5 days in Alabama Itinerary

5 days in Alabama Itinerary

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Gulf Shores
— 4 nights
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Mobile
— Few hours
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Gulf Shores

Gulf Shores is a resort city in Baldwin County, Alabama, United States. Bring the kids along to Gulf State Park and Spas. Go for a jaunt from Gulf Shores to Fort Morgan to see Fort Morgan State Historic Site about 34 minutes away. There's still lots to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, revel in the low prices at Tanger Outlets Foley, grab your bike and head to Fort Morgan Road Trail, and enjoy the sand and surf at Gulf Shores Public Beach.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Gulf Shores online vacation maker.

San Francisco to Gulf Shores is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from San Francisco to Gulf Shores. Traveling from San Francisco in November, you will find days in Gulf Shores are somewhat warmer (70°F), and nights are about the same (48°F). On the 29th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Mobile.

Things to do in Gulf Shores

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

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Mobile

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Mobile online itinerary planner.

Getting from Gulf Shores to Mobile by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In November, daytime highs in Mobile are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Mobile

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

Alabama travel guide

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Dolphin & Whale Watching · 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.