15 days in Alabama Itinerary

15 days in Alabama Itinerary

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Fly
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Birmingham
— 2 nights
Drive
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Montgomery
— 3 nights
Drive
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Mobile
— 2 nights
Drive
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Orange Beach
— 3 nights
Fly
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Huntsville
— 2 nights
Drive
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Florence
— 1 night
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Birmingham

— 2 nights

Magic City

Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Birmingham is known for museums, zoos & aquariums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: sample some tasty brews at Red Clay Tours, pause for some serene contemplation at First United Methodist Church, observe the fascinating underwater world at McWane Science Center, and examine the collection at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Birmingham holiday tool.

Krakow, Poland to Birmingham is an approximately 16-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Krakow to Birmingham due to the time zone difference. In April, Birmingham is somewhat warmer than Krakow - with highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Montgomery.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours

Montgomery

— 3 nights
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. state of Alabama and is the county seat of Montgomery County. Montgomery is known for museums, historic sites, and fun & games. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Legacy Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, contemplate the long history of National Memorial for Peace and Justice, and get curious at W.A. Gayle Planetarium.

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You can drive from Birmingham to Montgomery in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in April, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can drive to Mobile.

Things to do in Montgomery

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Mobile

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Conde-Charlotte Museum, learn about all things military at Battleship USS ALABAMA, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Mobile Carnival Museum and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Bellingrath Gardens and Home.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Mobile trip planner.

Traveling by car from Montgomery to Mobile takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Mobile can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Orange Beach.

Things to do in Mobile

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Orange Beach

— 3 nights
Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
Change things up with these side-trips from Orange Beach: Alligator Alley (in Summerdale) and Fort Morgan Historic Site (in Fort Morgan). Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, enjoy the sand and surf at Gulf State Park, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, and take in the waterfront at Gulf State Park Fishing Pier.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Orange Beach trip tool.

You can drive from Mobile to Orange Beach in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in April, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Huntsville.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Huntsville

— 2 nights

Rocket City

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 12th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Huntsville Botanical Garden and then see the sky in a new way at U.S. Space and Rocket Center. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Monte Sano Nature Preserve and then get engrossed in the history at U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Huntsville trip planner.

You can fly from Orange Beach to Huntsville in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Orange Beach in April, Huntsville is a bit cooler at night with lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Huntsville

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping

Florence

— 1 night
Florence is a city in and the county seat of Lauderdale County, Alabama, United States, in the state's northwest corner.According to the 2010 census, the city's population was 39,319.Florence is the largest and principal city of the Metropolitan Statistical Area known as "The Shoals" (which includes Muscle Shoals, Sheffield, and Tuscumbia metropolitan areas in Colbert and Lauderdale counties). Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Frank Lloyd Wright's Rosenbaum House and then see the interesting displays at Muscle Shoals Sound Studio.

To find where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Florence trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Huntsville to Florence takes 1.5 hours. April in Florence sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Alabama travel guide

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History Museums · Military Museums · Specialty Museums
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.