8 days in Alabama Itinerary

8 days in Alabama Itinerary

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8 days in Alabama Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Mobile
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Orange Beach
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  5​h
3
Birmingham
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: London

1
night
Mobile

Mobile ©
Mobile is the county seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States. On the 1st (Wed), admire all the interesting features of Battleship USS ALABAMA.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Mobile trip builder app .

London, UK to Mobile is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -6 hour difference. Traveling from London in May, things will get a bit warmer in Mobile: highs are around 32°C and lows about 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Orange Beach.

Things to do in Mobile

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Fairhope Avenue, Southern Napa Fine Wine Store, Bellingrath Gardens and Home
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Battleship USS ALABAMA ©
Battleship USS ALABAMA
Fairhope Avenue ©
Fairhope Avenue

3
nights
Orange Beach

Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
Orange Beach is known for wildlife, adventure, theme parks, trails, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, immerse yourself in nature at Gulf State Park, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Orange Beach trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Mobile to Orange Beach in 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Orange Beach can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Birmingham.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Gulf Shores
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Parasailing & Paragliding
Fishing Charters & Tours

2
nights
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of 16th Street Baptist Church, then meet the residents at Birmingham Zoo, then explore and take pictures at Vulcan Park and Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Birmingham Museum of Art, then take an in-depth tour of Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, then engage your brain at McWane Science Center, and finally admire the natural beauty at Birmingham Botanical Gardens.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Birmingham attractions app .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Orange Beach to Birmingham in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in May, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Birmingham

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Vulcan Park and Museum ©
Vulcan Park and Museum
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute ©
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

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