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 day
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Montgomery
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Mobile
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Gulf Shores
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Bus:  6 h 45 min
End: New York City

1
day
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Birmingham Museum of Art, then get engrossed in the history at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, and then see the interesting displays at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Birmingham trip builder website.

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. Traveling from New York City in November, you will find days in Birmingham are a bit warmer (66°F), and nights are about the same (43°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Montgomery.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
Birmingham Museum of Art ©
Birmingham Museum of Art
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute ©
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

3
nights
Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. Discover out-of-the-way places like Civil Rights Memorial Center and Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home. Let the collections at The F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald Museum and Alabama State Capitol capture your imagination. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, steep yourself in history at First White House of the Confederacy, take an in-depth tour of Rosa Parks Museum, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Court Square.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Montgomery trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Birmingham to Montgomery by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. November in Montgomery sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 45°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Mobile.

Things to do in Montgomery

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

2
nights
Mobile

Mobile ©
Mobile is the county seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States. Step off the beaten path and head to Mobile Carnival Museum and The Fort of Colonial Mobile. Visit Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception and Mobile Bay for their historical value. Go for a jaunt from Mobile to Fairhope to see Fairhope Municipal Pier about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Richards DAR House Museum and stop by Bienville Books.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Mobile route planner.

Drive from Montgomery to Mobile in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In November, daily temperatures in Mobile can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can drive to Gulf Shores.

Things to do in Mobile

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Fairhope Municipal Pier
Highlights from your plan
Mobile Carnival Museum ©
Mobile Carnival Museum
Richards DAR House Museum ©
Richards DAR House Museum
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception ©

2
nights
Gulf Shores

Gulf Shores ©
Gulf Shores is a resort city in Baldwin County, Alabama, United States. Step out of the city life by going to Gulf State Park and Gulf State Park Fishing Pier. Get some historical perspective at Fort Morgan State Historic Site and Swift- Coles Historic Home. There's more to do: examine the collection at Foley Railroad Museum.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Gulf Shores online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Mobile to Gulf Shores in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in November, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gulf Shores

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Foley Railroad Museum, Fort Morgan State Historic Site, Swift- Coles Historic Home
Highlights from your plan
Gulf State Park ©
Gulf State Park
Foley Railroad Museum ©
Foley Railroad Museum
Fort Morgan State Historic Site ©
Fort Morgan State Historic Site