6 days in Alabama Itinerary

6 days in Alabama Itinerary

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6 days in Alabama Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  2​h 30​min
1
Huntsville
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Birmingham
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Montgomery
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Mobile
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Orange Beach
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: Atlanta

1
day
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 26th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Huntsville Botanical Garden and then engage your brain at U.S. Space and Rocket Center.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Huntsville trip itinerary planner.

Atlanta to Huntsville is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Atlanta to Huntsville. In November in Huntsville, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 42°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in Huntsville

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
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Huntsville Botanical Garden ©
Huntsville Botanical Garden
U.S. Space and Rocket Center ©
U.S. Space and Rocket Center

1
night
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
On the 27th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Rotary Trail, then get great views at Vulcan Park and Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Birmingham trip builder site .

You can drive from Huntsville to Birmingham in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Birmingham can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Montgomery.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums Parks Trails
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Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute ©
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Vulcan Park and Museum ©
Vulcan Park and Museum

1
night
Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Legacy Museum, then steep yourself in history at National Memorial for Peace and Justice, then have some family-friendly fun at Montgomery Indoor Shooting Complex, and finally make a trip to Jackson Lake Island.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Montgomery trip maker tool .

Getting from Birmingham to Montgomery by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Montgomery can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Mobile.

Things to do in Montgomery

Fun & Games Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Jackson Lake Island
Highlights from your plan
Montgomery Indoor Shooting Complex ©
Legacy Museum ©
Legacy Museum
National Memorial for Peace and Justice ©

1
night
Mobile

Mobile ©
Mobile is the county seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States. On the 29th (Fri), get to know the fascinating history of Bellingrath Gardens and Home, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, and then deepen your understanding at Battleship USS ALABAMA.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Mobile trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Montgomery to Mobile in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in November, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can drive to Orange Beach.

Things to do in Mobile

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Bellingrath Gardens and Home
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Bellingrath Gardens and Home ©
Bellingrath Gardens and Home
Battleship USS ALABAMA ©
Battleship USS ALABAMA

2
nights
Orange Beach

Orange Beach ©
Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): kick back and relax at Gulf State Park, then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then look for gifts at Pepper Palace. Here are some ideas for day two: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then meet the residents at Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, and then get in on the family fun at The Wharf.

Plan a Orange Beach trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Getting from Mobile to Orange Beach by car takes about 1.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Orange Beach are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Gulf Shores
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Gulf State Park ©
Gulf State Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Parasailing & Paragliding

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