5 days in Alabama Itinerary

5 days in Alabama Itinerary

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5 days in Alabama Itinerary

Start: Bridgeport
Drive + Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Birmingham
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
2
Orange Beach
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
End: Bridgeport

1
night
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
On the 22nd (Mon), see the interesting displays at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, make a trip to Alabama Veterans Memorial Park, and then get great views at Vulcan Park and Museum. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at Birmingham Museum of Art, then have fun and explore at McWane Science Center, then take an in-depth tour of Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Kelly Ingram Park.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Birmingham trip itinerary planner.

Bridgeport to Birmingham is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. In July, daily temperatures in Birmingham can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Orange Beach.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute ©
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Vulcan Park and Museum ©
Vulcan Park and Museum

2
nights
Orange Beach

Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
On the 24th (Wed), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and then get interesting insight from Tours. On the 25th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the resident critters at Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, then don't miss a visit to Wharf Ferris Wheel, and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Orange Beach road trip tool .

Getting from Birmingham to Orange Beach by combination of flight and taxi takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and car. In July, daily temperatures in Orange Beach can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Parasailing & Paragliding
Fishing Charters & Tours

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