6 days in Alabama Itinerary

6 days in Alabama Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Alabama planner

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Fly to Huntsville International Carl T Jones Field, Drive to Tuscumbia
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Tuscumbia
— 1 night
Drive
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Montgomery
— 1 night
Drive
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Mobile
— 1 night
Drive
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Orange Beach
— 2 nights
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Tuscumbia

— 1 night
Tuscumbia is a city in and the county seat of Colbert County, Alabama, United States. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): steep yourself in history at Fame Recording Studios, examine the collection at W. C. Handy Birthplace, Museum & Library, see the interesting displays at Muscle Shoals Sound Studio, steep yourself in history at Ivy Green, then see the interesting displays at Alabama Music Hall of Fame, and finally stroll the grounds of Coon Dog Memorial Cemetery.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Tuscumbia sightseeing planner.

Austin to Tuscumbia is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In July, Tuscumbia is little chillier than Austin - with highs of 91°F and lows of 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Montgomery.

Things to do in Tuscumbia

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Montgomery

— 1 night
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): stroll the grounds of Hank Williams Memorial - Oakwood Annex Cemetery, get engrossed in the history at Hank Williams Museum, take an in-depth tour of Freedom Rides Museum, then get advice or help at Alabama Department of Archives and History, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Alabama Safari Park.

To see traveler tips and tourist information, read Montgomery trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Tuscumbia to Montgomery in 3.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Montgomery are 91°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Mobile.

Things to do in Montgomery

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Mobile

— 1 night
On the 5th (Sun), take in the waterfront activity at Mobile Bay, learn about all things military at Battleship USS ALABAMA, then contemplate the long history of Richards DAR House Museum, then get engrossed in the history at History Museum of Mobile, and finally contemplate the long history of Magnolia Cemetery.

To see other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Mobile trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Montgomery to Mobile takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in July, and nighttime lows around 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Orange Beach.

Things to do in Mobile

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Orange Beach

— 2 nights
Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
On the 6th (Mon), kick back and relax at Orange Beach Waterfront Park, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then enjoy the sand and surf at Alabama Point East, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Gulf State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take a leisurely stroll along Gulf State Park Fishing Pier, then trek along Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge, then witness the site of a historic battle at FORT MORGAN HISTORIC SITE, and finally trek along Fort Morgan Road Trail.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Orange Beach trip planner.

Traveling by car from Mobile to Orange Beach takes 1.5 hours. In July in Orange Beach, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Alabama travel guide

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Dolphin & Whale Watching · Military Museums · Specialty Museums
Heart of Dixie
Known as a focal point of the civil rights struggle in the 1960s, Alabama features diverse landscapes that include tall mountains, rolling hills, and gentle plains. Though still largely undiscovered by foreign visitors, Alabama offers tourists a chance to discover the distinct culture of the Deep South. In addition to well-preserved examples of antebellum architecture, this area also boasts an outstanding local cuisine, famous for traditional barbecue recipes passed down from generation to generation. Looking for outdoorsy things to do? Nature lovers on holiday can explore the state's beaches, rugged canyons, and lush river valleys.