5 days in Fort Walton Beach, Montgomery & Huntsville Itinerary

5 days in Fort Walton Beach, Montgomery & Huntsville Itinerary

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Fort Walton Beach
— 1 night
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Montgomery
— 2 nights
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Huntsville
— 1 night

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Fort Walton Beach

Fort Walton Beach ©
Fort Walton Beach is a city in southern Okaloosa County, Florida, United States. Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): take in the waterfront at Okaloosa Island Pier and then kick back and relax at Gulf Islands National Seashore. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: view the masterpieces at The Blue Giraffe, enjoy the sand and surf at Grayton Beach State Park, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Rosa Beach.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Fort Walton Beach trip maker.

Louisville to Fort Walton Beach is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Louisville to Fort Walton Beach due to the time zone difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Montgomery.

Things to do in Fort Walton Beach

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Rosa Beach, Gulf Islands National Seashore
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Okaloosa Island Pier ©
Okaloosa Island Pier
Gulf Islands National Seashore ©
Gulf Islands National Seashore
Grayton Beach State Park ©
Grayton Beach State Park

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Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. On the 6th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Rosa Parks Museum, contemplate the long history of Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home, see the interesting displays at The MOOseum, thenget engrossed in the history at Alabama Department of Archives and History, and finally steep yourself in history at Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church. On the 7th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at National Memorial for Peace and Justice, take an in-depth tour of Freedom Rides Museum, steep yourself in history at Civil Rights Memorial Center, thensteep yourself in history at First White House of the Confederacy, and finally ponder the world of politics at Alabama State Capitol.

For photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Montgomery trip tool.

You can drive from Fort Walton Beach to Montgomery in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. June in Montgomery sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Huntsville.

Things to do in Montgomery

Historic Sites Museums
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Alabama Department of Archives and History ©
Civil Rights Memorial Center ©
Civil Rights Memorial Center
Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church ©

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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 8th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Harmony Park Safari, thentake an in-depth tour of U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum, and then get curious at U.S. Space and Rocket Center.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Huntsville planner.

Drive from Montgomery to Huntsville in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Huntsville

Museums Wildlife Parks
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U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum ©
U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum
Harmony Park Safari ©
Harmony Park Safari
U.S. Space and Rocket Center ©
U.S. Space and Rocket Center

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