9 days in Alabama Itinerary

9 days in Alabama Itinerary

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Start: Appleton
Fly + Drive:  7 h
1
Scottsboro
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Birmingham
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Montgomery
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Orange Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Mobile
— 1 night
Fly:  7 h 45 min
End: Appleton

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hours
Scottsboro

Scottsboro ©
Scottsboro is a city in Jackson County, Alabama, United States. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): look for gifts at Unclaimed Baggage.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Scottsboro holiday tool.

Appleton to Scottsboro is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Appleton in August: high temperatures in Scottsboro hover around 87°F and lows are around 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in Scottsboro

Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Unclaimed Baggage ©
Unclaimed Baggage

2
nights
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
On the 2nd (Fri), steep yourself in history at Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark, thentake some stellar pictures from Vulcan Park and Museum, thenexamine the collection at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of 16th Street Baptist Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat): explore the world behind art at Birmingham Museum of Art, explore the engaging exhibits at McWane Science Center, thenget engrossed in the history at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Kelly Ingram Park.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Birmingham travel planner.

Getting from Scottsboro to Birmingham by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. In August in Birmingham, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 71°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Montgomery.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
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
Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. On the 4th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, steep yourself in history at Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home, appreciate the history behind National Memorial for Peace and Justice, thenappreciate the history behind Hank Williams Statue, and finally explore the world behind art at Legacy Museum. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Rosa Parks Museum, steep yourself in history at Civil Rights Memorial Center, thenexamine the collection at The MOOseum, thencontemplate the long history of First White House of the Confederacy, and finally appreciate the history behind Hank Williams Memorial - Oakwood Annex Cemetery.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Montgomery road trip planner.

Drive from Birmingham to Montgomery in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Montgomery can reach 91°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can drive to Orange Beach.

Things to do in Montgomery

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Memorial for Peace and Justice ©
National Memorial for Peace and Justice
Legacy Museum
Legacy Museum
Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church ©

3
nights
Orange Beach

Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
Get outdoors at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Gulf State Park. Do some cultural sightseeing at Fort Morgan State Historic Site and Indian & Sea Museum. There's still lots to do: cast your line with a fishing tour, look for gifts at Chocolate Corner, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and take in the waterfront at Gulf State Park Fishing Pier.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Orange Beach day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Montgomery to Orange Beach takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in August, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Mobile.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Outdoors Tours Nature

Side Trips

Gulf Shores, Fort Morgan State Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fishing Charters & Tours
Gulf State Park ©
Gulf State Park

1
night
Mobile

Mobile ©
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Bellingrath Gardens and Home, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, and then explore the world behind art at Alabama Contemporary Art Center.

For photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Mobile trip builder website.

You can drive from Orange Beach to Mobile in 1.5 hours. In August in Mobile, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 75°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mobile

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Bellingrath Gardens and Home
Highlights from your plan
Bellingrath Gardens and Home ©
Bellingrath Gardens and Home
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception ©
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
Alabama Contemporary Art Center ©
Alabama Contemporary Art Center

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