6 days in Alabama Itinerary

6 days in Alabama Itinerary

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6 days in Alabama Itinerary

Start: Gulfport
Drive:  2​h 15​min
1
Gulf Shores
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Huntsville
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Gulfport

2
nights
Gulf Shores

Gulf Shores is a resort city in Baldwin County, Alabama, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Mobile (Battleship USS ALABAMA & Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception). The adventure continues: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Gulf Shores road trip planner .

Gulfport to Gulf Shores is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and taxi. In August, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Gulf Shores

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Orange Beach, Mobile, Holmes Medical Museum
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Battleship USS ALABAMA ©
Battleship USS ALABAMA
Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo
Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo

3
nights
Huntsville

Huntsville
The three historical districts of Huntsville are tucked amid the lush greenery of nearly 60 parks within the city limits.
On the 30th (Fri), admire the natural beauty at Huntsville Botanical Garden and then take in breathtaking views at Little River Canyon National Preserve. On the next day, sample the fine beverages at George Dickel Distillery, stop by Lynchburg Hardware and General Store, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Harmony Park Safari.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Huntsville trip planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Gulf Shores to Huntsville takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 70°F. On the 1st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Huntsville

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Little River Canyon National Preserve, George Dickel Distillery, Lynchburg Hardware and General Store
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U.S. Space and Rocket Center ©
U.S. Space and Rocket Center
Huntsville Botanical Garden ©
Huntsville Botanical Garden

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