34 days in Alabama Itinerary

34 days in Alabama Itinerary

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34 days in Alabama Itinerary

Start: Belem
Fly + Drive:  17​h 45​min
1
Auburn
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Fort Payne
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Huntsville
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Birmingham
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Montgomery
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Mobile
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Gulf Shores
— 7 nights
Drive + Fly:  21​h
End: Belem

2
nights
Auburn

Auburn ©
Auburn is a city in Lee County, Alabama, United States. Chewacla State Park has been added to your itinerary. The Legacy Museum and Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art will appeal to museum buffs. Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site and Shorter Mansion will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with a short trip to George Washington Carver Museum in Tuskegee (about 34 minutes away). The adventure continues: stop by Tiger Town and wander the streets of Toomer's Corner.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Auburn online visit planner .

Belem, Brazil to Auburn is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Belem to Auburn. In July, daily temperatures in Auburn can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to Fort Payne.

Things to do in Auburn

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tuskegee, Shorter Mansion, Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site, Tiger Town
Highlights from your plan
Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site ©
Shorter Mansion ©
Shorter Mansion
George Washington Carver Museum ©
George Washington Carver Museum

4
nights
Fort Payne

Fort Payne
Fort Payne is a city in and county seat of DeKalb County, Alabama, United States. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Jules J. Berta Vineyards and Sallie Howard Memorial Baptist Church. Step out of the city life by going to Little River Canyon National Preserve and Noccalula Falls Park & Campground. Venture out of the city with trips to Anniston (Anniston Museum of Natural History & Berman Museum of World History), Wills Creek Vineyards (in Attalla) and Unclaimed Baggage Center (in Scottsboro). Next up on the itinerary: browse for treasures at Big Mill Antique Mall, identify plant and animal life at Tigers for Tomorrow, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Desoto Falls, and immerse yourself in nature at DeSoto State Park.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Fort Payne route builder app .

You can drive from Auburn to Fort Payne in 3 hours. Traveling from Auburn in August, plan for little chillier nights in Fort Payne, with lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Huntsville.

Things to do in Fort Payne

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Mentone, Attalla, Anniston, Noccalula Falls Park & Campground, Jules J. Berta Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Anniston Museum of Natural History ©
Jules J. Berta Vineyards ©
Jules J. Berta Vineyards

4
nights
Huntsville

Huntsville ©
The three historical districts of Huntsville are tucked amid the lush greenery of nearly 60 parks within the city limits.
Get outdoors at Harmony Park Safari and Cathedral Caverns State Park. 3rd Street Promenade and Ave Maria Grotto will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Huntsville: Isom's Orchard (in Athens), Frank Lloyd Wright's Rosenbaum House (in Florence) and Historic Mooresville (in Mooresville). There's still lots to do: engage your brain at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, examine the collection at Muscle Shoals Sound Studio, steep yourself in history at Burritt on the Mountain, and look for gifts at Morgan Price Candy Company.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Huntsville travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Fort Payne to Huntsville in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in Huntsville

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Cullman, Morgan Price Candy Company, Isom's Orchard, Historic Mooresville, Frank Lloyd Wright's Rosenbaum House
Highlights from your plan
Ave Maria Grotto ©
Ave Maria Grotto
U.S. Space and Rocket Center ©
U.S. Space and Rocket Center
Muscle Shoals Sound Studio ©
Muscle Shoals Sound Studio

5
nights
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
16th Street Baptist Church and Civil Rights District will appeal to history buffs. Let the collections at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum and Birmingham Museum of Art capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting Birmingham side-trips: Paul W. Bryant Museum (in Tuscaloosa), DeSoto Caverns (in Childersburg) and Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament (in Hanceville). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, examine the collection at Southern Museum of Flight, pause for some serene contemplation at First United Methodist Church, and explore and take pictures at Kelly Ingram Park.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Birmingham trip planner .

Traveling by car from Huntsville to Birmingham takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Birmingham can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Montgomery.

Things to do in Birmingham

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

DeSoto Caverns, Riverchase Galleria, Paul W. Bryant Museum, Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament, Bass Pro Shop
Highlights from your plan
Vulcan Park and Museum ©
Vulcan Park and Museum
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute ©
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

4
nights
Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. National Memorial for Peace and Justice and Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church will appeal to history buffs. Appreciate the collections at Civil Rights Memorial Center and Legacy Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Montgomery: United States Army Aviation Museum (in Fort Rucker) and Edmund Pettus Bridge (in Selma). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home, get advice or help at Alabama Department of Archives and History, admire the local landmark of Court Square Fountain, and get engrossed in the history at The F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald Museum.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Montgomery driving holiday site .

Getting from Birmingham to Montgomery by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August in Montgomery, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Mobile.

Things to do in Montgomery

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Edmund Pettus Bridge, Wilderness Park, Jackson Lake Island, United States Army Aviation Museum
Highlights from your plan
Legacy Museum ©
Legacy Museum

5
nights
Mobile

Mobile
Mobile is the county seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States. Visit Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception and Bellingrath Gardens and Home for their historical value. Family-friendly places like Fort Gaines and Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mobile: Fairhope (Fairhope Museum, Fairhope Avenue, & more) and Dauphin Island (Dauphin Island Sea Lab Estuarium & Fishing Charters & Tours). The adventure continues: gain insight at Battleship USS ALABAMA, see the interesting displays at Mobile Carnival Museum, brush up on your military savvy at The Fort of Colonial Mobile, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Malbis Memorial Church.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Mobile trip planner .

Traveling by car from Montgomery to Mobile takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In August in Mobile, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Gulf Shores.

Things to do in Mobile

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Fairhope, Dauphin Island, Bellingrath Gardens and Home, Malbis Memorial Church
Highlights from your plan
Dauphin Island Sea Lab Estuarium
Dauphin Island Sea Lab Estuarium
Battleship USS ALABAMA ©
Battleship USS ALABAMA
Bellingrath Gardens and Home ©
Bellingrath Gardens and Home

7
nights
Gulf Shores

Gulf Shores is a resort city in Baldwin County, Alabama, United States. Relax by the water at Gulf State Park and Dauphin Island Public Beach. Get outdoors at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Fishing Charters & Tours. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gulf Shores: Fort Morgan State Historic Site (in Fort Morgan) and Alligator Alley (in Summerdale). Next up on the itinerary: take in the waterfront at Gulf State Park Fishing Pier, tour the pleasant surroundings at Gulf Shores Public Beach, get your game on at The Track, and revel in the low prices at Tanger Outlets Foley.

To find more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Gulf Shores day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Mobile to Gulf Shores in 1.5 hours. August in Gulf Shores sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gulf Shores

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Orange Beach, Foley, Alligator Alley, Fort Morgan State Historic Site, Dauphin Island Public Beach
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Parasailing & Paragliding
Gulf State Park ©
Gulf State Park

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