8 days in Alabama Itinerary

8 days in Alabama Itinerary

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8 days in Alabama Itinerary

Start: Midland
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Birmingham
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Gulf Shores
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Midland

3
nights
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like U.S. Space and Rocket Center and Birmingham Zoo. Explore Birmingham's surroundings by going to Montgomery Indoor Shooting Complex (in Montgomery) and Jackson Lake Island (in Millbrook). And it doesn't end there: browse the exhibits of McWane Science Center, get engrossed in the history at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, see the interesting displays at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, and grab your bike and head to Rotary Trail.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Birmingham road trip website .

Midland to Birmingham is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive. When traveling from Midland in May, plan for a bit cooler days in Birmingham, with highs around 81°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Gulf Shores.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

U.S. Space and Rocket Center, Montgomery Indoor Shooting Complex, Jackson Lake Island
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U.S. Space and Rocket Center ©
U.S. Space and Rocket Center
McWane Science Center ©
McWane Science Center
Montgomery Indoor Shooting Complex ©

4
nights
Gulf Shores

Gulf Shores is a resort city in Baldwin County, Alabama, United States. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Gulf State Park Fishing Pier. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Gulf State Park, admire the majestic nature at Alabama Point East, stop by Pepper Palace, and get interesting insight from Tours.

For maps and other tourist information, refer to the Gulf Shores online sightseeing planner .

Getting from Birmingham to Gulf Shores by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. June in Gulf Shores sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 71°F at night. On the 6th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gulf Shores

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Orange Beach
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Parasailing & Paragliding
Fishing Charters & Tours

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