8 days in Alabama Itinerary

8 days in Alabama Itinerary

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8 days in Alabama Itinerary

Start: Pittsburgh
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
1
Orange Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Montgomery
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Birmingham
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Pittsburgh

3
nights
Orange Beach

Orange Beach ©
Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Parasailing & Paragliding as well as Dolphin & Whale Watching. Step off the beaten path and head to Foley Railroad Museum and Chocolate Corner. Escape the urban bustle at Big Lagoon State Park and Gulf State Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Orange Beach itinerary planning site .

Pittsburgh to Orange Beach is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Pittsburgh in May; daily highs in Orange Beach reach 80°F and lows reach 63°F. On the 18th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Montgomery.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Gulf Shores, Big Lagoon State Park, Foley Railroad Museum
Highlights from your plan
Gulf State Park ©
Gulf State Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Foley Railroad Museum ©
Foley Railroad Museum

2
nights
Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, then look for all kinds of wild species at Alabama Safari Park, and finally try your luck at Wind Creek Casino & Hotel Wetumpka.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Montgomery trip planner.

Traveling by car from Orange Beach to Montgomery takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi and flight. In May in Montgomery, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 61°F at night. On the 20th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in Montgomery

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Lowndes County Interpretive Center, Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site, Wind Creek Casino & Hotel Wetumpka
Highlights from your plan

1
night
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Civil Rights District.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Birmingham vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Montgomery to Birmingham in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute ©
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Southern Museum of Flight ©
Southern Museum of Flight
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum

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