7 days in Alabama Itinerary

7 days in Alabama Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Alabama trip planner

©
This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

7 days in Alabama Itinerary

Start: Fort Lauderdale
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Huntsville
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Birmingham
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Montgomery
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Orange Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Mobile
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Fort Lauderdale

1
night
Huntsville

Huntsville ©
The three historical districts of Huntsville are tucked amid the lush greenery of nearly 60 parks within the city limits.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): get curious at U.S. Space and Rocket Center. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Huntsville Botanical Garden, then look for gifts at Unclaimed Baggage Center, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Harmony Park Safari.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Huntsville visit planner.

Fort Lauderdale to Huntsville is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Fort Lauderdale to Huntsville, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Fort Lauderdale in August since evenings lows in Huntsville dip to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in Huntsville

Parks Wildlife Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Unclaimed Baggage
Highlights from your plan
Huntsville Botanical Garden ©
Huntsville Botanical Garden
U.S. Space and Rocket Center ©
U.S. Space and Rocket Center
Unclaimed Baggage ©
Unclaimed Baggage

1
night
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, take an in-depth tour of Vulcan Park and Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of 16th Street Baptist Church.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Birmingham holiday planning app .

Getting from Huntsville to Birmingham by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Birmingham can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Montgomery.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute ©
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Vulcan Park and Museum ©
Vulcan Park and Museum

1
night
Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, contemplate the long history of Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home, take an in-depth tour of Freedom Rides Museum, then appreciate the history behind National Memorial for Peace and Justice, and finally admire the masterpieces at Legacy Museum.

To see ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Montgomery trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Birmingham to Montgomery takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 91°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Orange Beach.

Things to do in Montgomery

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Legacy Museum ©
Legacy Museum

2
nights
Orange Beach

Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
On the 15th (Thu), take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then get interesting insight from Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Fort Morgan State Historic Site, get to know the resident critters at Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Orange Beach trip maker tool .

Getting from Montgomery to Orange Beach by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of flight and taxi. In August, daily temperatures in Orange Beach can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can drive to Mobile.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, Fort Morgan State Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Parasailing & Paragliding
Fishing Charters & Tours

1
night
Mobile

Mobile ©
Mobile is the county seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, then step aboard Battleship USS ALABAMA, and then stop by Southern Napa Fine Wine Store.

Before you visit Mobile, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Orange Beach to Mobile in 1.5 hours. August in Mobile sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mobile

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Southern Napa Fine Wine Store
Highlights from your plan
Battleship USS ALABAMA ©
Battleship USS ALABAMA
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception ©
Southern Napa Fine Wine Store ©
Southern Napa Fine Wine Store

Similar Plans

8 days in Alabama BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 34 days in Alabama BY A USER FROM BRAZIL July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 56 days in Alabama BY A USER FROM PAKISTAN October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 1 day in Alabama BY A USER FROM BRAZIL July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Alabama BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 8 days in Alabama BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, teens, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Alabama, New Orleans & Mississippi BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 31 days in Alabama BY A USER FROM BRAZIL October, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 31 days in Alabama BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA November, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Alabama BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans