6 days in Alabama Itinerary

6 days in Alabama Itinerary

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6 days in Alabama Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Birmingham
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  5​h
2
Orange Beach
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  6​h 30​min
End: New York City

2
nights
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Birmingham is known for museums, zoos & aquariums, historic sites, fun & games, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, admire the masterpieces at Birmingham Museum of Art, grab your bike and head to Rotary Trail, and take some stellar pictures from Vulcan Park and Museum.

To find traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Birmingham travel route website .

New York City to Birmingham is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Birmingham due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New York City in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Birmingham, with highs around 78°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Orange Beach.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Oak Mountain State Park
Highlights from your plan
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
McWane Science Center ©
McWane Science Center
Oak Mountain State Park ©
Oak Mountain State Park

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: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, kick back and relax at Gulf State Park, immerse yourself in nature at Gulf State Park Fishing Pier, and trek along Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail - Rosemary Dunes Trailhead.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Orange Beach sightseeing planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Birmingham to Orange Beach takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and car. In October, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Gulf Shores, Holmes Medical Museum
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Parasailing & Paragliding
Gulf State Park ©
Gulf State Park

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