6 days in Alabama Itinerary

6 days in Alabama Itinerary

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Birmingham
— 2 nights
2
Orange Beach
— 3 nights

2
nights
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Birmingham is known for museums, zoos & aquariums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, stroll around Vulcan Park and Museum, stroll through Oak Mountain State Park, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at McWane Science Center.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Birmingham trip itinerary planning app.

New York City to Birmingham is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Birmingham. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New York City in October: highs in Birmingham hover around 78°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive 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
Birmingham Zoo ©
Birmingham Zoo

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, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, kick back and relax at Gulf State Park, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Orange Beach road trip site.

You can drive from Birmingham to Orange Beach in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or fly. In October, daily temperatures in Orange Beach can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Parks · Outdoors · 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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