28 days in Alabama Itinerary

28 days in Alabama Itinerary

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Montgomery
— 2 nights
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Dauphin Island
— 1 night
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Orange Beach
— 2 nights
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Huntsville
— 2 nights
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Florence
— 2 nights
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Tuscumbia
— 2 nights
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Birmingham
— 3 nights
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Decatur
— 2 nights
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Sheffield
— 2 nights
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Muscle Shoals
— 3 nights
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Tuscaloosa
— 3 nights
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Rogersville
— 2 nights

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Montgomery

Montgomery
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Legacy Museum, pause for some photo ops at Hank Williams Statue, then steep yourself in history at National Memorial for Peace and Justice, and finally contemplate the long history of Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon): steep yourself in history at First White House of the Confederacy, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, then take an in-depth tour of Rosa Parks Museum, and finally make a trip to Jackson Lake Island.

To find maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Montgomery trip planner.

Madrid, Spain to Montgomery is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -7 hour difference. Traveling from Madrid in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 24°C in Montgomery. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can drive to Dauphin Island.

Things to do in Montgomery

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Legacy Museum
Legacy Museum
National Memorial for Peace and Justice ©
National Memorial for Peace and Justice
Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church ©
Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church

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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 23rd (Tue), see what you can catch with a fishing tour and then look for all kinds of wild species at Dauphin Island Audubon Bird Sanctuary.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Dauphin Island trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Montgomery to Dauphin Island takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, car, and ferry; or do a combination of flight and ferry. June in Dauphin Island sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Orange Beach.

Things to do in Dauphin Island

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Dauphin Island Audubon Bird Sanctuary ©
Dauphin Island Audubon Bird Sanctuary
Fishing Charters & Tours

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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 24th (Wed): hike along Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge, then get to know the resident critters at Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, and then take in the waterfront activity at The Wharf. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Holmes Medical Museum, then examine the collection at Foley Railroad Museum, then kick back and relax at Orange Beach Waterfront Park, and finally glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Orange Beach trip planner.

Getting from Dauphin Island to Orange Beach by combination of ferry and taxi takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car. In June, daytime highs in Orange Beach are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Huntsville.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge ©
Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge
Parasailing & Paragliding
Foley Railroad Museum ©
Foley Railroad Museum

2
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Huntsville

Huntsville ©

Rocket City

The three historical districts of Huntsville are tucked amid the lush greenery of nearly 60 parks within the city limits.
On the 26th (Fri), immerse yourself in nature at Monte Sano State Park, then identify plant and animal life at Harmony Park Safari, and then admire the natural beauty at Huntsville Botanical Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at The Weeden House Museum and Garden, learn about all things military at U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum, then engage your brain at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, and finally admire the local landmark of Huntsville Madison County Veterans Memorial.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Huntsville trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Orange Beach to Huntsville in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in June, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Huntsville

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Harmony Park Safari ©
Harmony Park Safari
Monte Sano State Park ©
Monte Sano State Park
U.S. Space and Rocket Center ©
U.S. Space and Rocket Center

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Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a city in and the county seat of Lauderdale County, Alabama, United States, in the state's northwest corner.According to the 2010 census, the city's population was 39,319.Florence is the largest and principal city of the Metropolitan Statistical Area known as "The Shoals" (which includes Muscle Shoals, Sheffield, and Tuscumbia metropolitan areas in Colbert and Lauderdale counties). Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): admire nature's wide array of creatures at University of North Alabama, then examine the collection at Indian Mound & Museum, and then explore the activities along Pickwick Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some photo ops at Wichahpi Commemorative Stone Wall, stroll around Deibert Park, and then walk around River Heritage Park.

To see maps, photos, and tourist information, read Florence trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Huntsville to Florence takes 1.5 hours. In June in Florence, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to drive to Tuscumbia.

Things to do in Florence

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature · Museums
Highlights from your plan
River Heritage Park ©
River Heritage Park
University of North Alabama ©
University of North Alabama
Deibert Park ©
Deibert Park

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Tuscumbia

Tuscumbia ©
Tuscumbia is a city in and the county seat of Colbert County, Alabama, United States. On the 30th (Tue), take in the history at Battery Robinett, then take an in-depth tour of Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center, and then stop by Borroum's Drug Store and Soda Fountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Wed): steep yourself in history at Ivy Green, then see the interesting displays at Alabama Music Hall of Fame, and then explore the stunning scenery at Dismals Canyon.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Tuscumbia travel route website.

