20 days in Alabama Itinerary

20 days in Alabama Itinerary

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20 days in Alabama Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  14​h 15​min
1
Anniston
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Huntsville
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Tuscumbia
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Birmingham
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Montgomery
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Orange Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Mobile
— 5 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: London

1
night
Anniston

Anniston ©
Anniston is a city in Calhoun County in the state of Alabama. For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Anniston road trip planner.

London, UK to Anniston is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -6 hour difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from London in April: high temperatures in Anniston hover around 28°C and lows are around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Huntsville.

Things to do in Anniston

Museums Trails Parks

Side Trips

Quintard Mall, International Motorsports Hall of Fame
Highlights from your plan
Anniston Museum of Natural History ©
Berman Museum of World History ©
Berman Museum of World History
International Motorsports Hall of Fame ©

3
nights
Huntsville

Huntsville ©
The three historical districts of Huntsville are tucked amid the lush greenery of nearly 60 parks within the city limits.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Pints & Pixels. Step off the beaten path and head to Jules J. Berta Vineyards and U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Twickenham and Maple Hill Cemetery. Go for a jaunt from Huntsville to Scottsboro to see Goose Pond Colony Resort about 42 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Burritt on the Mountain, tour the pleasant surroundings at Big Spring Park, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and view the masterpieces at Lowe Mill Arts & Entertainment.

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You can drive from Anniston to Huntsville in 2.5 hours. In April in Huntsville, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Tuscumbia.

Things to do in Huntsville

Parks Fun & Games Museums

Side Trips

Jules J. Berta Vineyards, Goose Pond Colony Resort
Highlights from your plan
U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum ©
U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum
Burritt on the Mountain ©
Burritt on the Mountain
Lowe Mill Arts & Entertainment ©
Lowe Mill Arts & Entertainment

1
night
Tuscumbia

Tuscumbia ©
Tuscumbia is a city in and the county seat of Colbert County, Alabama, United States. On the 2nd (Thu), examine the collection at W. C. Handy Birthplace, Museum & Library, see the interesting displays at Muscle Shoals Sound Studios, then contemplate the long history of Ivy Green, then see the interesting displays at Alabama Music Hall of Fame, and finally stroll through Spring Park.

To see other places to visit and more tourist information, go to the Tuscumbia vacation site .

Drive from Huntsville to Tuscumbia in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in May, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Birmingham.

Things to do in Tuscumbia

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

W. C. Handy Birthplace, Museum & Library, Muscle Shoals Sound Studio
Highlights from your plan
Muscle Shoals Sound Studio ©
Muscle Shoals Sound Studio
Ivy Green ©
Ivy Green
Alabama Music Hall of Fame ©
Alabama Music Hall of Fame

3
nights
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Morgan Creek Vineyards and Kelly Ingram Park are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Moundville Archaeological Park and Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament. Explore Birmingham's surroundings by going to Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park (in McCalla) and FarmLinks Golf Course (in Sylacauga). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Civil Rights District, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Avondale Brewing Company, play a few rounds at Renaissance Ross Bridge Golf, and examine the collection at Southern Museum of Flight.

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

You can drive from Tuscumbia to Birmingham in 2 hours. In May, daytime highs in Birmingham are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Montgomery.

Things to do in Birmingham

Outdoors Golf Parks

Side Trips

Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament, Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park, Doughboy Monument at DeBardeleben Park, Moundville Archaeological Park, FarmLinks Golf Course
Highlights from your plan
Kelly Ingram Park ©
Kelly Ingram Park
Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament ©
Southern Museum of Flight ©
Southern Museum of Flight

3
nights
Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Old Live Oak Cemetery and Alabama Department of Archives and History. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site and Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts. Explore Montgomery's surroundings by going to Lowndes County Interpretive Center (in Hayneville) and Selma Interpretive Center (in Selma). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Legacy Museum, play a few rounds at Capitol Hill Golf Course, steep yourself in history at National Memorial for Peace and Justice, and don't miss a visit to Jackson Lake Island.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Montgomery trip planner.

Drive from Birmingham to Montgomery in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in May, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Orange Beach.

Things to do in Montgomery

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Selma, Lowndes County Interpretive Center, Jackson Lake Island, Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site, Capitol Hill Golf Course
Highlights from your plan
Legacy Museum ©
Legacy Museum

2
nights
Orange Beach

Orange Beach ©
Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): look for gifts at Chocolate Corner, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Big Beach Brewing, then examine the collection at Foley Railroad Museum, and finally stroll through Orange Beach Waterfront Park. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Holmes Medical Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Gulf Shores Museum, then tee off at Gulf Shores Golf Club, and finally tee off at Peninsula Golf and Racquet Club.

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You can drive from Montgomery to Orange Beach in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of flight and taxi. In May, daily temperatures in Orange Beach can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to Mobile.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Outdoors Golf Beaches

Side Trips

Gulf Shores, Foley
Highlights from your plan
Peninsula Golf and Racquet Club ©
Peninsula Golf and Racquet Club
Foley Railroad Museum ©
Foley Railroad Museum
Big Beach Brewing ©
Big Beach Brewing

5
nights
Mobile

Mobile ©
Mobile is the county seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Old Monroe County Courthouse and Heritage Museum and Dauphin Island Audubon Bird Sanctuary. Get some cultural insight at Oakleigh Historic District and Conde-Charlotte Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mobile: Point Clear (Lakewood Golf Club & Confederate Rest Cemetery), Fishing Charters & Tours (in Dauphin Island) and Fairhope (Fairhope Museum & Fairhope Brewing Company). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Malbis Memorial Church, play a few rounds at Rock Creek Golf Club, go for a stroll along the water at Mobile Bay, and contemplate the long history of Historic Oakleigh House.

To see more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Mobile trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Orange Beach to Mobile takes 1.5 hours. In May in Mobile, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mobile

Outdoors Wildlife Golf

Side Trips

Fairhope, Point Clear, Dauphin Island, Malbis Memorial Church, Old Monroe County Courthouse and Heritage Museum
Highlights from your plan
Lakewood Golf Club ©
Lakewood Golf Club
Richards DAR House Museum ©
Richards DAR House Museum
Mobile Bay ©
Mobile Bay

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