7 days in Alabama Itinerary

7 days in Alabama Itinerary

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7 days in Alabama Itinerary

Start: Nashville
Fly + Taxi:  4 h
1
Gulf Shores
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Montgomery
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Huntsville
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
End: Nashville

2
nights
Gulf Shores

Gulf Shores
Gulf Shores is a resort city in Baldwin County, Alabama, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Gulf State Park, The Wharf and Island Life Beach Rentals and Charters. Discover out-of-the-way places like Fort Morgan State Historic Site and Gulf Shores Public Beach.

To see where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Gulf Shores holiday site .

Nashville to Gulf Shores is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Gulf Shores when traveling from Nashville in September, with lows around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Dauphin Island.

Things to do in Gulf Shores

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

The Wharf, Fort Morgan State Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Gulf Shores Public Beach
Gulf Shores Public Beach
Gulf State Park ©
Gulf State Park

2
nights
Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. On the 4th (Wed), appreciate the extensive heritage of Court Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John's Episcopal Church, then don't miss a visit to Jackson Lake Island, and finally tee off at Capitol Hill Golf Course.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Montgomery road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Gulf Shores to Montgomery takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and flight. In September in Montgomery, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 68°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can go by car to Huntsville.

Things to do in Montgomery

Outdoors Golf Historic Sites

Side Trips

Capitol Hill Golf Course, Jackson Lake Island
Highlights from your plan
St. John's Episcopal Church ©
St. John's Episcopal Church
Jackson Lake Island ©
Jackson Lake Island

2
nights
Huntsville

Huntsville ©
The three historical districts of Huntsville are tucked amid the lush greenery of nearly 60 parks within the city limits.
Explore hidden gems such as Little River Canyon National Preserve and Lynchburg Hardware and General Store. U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum and Lowe Mill Arts & Entertainment will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Huntsville: Cathedral Caverns State Park (in Woodville) and George Dickel Distillery (in Tullahoma). The adventure continues: relax in the rural setting at Tate Farms.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Huntsville online travel planner .

You can drive from Montgomery to Huntsville in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. September in Huntsville sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 64°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Huntsville

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Cathedral Caverns State Park, George Dickel Distillery, Little River Canyon National Preserve, Lynchburg Hardware and General Store, Tate Farms
Highlights from your plan
U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum ©
U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum
Lowe Mill Arts & Entertainment ©
Lowe Mill Arts & Entertainment

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