8 days in Alabama & Washington DC Itinerary

8 days in Alabama & Washington DC Itinerary

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Birmingham
— 1 day
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Montgomery
— 1 night
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Orange Beach
— 2 nights
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Washington DC
— 4 nights

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Birmingham

Birmingham ©

Magic City

Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): examine the collection at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, get engrossed in the history at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, and then meet the residents at McWane Science Center.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Birmingham trip planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Birmingham. In March, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can drive to Montgomery.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Childrens Museums
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McWane Science Center ©
McWane Science Center
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute ©
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

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Montgomery

Montgomery
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Legacy Museum, then pause for some photo ops at National Memorial for Peace and Justice, then steep yourself in history at Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home, and finally hit the bull's-eye at Montgomery Indoor Shooting Complex.

To see where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Montgomery road trip site.

You can drive from Birmingham to Montgomery in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can go by car to Orange Beach.

Things to do in Montgomery

Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Museums
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Legacy Museum
Legacy Museum
National Memorial for Peace and Justice ©
National Memorial for Peace and Justice
Montgomery Indoor Shooting Complex ©
Montgomery Indoor Shooting Complex

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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 16th (Mon): get interesting insight from Tours and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at Battleship USS ALABAMA, make a trip to Fairhope Avenue, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Orange Beach trip planner.

Traveling by car from Montgomery to Orange Beach takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or fly. In March, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fishing Charters & Tours
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

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Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Kids will enjoy National Air and Space Museum and Tidal Basin. Change things up with these side-trips from Washington DC: Horseshoe Casino (in Baltimore) and Diehl's Produce Market (in Severna Park). And it doesn't end there: learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and get to know the resident critters at National Zoological Park.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC trip itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Orange Beach to Washington DC in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Orange Beach to Washington DC. In March, Washington DC is a bit cooler than Orange Beach - with highs of 55°F and lows of 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park

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