5 days in Alabama Itinerary

5 days in Alabama Itinerary

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5 days in Alabama Itinerary

Start: Austin
Fly:  7​h
1
Montgomery
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Orange Beach
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Austin

1
night
Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. For more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Montgomery day trip planner .

Austin to Montgomery is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Austin in July, expect nights in Montgomery to be about the same, around 72°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 91°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Orange Beach.

Things to do in Montgomery

Historic Sites Museums
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Legacy Museum ©
Legacy Museum
National Memorial for Peace and Justice ©

3
nights
Orange Beach

Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Pottery Central World Headquarters and Holmes Medical Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Fishing Charters & Tours. Go for a jaunt from Orange Beach to Summerdale to see Alligator Alley about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Gulf Shores Public Beach, and walk around Orange Beach Waterfront Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Orange Beach trip planner.

Drive from Montgomery to Orange Beach in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of flight and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in July, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Gulf Shores, Alligator Alley, Holmes Medical Museum
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Parasailing & Paragliding

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