5 days in Alabama Itinerary

5 days in Alabama Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Alabama tour planner
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Birmingham
— 1 night
Drive
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Montgomery
— 1 night
Drive
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Summerdale
— 2 nights
Drive to Mobile Regional Airport, Fly to Austin

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Birmingham — 1 night

Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
On the 30th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Birmingham Civil Rights Institute and then sample some tasty brews at Red Clay Tours. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum and then contemplate the long history of Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Birmingham trip itinerary planner.

Austin to Birmingham is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Austin in November; daily highs in Birmingham reach 66°F and lows reach 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to drive to Montgomery.
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Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Historic Sites

Montgomery — 1 night

Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. state of Alabama and is the county seat of Montgomery County. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): appreciate the history behind National Memorial for Peace and Justice and then admire the masterpieces at Legacy Museum.

For ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Montgomery trip planner.

Getting from Birmingham to Montgomery by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. December in Montgomery sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 43°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Summerdale.
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Museums · Historic Sites

Summerdale — 2 nights

Summerdale is a rural town in south-central Baldwin County, Alabama, United States. Wales West R.V. Resort Light Railway has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Alligator Alley and then take a memorable tour with Wales West R.V. Resort Light Railway. Keep things going the next day: pick up some local products at Burris Farm Market.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Summerdale day trip website.

Getting from Montgomery to Summerdale by car takes about 3 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.
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Alabama travel guide

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History Museums · Military Museums · Specialty Museums
Heart of Dixie
Known as a focal point of the civil rights struggle in the 1960s, Alabama features diverse landscapes that include tall mountains, rolling hills, and gentle plains. Though still largely undiscovered by foreign visitors, Alabama offers tourists a chance to discover the distinct culture of the Deep South. In addition to well-preserved examples of antebellum architecture, this area also boasts an outstanding local cuisine, famous for traditional barbecue recipes passed down from generation to generation. Looking for outdoorsy things to do? Nature lovers on holiday can explore the state's beaches, rugged canyons, and lush river valleys.
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