15 days in Alabama Itinerary

15 days in Alabama Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Alabama trip itinerary builder
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Fly
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Mobile
— 3 nights
Drive
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Orange Beach
— 1 night
Drive
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Montgomery
— 3 nights
Drive
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Birmingham
— 3 nights
Drive
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Tuscumbia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Huntsville
— 2 nights
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Mobile — 3 nights

Do some cultural sightseeing at Battleship USS ALABAMA and Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. Visit Fort Morgan Historic Site and Bellingrath Gardens and Home for their historical value. Step out of Mobile to go to Dauphin Island and see Fort Gaines, which is approximately 48 minutes away.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Mobile trip builder website.

Plattsburgh to Mobile is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Plattsburgh to Mobile, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Plattsburgh in April; daily highs in Mobile reach 77°F and lows reach 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can go by car to Orange Beach.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Side Trips

Orange Beach — 1 night

Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, then kick back and relax at Gulf State Park, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Orange Beach trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Mobile to Orange Beach takes 1.5 hours. April in Orange Beach sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 58°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Montgomery.
Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature
Side Trip

Montgomery — 3 nights

Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. state of Alabama and is the county seat of Montgomery County. Visit National Memorial for Peace and Justice and Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church for their historical value. Get a sense of the local culture at Legacy Museum and Rosa Parks Museum. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home, look and learn at W.A. Gayle Planetarium, and take an in-depth tour of Civil Rights Memorial Center.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Montgomery road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Orange Beach to Montgomery takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or fly. In April in Montgomery, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Birmingham.
Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Birmingham — 3 nights

Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Visit Ave Maria Grotto and First United Methodist Church for their historical value. Get a sense of the local culture at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum and Vulcan Park and Museum. Go for a jaunt from Birmingham to Hanceville to see Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament about 58 minutes away. There's more to do: learn the secrets of beer at Red Clay Tours and take an in-depth tour of Birmingham Civil Rights Institute.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Birmingham attractions planner.

Drive from Montgomery to Birmingham in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April in Birmingham, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 53°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Tuscumbia.
Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours
Side Trips

Tuscumbia — 2 nights

Tuscumbia is a city in and the county seat of Colbert County, Alabama, United States. Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Frank Lloyd Wright's Rosenbaum House and then see the interesting displays at Muscle Shoals Sound Studio. On the 28th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Helen Keller Birthplace and then steep yourself in history at Ivy Green.

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

Getting from Birmingham to Tuscumbia by car takes about 2 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Tuscumbia can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Huntsville.
Historic Sites · Museums
Side Trips

Huntsville — 2 nights

The three historical districts of Huntsville are tucked amid the lush greenery of nearly 60 parks within the city limits.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum and then see the sky in a new way at U.S. Space and Rocket Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Historic Mooresville.

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Traveling by car from Tuscumbia to Huntsville takes 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.
Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping · 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.