60 days in Alabama Itinerary

60 days in Alabama Itinerary

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Auburn
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Montgomery
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Fairhope
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Fort Morgan
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Tuscaloosa
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Cullman
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Florence
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Tuscumbia
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Decatur
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Madison
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Guntersville
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Fort Payne
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Gadsden
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Birmingham
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Auburn

— 6 nights
Auburn is a city in Lee County, Alabama, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Auburn: Novo Fitness Studio (in Midland), Atlanta (Georgia Aquarium, SKYVIEW Atlanta, &more) and Columbus (National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center & Columbus Fall Line Trace). Next up on the itinerary: visit Toomer's Corner, immerse yourself in nature at Chewacla State Park, and take in nature's colorful creations at Davis Arboretum.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Auburn online trip itinerary maker.

Thomaston to Auburn is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Thomaston to Auburn due to the time zone difference. In May in Auburn, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to Montgomery.

Things to do in Auburn

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature

Side Trips

Montgomery

— 5 nights
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. state of Alabama and is the county seat of Montgomery County. Montgomery is known for museums, historic sites, and fun & games. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the history behind National Memorial for Peace and Justice, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, get engrossed in the history at Hank Williams Museum, and explore the world behind art at Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Montgomery trip site.

Traveling by car from Auburn to Montgomery takes an hour. In May, daily temperatures in Montgomery can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Fairhope.

Things to do in Montgomery

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Fairhope

— 4 nights
Fairhope is a city in Baldwin County, Alabama, United States, on a sloping plateau, along the cliffs and shoreline of Mobile Bay. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fairhope: Foley (Foley Railroad Museum & Holmes Medical Museum). There's much more to do: make a trip to Fairhope Avenue, explore the different monuments and memorials at Confederate Rest Cemetery, walk around Fairhoper's Community Park, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Alligator Alley.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Fairhope online tour planner.

Getting from Montgomery to Fairhope by car takes about 3 hours. In May, daytime highs in Fairhope are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Fort Morgan.

Things to do in Fairhope

Parks · Museums · Golf · Wildlife

Side Trips

Fort Morgan

— 2 nights
Fort Morgan, also known as Fort Bowyer, is an unincorporated community in Baldwin County, Alabama, United States. On the 17th (Mon), witness the site of a historic battle at Fort Morgan Historic Site.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Fort Morgan road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Fairhope to Fort Morgan takes 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Tuscaloosa.

Things to do in Fort Morgan

Historic Sites
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Tuscaloosa

— 4 nights
Tuscaloosa is a city in and the seat of Tuscaloosa County in west central Alabama (in the southeastern United States). Change things up with these side-trips from Tuscaloosa: Demopolis (Gaineswood & Bluff Hill), Meridian (The Dentzel Carousel & Bonita Lakes Park) and Starkville (Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library, Mississippi State University, &more). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Paul W. Bryant Museum, make a trip to Capitol park, walk around Tuscaloosa Riverwalk, and look for gifts at The Makers Market.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Tuscaloosa trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Fort Morgan to Tuscaloosa by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In May in Tuscaloosa, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 59°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Cullman.

Things to do in Tuscaloosa

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cullman

— 4 nights
Cullman is a city and the county seat of Cullman County, Alabama, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cullman: Clear Creek (in Jasper), Natural Bridge Park (in Natural Bridge) and Houston Historic Jail (in Houston). There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of 3rd Street Promenade, stroll around Sportsman Lake Park, take in the views from Clarkson Covered Bridge, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament.

Start your trip to Cullman by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Tuscaloosa to Cullman in 2 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Tuscaloosa in May, with highs in Cullman at 74°F and lows at 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Cullman

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Shopping

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 these side-trips from Florence: David Crockett State Park (in Lawrenceburg), Tennessee River Museum (in Savannah) and Shiloh National Military Park (in Shiloh). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Muscle Shoals Sound Studio, get to know the resident critters at University of North Alabama, learn about winemaking at Amber Falls Winery & Cellars, and walk around River Heritage Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Florence trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Cullman to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Cullman in May: highs in Florence hover around 81°F, while lows dip to 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Tuscumbia.

