57 days in Alabama Itinerary

57 days in Alabama Itinerary

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57 days in Alabama Itinerary

Start: Jakarta
Fly:  30​h
1
Dauphin Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Mobile
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Orange Beach
— 6 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h
4
Huntsville
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Fort Payne
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Florence
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Tuscaloosa
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Birmingham
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Montgomery
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Auburn
— 4 nights
Fly:  29​h
End: Jakarta

2
nights
Dauphin Island

Get in touch with nature at Fishing Charters & Tours and Dauphin Island Public Beach. Get some cultural insight at Fort Gaines and Dauphin Island Sea Lab Estuarium.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Dauphin Island road trip planning website .

Jakarta, Indonesia to Dauphin Island is an approximately 30-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Jakarta to Dauphin Island is minus 13 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Jakarta in January; daily highs in Dauphin Island reach 19°C and lows reach 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can go by car to Mobile.

Things to do in Dauphin Island

Outdoors Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Fort Gaines ©
Fort Gaines
Dauphin Island Audubon Bird Sanctuary ©

7
nights
Mobile

Mobile ©
Mobile is the county seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States. Visiting B & B Pecan Co. and Magnolia Grove Golf Course will get you outdoors. Get some cultural insight at Bellingrath Gardens and Home and Oakleigh Historic District. Get out of town with these interesting Mobile side-trips: Point Clear (Confederate Rest Cemetery & Lakewood Golf Club) and Fairhope (Fairhope Avenue & Fairhope Municipal Pier). Next up on the itinerary: take a tour of Battleship USS ALABAMA, explore the different monuments and memorials at Magnolia Cemetery, see the interesting displays at Mobile Carnival Museum, and admire the majestic nature at Meaher State Park.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Mobile journey planner .

Drive from Dauphin Island to Mobile in an hour. In January, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can drive to Orange Beach.

Things to do in Mobile

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Fairhope, Point Clear, Meaher State Park, Malbis Memorial Church, Gator Alley Boardwalk
Highlights from your plan
Bellingrath Gardens and Home ©
Bellingrath Gardens and Home
Malbis Memorial Church ©
Malbis Memorial Church

6
nights
Orange Beach

Orange Beach ©
Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Gulf State Park and Alabama Point East. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Pottery Central World Headquarters and Fort Morgan State Historic Site. There's much more to do: look for gifts at Billy's Seafood, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, hike along Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail - Rosemary Dunes Trailhead, and relax in the rural setting at Sweet Home Farm.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Orange Beach day trip site .

You can drive from Mobile to Orange Beach in 1.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Orange Beach are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Huntsville.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Gulf Shores, Foley, Elberta, Fort Morgan State Historic Site, Billy's Seafood
Highlights from your plan
Gulf State Park ©
Gulf State Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Gulf State Park Fishing Pier ©
Gulf State Park Fishing Pier

8
nights
Huntsville

Huntsville ©
The three historical districts of Huntsville are tucked amid the lush greenery of nearly 60 parks within the city limits.
Get a sense of the local culture at U.S. Space and Rocket Center and U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum. Get in touch with nature at Wheeler Wildlife Refuge and Lake Guntersville State Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Huntsville: Decatur (Wheeler Lake & Morgan Coutny Archives), Cullman (Ave Maria Grotto, St. Bernard Abbey, & more) and Historic Mooresville (in Mooresville). There's still lots to do: look for gifts at U.G. White Mercantile, learn about all things military at Alabama Veterans Museum & Archives, explore the fascinating underground world of Cathedral Caverns State Park, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Huntsville online holiday planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Orange Beach to Huntsville in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Orange Beach in February; daily highs in Huntsville reach 15°C and lows reach 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Fort Payne.

Things to do in Huntsville

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Cullman, Decatur, Athens, Guntersville, Cathedral Caverns State Park
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Caverns State Park ©
Cathedral Caverns State Park
U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum ©
U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum
U.S. Space and Rocket Center ©
U.S. Space and Rocket Center

4
nights
Fort Payne

Fort Payne ©
Fort Payne is a city in and county seat of DeKalb County, Alabama, United States. Do some cultural sightseeing at Jules J. Berta Vineyards and Wills Creek Vineyards. Escape the urban bustle at Cloudmont Ski & Golf Resort and DeSoto State Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fort Payne: Berman Museum of World History (in Anniston), Unclaimed Baggage Center (in Scottsboro) and Noccalula Falls Park & Campground (in Gadsden). There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Little River Canyon National Preserve, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sallie Howard Memorial Baptist Church, examine the collection at Fort Payne Depot Museum, and admire the majestic nature at Desoto Falls.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Fort Payne trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Huntsville to Fort Payne takes 1.5 hours. February in Fort Payne sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Florence.

