25 days in Alabama Itinerary

25 days in Alabama Itinerary

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Mobile
— 5 nights
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Dauphin Island
— 1 night
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Orange Beach
— 3 nights
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Montgomery
— 4 nights
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Birmingham
— 5 nights
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Scottsboro
— 3 nights
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Ohatchee
— 2 nights

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Mobile

Mobile ©
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mobile Carnival Museum and Richards DAR House Museum. Appreciate the collections at History Museum of Mobile and The Fort of Colonial Mobile. Get out of town with these interesting Mobile side-trips: Fairhope (Fairhope Municipal Pier, Fairhope Avenue, &more).

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Mobile trip itinerary website.

London, UK to Mobile is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from London to Mobile due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from London in January: high temperatures in Mobile hover around 18°C and lows are around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can drive to Dauphin Island.

Things to do in Mobile

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Mobile Carnival Museum ©
Mobile Carnival Museum
History Museum of Mobile ©
History Museum of Mobile
Battleship USS ALABAMA ©
Battleship USS ALABAMA

1
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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. On the 1st (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Dauphin Island Audubon Bird Sanctuary and then stroll through Dauphin Island Public Beach. Keep things going the next day: play a few rounds at Isle Dauphine Golf Club, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Dauphin Island Sea Lab Estuarium, and then steep yourself in history at Fort Gaines.

Plan my day in Dauphin Island using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Mobile to Dauphin Island in an hour. In February in Dauphin Island, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to Orange Beach.

Things to do in Dauphin Island

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Dauphin Island Audubon Bird Sanctuary ©
Dauphin Island Audubon Bird Sanctuary
Dauphin Island Sea Lab Estuarium ©
Dauphin Island Sea Lab Estuarium
Isle Dauphine Golf Club ©
Isle Dauphine Golf Club

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nights
Orange Beach

Orange Beach ©
Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
Visiting Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail - Rosemary Dunes Trailhead and Orange Beach Boat Rentals will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Foley Railroad Museum and Holmes Medical Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Orange Beach: Alligator Alley (in Summerdale) and Fort Morgan State Historic Site (in Fort Morgan). There's more to do: hike along Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge and stop by Chocolate Corner.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Orange Beach day trip planning tool.

Do a combination of ferry and taxi from Dauphin Island to Orange Beach in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. In February in Orange Beach, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Montgomery.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Alligator Alley ©
Alligator Alley
Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge ©
Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge

4
nights
Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. Discover out-of-the-way places like Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts and Alabama Department of Archives and History. Take a break from the city and head to Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site and Chewacla State Park. Step out of Montgomery with an excursion to George Washington Carver Museum in Tuskegee--about 40 minutes away. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Civil Rights Memorial Center, get engrossed in the history at Freedom Rides Museum, explore the galleries of The F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald Museum, and get to know the resident critters at Montgomery Zoo.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Montgomery itinerary planner.

Drive from Orange Beach to Montgomery in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or fly. Traveling from Orange Beach in February, Montgomery is slightly colder at night with lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in Montgomery

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts ©
Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts
Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site ©
Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site
Alabama Department of Archives and History ©

5
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Birmingham

Birmingham ©

Magic City

Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Step out of the city life by going to Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park and Oak Mountain State Park. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Birmingham Museum of Art and Moundville Archaeological Park. Step out of Birmingham with an excursion to Paul W. Bryant Museum in Tuscaloosa--about 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Southern Museum of Flight, get great views at Vulcan Park and Museum, take an in-depth tour of Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, and tour or see a game at Rickwood Field Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Birmingham driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Montgomery to Birmingham in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. February in Birmingham sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive to Scottsboro.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Birmingham Museum of Art ©
Birmingham Museum of Art
Oak Mountain State Park ©
Oak Mountain State Park
Paul W. Bryant Museum ©
Paul W. Bryant Museum

3
nights
Scottsboro

Scottsboro ©
Scottsboro is a city in Jackson County, Alabama, United States. Get in touch with nature at Little River Canyon National Preserve and DeSoto State Park. U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum and Lowe Mill Arts & Entertainment will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Scottsboro: Monte Sano State Park (in Huntsville) and Desoto Falls (in Mentone). There's more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Cathedral Caverns State Park and look for gifts at Unclaimed Baggage.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Scottsboro online route planner.

Getting from Birmingham to Scottsboro by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. In February in Scottsboro, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Ohatchee.

Things to do in Scottsboro

Nature · Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Little River Canyon National Preserve ©
Little River Canyon National Preserve
U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum ©
U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum
Cathedral Caverns State Park ©
Cathedral Caverns State Park

2
nights
Ohatchee

Ohatchee ©
Ohatchee is a town in Calhoun County, Alabama, United States. On the 18th (Sun), make a trip to Big Chair, then learn more about the world around you at Anniston Museum of Natural History, and then get engrossed in the history at Berman Museum of World History. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at International Motorsports Hall of Fame and then make a trip to Cheaha State Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Ohatchee online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Scottsboro to Ohatchee takes 2 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Ohatchee can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ohatchee

Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Berman Museum of World History ©
Berman Museum of World History
Anniston Museum of Natural History ©
Anniston Museum of Natural History
Cheaha State Park ©
Cheaha State Park

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