5 days in Alabama Itinerary

5 days in Alabama Itinerary

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5 days in Alabama Itinerary

Start: Jacksonville, Florida
+2
Drive + Fly + Taxi:  5 h 45 min
1
Orange Beach
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  4 h
2
Huntsville
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  5 h 15 min
End: Jacksonville, Florida

1
night
Orange Beach

Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
On the 16th (Mon), take a memorable tour with Tours. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: deepen your understanding at Holmes Medical Museum, trek along Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Gulf State Park.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Orange Beach itinerary site .

Jacksonville to Orange Beach is an approximately 6-hour combination of car, flight, and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Jacksonville to Orange Beach. In March, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Huntsville.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Gulf Shores, Holmes Medical Museum
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge ©
Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge
Gulf State Park ©
Gulf State Park

3
nights
Huntsville

Huntsville ©
The three historical districts of Huntsville are tucked amid the lush greenery of nearly 60 parks within the city limits.
Attractions like Harmony Park Safari and Tigers For Tomorrow make great kid-friendly stops. Step off the beaten path and head to Madison County Nature Trail-Green Mountain and Desoto Falls. Venture out of the city with trips to Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament (in Hanceville), Ivy Green (in Tuscumbia) and Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge (in Decatur). There's more to do: contemplate the long history of Fame Recording Studios.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Huntsville trip itinerary website .

Getting from Orange Beach to Huntsville by combination of taxi and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Orange Beach in March, expect Huntsville to be slightly colder, temps between 62°F and 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Huntsville

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fame Recording Studios, Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament, Tigers For Tomorrow, Desoto Falls, Ivy Green
Highlights from your plan
Harmony Park Safari ©
Harmony Park Safari
Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament ©

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