5 days in Alabama Itinerary

5 days in Alabama Itinerary

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5 days in Alabama Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Birmingham
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  5​h
2
Orange Beach
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  6​h 30​min
End: New York City

1
night
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Birmingham Botanical Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, take in the spiritual surroundings of 16th Street Baptist Church, then see the interesting displays at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of Vulcan Park and Museum.

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New York City to Birmingham is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Birmingham is minus 1 hour. While traveling from New York City, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Birmingham, ranging from highs of 87°F to lows of 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Orange Beach.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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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

3
nights
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 Mobile (Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception & Battleship USS ALABAMA). And it doesn't end there: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, revel in the low prices at Tanger Outlets Foley, get engrossed in the history at Holmes Medical Museum, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

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Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Birmingham to Orange Beach takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and car. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in September, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Mobile, Foley, Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Battleship USS ALABAMA ©
Battleship USS ALABAMA
Parasailing & Paragliding

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