5 days in Alabama Itinerary

5 days in Alabama Itinerary

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5 days in Alabama Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly + taxi:  4​h
1
Orange Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Montgomery
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Huntsville
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Tuscumbia
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Dallas

1
night
Orange Beach

Orange Beach ©
Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): examine the collection at Foley Railroad Museum and then kick back and relax at Orange Beach Waterfront Park. On the 24th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Billy's Seafood, then identify plant and animal life at Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Big Beach Brewing.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Orange Beach itinerary maker site .

Dallas to Orange Beach is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. In May in Orange Beach, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 63°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Montgomery.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Gulf Shores, Foley Railroad Museum, Billy's Seafood
Highlights from your plan
Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge ©
Spas
Big Beach Brewing ©
Big Beach Brewing

1
night
Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Hank Williams Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Legacy Museum, and then play a few rounds at Capitol Hill Golf Course.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Montgomery trip planner.

You can drive from Orange Beach to Montgomery in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi and flight. In May in Montgomery, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 61°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Huntsville.

Things to do in Montgomery

Outdoors Golf Museums

Side Trip

Capitol Hill Golf Course
Highlights from your plan
Legacy Museum ©
Legacy Museum
Hank Williams Museum ©
Hank Williams Museum

1
night
Huntsville

Huntsville ©
The three historical districts of Huntsville are tucked amid the lush greenery of nearly 60 parks within the city limits.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Madison County Nature Trail-Green Mountain, wander the streets of Twickenham, and then stroll around Big Spring Park.

Discover how to plan a Huntsville trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Montgomery to Huntsville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to drive to Tuscumbia.

Things to do in Huntsville

Parks Wildlife Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Big Spring Park ©
Big Spring Park

1
night
Tuscumbia

Tuscumbia ©
Tuscumbia is a city in and the county seat of Colbert County, Alabama, United States. Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): walk around Spring Park, then contemplate the long history of Ivy Green, then examine the collection at Muscle Shoals Sound Studio, and finally walk around Deibert Park.

For photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Tuscumbia trip planner.

Traveling by car from Huntsville to Tuscumbia takes 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Tuscumbia are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tuscumbia

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Deibert Park, Muscle Shoals Sound Studio
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Deibert Park ©
Deibert Park
Muscle Shoals Sound Studio ©
Muscle Shoals Sound Studio
Ivy Green ©
Ivy Green

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