7 days in Birmingham, Selma & Montgomery Itinerary

7 days in Birmingham, Selma & Montgomery Itinerary

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7 days in Birmingham, Selma & Montgomery Itinerary

Start: Birmingham
1
Birmingham
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Selma
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Montgomery
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Birmingham
— 3 nights
End: Birmingham

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night
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute.

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Birmingham trip planner .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Birmingham. In September, daily temperatures in Birmingham can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Selma.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums
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Birmingham Civil Rights Institute ©
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

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night
Selma

Selma ©
Selma is a city in and the county seat of Dallas County, in the Black Belt region of south central Alabama and extending to the west. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Selma Interpretive Center, snap pictures at Edmund Pettus Bridge, and then see a world frozen in time at Old Cahawba Archaeological Park.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Selma trip planner .

You can drive from Birmingham to Selma in 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Selma are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. On the 28th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Montgomery.

Things to do in Selma

Historic Sites Museums
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Edmund Pettus Bridge ©
Edmund Pettus Bridge
Old Cahawba Archaeological Park ©
Old Cahawba Archaeological Park
Selma Interpretive Center ©
Selma Interpretive Center

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Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church.

For more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Montgomery trip maker app .

Drive from Selma to Montgomery in an hour. In September, daily temperatures in Montgomery can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Montgomery

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Jackson Lake Island
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Legacy Museum ©
Legacy Museum

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Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Ave Maria Grotto, observe the fascinating underwater world at McWane Science Center, then take some stellar pictures from Vulcan Park and Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of 16th Street Baptist Church. On the next day, admire the masterpieces at Birmingham Museum of Art, pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral of St. Paul, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Natural Bridge Park.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Birmingham trip itinerary builder site .

Drive from Montgomery to Birmingham in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Birmingham

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Natural Bridge Park, Ave Maria Grotto, Morgan Creek Vineyards
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Vulcan Park and Museum ©
Vulcan Park and Museum
Birmingham Museum of Art ©
Birmingham Museum of Art
McWane Science Center ©
McWane Science Center

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