8 days in Alabama's Gulf Coast Itinerary

8 days in Alabama's Gulf Coast Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Alabama's Gulf Coast trip itinerary planner
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Train to St. Louis, Fly to Orange Beach
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Orange Beach
— 3 nights
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Mobile
— 4 nights
Fly to St. Louis, Train to Springfield

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Orange Beach — 3 nights

Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
Get out of town with these interesting Orange Beach side-trips: Fort Morgan Historic Site (in Fort Morgan) and Alligator Alley (in Summerdale). Next up on the itinerary: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, go for a stroll along the water at The Wharf, hike along Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge, and immerse yourself in nature at Gulf State Park.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Orange Beach online tour itinerary planner.

Springfield to Orange Beach is an approximately 6-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Springfield in April, expect Orange Beach to be somewhat warmer, temps between 75°F and 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Mobile.
Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature
Side Trips

Mobile — 4 nights

You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mobile: Bellingrath Gardens and Home (in Theodore), Dauphin Island (Dauphin Island Audubon Bird Sanctuary & Alabama Aquarium at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab) and Fairhope Municipal Pier (in Fairhope).

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Mobile trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Orange Beach to Mobile by car takes about 1.5 hours. April in Mobile sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 59°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife
Side Trips