3 days in Alabama Itinerary

3 days in Alabama Itinerary

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3 days in Alabama Itinerary

Start: Huntsville
1
Huntsville
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Birmingham
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  5​h
3
Orange Beach
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h
End: Huntsville

1
day
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 19th (Fri): learn about all things military at U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum, admire the natural beauty at Huntsville Botanical Garden, and then engage your brain at U.S. Space and Rocket Center.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Huntsville itinerary planning website .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Huntsville. In April, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Birmingham.

Things to do in Huntsville

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
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U.S. Space and Rocket Center ©
U.S. Space and Rocket Center
U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum ©
U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum
Huntsville Botanical Garden ©
Huntsville Botanical Garden

1
night
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, engage your brain at McWane Science Center, then take some stellar pictures from Vulcan Park and Museum, and finally examine the collection at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Birmingham road trip app .

Traveling by car from Huntsville to Birmingham takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Birmingham sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Orange Beach.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute ©
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Vulcan Park and Museum ©
Vulcan Park and Museum

1
night
Orange Beach

Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
On the 21st (Sun), fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Orange Beach driving holiday planner.

Getting from Birmingham to Orange Beach by combination of flight and taxi takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and car. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in April, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Parasailing & Paragliding
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

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