Things to do in Florence

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Tuscumbia

— 4 nights
Tuscumbia is a city in and the county seat of Colbert County, Alabama, United States. Explore Tuscumbia's surroundings by going to Corinth (Borroum's Drug Store and Soda Fountain, Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center, &more) and Dismals Canyon (in Haleyville). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Ivy Green, explore the different monuments and memorials at Coon Dog Memorial Cemetery, walk around Spring Park, and take an in-depth tour of Helen Keller Birthplace.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Tuscumbia travel planner.

Tuscumbia is very close to Florence. In June in Tuscumbia, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 68°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can go by car to Decatur.

Things to do in Tuscumbia

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Decatur

— 6 nights
Decatur is a city in Morgan and Limestone counties in the State of Alabama. Explore Decatur's surroundings by going to Nashville (St Mary's of the Seven Sorrow Catholic Church, Downtown Nashville, &more) and Franklin (Carter House, Lotz House Museum, &more). The adventure continues: make a trip to Old Decatur Historic District, explore the activities along Wheeler Lake, and deepen your understanding at Cook Museum of Natural Science.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Decatur online trip maker.

Drive from Tuscumbia to Decatur in an hour. June in Decatur sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 67°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Madison.

Things to do in Decatur

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Madison

— 2 nights
Madison is a city located primarily in Madison County, near the northern border of the State of Alabama. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): experience rural life at Isom's Orchard, then stroll around The Dog Spot at Creekwood Park, then relax and rejuvenate at Journey Therapeutic Massage, and finally stroll through Rainbow Mountain Trails. On your second day here, stroll around Dublin Memorial Park, head outdoors with Bradford Creek Greenway, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Rocket Republic Brewing.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Madison trip itinerary tool.

Madison is just a stone's throw from Decatur. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in June, and nighttime lows around 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Guntersville.

Things to do in Madison

Parks · Outdoors · Breweries & Distilleries · Trails

Side Trip

Guntersville

— 3 nights
Guntersville is a city in Marshall County, Alabama, United States. Step out of Guntersville with an excursion to Goose Pond Colony Resort in Scottsboro--about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: do a tasting at Jules J. Berta Vineyards & Pizza, see the interesting displays at Guntersville Museum & Cultural Center, explore the activities along Lake Guntersville, and immerse yourself in nature at Lake Guntersville State Park.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Guntersville attractions planning app.

Getting from Madison to Guntersville by car takes about an hour. In June, daytime highs in Guntersville are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can go by car to Fort Payne.

Things to do in Guntersville

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Wineries

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 Gordon-Lee Mansion (in Chickamauga), Rising Fawn (G3 Adventures & Cloudland Canyon State Park) and Lodge Factory Store (in South Pittsburg). Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Little River Canyon National Preserve, head outdoors with True Adventure Sports, take in the dramatic scenery at Marthas Falls, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sallie Howard Memorial Baptist Church.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Fort Payne day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Guntersville to Fort Payne takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in June, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Gadsden.

Things to do in Fort Payne

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Shopping

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: Cheaha State Park (in Delta), Talladega (Talladega Superspeedway & International Motorsports Hall of Fame) and Anniston (Anniston Museum of Natural History & Coldwater Mountain Bike Trail). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Noccalula Falls Park & Campground, learn about winemaking at Wills Creek Vineyards, get outside with Cherokee Rock Village, and walk around Coosa Landing Recreational Park.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Gadsden trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Fort Payne to Gadsden takes an hour. In June, daytime highs in Gadsden are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in Gadsden

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Birmingham

— 4 nights

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Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Birmingham: Morgan Creek Vineyards (in Harpersville) and Ozan Winery & Cellars (in Calera). There's much more to do: sample some tasty brews at Red Clay Tours, take an in-depth tour of Negro Southern League Museum, make a trip to Alabama Veterans Memorial Park, and examine the collection at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Birmingham trip tool.

You can drive from Gadsden to Birmingham in 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Breweries & Distilleries

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.