8 days in Alabama Itinerary

8 days in Alabama Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Alabama Trip Planner

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Huntsville
— 2 nights
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Ohatchee
— Few hours
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Birmingham
— 2 nights
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Montgomery
— 1 night
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Orange Beach
— 2 nights

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Huntsville

Huntsville ©

Rocket City

The three historical districts of Huntsville are tucked amid the lush greenery of nearly 60 parks within the city limits.
To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Huntsville online road trip planner.

Phoenix to Huntsville is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Phoenix to Huntsville is 1 hour. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Phoenix in August: high temperatures in Huntsville hover around 87°F and lows are around 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Ohatchee.

Things to do in Huntsville

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum ©
U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum
Lowe Mill Arts & Entertainment ©
Lowe Mill Arts & Entertainment
Burritt on the Mountain ©
Burritt on the Mountain

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Ohatchee

Ohatchee ©
Ohatchee is a town in Calhoun County, Alabama, United States. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Berman Museum of World History and then learn more about the world around you at Anniston Museum of Natural History.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Ohatchee holiday planner.

Drive from Huntsville to Ohatchee in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in August, and nighttime lows around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Birmingham.

Things to do in Ohatchee

Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Anniston Museum of Natural History ©
Anniston Museum of Natural History
Berman Museum of World History ©
Berman Museum of World History

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Birmingham

Birmingham ©

Magic City

Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
On the 4th (Fri), examine the collection at Southern Museum of Flight, then see the interesting displays at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, then look for gifts at Peanut Depot, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Kelly Ingram Park.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Birmingham trip planner.

You can drive from Ohatchee to Birmingham in 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Birmingham are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to drive to Montgomery.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Southern Museum of Flight ©
Southern Museum of Flight
Kelly Ingram Park ©
Kelly Ingram Park
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum

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Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Old Alabama Town, take an in-depth tour of Alabama Department of Archives and History, and then explore the world behind art at Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Montgomery trip planner.

Traveling by car from Birmingham to Montgomery takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Montgomery sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 72°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can drive to Orange Beach.

Things to do in Montgomery

Highlights from your plan
Alabama Department of Archives and History ©
Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts ©
Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts

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Orange Beach

Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): kick back and relax at Gulf State Park and then enjoy the sand and surf at Orange Beach Waterfront Park. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Fort Morgan State Historic Site, then stop by Chocolate Corner, then examine the collection at Foley Railroad Museum, and finally see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

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Drive from Montgomery to Orange Beach in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or fly. August in Orange Beach sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 73°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Foley Railroad Museum ©
Foley Railroad Museum
Fort Morgan State Historic Site ©
Fort Morgan State Historic Site

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