4 days in Alabama Itinerary

4 days in Alabama Itinerary

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4 days in Alabama Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Birmingham
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Tuscumbia
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Huntsville
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Dauphin Island
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: New York City

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Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
On the 19th (Fri), look for gifts at Peanut Depot and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Kelly Ingram Park.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Birmingham trip itinerary planning website .

New York City to Birmingham is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from New York City in April, expect Birmingham to be a bit warmer, temps between 75°F and 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Tuscumbia.

Things to do in Birmingham

Parks Historic Sites Shopping
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Kelly Ingram Park ©
Kelly Ingram Park

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Tuscumbia

Tuscumbia ©
Tuscumbia is a city in and the county seat of Colbert County, Alabama, United States. On the 20th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Ivy Green, then examine the collection at Muscle Shoals Sound Studios, then see the interesting displays at Alabama Music Hall of Fame, and finally stroll through Spring Park.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Tuscumbia trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Birmingham to Tuscumbia in 2 hours. April in Tuscumbia sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can drive to Huntsville.

Things to do in Tuscumbia

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Muscle Shoals Sound Studio
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Spring Park ©
Spring Park
Ivy Green ©
Ivy Green
Muscle Shoals Sound Studio ©
Muscle Shoals Sound Studio

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Huntsville

Huntsville ©
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 21st (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Madison County Nature Trail-Green Mountain, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and then stroll through Big Spring Park.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Huntsville trip planner.

Drive from Tuscumbia to Huntsville in 1.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Huntsville are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Dauphin Island.

Things to do in Huntsville

Parks Wildlife Fun & Games
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Room Escape Games
Big Spring Park ©
Big Spring Park

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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. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): contemplate the long history of Fort Gaines and then identify plant and animal life at Dauphin Island Audubon Bird Sanctuary.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Dauphin Island road trip planning app .

You can fly from Huntsville to Dauphin Island in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. In April, daytime highs in Dauphin Island are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dauphin Island

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
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Dauphin Island Audubon Bird Sanctuary ©
Fort Gaines ©
Fort Gaines

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