8 days in Alabama Itinerary

8 days in Alabama Itinerary

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8 days in Alabama Itinerary

Start: Montgomery
1
Montgomery
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Birmingham
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Mobile
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Orange Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
End: Montgomery

1
night
Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Rosa Parks Museum, contemplate the long history of Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home, then see the interesting displays at The MOOseum, then appreciate the history behind National Memorial for Peace and Justice, and finally admire the masterpieces at Legacy Museum. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, get engrossed in the history at Civil Rights Memorial Center, then contemplate the long history of First White House of the Confederacy, and finally get engrossed in the history at Alabama State Capitol.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Montgomery driving holiday planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Montgomery. In June, daily temperatures in Montgomery can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car to Birmingham.

Things to do in Montgomery

Historic Sites Museums
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Legacy Museum ©
Legacy Museum

2
nights
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, appreciate the extensive heritage of Kelly Ingram Park, then see the interesting displays at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at 16th Street Baptist Church. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at Birmingham Museum of Art, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at McWane Science Center, then steep yourself in history at Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark, and finally get engrossed in the history at Vulcan Park and Museum.

For photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Birmingham itinerary planner.

You can drive from Montgomery to Birmingham in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. June in Birmingham sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 70°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can drive to Mobile.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute ©
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Vulcan Park and Museum ©
Vulcan Park and Museum

1
night
Mobile

Mobile ©
Mobile is the county seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Bellingrath Gardens and Home, then get engrossed in the history at Mobile Police History Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, and finally explore and take pictures at Battleship USS ALABAMA.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Mobile road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Birmingham to Mobile takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Mobile are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Orange Beach.

Things to do in Mobile

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Bellingrath Gardens and Home
Highlights from your plan
Battleship USS ALABAMA ©
Battleship USS ALABAMA
Bellingrath Gardens and Home ©
Bellingrath Gardens and Home

3
nights
Orange Beach

Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Fort Morgan State Historic Site and Holmes Medical Museum. Visiting Dolphin & Whale Watching and Gulf State Park will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, enjoy breathtaking views from Wharf Ferris Wheel, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and take a leisurely stroll along Gulf State Park Fishing Pier.

To see photos and other tourist information, refer to the Orange Beach online vacation builder .

Getting from Mobile to Orange Beach by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in June, and nighttime lows around 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Outdoors Tours Beaches

Side Trips

Gulf Shores, Fort Morgan State Historic Site, Holmes Medical Museum
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fishing Charters & Tours
Gulf State Park ©
Gulf State Park

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