Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): get great views at Vulcan Park and Museum, then don't miss a visit to Alabama Veterans Memorial Park, then see the interesting displays at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at 16th Street Baptist Church. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, do sightseeing your way with Red Clay Tours, and then stroll through Rotary Trail.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Birmingham day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Scottsboro to Birmingham takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In February, daytime highs in Birmingham are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Montgomery.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Parks

Montgomery

— 3 nights
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. state of Alabama and is the county seat of Montgomery County. Explore Montgomery's surroundings by going to Toomer's Corner (in Auburn) and Tuskegee Human &Civil Rights Multicultural Center (in Tuskegee). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home, take an in-depth tour of Legacy Museum, explore the galleries of Alabama State Capitol, and appreciate the history behind National Memorial for Peace and Justice.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Montgomery online sightseeing planner.

Drive from Birmingham to Montgomery in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. February in Montgomery sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 42°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Mobile.

Things to do in Montgomery

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Mobile

— 3 nights
Change things up with these side-trips from Mobile: Fairhope (Fairhope Municipal Pier, Fairhope Avenue, &more) and Lakewood Golf Club (in Point Clear).

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Mobile online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Montgomery to Mobile takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. February in Mobile sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 47°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can drive to Dauphin Island.

Things to do in Mobile

Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Golf

Side Trips

Dauphin Island

— 1 night
Dauphin Island is a town in Mobile County, Alabama, United States, on a barrier island of the same name (split by the Katrina Cut), at the Gulf of Mexico. On the 10th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Fort Gaines, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Dauphin Island Sea Lab Estuarium, then get to know the fascinating history of Bellingrath Gardens and Home, and finally tee off at Isle Dauphine Golf Club.

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Drive from Mobile to Dauphin Island in an hour. February in Dauphin Island sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 46°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Orange Beach.

Things to do in Dauphin Island

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Orange Beach

— 4 nights
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 Historic Site in Fort Morgan, about 44 minutes away. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Gulf State Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Gulf Shores Public Beach, hike along Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail - Rosemary Dunes Trailhead, and take in the waterfront activity at The Wharf.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Orange Beach trip tool.

Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Dauphin Island to Orange Beach takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. February in Orange Beach sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 47°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Alabama travel guide

4.4
Dolphin & Whale Watching · Military Museums · Historic Sites
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.