56 days in Alabama Itinerary

56 days in Alabama Itinerary

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Anniston
— 1 night
2
Fort Payne
— 4 nights
3
Huntsville
— 8 nights
4
Tuscumbia
— 3 nights
5
Birmingham
— 8 nights
6
Mobile
— 8 nights
7
Gulf Shores
— 8 nights
8
Montgomery
— 7 nights
9
Auburn
— 5 nights

1
night
Anniston

Anniston ©
Anniston is a city in Calhoun County in the state of Alabama. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Berman Museum of World History and then get a new perspective on nature at Anniston Museum of Natural History. On the 23rd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Coldwater Mountain Bike Trail and then trek along Chief Ladiga Trail.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Anniston using our trip planner.

Karachi, Pakistan to Anniston is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 11 hours traveling from Karachi to Anniston. When traveling from Karachi in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Anniston, with highs around 30°C, while nights are colder with lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Fort Payne.

Things to do in Anniston

Trails · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Chief Ladiga Trail
Highlights from your plan
Anniston Museum of Natural History ©
Anniston Museum of Natural History
Berman Museum of World History ©
Berman Museum of World History
Chief Ladiga Trail ©
Chief Ladiga Trail

4
nights
Fort Payne

Fort Payne ©
Fort Payne is a city in and county seat of DeKalb County, Alabama, United States. Step off the beaten path and head to Little River Canyon National Preserve and Alabama Fan Club and Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at Jules J. Berta Vineyards & Pizza and Sallie Howard Memorial Baptist Church. Venture out of the city with trips to Lake Guntersville (in Guntersville), Martin Wildlife Park Trail (in Gadsden) and Unclaimed Baggage (in Scottsboro). There's still lots to do: immerse yourself in nature at Desoto Falls, identify plant and animal life at Tigers For Tomorrow, head outdoors with Cherokee Rock Village, and take in the dramatic scenery at Marthas Falls.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Fort Payne trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Anniston to Fort Payne in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Anniston in October, expect Fort Payne to be little chillier, temps between 26°C and 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Huntsville.

Things to do in Fort Payne

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Mentone, Lake Guntersville, Tigers For Tomorrow, Martin Wildlife Park Trail, Jules J. Berta Vineyards & Pizza
Highlights from your plan
Little River Canyon National Preserve ©
Little River Canyon National Preserve
Tigers For Tomorrow ©
Tigers For Tomorrow
Jules J. Berta Vineyards & Pizza ©
Jules J. Berta Vineyards & Pizza

8
nights
Huntsville

Huntsville ©
The three historical districts of Huntsville are tucked amid the lush greenery of nearly 60 parks within the city limits.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Lowe Mill Arts & Entertainment and Bridge Street Town Centre. Get some cultural insight at Burritt on the Mountain and Twickenham. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Huntsville: Walls of Jericho Alabama Trailhead (in Estillfork), Lake Guntersville State Park (in Guntersville) and Goose Pond Colony Resort (in Scottsboro). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Madison County Nature Trail-Green Mountain, stroll the grounds of Maple Hill Cemetery, walk around Big Spring Park, and admire the masterpieces at Huntsville Museum of Art.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Huntsville trip planner.

Getting from Fort Payne to Huntsville by car takes about 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Huntsville are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Tuscumbia.

Things to do in Huntsville

Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Decatur, Athens, Rainbow Mountain Trails, Walls of Jericho Alabama Trailhead, Lake Guntersville State Park
Highlights from your plan
Lowe Mill Arts & Entertainment ©
Lowe Mill Arts & Entertainment
Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge ©
Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge
Burritt on the Mountain ©
Burritt on the Mountain

3
nights
Tuscumbia

Tuscumbia ©
Tuscumbia is a city in and the county seat of Colbert County, Alabama, United States. Get some historical perspective at Ivy Green and Coon Dog Memorial Cemetery. Step off the beaten path and head to Muscle Shoals Sound Studio and W. C. Handy Birthplace, Museum & Library. Get out of town with these interesting Tuscumbia side-trips: Jesse Owens Museum (in Moulton), Natural Bridge Park (in Natural Bridge) and Joe Wheeler State Park (in Rogersville). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Alabama Music Hall of Fame, snap pictures at Old Railroad Bridge, and contemplate the long history of Fame Recording Studios.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Tuscumbia road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Huntsville to Tuscumbia takes 1.5 hours. November in Tuscumbia sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Birmingham.

