7 days in Alabama Itinerary

7 days in Alabama Itinerary

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Orange Beach
— 1 night
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Mobile
— 1 night
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Montgomery
— 1 night
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Birmingham
— 2 nights
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Huntsville
— 1 night

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Orange Beach

Orange Beach ©
Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
On the 12th (Mon), shop like a local with Foley Art Center and then kick back and relax at Gulf State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then take in the waterfront activity at The Wharf, then kick your exploration up a notch at Hummingbird Zipline Course, and finally look for gifts at Pepper Palace.

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New York City to Orange Beach is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from New York City to Orange Beach, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from New York City, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Orange Beach, ranging from highs of 79°F to lows of 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Mobile.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Gulf State Park ©
Gulf State Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Wharf ©
The Wharf

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Mobile

Mobile ©
On the 14th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Mobile Carnival Museum, learn about all things military at Battleship USS ALABAMA, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Mobile trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Orange Beach to Mobile takes 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive to Montgomery.

Things to do in Mobile

Highlights from your plan
Battleship USS ALABAMA ©
Battleship USS ALABAMA
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception ©
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
Mobile Carnival Museum ©
Mobile Carnival Museum

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Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Legacy Museum, then steep yourself in history at National Memorial for Peace and Justice, then get engrossed in the history at Rosa Parks Museum, and finally make a trip to Jackson Lake Island.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Montgomery journey planner.

Drive from Mobile to Montgomery in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Mobile in October since evenings lows in Montgomery dip to 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Birmingham.

Things to do in Montgomery

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
National Memorial for Peace and Justice ©
National Memorial for Peace and Justice
Legacy Museum
Legacy Museum
Rosa Parks Museum ©
Rosa Parks Museum

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Birmingham

Birmingham ©

Magic City

Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
On the 16th (Fri), explore the world behind art at Birmingham Museum of Art, then take some stellar pictures from Vulcan Park and Museum, then examine the collection at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, and finally make a trip to Alabama Veterans Memorial Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, then sample some tasty brews at Red Clay Tours, and then grab your bike and head to Rotary Trail.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Birmingham day trip planning website.

Getting from Montgomery to Birmingham by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in October, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Huntsville.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute ©
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Birmingham Museum of Art ©
Birmingham Museum of Art

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Huntsville

Huntsville ©

Rocket City

The three historical districts of Huntsville are tucked amid the lush greenery of nearly 60 parks within the city limits.
On the 18th (Sun), immerse yourself in nature at Monte Sano State Park and then get curious at U.S. Space and Rocket Center.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Huntsville trip planner.

You can drive from Birmingham to Huntsville in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in October, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Huntsville

Parks · Nature · Museums · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Monte Sano State Park ©
Monte Sano State Park
U.S. Space and Rocket Center ©
U.S. Space and Rocket Center

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