6 days in Alabama Itinerary

6 days in Alabama Itinerary

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Orange Beach
— 2 nights
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Huntsville
— 1 night
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Birmingham
— 2 nights

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Orange Beach

Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
Attractions like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Adventure Island make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: whizz through the canopy at Hummingbird Zipline Course, take a leisurely stroll along Gulf State Park Fishing Pier, stop by Pepper Palace, and soothe aching muscles at Bodenhamer Recreation Center.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Orange Beach trip planner.

Tampa to Orange Beach is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Tampa to Orange Beach, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tampa in October, things will get little chillier in Orange Beach: highs are around 79°F and lows about 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Huntsville.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

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Huntsville

Huntsville ©

Rocket City

The three historical districts of Huntsville are tucked amid the lush greenery of nearly 60 parks within the city limits.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): immerse yourself in nature at Monte Sano State Park, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Maple Hill Cemetery, and then get curious at U.S. Space and Rocket Center.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Huntsville online trip builder.

Getting from Orange Beach to Huntsville by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Orange Beach in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Huntsville, with lows of 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in Huntsville

Nature · Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums
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Birmingham

Birmingham ©

Magic City

Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Birmingham Zoo, take an in-depth tour of Vulcan Park and Museum, then see the interesting displays at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, and finally make a trip to Alabama Veterans Memorial Park. On the 20th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, meet the residents at McWane Science Center, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Birmingham Botanical Gardens.

For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Birmingham online day trip planner.

You can drive from Huntsville to Birmingham in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October in Birmingham, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums
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