9 days in Alabama Itinerary

9 days in Alabama Itinerary

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9 days in Alabama Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Birmingham
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Montgomery
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Mobile
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  6​h 45​min
End: New York City

1
night
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): examine the collection at Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame, then explore the world behind art at Birmingham Museum of Art, then see the interesting displays at Southern Museum of Flight, and finally see the interesting displays at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at 16th Street Baptist Church, then see the interesting displays at Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Good People Brewing Company.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Birmingham trip builder tool .

New York City to Birmingham is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also 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. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in August, and nighttime lows around 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Montgomery.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites

Side Trip

Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum
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Birmingham Museum of Art ©
Birmingham Museum of Art
Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum ©
Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum
Southern Museum of Flight ©
Southern Museum of Flight

3
nights
Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Civil Rights Memorial Center and Alabama Department of Archives and History. Step off the beaten path and head to The F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald Museum and The MOOseum. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Hank Williams Museum, admire the masterpieces at Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, ponder the world of politics at Alabama State Capitol, and get engrossed in the history at Rosa Parks Museum.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Montgomery trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Birmingham to Montgomery takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Montgomery, expect temperatures between 91°F during the day and 72°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Mobile.

Things to do in Montgomery

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Civil Rights Memorial Center ©
Civil Rights Memorial Center

3
nights
Mobile

Mobile ©
Mobile is the county seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States. Get some historical perspective at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception and Mobile Bay. Get some cultural insight at Mobile Carnival Museum and Bellingrath Gardens and Home. Get out of town with these interesting Mobile side-trips: Dauphin Island Public Beach (in Dauphin Island), Fairhope Museum (in Fairhope) and Ike's Beach Service (in Gulf Shores). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at History Museum of Mobile, stop by Bienville Books, and see the interesting displays at Foley Railroad Museum.

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You can drive from Montgomery to Mobile in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In September in Mobile, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 72°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mobile

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Foley Railroad Museum, Bellingrath Gardens and Home, Dauphin Island Public Beach, Fairhope Museum, Ike's Beach Service
Highlights from your plan
History Museum of Mobile ©
History Museum of Mobile
Mobile Carnival Museum ©
Mobile Carnival Museum