58 days in Alabama Itinerary

58 days in Alabama Itinerary

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Huntsville
— 8 nights
2
Florence
— 4 nights
3
Birmingham
— 10 nights
4
Gadsden
— 5 nights
5
Auburn
— 6 nights
6
Montgomery
— 8 nights
7
Mobile
— 9 nights
8
Orange Beach
— 7 nights

8
nights
Huntsville

Huntsville ©
The three historical districts of Huntsville are tucked amid the lush greenery of nearly 60 parks within the city limits.
Family-friendly places like Harmony Park Safari and Huntsville Botanical Garden will thrill your kids. Step off the beaten path and head to Monte Sano State Park and Room Escape Games. Explore Huntsville's surroundings by going to Decatur (Delano Park, Point Mallard Waterpark, &more), Walls of Jericho Alabama Trailhead (in Estillfork) and Scottsboro (Unclaimed Baggage & Goose Pond Colony Resort). There's much more to do: walk around Big Spring Park, get engrossed in the history at U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum, steep yourself in history at Burritt on the Mountain, and head outdoors with Kids Space.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Huntsville itinerary planner.

Chicago to Huntsville is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Chicago, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Huntsville, ranging from highs of 87°F to lows of 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Huntsville

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Decatur, Madison, Cullman, Scottsboro, Walls of Jericho Alabama Trailhead
Highlights from your plan
Monte Sano State Park ©
Monte Sano State Park
Cathedral Caverns State Park ©
Cathedral Caverns State Park
Harmony Park Safari ©
Harmony Park Safari

4
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). You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like University of North Alabama and Frank Lloyd Wright's Rosenbaum House. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Muscle Shoals Sound Studio and Joe Wheeler State Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Jesse Owens Museum (in Moulton), Dismals Canyon (in Haleyville) and Pond Spring (in Hillsboro). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Ivy Green, walk around Deibert Park, examine the collection at W. C. Handy Birthplace, Museum & Library, and take a peaceful walk through William Bankhead National Forest.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Florence trip builder website.

Drive from Huntsville to Florence in 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Florence are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Birmingham.

Things to do in Florence

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Tuscumbia, Sheffield, Fame Recording Studios, Jesse Owens Museum, Dismals Canyon
Highlights from your plan
Joe Wheeler State Park ©
Joe Wheeler State Park
Muscle Shoals Sound Studio ©
Muscle Shoals Sound Studio
Frank Lloyd Wright's Rosenbaum House ©
Frank Lloyd Wright's Rosenbaum House

10
nights
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like McWane Science Center and Oak Mountain State Park. Bring the kids along to Regions Field and Red Mountain Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Birmingham: Childersburg (Kymulga Grist Mill & Covered Bridge & DeSoto Caverns), Tuscaloosa (Paul W. Bryant Museum, Children's Hands-On Museum of Tuscaloosa, &more) and Moundville Archaeological Park (in Moundville). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Kelly Ingram Park, see the interesting displays at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, get engrossed in the history at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, and admire the majestic nature at Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Birmingham road trip planning site.

You can drive from Florence to Birmingham in 2 hours. In June in Birmingham, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 70°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can drive to Gadsden.

Things to do in Birmingham

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Bessemer, Tuscaloosa, Childersburg, Hoover, The Outlet Shops of Grand River
Highlights from your plan
McWane Science Center ©
McWane Science Center
Oak Mountain State Park ©
Oak Mountain State Park
Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park ©

5
nights
Gadsden

Gadsden ©
Gadsden is a city in and the county seat of Etowah County in the U.S. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Noccalula Falls Park & Campground and Anniston Museum of Natural History. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Little River Canyon National Preserve and Cherokee Rock Village. Get out of town with these interesting Gadsden side-trips: Mentone (Desoto Falls & Sallie Howard Memorial Baptist Church), Fort Payne (Little River Canyon Center, Orbix Hot Glass, &more) and Spring Valley Beach (in Blountsville). Next up on the itinerary: immerse yourself in nature at Lake Guntersville State Park, explore the engaging exhibits at Imagination Place, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Guntersville, and do a tasting at Wills Creek Vineyards.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Gadsden day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Birmingham to Gadsden takes 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Auburn.

