5 days in Alabama Itinerary

5 days in Alabama Itinerary

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Gulf Shores
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Mobile
— 1 night
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Birmingham
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Gulf Shores

Gulf Shores is a resort city in Baldwin County, Alabama, United States. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then enjoy the sand and surf at Gulf State Park. On the 26th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, then get interesting insight from Hummingbird Zipline Course, then take in the waterfront activity at The Wharf, and finally look for gifts at Pepper Palace.

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Dallas to Gulf Shores is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In November, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Mobile.

Things to do in Gulf Shores

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Gulf State Park ©
Gulf State Park
Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo
Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo

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Mobile

Mobile ©
On the 27th (Fri), examine the collection at Mobile Carnival Museum, brush up on your military savvy at Battleship USS ALABAMA, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.

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

Getting from Gulf Shores to Mobile by car takes about 1.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Mobile are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in Mobile

Highlights from your plan
Battleship USS ALABAMA ©
Battleship USS ALABAMA
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception ©
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
Mobile Carnival Museum ©
Mobile Carnival Museum

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Birmingham

Birmingham ©

Magic City

Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, explore the landscape on two wheels at Rotary Trail, then test your problem-solving skills at Breakout Games - Birmingham, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at McWane Science Center. On your second day here, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Birmingham Zoo, then get great views at Vulcan Park and Museum, then examine the collection at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, and finally make a trip to Alabama Veterans Memorial Park.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Birmingham trip builder tool.

Drive from Mobile to Birmingham in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Mobile in November since evenings lows in Birmingham dip to 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute ©
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Breakout Games - Birmingham ©
Breakout Games - Birmingham
McWane Science Center ©
McWane Science Center

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