6 days in Alabama Itinerary

6 days in Alabama Itinerary

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6 days in Alabama Itinerary

Start: Houston
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Mobile
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Gulf Shores
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Montgomery
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Birmingham
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Houston

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Mobile

Mobile ©
Mobile is the county seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States. On the 24th (Mon), get to know the fascinating history of Bellingrath Gardens and Home, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, and then get engrossed in the history at Mobile Police History Museum.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Mobile online road trip planner .

Houston to Mobile is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. In June in Mobile, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 73°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Gulf Shores.

Things to do in Mobile

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Bellingrath Gardens and Home
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Bellingrath Gardens and Home ©
Bellingrath Gardens and Home
Mobile Police History Museum ©
Mobile Police History Museum

3
nights
Gulf Shores

Gulf Shores is a resort city in Baldwin County, Alabama, United States. Get outdoors at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Gulf State Park. Fort Morgan State Historic Site and Holmes Medical Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: cast your line with a fishing tour, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, stop by Rouses, and get to know the resident critters at Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Gulf Shores route planning app .

Traveling by car from Mobile to Gulf Shores takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in June, and nighttime lows around 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Montgomery.

Things to do in Gulf Shores

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Orange Beach, Fort Morgan State Historic Site, Holmes Medical Museum
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fishing Charters & Tours
Gulf State Park ©
Gulf State Park

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night
Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at National Memorial for Peace and Justice, steep yourself in history at Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home, then examine the collection at The MOOseum, then steep yourself in history at First White House of the Confederacy, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Montgomery trip itinerary planning site .

Drive from Gulf Shores to Montgomery in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and flight. In June, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Birmingham.

Things to do in Montgomery

Historic Sites Museums
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night
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at 16th Street Baptist Church, then see the interesting displays at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, and finally admire all the interesting features of Vulcan Park and Museum.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Birmingham trip itinerary builder website .

Drive from Montgomery to Birmingham in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Birmingham, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 70°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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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

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