60 days in Alabama Itinerary

60 days in Alabama Itinerary

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Huntsville
— 9 nights
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Florence
— 6 nights
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Birmingham
— 8 nights
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Gadsden
— 5 nights
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Auburn
— 3 nights
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Montgomery
— 9 nights
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Gulf Shores
— 8 nights
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Mobile
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Huntsville

— 9 nights

Rocket City

The three historical districts of Huntsville are tucked amid the lush greenery of nearly 60 parks within the city limits.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Huntsville: Scottsboro (Goose Pond Colony Resort & Unclaimed Baggage), Lake Guntersville (in Guntersville) and Cathedral Caverns State Park (in Woodville). There's still lots to do: see the sky in a new way at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, make a trip to Independent Musical Productions, learn about all things military at U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum, and examine the collection at Morgan Coutny Archives.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Huntsville road trip planner.

New Delhi, India to Huntsville is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Huntsville is minus 11.5 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in October; daily highs in Huntsville reach 28°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Huntsville

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

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). Step out of Florence with an excursion to Cane Creek Canyon Nature Preserve in Tuscumbia--about 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Muscle Shoals Sound Studio, walk around Deibert Park, delve into the lush surroundings at Sipsey Wilderness, and contemplate the long history of Frank Lloyd Wright's Rosenbaum House.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Huntsville to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in November, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Birmingham.

Things to do in Florence

Parks · Museums · Nature · Historic Sites

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: Ave Maria Grotto (in Cullman) and Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament (in Hanceville). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, admire the natural beauty at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, tee off at Renaissance Ross Bridge Golf, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at McWane Science Center.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Birmingham holiday maker site.

You can drive from Florence to Birmingham in 2 hours. In November, daytime highs in Birmingham are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can drive to Gadsden.

Things to do in Birmingham

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Gadsden

— 5 nights
Gadsden is a city in and the county seat of Etowah County in the U.S. state of Alabama. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gadsden: Fort Payne (Little River Canyon National Preserve, DeSoto State Park, &more), Coldwater Mountain Bike Trail (in Anniston) and Talladega Superspeedway (in Talladega). There's still lots to do: stroll around Coosa Landing Recreational Park, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Desoto Falls, do a tasting at Jules J. Berta Vineyards & Pizza, and examine the collection at Cherokee County Alabama Historical Museum.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Gadsden tour builder site.

You can drive from Birmingham to Gadsden in 1.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Birmingham in November since evenings lows in Gadsden dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Auburn.

Things to do in Gadsden

Parks · Nature · Wineries · Outdoors

Side Trips

Auburn

— 3 nights
Auburn is a city in Lee County, Alabama, United States. Explore Auburn's surroundings by going to Shorter Mansion (in Eufaula), Cherokee Ridge Alpine Trail (in Dadeville) and Wind Creek State Park (in Alexander City). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Toomer's Corner, see the interesting displays at Tuskegee Human &Civil Rights Multicultural Center, and admire the majestic nature at Chewacla State Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Auburn driving holiday planner.

Getting from Gadsden to Auburn by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Gadsden in November, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Auburn, with lows around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Montgomery.

Things to do in Auburn

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Montgomery

— 9 nights
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. state of Alabama and is the county seat of Montgomery County. Get out of town with these interesting Montgomery side-trips: Selma (Old Live Oak Cemetery & Edmund Pettus Bridge). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at National Memorial for Peace and Justice, take an in-depth tour of Rosa Parks Museum, admire the masterpieces at Legacy Museum, and get lost in a book at Alabama Department of Archives and History.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Montgomery attractions planner.

Getting from Auburn to Montgomery by car takes about an hour. In November, daytime highs in Montgomery are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can drive to Gulf Shores.

Things to do in Montgomery

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Gulf Shores

— 8 nights
Gulf Shores is a resort city in Baldwin County, Alabama, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Gulf Shores side-trips: Alligator Alley (in Summerdale) and Fort Morgan Historic Site (in Fort Morgan). The adventure continues: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, trek along Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail - Rosemary Dunes Trailhead, tour the pleasant surroundings at Alabama Coastal Birding Trail, and enjoy the sand and surf at Gulf State Park.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Gulf Shores tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Montgomery to Gulf Shores in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or fly. In December, daytime highs in Gulf Shores are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to Mobile.

Things to do in Gulf Shores

Parks · Outdoors · Shopping · Beaches

Side Trips

Mobile

— 10 nights
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mobile: HW Pearce Junior Memorial Park (in Jackson), Confederate Rest Cemetery (in Point Clear) and Old Monroe County Courthouse and Heritage Museum (in Monroeville).

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Mobile road trip planner.

Drive from Gulf Shores to Mobile in 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Mobile can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. You will leave for home on the 20th (Mon).

Things to do in Mobile

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife

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.