20 days in Alabama Itinerary

20 days in Alabama Itinerary

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20 days in Alabama Itinerary

Start: Ramallah
Travel:  96​h
1
Orange Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Dauphin Island
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Mobile
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Montgomery
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Birmingham
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Huntsville
— 2 nights
Travel:  92​h
End: Ramallah

2
nights
Orange Beach

Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
Take a break from the city and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Parasailing & Paragliding. There's lots more to do: stroll through Gulf State Park, take in panoramic vistas at Wharf Ferris Wheel, trek along Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail - Rosemary Dunes Trailhead, and meet the residents at Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Orange Beach online travel planner .

Ramallah, Palestinian Territories to Orange Beach is an approximately 96-hour travel. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Ramallah to Orange Beach. May in Orange Beach sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Dauphin Island.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Gulf Shores, Tanger Outlets Foley
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Gulf State Park ©
Gulf State Park
Parasailing & Paragliding

1
night
Dauphin Island

Dauphin Island ©
Dauphin Island is a town in Mobile County, Alabama, United States, on a barrier island of the same name (split by the Katrina Cut), at the Gulf of Mexico. Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): kick back and relax at Dauphin Island Public Beach, contemplate the long history of Fort Gaines, and then tee off at Isle Dauphine Golf Club.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Dauphin Island road trip site .

Do a combination of taxi and ferry from Orange Beach to Dauphin Island in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. May in Dauphin Island sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Mobile.

Things to do in Dauphin Island

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Isle Dauphine Golf Club ©
Isle Dauphine Golf Club
Fort Gaines ©
Fort Gaines

2
nights
Mobile

Mobile ©
Mobile is the county seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, admire the landmark architecture of Historic Oakleigh House, and then admire the natural beauty at Bellingrath Gardens and Home. On the 20th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Church Street Historic District and then admire all the interesting features of Battleship USS ALABAMA.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Mobile visit planner .

Getting from Dauphin Island to Mobile by car takes about an hour. In May, daytime highs in Mobile are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to drive to Montgomery.

Things to do in Mobile

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Bellingrath Gardens and Home
Highlights from your plan
Bellingrath Gardens and Home ©
Bellingrath Gardens and Home
Battleship USS ALABAMA ©
Battleship USS ALABAMA
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception ©

2
nights
Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): contemplate the long history of Old Alabama Town, steep yourself in history at First White House of the Confederacy, then contemplate the long history of Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Montgomery trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Mobile to Montgomery takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Mobile in May since evenings lows in Montgomery dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Birmingham.

Things to do in Montgomery

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
First White House of the Confederacy ©
Old Alabama Town ©
Old Alabama Town

2
nights
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute and Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Oak Mountain State Park and Birmingham Zoo. There's lots more to do: get great views at Vulcan Park and Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, engage your brain at McWane Science Center, and admire all the interesting features of Regions Field.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Birmingham route site .

Drive from Montgomery to Birmingham in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May in Birmingham, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to drive to Huntsville.

Things to do in Birmingham

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Oak Mountain State Park
Highlights from your plan
McWane Science Center ©
McWane Science Center
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute ©
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

2
nights
Huntsville

Huntsville ©
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 25th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Burritt on the Mountain, play a few rounds at Hampton Cove Golf Course, and then stop by Unclaimed Baggage Center. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Harrison Brothers Hardware, engage your brain at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, and then identify plant and animal life at Land Trust of North Alabama.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Huntsville trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Birmingham to Huntsville in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May in Huntsville, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Huntsville

Outdoors Golf Wildlife

Side Trips

Hampton Cove Golf Course, Unclaimed Baggage
Highlights from your plan
Hampton Cove Golf Course ©
Hampton Cove Golf Course
U.S. Space and Rocket Center ©
U.S. Space and Rocket Center
Unclaimed Baggage ©
Unclaimed Baggage

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