6 days in Alabama Itinerary

6 days in Alabama Itinerary

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6 days in Alabama Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Drive:  2​h 30​min
1
Birmingham
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Montgomery
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Orange Beach
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: Atlanta

1
night
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): get great views at Vulcan Park and Museum, then see the interesting displays at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of 16th Street Baptist Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Thu): meet the residents at Birmingham Zoo, observe the fascinating underwater world at McWane Science Center, then take an in-depth tour of Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, and finally explore the landscape on two wheels at Rotary Trail.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Birmingham road trip planning site .

Atlanta to Birmingham is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Atlanta to Birmingham due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in Birmingham are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Montgomery.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
McWane Science Center ©
McWane Science Center
Birmingham Zoo ©
Birmingham Zoo

1
night
Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Legacy Museum, appreciate the history behind National Memorial for Peace and Justice, then steep yourself in history at Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home, and finally get your game on at Montgomery Indoor Shooting Complex.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Montgomery road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Birmingham to Montgomery takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in May, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to drive to Orange Beach.

Things to do in Montgomery

Historic Sites Fun & Games Museums
Highlights from your plan
Montgomery Indoor Shooting Complex ©
National Memorial for Peace and Justice ©
Legacy Museum ©
Legacy Museum

3
nights
Orange Beach

Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
Orange Beach is known for wildlife, adventure, theme parks, trails, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, get to know the resident critters at Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, tour the pleasant surroundings at Gulf State Park, and don't miss a visit to Wharf Ferris Wheel.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Orange Beach tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Montgomery to Orange Beach in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of flight and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in May, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Gulf Shores, Holmes Medical Museum
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Parasailing & Paragliding
Fishing Charters & Tours

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