3 days in Alabama Itinerary

3 days in Alabama Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Alabama holiday planner
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Make it your trip
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Montgomery
— 1 day
Drive
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Dauphin Island
— 1 night
Ferry to Fort Morgan, Drive to Orange Beach
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Orange Beach
— 1 night
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Montgomery — 1 day

Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. state of Alabama and is the county seat of Montgomery County. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): contemplate the long history of First White House of the Confederacy and then steep yourself in history at Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Montgomery trip planning website.

Atlanta to Montgomery is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Atlanta to Montgomery, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June, daytime highs in Montgomery are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Dauphin Island.
Historic Sites

Dauphin Island — 1 night

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 11th (Sat), see what you can catch with a fishing tour and then contemplate the long history of Fort Gaines.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Dauphin Island trip planner.

Traveling by car from Montgomery to Dauphin Island takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in June, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Orange Beach.
Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Orange Beach — 1 night

Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Orange Beach day trip website.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Dauphin Island to Orange Beach in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi. In June, daytime highs in Orange Beach are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can fly back home.
Tours · Outdoors · Adventure
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Alabama travel guide

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History Museums · Military Museums · Specialty Museums
Heart of Dixie
Known as a focal point of the civil rights struggle in the 1960s, Alabama features diverse landscapes that include tall mountains, rolling hills, and gentle plains. Though still largely undiscovered by foreign visitors, Alabama offers tourists a chance to discover the distinct culture of the Deep South. In addition to well-preserved examples of antebellum architecture, this area also boasts an outstanding local cuisine, famous for traditional barbecue recipes passed down from generation to generation. Looking for outdoorsy things to do? Nature lovers on holiday can explore the state's beaches, rugged canyons, and lush river valleys.