8 days in Alabama Itinerary

8 days in Alabama Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Alabama Trip Planner

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Drive
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Mobile
— Few hours
Drive
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Orange Beach
— 3 nights
Fly
3
Huntsville
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Florence
— 1 night
Drive

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Mobile

On the 1st (Sat), engage your brain at Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center.

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Jackson to Mobile is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and bus. July in Mobile sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 74°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Orange Beach.

Things to do in Mobile

Childrens Museums · Nightlife · Museums
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3
nights
Orange Beach

Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at A-Pair-A-Dice Charters - Private Tours and Foley Railroad Museum. Bring the kids along to Orange Beach Waterfront Park and Chocolate Corner. There's more to do: look for gifts at Souvenir City.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Orange Beach online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Mobile to Orange Beach takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in July, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Huntsville.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

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A-Pair-A-Dice Charters - Private Tours ©
Dolphin / Whale Watching
A-Pair-A-Dice Charters - Private Tours
4.9
Chocolate Corner ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Chocolate Corner
4.7
Foley Railroad Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Foley Railroad Museum
4.7

3
nights
Huntsville

Rocket City

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 5th (Wed): stop by Harrison Brothers Hardware and then make a splash at Point Mallard Waterpark. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Burritt on the Mountain, then get engrossed in the history at U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum, and then identify plant and animal life at Madison County Nature Trail-Green Mountain.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Huntsville driving holiday planning website.

You can fly from Orange Beach to Huntsville in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Huntsville can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Huntsville

Theme Parks · Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Burritt on the Mountain ©
Historic Site
Burritt on the Mountain
4.5

1
night
Florence

Florence is a city in and the county seat of Lauderdale County, Alabama, United States, in the state's northwest corner.According to the 2010 census, the city's population was 39,319.Florence is the largest and principal city of the Metropolitan Statistical Area known as "The Shoals" (which includes Muscle Shoals, Sheffield, and Tuscumbia metropolitan areas in Colbert and Lauderdale counties). Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Ivy Green and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at University of North Alabama. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Alabama Music Hall of Fame, then identify plant and animal life at Dismals Canyon, and then examine the collection at W. C. Handy Birthplace, Museum & Library.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence sightseeing app.

Traveling by car from Huntsville to Florence takes 1.5 hours. In July in Florence, expect temperatures between 91°F during the day and 70°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Florence

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

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