Things to do in Tuscumbia

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Florence, Sheffield, Fame Recording Studios, Jesse Owens Museum, Natural Bridge Park
Highlights from your plan
Alabama Music Hall of Fame ©
Alabama Music Hall of Fame
Muscle Shoals Sound Studio ©
Muscle Shoals Sound Studio
Joe Wheeler State Park ©
Joe Wheeler State Park

8
nights
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Get outdoors at Red Mountain Park and Rotary Trail. Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum and Vulcan Park and Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park (in McCalla), Tuscaloosa (Paul W. Bryant Museum & Children's Hands-On Museum of Tuscaloosa) and Moundville Archaeological Park (in Moundville). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament, tee off at Renaissance Ross Bridge Golf, get to know the fascinating history of Kelly Ingram Park, and browse the different shops at The Outlet Shops of Grand River.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Birmingham vacation planning app.

Drive from Tuscumbia to Birmingham in 2 hours. In November, daytime highs in Birmingham are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Mobile.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Montevallo, Tuscaloosa, Leeds, Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park, Turkey Creek Nature Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament ©
Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute ©
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

8
nights
Mobile

Mobile ©
Bellingrath Gardens and Home and Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Richards DAR House Museum and Magnolia Cemetery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mobile: Dauphin Island (Fort Gaines, Fishing Charters & Tours, &more), Fairhope (Fairhope Museum, Fairhope Avenue, &more) and Old Monroe County Courthouse and Heritage Museum (in Monroeville).

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Mobile day trip app.

Getting from Birmingham to Mobile by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Birmingham in November, Mobile is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can drive to Gulf Shores.

Things to do in Mobile

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Fairhope, Dauphin Island, Village Point Park Preserve, Confederate Rest Cemetery, Bellingrath Gardens and Home
Highlights from your plan
Bellingrath Gardens and Home ©
Bellingrath Gardens and Home
Mobile Carnival Museum ©
Mobile Carnival Museum

8
nights
Gulf Shores

Gulf Shores ©
Gulf Shores is a resort city in Baldwin County, Alabama, United States. You'll get in some beach time at Gulf State Park and Alabama Point East. Head to Tanger Outlets Foley and Foley Art Centerfor plenty of shopping. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gulf Shores: Weeks Bay Reserve (in Fairhope), Fort Morgan State Historic Site (in Fort Morgan) and Lakewood Golf Club (in Point Clear). There's still lots to do: take a leisurely stroll along Gulf State Park Fishing Pier, trek along Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and examine the collection at Foley Railroad Museum.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Gulf Shores driving holiday planning app.

Getting from Mobile to Gulf Shores by car takes about 1.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Gulf Shores can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can go by car to Montgomery.

Things to do in Gulf Shores

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Orange Beach, Foley, Elberta, Billy's Seafood, Weeks Bay Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Gulf State Park Fishing Pier ©
Gulf State Park Fishing Pier
Fort Morgan State Historic Site ©
Fort Morgan State Historic Site
Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge ©
Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge

7
nights
Montgomery

Montgomery
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Memorial for Peace and Justice and Alabama Department of Archives and History. Explore hidden gems such as Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home and The F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald Museum. Explore Montgomery's surroundings by going to Hank Williams Boyhood Home and Museum (in Georgiana), Priester's Pecans (in Fort Deposit) and Lowndes County Interpretive Center (in Hayneville). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Legacy Museum, admire the masterpieces at Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, examine the collection at Hank Williams Museum, and stroll the grounds of Hank Williams Memorial - Oakwood Annex Cemetery.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Montgomery trip planner.

Traveling by car from Gulf Shores to Montgomery takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or fly. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Gulf Shores in December since evenings lows in Montgomery dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Auburn.

Things to do in Montgomery

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Selma, Prattville, Hank Williams Boyhood Home and Museum, Jackson Lake Island, Priester's Pecans
Highlights from your plan
Legacy Museum
Legacy Museum
United States Army Aviation Museum ©
United States Army Aviation Museum
The F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald Museum ©
The F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald Museum

5
nights
Auburn

Auburn ©
Auburn is a city in Lee County, Alabama, United States. Get some cultural insight at Toomer's Corner and Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site. Popular historic sites such as Shorter Mansion and The Oaks - Home of Booker T. Washington are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Auburn: Fendall Hall (in Eufaula), Little Nadine's Grave (in Lanett) and Alexander City (Wind Creek State Park & Lake Martin). The adventure continues: immerse yourself in nature at Chewacla State Park, stop by Tiger Town, get engrossed in the history at George Washington Carver Museum, and see the interesting displays at Commodore Museum.

To find maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Auburn route tool.

You can drive from Montgomery to Auburn in an hour. In December, daily temperatures in Auburn can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Auburn

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Opelika, Tuskegee, Eufaula, Alexander City, Little Nadine's Grave
Highlights from your plan
Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site ©
Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site
Toomer's Corner
Toomer's Corner
Chewacla State Park ©
Chewacla State Park

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