7 days in Alabama Itinerary

7 days in Alabama Itinerary

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7 days in Alabama Itinerary

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

2
nights
Huntsville

Huntsville ©
The three historical districts of Huntsville are tucked amid the lush greenery of nearly 60 parks within the city limits.
Visit Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament and Maple Hill Cemetery for their historical value. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Burritt on the Mountain and Twickenham. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Huntsville: Jules J. Berta Vineyards (in Albertville) and Goose Pond Colony Resort (in Scottsboro). There's more to do: admire the masterpieces at Huntsville Museum of Art and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Straight to Ale Taproom.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Huntsville tour itinerary planner .

Charlotte to Huntsville is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Charlotte to Huntsville is minus 1 hour. November in Huntsville sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to drive to Tuscumbia.

Things to do in Huntsville

Outdoors Golf Historic Sites

Side Trips

Jules J. Berta Vineyards, Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament, Goose Pond Colony Resort
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Goose Pond Colony Resort ©
Goose Pond Colony Resort
Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament ©
Burritt on the Mountain ©
Burritt on the Mountain

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 27th (Wed): explore the different monuments and memorials at Coon Dog Memorial Cemetery, contemplate the long history of Fame Recording Studios, then examine the collection at W. C. Handy Birthplace, Museum & Library, then see the interesting displays at Muscle Shoals Sound Studio, and finally steep yourself in history at Ivy Green.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Tuscumbia trip maker tool .

Drive from Huntsville to Tuscumbia in 1.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Tuscumbia are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Montgomery.

Things to do in Tuscumbia

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Fame Recording Studios, W. C. Handy Birthplace, Museum & Library, Muscle Shoals Sound Studio
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Muscle Shoals Sound Studio ©
Muscle Shoals Sound Studio
Ivy Green ©
Ivy Green
Fame Recording Studios ©
Fame Recording Studios

2
nights
Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): play a few rounds at Capitol Hill Golf Course, then see the interesting displays at Hank Williams Museum, and then explore the world behind art at Legacy Museum. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at Alabama Department of Archives and History, take an in-depth tour of Freedom Rides Museum, steep yourself in history at The F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald Museum, then explore the world behind art at Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, and finally appreciate the history behind Hank Williams Memorial - Oakwood Annex Cemetery.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Montgomery trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Tuscumbia to Montgomery takes 3.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Gulf Shores.

Things to do in Montgomery

Museums Outdoors Golf

Side Trip

Capitol Hill Golf Course
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Legacy Museum ©
Legacy Museum

1
night
Gulf Shores

Gulf Shores ©
Gulf Shores is a resort city in Baldwin County, Alabama, United States. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): browse the exhibits of Holmes Medical Museum, see the interesting displays at Foley Railroad Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Gulf Shores Museum, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Big Beach Brewing, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

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

You can drive from Montgomery to Gulf Shores in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of flight and taxi. In November, daytime highs in Gulf Shores are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gulf Shores

Museums Breweries & Distilleries Spas

Side Trip

Foley
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Foley Railroad Museum ©
Foley Railroad Museum
Spas
Big Beach Brewing Company ©
Big Beach Brewing Company

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