7 days in Alabama Itinerary

7 days in Alabama Itinerary

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7 days in Alabama Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly + taxi:  3​h 30​min
1
Orange Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Montgomery
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Birmingham
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Huntsville
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
End: Atlanta

3
nights
Orange Beach

Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
Change things up with a short trip to Battleship USS ALABAMA in Mobile (about 1h 05 min away). There's much more to do: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, admire the majestic nature at Gulf State Park, and fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Orange Beach travel route planning app .

Atlanta to Orange Beach is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Atlanta to Orange Beach. In July, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can drive to Montgomery.

Things to do in Orange Beach

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Parks

Side Trips

Gulf Shores, Battleship USS ALABAMA
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Battleship USS ALABAMA ©
Battleship USS ALABAMA
Parasailing & Paragliding

1
night
Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home, have fun at Montgomery Indoor Shooting Complex, and then don't miss a visit to Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Montgomery day trip tool .

You can drive from Orange Beach to Montgomery in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi and flight. July in Montgomery sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 72°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in Montgomery

#Historic Sites, #Fun & Games
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1
night
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
On the 6th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, take an in-depth tour of Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, then stroll through Linn Park, and finally appreciate the history behind Vulcan Park and Museum.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Birmingham trip website .

You can drive from Montgomery to Birmingham in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. July in Birmingham sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 72°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to drive to Huntsville.

Things to do in Birmingham

#Museums, #Parks
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Birmingham Civil Rights Institute ©
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
Vulcan Park and Museum ©
Vulcan Park and Museum

1
night
Huntsville

Huntsville ©
The three historical districts of Huntsville are tucked amid the lush greenery of nearly 60 parks within the city limits.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): engage your brain at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, take in nature's colorful creations at Huntsville Botanical Garden, and then look for gifts at University Pickers.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Huntsville planning site .

Traveling by car from Birmingham to Huntsville takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Huntsville sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 71°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Huntsville

#Parks, #Childrens Museums, #Museums
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Huntsville Botanical Garden ©
Huntsville Botanical Garden
U.S. Space and Rocket Center ©
U.S. Space and Rocket Center
University Pickers ©
University Pickers

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