41 days in Alabama Itinerary

41 days in Alabama Itinerary

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Huntsville
— 7 nights
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Florence
— 4 nights
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Gadsden
— 4 nights
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Birmingham
— 6 nights
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Montgomery
— 5 nights
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Mobile
— 6 nights
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Dauphin Island
— 3 nights
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Orange Beach
— 5 nights

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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Huntsville: Cathedral Caverns State Park (in Woodville), Decatur (Point Mallard Waterpark, Wheeler Lake, &more) and Scottsboro (Unclaimed Baggage & Goose Pond Colony Resort). There's much more to do: engage your brain at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, look for all kinds of wild species at Monte Sano Nature Preserve, admire the natural beauty at Huntsville Botanical Garden, and deepen your understanding at Huntsville Madison County Veterans Memorial.

You can plan Huntsville trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Albuquerque to Huntsville is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. July in Huntsville sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 71°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Huntsville

Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Decatur, Scottsboro, Bradford Creek Greenway, Hartselle Aquatic Center, Cathedral Caverns State Park
Highlights from your plan
Huntsville Botanical Garden ©
Huntsville Botanical Garden
U.S. Space and Rocket Center ©
U.S. Space and Rocket Center
U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum ©
U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum

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Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a city in and the county seat of Lauderdale County, Alabama, United States, in the state's northwest corner.According to the 2010 census, the city's population was 39,319.Florence is the largest and principal city of the Metropolitan Statistical Area known as "The Shoals" (which includes Muscle Shoals, Sheffield, and Tuscumbia metropolitan areas in Colbert and Lauderdale counties). Venture out of the city with trips to Dismals Canyon (in Haleyville), Joe Wheeler State Park (in Rogersville) and Coon Dog Memorial Cemetery (in Tuscumbia). And it doesn't end there: stroll around Deibert Park, see the interesting displays at W. C. Handy Birthplace, Museum & Library, explore the engaging exhibits at Children's Museum of the Shoals, and steep yourself in history at Frank Lloyd Wright's Rosenbaum House.

For reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Florence trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Huntsville to Florence by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in July, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Gadsden.

Things to do in Florence

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tuscumbia, Dismals Canyon, Muscle Shoals Sound Studio, Joe Wheeler State Park, Sipsey Wilderness
Highlights from your plan
Deibert Park ©
Deibert Park
Muscle Shoals Sound Studio ©
Muscle Shoals Sound Studio
Children's Museum of the Shoals ©
Children's Museum of the Shoals

4
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Gadsden

Gadsden ©
Gadsden is a city in and the county seat of Etowah County in the U.S. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gadsden: Fort Payne (Little River Canyon Center, Little River Canyon National Preserve, &more), Cherokee Rock Village (in Leesburg) and Desoto Falls (in Mentone). And it doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Noccalula Falls Park & Campground, make a trip to Ola Lee Mize- Patroits Park, learn more about the world around you at Anniston Museum of Natural History, and admire the majestic nature at Cheaha State Park.

For photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Gadsden itinerary app.

You can drive from Florence to Gadsden in 2.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Birmingham.

Things to do in Gadsden

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Fort Payne, High Falls, Cheaha State Park, Cherokee Rock Village, Anniston Museum of Natural History
Highlights from your plan
Noccalula Falls Park & Campground ©
Noccalula Falls Park & Campground
Marthas Falls ©
Marthas Falls
Cherokee Rock Village ©
Cherokee Rock Village

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Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Birmingham: Tuscaloosa (Paul W. Bryant Museum & Jemison-Van de Graaff Mansion), Cullman (Ave Maria Grotto & St. Bernard Abbey) and Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament (in Hanceville). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Birmingham Zoo, admire the masterpieces at Birmingham Museum of Art, and take in the spiritual surroundings of 16th Street Baptist Church.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Birmingham itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Gadsden to Birmingham takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in August, and nighttime lows around 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Montgomery.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Tuscaloosa, Cullman, Oak Mountain State Park, Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament, Doughboy Monument at DeBardeleben Park
Highlights from your plan
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute ©
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
McWane Science Center ©
McWane Science Center

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Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. Venture out of the city with trips to Lake Martin (in Alexander City) and Lake Martin Recreation Area (in Dadeville). The adventure continues: appreciate the history behind National Memorial for Peace and Justice, contemplate the long history of Civil Rights Memorial Center, get outside with Coosa Outdoor Center, and get engrossed in the history at Freedom Rides Museum.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Montgomery trip website.

Traveling by car from Birmingham to Montgomery takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Montgomery are 91°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Mobile.

Things to do in Montgomery

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Wetumpka, Jackson Lake Island, Lake Martin, Lake Martin Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
National Memorial for Peace and Justice ©
National Memorial for Peace and Justice
Legacy Museum
Legacy Museum
Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church ©
Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church

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Mobile

Mobile ©
Explore Mobile's surroundings by going to Confederate Rest Cemetery (in Point Clear) and Fairhope (Fairhope Avenue, Fairhope Municipal Pier, &more).

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Mobile sightseeing planner.

Getting from Montgomery to Mobile by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. August in Mobile sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 75°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can drive to Dauphin Island.

Things to do in Mobile

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Fairhope, Daphne, Confederate Rest Cemetery, Malbis Memorial Church
Highlights from your plan
Battleship USS ALABAMA ©
Battleship USS ALABAMA
Fairhope Avenue ©
Fairhope Avenue
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception ©
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

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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. Dauphin Island is known for zoos & aquariums, historic sites, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: browse the exhibits of Dauphin Island Sea Lab Estuarium, kick back and relax at Dauphin Island Public Beach, play a few rounds at Isle Dauphine Golf Club, and contemplate the long history of Fort Gaines.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Dauphin Island trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Mobile to Dauphin Island takes an hour. In August, daytime highs in Dauphin Island are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Orange Beach.

Things to do in Dauphin Island

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Bellingrath Gardens and Home
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Dauphin Island Sea Lab Estuarium ©
Dauphin Island Sea Lab Estuarium
Fort Gaines ©
Fort Gaines

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Orange Beach

Orange Beach ©
Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
Venture out of the city with trips to Alligator Alley (in Summerdale) and Fort Morgan State Historic Site (in Fort Morgan). Next up on the itinerary: cast your line with a fishing tour, trek along Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail - Rosemary Dunes Trailhead, stop by Pepper Palace, and get to know the resident critters at Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Orange Beach itinerary builder website.

Do a combination of ferry and taxi from Dauphin Island to Orange Beach in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. In August, daytime highs in Orange Beach are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Gulf Shores, Foley, Alligator Alley, Fort Morgan State Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
The Wharf ©
The Wharf
Fishing Charters & Tours
Adventure Island ©
Adventure Island

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