8 days in Alabama Itinerary

8 days in Alabama Itinerary

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8 days in Alabama Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Mobile
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Montgomery
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Birmingham
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Tuscumbia
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Huntsville
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Subway + Train:  5​h 45​min
End: Philadelphia

1
night
Mobile

Mobile ©
Mobile is the county seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States. On the 7th (Fri), examine the collection at Fairhope Museum and then look for gifts at Burris Farm Market.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Mobile trip planner.

Philadelphia to Mobile is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Philadelphia to Mobile, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Philadelphia in June, Mobile is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to drive to Montgomery.

Things to do in Mobile

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Burris Farm Market, Foley Railroad Museum, Alligator Alley, Fairhope Museum
Highlights from your plan
Richards DAR House Museum ©
Richards DAR House Museum
Alligator Alley ©
Alligator Alley
Foley Railroad Museum ©
Foley Railroad Museum

2
nights
Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. On the 9th (Sun), explore and take pictures at Riverwalk Stadium, take an in-depth tour of Legacy Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Old Alabama Town, stroll the grounds of Hank Williams Memorial - Oakwood Annex Cemetery, get engrossed in the history at Alabama Department of Archives and History, then see the interesting displays at The MOOseum, and finally appreciate the history behind National Memorial for Peace and Justice.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Montgomery trip planner.

Traveling by car from Mobile to Montgomery takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In June in Montgomery, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 70°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to Birmingham.

Things to do in Montgomery

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Legacy Museum ©
Legacy Museum

1
night
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): examine the collection at Southern Museum of Flight, then see the interesting displays at Alabama Sports Hall of Fame and Museum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Civil Rights District, and finally explore and take pictures at Kelly Ingram Park.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Birmingham route builder tool .

Traveling by car from Montgomery to Birmingham takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Birmingham can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Tuscumbia.

Things to do in Birmingham

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Southern Museum of Flight ©
Southern Museum of Flight
Kelly Ingram Park ©
Kelly Ingram Park
Civil Rights District ©
Civil Rights District

1
night
Tuscumbia

Tuscumbia ©
Tuscumbia is a city in and the county seat of Colbert County, Alabama, United States. On the 12th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Alabama Music Hall of Fame, then see the interesting displays at Muscle Shoals Sound Studios, then meet the residents at University of North Alabama, and finally steep yourself in history at Ivy Green.

For photos and more tourist information, read our Tuscumbia trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Birmingham to Tuscumbia takes 2 hours. In June in Tuscumbia, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 68°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Huntsville.

Things to do in Tuscumbia

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trips

University of North Alabama, Muscle Shoals Sound Studio
Highlights from your plan
Muscle Shoals Sound Studio ©
Muscle Shoals Sound Studio
Ivy Green ©
Ivy Green
Alabama Music Hall of Fame ©
Alabama Music Hall of Fame

2
nights
Huntsville

Huntsville ©
The three historical districts of Huntsville are tucked amid the lush greenery of nearly 60 parks within the city limits.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Madison County Nature Trail-Green Mountain, then identify plant and animal life at Wheeler Wildlife Refuge, and then shop like a local with Lowe Mill Arts & Entertainment. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: have fun and explore at Earlyworks Museum Complex, then explore the world behind art at Huntsville Museum of Art, and then contemplate the long history of Burritt on the Mountain.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Huntsville itinerary planner.

You can drive from Tuscumbia to Huntsville in 1.5 hours. June in Huntsville sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 68°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Huntsville

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trip

Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge ©
Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge
Huntsville Museum of Art ©
Huntsville Museum of Art

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