Things to do in Fort Payne

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Mentone, Unclaimed Baggage Center, Noccalula Falls Park & Campground, Wills Creek Vineyards, Berman Museum of World History
Highlights from your plan
Little River Canyon National Preserve ©
Unclaimed Baggage Center ©
Unclaimed Baggage Center
Jules J. Berta Vineyards ©
Jules J. Berta Vineyards

3
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a city in and the county seat of Lauderdale County, Alabama, United States, in the state's northwest corner.According to the 2010 census, the city's population was 39,319.Florence is the largest and principal city of the Metropolitan Statistical Area known as "The Shoals" (which includes Muscle Shoals, Sheffield, and Tuscumbia metropolitan areas in Colbert and Lauderdale counties). Do some cultural sightseeing at W. C. Handy Birthplace, Museum & Library and Indian Mound & Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Jesse Owens Museum (in Moulton) and Pond Spring (in Hillsboro). The adventure continues: admire nature's wide array of creatures at University of North Alabama, appreciate the history behind Wichahpi Commemorative Stone Wall, examine the collection at Alabama Music Hall of Fame, and contemplate the long history of Fame Recording Studios.

To find reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Florence online itinerary planner .

Getting from Fort Payne to Florence by car takes about 3 hours. In February, daytime highs in Florence are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Tuscaloosa.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Tuscumbia, Sheffield, Pond Spring, Jesse Owens Museum, Fame Recording Studios
Highlights from your plan
Jesse Owens Museum ©
Jesse Owens Museum
Muscle Shoals Sound Studios ©
Muscle Shoals Sound Studios
Pond Spring ©
Pond Spring

5
nights
Tuscaloosa

Tuscaloosa ©
Tuscaloosa is a city in and the seat of Tuscaloosa County in west central Alabama (in the southeastern United States). Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Aliceville Museum and The old tavern museum. Take a break from the city and head to Lake Lurleen State Park and Foscue Creek Park. Change things up with a short trip to Bluff Hill in Demopolis (about 1h 20 min away). The adventure continues: stop by The Makers Market, see the interesting displays at Jemison-Van de Graaff Mansion, don't miss a visit to Tuscaloosa Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, and explore and take pictures at Bryant Denny Stadium.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Tuscaloosa planning tool .

Drive from Florence to Tuscaloosa in 3 hours. In February, daytime highs in Tuscaloosa are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Birmingham.

Things to do in Tuscaloosa

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Demopolis, Moundville Archaeological Park, Aliceville Museum, Lake Lurleen State Park
Highlights from your plan
Moundville Archaeological Park ©
Moundville Archaeological Park
Aliceville Museum ©
Aliceville Museum
Paul W. Bryant Museum ©
Paul W. Bryant Museum

7
nights
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Get a sense of the local culture at Morgan Creek Vineyards and Birmingham Civil Rights Institute. Shop till you drop at Bass Pro Shop and The Market at Pepper Place. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Birmingham: Montevallo (Alabama National Cemetery & American Village Citizenship Trust), FarmLinks Golf Course (in Sylacauga) and Oak Mountain State Park (in Pelham). The adventure continues: browse the different shops at The Outlet Shops of Grand River, get curious at McWane Science Center, tour the pleasant surroundings at Birmingham Zoo, and make a trip to Riverchase Galleria.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Birmingham trip planner.

You can drive from Tuscaloosa to Birmingham in an hour. In March in Birmingham, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Montgomery.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Montevallo, Leeds, Riverchase Galleria, Kenneth R. Penhale City of Helena Museum, Oak Mountain State Park
Highlights from your plan
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute ©
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
Oak Mountain State Park ©
Oak Mountain State Park

7
nights
Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home and Legacy Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Escape the urban bustle at John Henderson Family Park and Cambrian Ridge. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Montgomery: United States Army Aviation Museum (in Fort Rucker) and Selma (Edmund Pettus Bridge, Selma Interpretive Center, & more). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Alabama Safari Park, enjoy some diversion at Montgomery Indoor Shooting Complex, get engrossed in the history at Civil Rights Memorial Center, and head outdoors with Coosa River Adventures,Inc.

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

Drive from Birmingham to Montgomery in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Montgomery are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Auburn.

Things to do in Montgomery

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Selma, Jackson Lake Island, Capitol Hill Golf Course, John Henderson Family Park, Coosa River Adventures,Inc
Highlights from your plan
Rosa Parks Museum ©
Rosa Parks Museum

4
nights
Auburn

Auburn ©
Auburn is a city in Lee County, Alabama, United States. Step out of the city life by going to Cherokee Ridge Alpine Trail and Wind Creek State Park. Get a sense of the local culture at Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site and Toomer's Corner. Step out of Auburn to go to Dadeville and see Lake Martin Recreation Area, which is approximately 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: look for gifts at Tiger Town, explore the world behind art at Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art, snap pictures at Salem-Shotwell Covered Bridge, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at John Emerald Distilling Company.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Auburn itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Montgomery to Auburn takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in March, and nighttime lows around 8°C. On the 21st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Auburn

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Opelika, Dadeville, Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site, Wind Creek State Park
Highlights from your plan
Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site ©
Cherokee Ridge Alpine Trail ©
Cherokee Ridge Alpine Trail
Tiger Town ©
Tiger Town

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