6 days in Alabama Itinerary

6 days in Alabama Itinerary

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Ferry to Caticlan, Fly to Pensacola
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Orange Beach
— 1 night
Drive
2
Montgomery
— 1 night
Drive
3
Birmingham
— 2 nights
Fly to Boracay, Ferry to Boracay

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night
Orange Beach

Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
On the 27th (Tue), get a taste of the local shopping with Foley Art Center, enjoy the sand and surf at Gulf State Park, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Orange Beach trip app.

Boracay, Philippines to Orange Beach is an approximately 30-hour combination of ferry and flight. The time zone difference moving from Philippine Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 14 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Boracay in October, with highs in Orange Beach at 30°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Montgomery.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

1
night
Montgomery

Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, then steep yourself in history at Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home, then appreciate the history behind National Memorial for Peace and Justice, and finally identify plant and animal life at Wilderness Park.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Montgomery trip planner.

Getting from Orange Beach to Montgomery by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or fly. In October, daytime highs in Montgomery are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in Montgomery

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

2
nights
Birmingham

Magic City

Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, explore the landscape on two wheels at Rotary Trail, then examine the collection at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, and finally take some stellar pictures from Vulcan Park and Museum.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Birmingham road trip tool.

You can drive from Montgomery to Birmingham in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Birmingham, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

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.