15 days in Alabama Itinerary

15 days in Alabama Itinerary

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15 days in Alabama Itinerary

Start: Indianapolis
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Birmingham
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Scottsboro
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Montgomery
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Mobile
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Gulf Shores
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Indianapolis

2
nights
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
On the 4th (Mon), stop by Peanut Depot, then stop by Bass Pro Shops, and then buy something for everyone on your list at The Outlet Shops of Grand River. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Red Mountain Park and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Good People Brewing Company.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Birmingham itinerary planner.

Indianapolis to Birmingham is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Indianapolis to Birmingham. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Indianapolis in June: high temperatures in Birmingham hover around 89°F and lows are around 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Scottsboro.

Things to do in Birmingham

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Leeds, Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park
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Bass Pro Shop ©
Bass Pro Shop
The Outlet Shops of Grand River ©
The Outlet Shops of Grand River

3
nights
Scottsboro

Scottsboro
Scottsboro is a city in Jackson County, Alabama, United States. On the 7th (Thu), make a trip to Little River Canyon Center and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Little River Canyon National Preserve. Keep things going the next day: stop by Unclaimed Baggage Center, get engrossed in the history at U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Cathedral Caverns State Park.

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

Traveling by car from Birmingham to Scottsboro takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In June, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Montgomery.

Things to do in Scottsboro

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Fort Payne, Cathedral Caverns State Park, U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum
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U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum ©
U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum
Cathedral Caverns State Park ©
Cathedral Caverns State Park

3
nights
Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. Do your shopping at Priester's Pecans and Prattville Pickers. Discover out-of-the-way places like Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home and Hank Williams Boyhood Home and Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Montgomery: Auburn (Louise Kreher Forest Ecology Preserve & Nature Center & Toomer's Corner) and Lowndes County Interpretive Center (in Hayneville). It doesn't end there: meet the residents at Montgomery Zoo and take an in-depth tour of Freedom Rides Museum.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Montgomery travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Scottsboro to Montgomery takes 3.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Montgomery are 91°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can drive to Mobile.

Things to do in Montgomery

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Auburn, Priester's Pecans, Lowndes County Interpretive Center, Hank Williams Boyhood Home and Museum, Prattville Pickers
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Kreher Preserve & Nature Center ©
Kreher Preserve & Nature Center
Priester's Pecans ©
Priester's Pecans
Freedom Rides Museum ©
Freedom Rides Museum

3
nights
Mobile

Mobile ©
Mobile is the county seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, then see the interesting displays at Mobile Carnival Museum, and then get engrossed in the history at History Museum of Mobile. On the next day, engage your brain at Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center, brush up on your military savvy at The Fort of Colonial Mobile, then look for gifts at Bass Pro Shops, and finally look for gifts at Burris Farm Market.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Mobile holiday planner.

Getting from Montgomery to Mobile by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. June in Mobile sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 73°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can drive to Gulf Shores.

Things to do in Mobile

Museums Historic Sites Nightlife

Side Trips

Burris Farm Market, Bass Pro Shops
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Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception ©
Mobile Carnival Museum ©
Mobile Carnival Museum
History Museum of Mobile ©
History Museum of Mobile

3
nights
Gulf Shores

Gulf Shores ©
Gulf Shores is a resort city in Baldwin County, Alabama, United States. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Fort Barrancas. Head to Souvenir City and Chocolate Cornerfor some retail therapy. Explore Gulf Shores' surroundings by going to Pensacola (National Naval Aviation Museum & Joe Patti's Seafood) and Alligator Alley (in Summerdale). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Johnson Beach and stop by Billy's Seafood.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Gulf Shores tour planner.

You can drive from Mobile to Gulf Shores in 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Gulf Shores can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. On the 18th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gulf Shores

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Pensacola, Alligator Alley, Billy's Seafood
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Alligator Alley ©
Alligator Alley
National Naval Aviation Museum ©
National Naval Aviation Museum
Fort Barrancas ©
Fort Barrancas

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