5 days in Alabama Itinerary

5 days in Alabama Itinerary

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5 days in Alabama Itinerary

Start: Mobile
1
Mobile
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Gulf Shores
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Montgomery
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
End: Mobile

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day
Mobile

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Mobile is the county seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): see the interesting displays at GulfQuest - National Maritime Museum of the Gulf of Mexico, examine the collection at Fairhope Museum, and then take a tour of Battleship USS ALABAMA.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Mobile trip planner .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Mobile. In June, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Gulf Shores.

Things to do in Mobile

Museums

Side Trip

Fairhope Museum
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Battleship USS ALABAMA ©
Battleship USS ALABAMA
Fairhope Museum ©
Fairhope Museum

2
nights
Gulf Shores

Gulf Shores is a resort city in Baldwin County, Alabama, United States. Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): hike along Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge, examine the collection at Indian & Sea Museum, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Foley Railroad Museum, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Gulf Shores planning app .

Getting from Mobile to Gulf Shores by car takes about 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Montgomery.

Things to do in Gulf Shores

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Orange Beach, Foley Railroad Museum
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge ©
Foley Railroad Museum ©
Foley Railroad Museum

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Montgomery

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Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. On the 15th (Sat), browse the collection at Alabama Department of Archives and History, then get engrossed in the history at The F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Freedom Rides Museum, and finally stroll around Peach Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sun): explore and take pictures at Riverwalk Stadium, then explore the world behind art at Legacy Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Hank Williams Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind Hank Williams Memorial - Oakwood Annex Cemetery.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Montgomery trip planner.

You can drive from Gulf Shores to Montgomery in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and flight. In June in Montgomery, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 70°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Montgomery

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Peach Park
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Legacy Museum ©
Legacy Museum
Peach Park ©
Peach Park

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