60 days in Alabama Itinerary

60 days in Alabama Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Alabama vacation planner

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Fly to Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Drive to Auburn
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Auburn
— 3 nights
Drive
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Mobile
— 9 nights
Drive
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Dauphin Island
— 3 nights
Ferry to Fort Morgan, Drive to Orange Beach
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Orange Beach
— 7 nights
Drive
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Montgomery
— 8 nights
Drive
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Birmingham
— 8 nights
Drive
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Fort Payne
— 4 nights
Drive
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Huntsville
— 10 nights
Drive
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Florence
— 6 nights
Drive to Huntsville International Carl T Jones Field, Fly to Birlingham

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Auburn

— 3 nights
Auburn is a city in Lee County, Alabama, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Auburn: Lake Martin Recreation Area (in Dadeville), Lake Martin (in Alexander City) and Little Nadine's Grave (in Lanett). Spend the 5th (Mon) exploring nature at Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site. Next up on the itinerary: immerse yourself in nature at Chewacla State Park and look for gifts at Tiger Town.

For reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Auburn journey planner.

Birlingham, UK to Auburn is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of car and flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Birlingham to Auburn due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Birlingham in July: high temperatures in Auburn hover around 37°C and lows are around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Mobile.

Things to do in Auburn

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Mobile

— 9 nights
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mobile: Fairhope (Fairhope Avenue, Fairhope Municipal Pier, &more) and Confederate Rest Cemetery (in Point Clear).

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Mobile trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Auburn to Mobile takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In July, daily temperatures in Mobile can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Dauphin Island.

Things to do in Mobile

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Dauphin Island

— 3 nights
Dauphin Island is a town in Mobile County, Alabama, United States, on a barrier island of the same name (split by the Katrina Cut), at the Gulf of Mexico. Dauphin Island is known for zoos & aquariums, historic sites, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Dauphin Island Sea Lab Estuarium, steep yourself in history at Fort Gaines, stroll through Dauphin Island Audubon Bird Sanctuary, and enjoy the sand and surf at Dauphin Island Public Beach.

To see traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Dauphin Island trip planning tool.

You can drive from Mobile to Dauphin Island in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Orange Beach.

Things to do in Dauphin Island

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Orange Beach

— 7 nights
Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Orange Beach: Fort Morgan Historic Site (in Fort Morgan) and Alligator Alley (in Summerdale). Next up on the itinerary: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, trek along Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail - Rosemary Dunes Trailhead, kick back and relax at Gulf State Park, and get to know the resident critters at Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo.

To see other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Orange Beach itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Dauphin Island to Orange Beach takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to drive to Montgomery.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Shopping · Wildlife

Side Trips

Montgomery

— 8 nights
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. state of Alabama and is the county seat of Montgomery County. Explore Montgomery's surroundings by going to Selma (Old Live Oak Cemetery & Brown Chapel AME Church) and Peach Park (in Clanton). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at National Memorial for Peace and Justice, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, get outside with Coosa River Adventures,Inc, and explore the world behind art at Legacy Museum.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Montgomery day trip app.

Traveling by car from Orange Beach to Montgomery takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Montgomery can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in Montgomery

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Birmingham

— 8 nights

Magic City

Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Get out of town with these interesting Birmingham side-trips: Gadsden (Ola Lee Mize- Patroits Park & Noccalula Falls Park & Campground), Spring Valley Beach (in Blountsville) and Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament (in Hanceville). And it doesn't end there: learn the secrets of beer at Red Clay Tours, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Birmingham Zoo, get engrossed in the history at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at 16th Street Baptist Church.

Discover how to plan a Birmingham trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Montgomery to Birmingham takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Birmingham can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Fort Payne.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Fort Payne

— 4 nights
Fort Payne is a city in and county seat of DeKalb County, Alabama, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to High Falls (in Geraldine), Cherokee County Alabama Historical Museum (in Centre) and Unclaimed Baggage (in Scottsboro). There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Marthas Falls, explore the stunning scenery at Little River Canyon National Preserve, make a trip to Little River Canyon Center, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Desoto Falls.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Fort Payne trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Birmingham to Fort Payne takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Birmingham in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Fort Payne, with lows of 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Huntsville.

Things to do in Fort Payne

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

Huntsville

— 10 nights

Rocket City

The three historical districts of Huntsville are tucked amid the lush greenery of nearly 60 parks within the city limits.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Huntsville: Decatur (Morgan Coutny Archives, Old Decatur Historic District, &more), Guntersville (John Maner's Pro Fishing Guide Service & Art on the Lake) and Hartselle Aquatic Center (in Hartselle). There's lots more to do: brush up on your military savvy at U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum, make a trip to Independent Musical Productions, Head underground at Cathedral Caverns State Park, and take in nature's colorful creations at Huntsville Botanical Garden.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Huntsville journey builder tool.

Drive from Fort Payne to Huntsville in 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Huntsville

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Florence

— 6 nights
Florence is a city in and the county seat of Lauderdale County, Alabama, United States, in the state's northwest corner.According to the 2010 census, the city's population was 39,319.Florence is the largest and principal city of the Metropolitan Statistical Area known as "The Shoals" (which includes Muscle Shoals, Sheffield, and Tuscumbia metropolitan areas in Colbert and Lauderdale counties). Change things up with a short trip to Cane Creek Canyon Nature Preserve in Tuscumbia (about 32 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Deibert Park, explore the activities along Pickwick Lake, contemplate the long history of Frank Lloyd Wright's Rosenbaum House, and delve into the lush surroundings at Sipsey Wilderness.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Huntsville to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in August, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Florence

Parks · Museums · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Alabama travel guide

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History Museums · Military Museums · Specialty Museums
Heart of Dixie
Known as a focal point of the civil rights struggle in the 1960s, Alabama features diverse landscapes that include tall mountains, rolling hills, and gentle plains. Though still largely undiscovered by foreign visitors, Alabama offers tourists a chance to discover the distinct culture of the Deep South. In addition to well-preserved examples of antebellum architecture, this area also boasts an outstanding local cuisine, famous for traditional barbecue recipes passed down from generation to generation. Looking for outdoorsy things to do? Nature lovers on holiday can explore the state's beaches, rugged canyons, and lush river valleys.