7 days in Alabama Itinerary

7 days in Alabama Itinerary

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7 days in Alabama Itinerary

Start: Halifax
Fly + taxi:  13​h
1
Orange Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Montgomery
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Birmingham
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Tuscumbia
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Halifax

1
night
Orange Beach

Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Foley Railroad Museum, then get interesting insight from Tours, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Gulf State Park and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Orange Beach day trip planning site .

Halifax, Canada to Orange Beach is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Halifax to Orange Beach due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Halifax in August: high temperatures in Orange Beach hover around 36°C and lows are around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Montgomery.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Foley Railroad Museum, Gulf State Park
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Foley Railroad Museum ©
Foley Railroad Museum
Fishing Charters & Tours

1
night
Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Alabama Department of Archives and History, examine the collection at The MOOseum, take an in-depth tour of Freedom Rides Museum, pause for some photo ops at National Memorial for Peace and Justice, then explore the world behind art at Legacy Museum, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Hank Williams Memorial - Oakwood Annex Cemetery.

For ratings and more tourist information, go to the Montgomery vacation builder .

You can drive from Orange Beach to Montgomery in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi and flight. August in Montgomery sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can go by car to Birmingham.

Things to do in Montgomery

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

1
night
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): admire all the interesting features of Kelly Ingram Park, get engrossed in the history at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, then examine the collection at Southern Museum of Flight, and finally examine the collection at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Birmingham trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Montgomery to Birmingham takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Birmingham can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Tuscumbia.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
Southern Museum of Flight ©
Southern Museum of Flight
Kelly Ingram Park ©
Kelly Ingram Park

1
night
Tuscumbia

Tuscumbia ©
Tuscumbia is a city in and the county seat of Colbert County, Alabama, United States. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Alabama Music Hall of Fame, contemplate the long history of Ivy Green, snap pictures at Old Railroad Bridge, examine the collection at W. C. Handy Birthplace, Museum & Library, then examine the collection at Muscle Shoals Sound Studios, and finally steep yourself in history at Fame Recording Studios.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Tuscumbia online route planner .

Traveling by car from Birmingham to Tuscumbia takes 2 hours. In August in Tuscumbia, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tuscumbia

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sheffield, Fame Recording Studios, W. C. Handy Birthplace, Museum & Library
Highlights from your plan
Ivy Green ©
Ivy Green
Muscle Shoals Sound Studio ©
Muscle Shoals Sound Studio
Alabama Music Hall of Fame ©
Alabama Music Hall of Fame

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