4 days in Alabama Itinerary

4 days in Alabama Itinerary

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Fly
1
Mobile
— 1 night
Drive
2
Birmingham
— 1 night
Drive
3
Huntsville
— 1 night
Fly

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night
Mobile

Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): take a leisurely stroll along Gulf State Park Fishing Pier and then soothe aching muscles at Bodenhamer Recreation Center. On the next day, learn about all things military at Battleship USS ALABAMA, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bellingrath Gardens and Home, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Confederate Rest Cemetery, and finally don't miss a visit to Tolstoy Park.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Mobile day trip website.

Fort Smith to Mobile is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. In December, Mobile is somewhat warmer than Fort Smith - with highs of 65°F and lows of 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in Mobile

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

1
night
Birmingham

Magic City

Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, observe the fascinating underwater world at McWane Science Center, then take some stellar pictures from Vulcan Park and Museum, and finally make a trip to Alabama Veterans Memorial Park.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Birmingham vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Mobile to Birmingham takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Mobile in December: high temperatures in Birmingham hover around 59°F and lows are around 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Huntsville.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

1
night
Huntsville

Rocket City

The three historical districts of Huntsville are tucked amid the lush greenery of nearly 60 parks within the city limits.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): see the interesting displays at The Weeden House Museum and Garden, admire the natural beauty at Huntsville Botanical Garden, and then engage your brain at U.S. Space and Rocket Center.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Huntsville road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Birmingham to Huntsville in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Huntsville are 55°F, while nighttime lows are 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Huntsville

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums

Alabama travel guide

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Dolphin & Whale Watching · Military Museums · 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.