15 days in Alabama Itinerary

15 days in Alabama Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Alabama trip itinerary planner

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Make it your trip
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Red Mountain Park and Ruffner Mountain. Civil Rights District and The Cathedral of St. Paul will appeal to history buffs. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Southern Museum of Flight, take an in-depth tour of Negro Southern League Museum, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Avondale Brewing Company.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Birmingham vacation planning tool.

London, UK to Birmingham is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from London to Birmingham, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in April, expect Birmingham to be a bit warmer, temps between 28°C and 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 · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Montgomery

— 3 nights
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. state of Alabama and is the county seat of Montgomery County. You'll explore and learn at Selma Interpretive Center and W.A. Gayle Planetarium. Visit Brown Chapel AME Church and Court Square for their historical value. There's much more to do: stroll through Alabama Safari Park, take an in-depth tour of Equal Justice Initiative, admire the local landmark of Court Square Fountain, and see a show at Wynton M. Blount Cultural Park.

For reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Montgomery day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Birmingham to Montgomery takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Montgomery sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Mobile.

Things to do in Montgomery

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trip

Mobile

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): explore the different monuments and memorials at Magnolia Cemetery, then stroll around Village Point Park Preserve, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Malbis Memorial Church. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at Conde-Charlotte Museum, take an in-depth tour of Phoenix Fire Museum, and then get to know the fascinating history of Oakleigh Historic District.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Mobile trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Montgomery to Mobile takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Mobile are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Orange Beach.

Things to do in Mobile

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Wildlife

Side Trips

Orange Beach

— 3 nights
Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
Escape the urban bustle at Fishing Charters & Tours and Alabama Coastal Birding Trail. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Foley Railroad Museum and Fort Morgan Road Trail. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Orange Beach Waterfront Park, relax and rejuvenate at Serenity at The Beach Salon & Spa, look for gifts at Blalock Seafood and Specialty Market, and kick back and relax at Alabama Point East.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Orange Beach itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Mobile to Orange Beach in 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can fly to Huntsville.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Land Trust of North Alabama, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Monte Sano Nature Preserve, and then take a stroll through Twickenham. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Huntsville Depot Museum and then admire the local landmark of Huntsville Madison County Veterans Memorial.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Huntsville trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Orange Beach to Huntsville takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Orange Beach in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Huntsville, with lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Huntsville

Wildlife · Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums

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). Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Indian Mound & Museum, then have fun and explore at Children's Museum of the Shoals, and then explore the activities along Pickwick Lake.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Florence trip planner.

You can drive from Huntsville to Florence in 1.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Florence are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Parks · Nature · Childrens Museums

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.