30 days in Alabama Itinerary

30 days in Alabama Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Alabama vacation planner
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Huntsville
— 5 nights
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Florence
— 4 nights
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Birmingham
— 5 nights
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Montgomery
— 5 nights
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Mobile
— 4 nights
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Orange Beach
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Huntsville — 5 nights

The three historical districts of Huntsville are tucked amid the lush greenery of nearly 60 parks within the city limits.
Kids will enjoy U.S. Space and Rocket Center and Kids Space. Venture out of the city with trips to John Maner's Pro Fishing Guide Service (in Guntersville), Point Mallard Waterpark (in Decatur) and True Adventure Sports (in Fort Payne). There's still lots to do: stroll around Big Spring Park, have fun and explore at Earlyworks Museum Complex, explore the galleries of Cook Museum of Natural Science, and stroll through Harmony Park Safari.

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

Atlanta to Huntsville is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Atlanta to Huntsville is minus 1 hour. In June, daily temperatures in Huntsville can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can go by car to Florence.
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Florence — 4 nights

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). Kids will appreciate attractions like Children's Museum of the Shoals and Pickwick Lake. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Muscle Shoals Sound Studio, walk around Spring Park, get engrossed in the history at Helen Keller Birthplace, and contemplate the long history of Ivy Green.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence trip planner.

Traveling by car from Huntsville to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in June, and nighttime lows around 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Birmingham.
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Birmingham — 5 nights

Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like McWane Science Center and Vulcan Park and Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Birmingham: Spring Valley Beach (in Blountsville), Ave Maria Grotto (in Cullman) and Tuscaloosa (Children's Hands-On Museum of Tuscaloosa & Paul W. Bryant Museum). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, take an in-depth tour of Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, appreciate the extensive heritage of Kelly Ingram Park, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at First United Methodist Church.

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Drive from Florence to Birmingham in 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can go by car to Montgomery.
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Montgomery — 5 nights

Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. state of Alabama and is the county seat of Montgomery County. Kids will appreciate attractions like Legacy Museum and Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home. Change things up with these side-trips from Montgomery: McClelland's Critters Zoo (in Banks), Toomer's Corner (in Auburn) and Peach Park (in Clanton). There's much more to do: pause for some photo ops at National Memorial for Peace and Justice, stroll through Alabama Safari Park, make a trip to Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Montgomery Zoo.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Montgomery road trip planning site.

You can drive from Birmingham to Montgomery in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to drive to Mobile.
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Mobile — 4 nights

Kids will enjoy Battleship USS ALABAMA and Fairhope Municipal Pier. Explore Mobile's surroundings by going to Fairhope Avenue (in Fairhope) and Dauphin Island (Alabama Aquarium at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab, Fishing Charters & Tours, &more).

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Mobile itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Montgomery to Mobile takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in June, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Orange Beach.
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Orange Beach — 6 nights

Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Dolphin & Whale Watching and The Wharf. Step out of Orange Beach to go to Summerdale and see Alligator Alley, which is approximately 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, find something for the whole family at The Track, get some fabulous bargains at Tanger Outlets Foley, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Gulf State Park.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Orange Beach trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Mobile to Orange Beach takes 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Orange Beach are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to fly back home.
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Alabama travel guide

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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.
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