9 days in Alabama Itinerary

9 days in Alabama Itinerary

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9 days in Alabama Itinerary

Start: Savannah
Fly:  5​h
1
Huntsville
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Birmingham
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Montgomery
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Mobile
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Orange Beach
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Savannah

1
night
Huntsville

Huntsville ©
The three historical districts of Huntsville are tucked amid the lush greenery of nearly 60 parks within the city limits.
On the 24th (Mon), look for gifts at Unclaimed Baggage Center and then buy something for everyone on your list at Parkway Place. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Tue): get curious at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, admire the natural beauty at Huntsville Botanical Garden, and then immerse yourself in nature at Monte Sano State Park.

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Savannah to Huntsville is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Savannah in December: high temperatures in Huntsville hover around 55°F and lows are around 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in Huntsville

Parks Shopping Nature

Side Trip

Unclaimed Baggage Center
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Huntsville Botanical Garden ©
Huntsville Botanical Garden
U.S. Space and Rocket Center ©
U.S. Space and Rocket Center
Monte Sano State Park ©
Monte Sano State Park

2
nights
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, engage your brain at McWane Science Center, then get great views at Vulcan Park and Museum, and finally examine the collection at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Birmingham Zoo, then don't miss a visit to Alabama Veterans Memorial Park, and then admire the majestic nature at Oak Mountain State Park.

For photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Birmingham trip planner .

Traveling by car from Huntsville to Birmingham takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in December, and nighttime lows around 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can drive to Montgomery.

Things to do in Birmingham

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Oak Mountain State Park
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Vulcan Park and Museum ©
Vulcan Park and Museum
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute ©
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

1
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Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home, contemplate the long history of First White House of the Confederacy, then get engrossed in the history at Rosa Parks Museum, and finally enjoy some diversion at Montgomery Indoor Shooting Complex.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Montgomery road trip planner .

Drive from Birmingham to Montgomery in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Montgomery can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can go by car to Mobile.

Things to do in Montgomery

Historic Sites Fun & Games Museums
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1
night
Mobile

Mobile ©
Mobile is the county seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Bellingrath Gardens and Home, explore and take pictures at Battleship USS ALABAMA, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, and finally take an in-depth tour of Mobile Police History Museum.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Mobile vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Montgomery to Mobile takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In December, daily temperatures in Mobile can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can go by car to Orange Beach.

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
Battleship USS ALABAMA ©
Battleship USS ALABAMA

3
nights
Orange Beach

Orange Beach ©
Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
Change things up with a short trip to Fort Morgan State Historic Site in Fort Morgan (about 40 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, don't miss a visit to Wharf Ferris Wheel, get some fabulous bargains at Tanger Outlets Foley, and kick back and relax at Gulf State Park Fishing Pier.

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You can drive from Mobile to Orange Beach in 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Orange Beach can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Gulf Shores, Tanger Outlets Foley, Fort Morgan State Historic Site
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Gulf State Park ©
Gulf State Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Gulf State Park Fishing Pier ©
Gulf State Park Fishing Pier

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