Things to do in Gadsden

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Fort Payne, Mentone, Anniston, Attalla, Guntersville
Highlights from your plan
Lake Guntersville ©
Lake Guntersville
Little River Canyon National Preserve ©
Little River Canyon National Preserve
Noccalula Falls Park & Campground ©
Noccalula Falls Park & Campground

6
nights
Auburn

Auburn
Auburn is a city in Lee County, Alabama, United States. Explore hidden gems such as Toomer's Corner and Jordan-Hare Stadium. Family-friendly places like Chewacla State Park and Kiesel Park will thrill your kids. Venture out of the city with trips to Tuskegee (The Legacy Museum, George Washington Carver Museum, &more), Alexander City (Wind Creek State Park & Lake Martin) and Cherokee Ridge Alpine Trail (in Dadeville). There's lots more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Wedowee/R. L. Harris Reservoir, immerse yourself in nature at Lakepoint Resort State Park, and snap pictures at Salem-Shotwell Covered Bridge.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Auburn trip builder tool.

Drive from Gadsden to Auburn in 2.5 hours. July in Auburn sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 71°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Montgomery.

Things to do in Auburn

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

8
nights
Montgomery

Montgomery
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. Bring the kids along to Riverwalk Stadium and Peach Park. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Legacy Museum and Civil Rights Memorial Center. Venture out of the city with trips to Lowndes County Interpretive Center (in Hayneville), Enterprise (Boll Weevil Monument & John Henderson Family Park) and United States Army Aviation Museum (in Fort Rucker). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at National Memorial for Peace and Justice, stroll the grounds of Hank Williams Memorial - Oakwood Annex Cemetery, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and take an in-depth tour of Rosa Parks Museum.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Montgomery online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Auburn to Montgomery takes an hour. July in Montgomery sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 72°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can drive to Mobile.

Things to do in Montgomery

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Selma, Prattville, Enterprise, Peach Park, Priester's Pecans
Highlights from your plan
Legacy Museum
Legacy Museum
Peach Park ©
Peach Park
Room Escape Games

9
nights
Mobile

Explore hidden gems such as Dauphin Island Sea Lab Estuarium and Fishing Charters & Tours. Attractions like Fort Gaines and Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Mobile: Dauphin Island (Dauphin Island Audubon Bird Sanctuary & Indian Shell Mound Park), Atmore (Little River State Forest & Wind Creek Casino) and Bellingrath Gardens and Home (in Theodore).

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Mobile trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Montgomery to Mobile in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In July in Mobile, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 74°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can drive to Orange Beach.

Things to do in Mobile

Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Fairhope, Dauphin Island, Daphne, Atmore, Bellingrath Gardens and Home
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Dauphin Island Sea Lab Estuarium ©
Dauphin Island Sea Lab Estuarium
Bellingrath Gardens and Home ©
Bellingrath Gardens and Home

7
nights
Orange Beach

Orange Beach ©
Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Alligator Alley and Gulf Shores Public Beach. Family-friendly places like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Waterskiing & Jetskiing will thrill your kids. Change things up with a short trip to Fort Morgan State Historic Site in Fort Morgan (about 44 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Adventure Island, take a leisurely stroll along Gulf State Park Fishing Pier, have some family-friendly fun at The Track, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To plan Orange Beach vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Getting from Mobile to Orange Beach by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Gulf Shores, Foley, Fort Morgan State Historic Site, Alligator Alley, Bamahenge
Highlights from your plan
Adventure Island ©
Adventure Island
Gulf Shores Public Beach
Gulf Shores Public Beach
Alligator Alley ©
Alligator Alley

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