7 days in New York City & Birmingham Itinerary

7 days in New York City & Birmingham Itinerary

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7 days in New York City & Birmingham Itinerary

Start: New York City
1
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Birmingham
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: New York City

4
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our New York City vacation planner .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to New York City. In May, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Birmingham.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

2
nights
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
On the 17th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, get engrossed in the history at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, get to know the fascinating history of Kelly Ingram Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Linn Park, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral of St. Paul. Keep things going the next day: explore and take pictures at Regions Field, then grab your bike and head to Rotary Trail, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Birmingham Botanical Gardens.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Birmingham road trip app .

Traveling by flight from New York City to Birmingham takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from New York City to Birmingham, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in May, you will find days in Birmingham are somewhat warmer (81°F), and nights are about the same (60°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Birmingham

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Birmingham Botanical Gardens ©
Birmingham Botanical Gardens
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute ©
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum

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