15 days in Alabama Itinerary

15 days in Alabama Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Alabama trip itinerary planner
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Huntsville
— 2 nights
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Fort Payne
— 2 nights
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Birmingham
— 2 nights
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Montgomery
— 2 nights
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Mobile
— 2 nights
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Orange Beach
— 4 nights
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Huntsville — 2 nights

The three historical districts of Huntsville are tucked amid the lush greenery of nearly 60 parks within the city limits.
Venture out of the city with trips to John Maner's Pro Fishing Guide Service (in Guntersville) and Cathedral Caverns State Park (in Woodville). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Huntsville Botanical Garden, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and see the sky in a new way at U.S. Space and Rocket Center.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Huntsville travel route app.

Omaha to Huntsville is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can drive to Fort Payne.
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Museums · Parks · Nature · Childrens Museums
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Fort Payne — 2 nights

Fort Payne is a city in and county seat of DeKalb County, Alabama, United States. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Cherokee County Alabama Historical Museum, then admire the sheer force of Marthas Falls, and then take in breathtaking views at Little River Canyon National Preserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Desoto Falls and then stop by Unclaimed Baggage.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Fort Payne trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Huntsville to Fort Payne in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Huntsville in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Fort Payne, with lows around 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Birmingham.
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Nature · Parks · Shopping · Wildlife
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Birmingham — 2 nights

Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, then get to know the fascinating history of Kelly Ingram Park, and then stroll through McWane Science Center. On the 31st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum and then take some stellar pictures from Vulcan Park and Museum.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Birmingham road trip planner.

You can drive from Fort Payne to Birmingham in 1.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Birmingham when traveling from Fort Payne in July, with lows around 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to drive to Montgomery.
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Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums

Montgomery — 2 nights

Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. state of Alabama and is the county seat of Montgomery County. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Legacy Museum and then pause for some photo ops at National Memorial for Peace and Justice. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, then contemplate the long history of Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home, and then look and learn at W.A. Gayle Planetarium.

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

You can drive from Birmingham to Montgomery in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Montgomery are 91°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Mobile.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Mobile — 2 nights

On the 3rd (Wed), examine the collection at Conde-Charlotte Museum, then learn about all things military at Battleship USS ALABAMA, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Fort Gaines and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Alabama Aquarium at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Mobile tour builder app.

Drive from Montgomery to Mobile in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in August, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Orange Beach.
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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 Alligator Alley in Summerdale, about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, go for a stroll along the water at The Wharf, and find something for the whole family at Adventure Island.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Orange Beach online travel planner.

Getting from Mobile to Orange Beach by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Orange Beach are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to fly back home.
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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.
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