Tuscumbia is very close to Florence. June in Tuscumbia sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Birmingham.

Things to do in Tuscumbia

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Battery Robinett ©
Battery Robinett
Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center ©
Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center
Alabama Music Hall of Fame ©
Alabama Music Hall of Fame

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Birmingham

Birmingham ©

Magic City

Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Red Mountain Park, then pause for some photo ops at Doughboy Monument at DeBardeleben Park, then take in nature's colorful creations at Aldridge Gardens, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Civil Rights District. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, examine the collection at Southern Museum of Flight, and then see the interesting displays at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Birmingham trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Tuscumbia to Birmingham by car takes about 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Birmingham can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Decatur.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute ©
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Red Mountain Park ©
Red Mountain Park

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Decatur

Decatur ©
Decatur is a city in Morgan and Limestone counties in the State of Alabama. Discover out-of-the-way places like Ave Maria Grotto and Cook Museum of Natural Science. Get out of town with these interesting Decatur side-trips: Cullman (Sportsman Lake Park & Clarkson Covered Bridge). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge, cool off at Point Mallard Waterpark, examine the collection at Jesse Owens Museum, and don't miss a visit to Old Decatur Historic District.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Decatur itinerary planner.

You can drive from Birmingham to Decatur in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Decatur can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Sheffield.

Things to do in Decatur

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge ©
Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge
Ave Maria Grotto ©
Ave Maria Grotto
Clarkson Covered Bridge ©
Clarkson Covered Bridge

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Sheffield

Sheffield ©
Sheffield is a city in Colbert County, Alabama, United States, and is included in the Shoals metropolitan area. On the 7th (Tue), snap pictures at Old Railroad Bridge and then examine the collection at Muscle Shoals Sound Studio.

To see ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Sheffield online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Decatur to Sheffield takes an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Muscle Shoals.

Things to do in Sheffield

Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Pickwick Landing State Park ©
Pickwick Landing State Park
Muscle Shoals Sound Studio ©
Muscle Shoals Sound Studio
Old Railroad Bridge ©
Old Railroad Bridge

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Muscle Shoals

Muscle Shoals ©
Muscle Shoals is the largest city in Colbert County, Alabama, United States. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Wilson Lock and Dam and Fame Recording Studios. The adventure continues: play a few rounds at The Shoals Golf Club - Fighting Joe Course.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Muscle Shoals trip planner.

Muscle Shoals is just a stone's throw from Sheffield. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 24°C. On the 11th (Sat), you're off to Tuscaloosa.

Things to do in Muscle Shoals

Outdoors · Parks · Golf · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Wilson Lock and Dam ©
Wilson Lock and Dam
Fame Recording Studios ©
Fame Recording Studios

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Tuscaloosa

Tuscaloosa ©
Tuscaloosa is a city in and the seat of Tuscaloosa County in west central Alabama (in the southeastern United States). Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Paul W. Bryant Museum and R&R Cigars. Take a break from Tuscaloosa with a short trip to Cahaba River National Wildlife Refuge in West Blocton, about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: have fun and explore at Children's Hands-On Museum of Tuscaloosa, identify plant and animal life at Lake Nicol, browse the exhibits of Moundville Archaeological Park, and examine the collection at Mercedes-Benz US International Visitor Center/Museum.

Before you visit Tuscaloosa, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Muscle Shoals to Tuscaloosa in 2.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Tuscaloosa are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Rogersville.

Things to do in Tuscaloosa

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Paul W. Bryant Museum ©
Paul W. Bryant Museum
Children's Hands-On Museum of Tuscaloosa ©
Children's Hands-On Museum of Tuscaloosa
Lake Nicol ©
Lake Nicol

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Rogersville

Rogersville ©
Rogersville is a town in Lauderdale County, Alabama, United States. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the majestic nature at David Crockett State Park and then admire the majestic nature at Joe Wheeler State Park.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Rogersville vacation tool.

Traveling by car from Tuscaloosa to Rogersville takes 3 hours. Traveling from Tuscaloosa in July, you will find days in Rogersville are slightly colder (34°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rogersville

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
David Crockett State Park ©
David Crockett State Park
Joe Wheeler State Park ©
Joe Wheeler State Park
Pond Spring ©
Pond Spring

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