5 days in Alabama & Memphis Itinerary

5 days in Alabama & Memphis Itinerary

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5 days in Alabama & Memphis Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  3​h
1
Mobile
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Orange Beach
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h
3
Memphis
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: Atlanta

1
day
Mobile

Mobile ©
Mobile is the county seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States. Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Malbis Memorial Church, and then step aboard Battleship USS ALABAMA.

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Atlanta to Mobile is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Atlanta to Mobile is minus 1 hour. June in Mobile sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Orange Beach.

Things to do in Mobile

#Historic Sites

Side Trip

Malbis Memorial Church
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Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception ©
Battleship USS ALABAMA ©
Battleship USS ALABAMA
Malbis Memorial Church ©
Malbis Memorial Church

2
nights
Orange Beach

Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): take a leisurely stroll along Gulf State Park Fishing Pier and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sat): immerse yourself in nature at Gulf State Park and then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Orange Beach day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Mobile to Orange Beach takes 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Orange Beach can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Orange Beach

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trip

Gulf Shores
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Gulf State Park ©
Gulf State Park
Gulf State Park Fishing Pier ©
Gulf State Park Fishing Pier

1
night
Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
On the 14th (Sun), pause for some photo ops at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, then contemplate the long history of Sun Studio, and then make a trip to Graceland. On the next day, appreciate the extensive heritage of Beale Street, look for gifts at Memphis Music, then look for gifts at Center for Southern Folklore, then admire all the interesting features of AutoZone Park, and finally admire nature's wide array of creatures at Memphis Zoo.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Memphis driving holiday planner .

Getting from Orange Beach to Memphis by combination of taxi and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or drive. In June in Memphis, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 71°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Memphis

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Graceland ©
Graceland
Memphis Zoo ©
Memphis Zoo

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