4 days in Alabama & Rocky Mount Itinerary

4 days in Alabama & Rocky Mount Itinerary

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Birmingham
— 1 day
Drive
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Mobile
— 2 nights
Fly to Raleigh Durham International Airport, Drive to Rocky Mount
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Rocky Mount
— 1 night
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Birmingham — 1 day

Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
On the 7th (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, then see the interesting displays at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, and then get great views at Vulcan Park and Museum.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Birmingham tour itinerary planner.

Durham to Birmingham is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Durham to Birmingham due to the time zone difference. In October in Birmingham, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Mobile.
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Mobile — 2 nights

On the 8th (Sat), hike along Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail - Rosemary Dunes Trailhead, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then go for a stroll along the water at The Wharf. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception and then get engrossed in the history at Battleship USS ALABAMA.

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Traveling by car from Birmingham to Mobile takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Birmingham in October, Mobile is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to Rocky Mount.
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Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Trails
Side Trip

Rocky Mount — 1 night

Rocky Mount is a city in Edgecombe and Nash counties in the Atlantic coastal plain region of the U.S. state of North Carolina. Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): explore the activities along Rocky Mount City Lake and Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tar River Trail, and then stroll around Best Friend's Dog Park.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Rocky Mount day trip planning website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mobile to Rocky Mount. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Mobile in October; daily highs in Rocky Mount reach 74°F and lows reach 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to drive back home.
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Highlights from your trip

Alabama travel guide

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Military Museums · Specialty Museums · Historic Sites
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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