60 days in Birmingham & Detroit Itinerary

60 days in Birmingham & Detroit Itinerary

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60 days in Birmingham & Detroit Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Birmingham
— 29 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Detroit
— 30 nights
End: Detroit

29
nights
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Birmingham: Cathedral Caverns State Park (in Woodville), Huntsville (U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum, Huntsville Botanical Garden, & more) and Unclaimed Baggage Center (in Scottsboro). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Birmingham Zoo, take an in-depth tour of Legacy Museum, and browse the fresh offerings at The Market at Pepper Place.

For more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Birmingham driving holiday site .

Detroit to Birmingham is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Detroit in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Birmingham: highs are around 78°F and lows about 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Detroit.

Things to do in Birmingham

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Montgomery, Tuscaloosa, Prattville, Talladega, Huntsville
Highlights from your plan
U.S. Space and Rocket Center ©
U.S. Space and Rocket Center
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute ©

30
nights
Detroit

Detroit ©
Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Detroit: Great Blue Heron Rookery (in Shelby Township), EpIQ Escapes (in Jackson) and Studio 1219 (in Port Huron). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Detroit Institute of Arts, meet the residents at Toledo Zoo, look for gifts at Bronner's Christmas Wonderland, and cool off at Cedar Point.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Detroit itinerary planner .

Fly from Birmingham to Detroit in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Birmingham in November, with highs in Detroit at 48°F and lows at 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Detroit

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Toledo, Royal Oak, Frankenmuth, Flint, Dearborn
Highlights from your plan
Detroit Institute of Arts ©
Detroit Institute of Arts
The Henry Ford ©
The Henry Ford
Bronner's Christmas Wonderland ©
Bronner's Christmas Wonderland

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