6 days in Alabama Itinerary

6 days in Alabama Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Alabama trip planner

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Huntsville
— 1 night
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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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Huntsville

— 1 night

Rocket City

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 2nd (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Huntsville Museum of Art.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Huntsville trip planning app.

Austin to Huntsville is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Austin in July, expect nights in Huntsville to be about the same, around 71°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 88°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can drive to Montgomery.

Things to do in Huntsville

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Childrens Museums

Montgomery

— 1 night
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. On the 4th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Old Alabama Town, explore the world behind art at Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, get your bearings at Alabama Department of Archives and History, take an in-depth tour of Freedom Rides Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Hank Williams Museum, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Hank Williams Memorial - Oakwood Annex Cemetery.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Montgomery road trip app.

Traveling by car from Huntsville to Montgomery takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In July in Montgomery, expect temperatures between 91°F during the day and 72°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can drive to Mobile.

Things to do in Montgomery

Museums · Historic Sites

Mobile

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): go for a stroll along the water at Mobile Bay, learn about all things military at Battleship USS ALABAMA, then see the interesting displays at Richards DAR House Museum, then get engrossed in the history at History Museum of Mobile, and finally appreciate the history behind Magnolia Cemetery.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Mobile holiday maker.

Getting from Montgomery to Mobile by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 74°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can go by car 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), see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Orange Beach Waterfront Park, then examine the collection at Foley Railroad Museum, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Gulf State Park Fishing Pier. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): look for gifts at Rouses, steep yourself in history at FORT MORGAN HISTORIC SITE, then trek along Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge, and finally play a few rounds at Peninsula Golf and Racquet Club.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Orange Beach vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Mobile to Orange Beach takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in July, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Golf

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.