9 days in Alabama & Mid Coast Maine Itinerary

9 days in Alabama & Mid Coast Maine Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Huntsville
Drive:  1 h 45 min
1
Birmingham
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h
2
Orange Beach
— 2 nights
Fly:  9 h 30 min
3
Camden
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Boothbay Harbor
— 3 nights
Fly:  9 h 30 min
End: Huntsville

1
night
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
On the 4th (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, see the interesting displays at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, and then make a trip to Alabama Veterans Memorial Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sat): meet the residents at Birmingham Zoo, get great views at Vulcan Park and Museum, thenexamine the collection at Negro Southern League Museum, and finally get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at McWane Science Center.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Birmingham tour planning website.

Huntsville to Birmingham is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Birmingham can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Orange Beach.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute ©
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Vulcan Park and Museum ©
Vulcan Park and Museum

2
nights
Orange Beach

Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): stroll through Gulf State Park Fishing Pier, go for a stroll along the water at The Wharf, and then stop by Pepper Palace.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Orange Beach planning site.

Traveling by car from Birmingham to Orange Beach takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in September, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Camden.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Gulf State Park Fishing Pier
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Gulf State Park Fishing Pier ©
Gulf State Park Fishing Pier
The Wharf ©
The Wharf

2
nights
Camden

Camden ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Curtis Island Light, thentake a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, thentake in the awesome beauty at Mount Battie, and finally admire the majestic nature at Camden Hills State Park. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Vesper Hill Children's Chapel, admire the masterpieces at Farnsworth Art Museum, see the interesting displays at Owls Head Transportation Museum, thenlook for gifts at Fiore Artisan Olive Oils and Vinegars, and finally do a tasting at Cellardoor Winery.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Camden trip simple and quick.

You can fly from Orange Beach to Camden in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Orange Beach to Camden due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Orange Beach in September, with highs in Camden at 69°F and lows at 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Boothbay Harbor.

Things to do in Camden

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Rockland, Owls Head Transportation Museum, Cellardoor Winery, Vesper Hill Children's Chapel
Highlights from your plan
Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie
Owls Head Transportation Museum ©
Owls Head Transportation Museum
Camden Hills State Park ©
Camden Hills State Park

3
nights
Boothbay Harbor

Boothbay Harbor ©
Boothbay Harbor is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Boothbay Harbor side-trips: Bath (Maine Maritime Museum & South End Dog Park), Pemaquid Point Lighthouse (in Bristol) and Doubling Point Lighthouse (in Arrowsic). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, stop by Eventide Specialties, contemplate the long history of The Wilson Memorial Chapel, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Boothbay Harbor trip maker.

Drive from Camden to Boothbay Harbor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In September, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 51°F. On the 12th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Boothbay Harbor

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Bath, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Pemaquid Point Lighthouse, Doubling Point Lighthouse, The Wilson Memorial Chapel
Highlights from your plan
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens ©
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
Boothbay Region Land Trust ©
Boothbay Region Land Trust
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse ©
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse

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