8 days in Alabama Itinerary

8 days in Alabama Itinerary

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8 days in Alabama Itinerary

Start: New York City
foot + Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Montgomery
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Huntsville
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
3
Orange Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Mobile
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  6​h 45​min
End: New York City

2
nights
Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): enjoy some diversion at Montgomery Indoor Shooting Complex.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Montgomery sightseeing planner.

New York City to Montgomery is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also take a bus; or drive. Traveling from New York City to Montgomery, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in Montgomery are 91°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Huntsville.

Things to do in Montgomery

Historic Sites Fun & Games
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First White House of the Confederacy ©
Old Alabama Town ©
Old Alabama Town

1
night
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 1st (Tue): stop by Unclaimed Baggage Center and then Head underground at Cathedral Caverns State Park.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Huntsville itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Montgomery to Huntsville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Huntsville can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. On the 2nd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Orange Beach.

Things to do in Huntsville

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Cathedral Caverns State Park, Unclaimed Baggage Center
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Cathedral Caverns State Park ©
Cathedral Caverns State Park
Unclaimed Baggage Center ©
Unclaimed Baggage Center
Harrison Brothers Hardware ©
Harrison Brothers Hardware

2
nights
Orange Beach

Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
On the 3rd (Thu), admire the majestic nature at Gulf State Park and then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour. On your second day here, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Orange Beach trip itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Huntsville to Orange Beach in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. August in Orange Beach sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 75°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Mobile.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Gulf State Park
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fishing Charters & Tours
Gulf State Park ©
Gulf State Park

2
nights
Mobile

Mobile ©
Mobile is the county seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Bellingrath Gardens and Home, admire the striking features of Historic Oakleigh House, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception. Keep things going the next day: step aboard Battleship USS ALABAMA and then get to know the fascinating history of Church Street Historic District.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Mobile itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Orange Beach to Mobile takes 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mobile

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Bellingrath Gardens and Home
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Bellingrath Gardens and Home ©
Bellingrath Gardens and Home
Church Street Historic District ©
Church Street Historic District

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