3 days in Alabama Itinerary

3 days in Alabama Itinerary

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3 days in Alabama Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Birmingham
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Huntsville
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  6​h 15​min
End: New York City

1
night
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Birmingham Botanical Gardens. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at 16th Street Baptist Church, then see the interesting displays at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, and finally get great views at Vulcan Park and Museum.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Birmingham online travel route planner .

New York City to Birmingham is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from New York City in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Birmingham, with highs around 78°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can drive to Huntsville.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute ©
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Vulcan Park and Museum ©
Vulcan Park and Museum

1
night
Huntsville

Huntsville ©
The three historical districts of Huntsville are tucked amid the lush greenery of nearly 60 parks within the city limits.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Huntsville Botanical Garden and then get curious at U.S. Space and Rocket Center.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Huntsville trip planner .

You can drive from Birmingham to Huntsville in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Huntsville can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Huntsville

Parks Childrens Museums Museums
Highlights from your plan
Huntsville Botanical Garden ©
Huntsville Botanical Garden
U.S. Space and Rocket Center ©
U.S. Space and Rocket Center

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