4 days in Alabama Itinerary

4 days in Alabama Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Alabama route planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Orange Beach
— 1 night
Drive
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Montgomery
— 1 night
Drive
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Birmingham
— 1 night
Fly

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Orange Beach

— 1 night
Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail - Rosemary Dunes Trailhead and then stroll through Gulf State Park. On the next day, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, take in the waterfront activity at The Wharf, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Orange Beach day trip planner.

Orlando to Orange Beach is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Orlando in April, with highs in Orange Beach at 75°F and lows at 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can drive to Montgomery.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trip

Montgomery

— 1 night
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. state of Alabama and is the county seat of Montgomery County. Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): make a trip to Jackson Lake Island, get engrossed in the history at Rosa Parks Museum, then appreciate the history behind National Memorial for Peace and Justice, and finally get engrossed in the history at Legacy Museum.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Montgomery sightseeing planner.

Drive from Orange Beach to Montgomery in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or fly. April in Montgomery sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 55°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Birmingham.

Things to do in Montgomery

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Birmingham

— 1 night

Magic City

Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
On the 9th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, get great views at Vulcan Park and Museum, and then take an in-depth tour of Birmingham Civil Rights Institute.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Birmingham day trip website.

Traveling by car from Montgomery to Birmingham takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Birmingham can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums · Parks

Alabama travel guide

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Military Museums · Historic Sites · 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.