39 days in Alabama Itinerary

39 days in Alabama Itinerary

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Mobile
— 5 nights
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Dauphin Island
— 3 nights
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Orange Beach
— 5 nights
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Montgomery
— 6 nights
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Birmingham
— 6 nights
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Double Springs
— 2 nights
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Tuscumbia
— 2 nights
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Decatur
— 5 nights
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Scottsboro
— 4 nights

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5
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Mobile

Mobile ©
Discover out-of-the-way places like Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception and Mobile Bay. Get outdoors at Magnolia Grove Golf Course and Lakewood Golf Club. Change things up with these side-trips from Mobile: Confederate Rest Cemetery (in Point Clear) and Fairhope (Fairhope Museum & Fairhope Avenue).

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Mobile trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to Mobile is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Toronto in April; daily highs in Mobile reach 29°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Dauphin Island.

Things to do in Mobile

Outdoors · Golf · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception ©
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
Richards DAR House Museum ©
Richards DAR House Museum
Mobile Bay ©
Mobile Bay

3
nights
Dauphin Island

Dauphin Island ©
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. Visiting Dauphin Island Audubon Bird Sanctuary and Fishing Charters & Tours will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Bellingrath Gardens and Home and Dauphin Island Public Beach. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Fort Gaines, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Dauphin Island Sea Lab Estuarium, and play a few rounds at Isle Dauphine Golf Club.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Dauphin Island sightseeing planner.

Getting from Mobile to Dauphin Island by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in April, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Orange Beach.

Things to do in Dauphin Island

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Fort Gaines ©
Fort Gaines
Bellingrath Gardens and Home ©
Bellingrath Gardens and Home
Dauphin Island Audubon Bird Sanctuary ©
Dauphin Island Audubon Bird Sanctuary

5
nights
Orange Beach

Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
Get outdoors at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Alligator Alley. Discover out-of-the-way places like Fort Morgan State Historic Site and Orange Beach Waterfront Park. When in Orange Beach, make a side trip to see Weeks Bay Reserve in Fairhope, approximately Fairhope away. There's much more to do: trek along Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge, get engrossed in the history at Holmes Medical Museum, kick back and relax at Gulf State Park, and glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Orange Beach road trip site.

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Dauphin Island to Orange Beach in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and car. In April, daily temperatures in Orange Beach can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Montgomery.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Alligator Alley ©
Alligator Alley
Fort Morgan State Historic Site ©
Fort Morgan State Historic Site

6
nights
Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. Get some historical perspective at Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site and Old Live Oak Cemetery. Step off the beaten path and head to Old Alabama Town and Hank Williams Memorial - Oakwood Annex Cemetery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Montgomery: John Henderson Family Park (in Enterprise), Auburn (Kreher Preserve & Nature Center & Chewacla State Park) and Wind Creek State Park (in Alexander City). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Alabama Safari Park, pause for some photo ops at Hank Williams Statue, take an in-depth tour of Selma Interpretive Center, and examine the collection at The MOOseum.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Montgomery online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Orange Beach to Montgomery takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Montgomery can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Birmingham.

Things to do in Montgomery

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site ©
Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site
Chewacla State Park ©
Chewacla State Park

6
nights
Birmingham

Birmingham ©

Magic City

Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Visiting Red Mountain Park and Chief Ladiga Trail will get you outdoors. Get some historical perspective at Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament and Civil Rights District. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Birmingham: Jasper (The First United Methodist Church & Clear Creek), Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park (in McCalla) and Cahaba River National Wildlife Refuge (in West Blocton). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Kelly Ingram Park, tee off at FarmLinks Golf Course, and identify plant and animal life at Ruffner Mountain.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Birmingham sightseeing planning tool.

You can drive from Montgomery to Birmingham in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Birmingham can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Double Springs.

Things to do in Birmingham

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament ©
Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament
Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park ©
Kelly Ingram Park ©
Kelly Ingram Park

2
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Double Springs

Double Springs ©
Double Springs is a town in Winston County, Alabama, United States. On the 10th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Houston Historic Jail and then look for all kinds of wild species at Natural Bridge Park. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a peaceful walk through William Bankhead National Forest and then delve into the lush surroundings at Sipsey Wilderness.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Double Springs travel route builder tool.

You can drive from Birmingham to Double Springs in 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Double Springs are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Tuscumbia.

Things to do in Double Springs

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Natural Bridge Park ©
Natural Bridge Park
William Bankhead National Forest ©
William Bankhead National Forest
Sipsey Wilderness ©
Sipsey Wilderness

2
nights
Tuscumbia

Tuscumbia ©
Tuscumbia is a city in and the county seat of Colbert County, Alabama, United States. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): explore the different monuments and memorials at Coon Dog Memorial Cemetery, explore the stunning scenery at Cane Creek Canyon Nature Preserve, and then steep yourself in history at Ivy Green. On the 13th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Fame Recording Studios, see the interesting displays at Muscle Shoals Sound Studio, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at University of North Alabama, and finally walk around Deibert Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Tuscumbia route maker app.

Getting from Double Springs to Tuscumbia by car takes about 1.5 hours. May in Tuscumbia sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Decatur.

Things to do in Tuscumbia

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Cane Creek Canyon Nature Preserve ©
Cane Creek Canyon Nature Preserve
Coon Dog Memorial Cemetery ©
Coon Dog Memorial Cemetery
Fame Recording Studios ©
Fame Recording Studios

5
nights
Decatur

Decatur ©
Decatur is a city in Morgan and Limestone counties in the State of Alabama. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Madison County Nature Trail-Green Mountain and Pond Spring. Popular historic sites such as Burritt on the Mountain and Maple Hill Cemetery are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Huntsville (Bridge Street Town Centre, Monte Sano Nature Preserve, &more) and Rainbow Mountain Trails (in Madison). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge, contemplate the long history of The Old State Bank, and look for gifts at Beehive Bathhouse.

For maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Decatur online holiday planner.

Getting from Tuscumbia to Decatur by car takes about an hour. In May in Decatur, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to drive to Scottsboro.

Things to do in Decatur

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge ©
Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge
Burritt on the Mountain ©
Burritt on the Mountain
Pond Spring ©
Pond Spring

4
nights
Scottsboro

Scottsboro ©
Scottsboro is a city in Jackson County, Alabama, United States. Escape the urban bustle at Goose Pond Colony Resort and Tigers For Tomorrow. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lake Guntersville State Park and Lake Guntersville. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Scottsboro: Sallie Howard Memorial Baptist Church (in Mentone) and Marthas Falls (in Fort Payne). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Walls of Jericho Alabama Trailhead and look for gifts at Unclaimed Baggage.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Scottsboro itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Decatur to Scottsboro by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in May, and nighttime lows around 15°C. On the 22nd (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Scottsboro

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Tigers For Tomorrow ©
Tigers For Tomorrow
Lake Guntersville State Park ©
Lake Guntersville State Park
Walls of Jericho Alabama Trailhead ©
Walls of Jericho Alabama Trailhead

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