9 days in Alabama Itinerary

9 days in Alabama Itinerary

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Huntsville
— Few hours
2
Birmingham
— 2 nights
3
Montgomery
— 1 night
4
Mobile
— 1 night
5
Orange Beach
— 3 nights

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Huntsville

Huntsville ©
The three historical districts of Huntsville are tucked amid the lush greenery of nearly 60 parks within the city limits.
On the 21st (Tue), engage your brain at U.S. Space and Rocket Center and then look for all kinds of wild species at Harmony Park Safari.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Huntsville trip planning app.

Kenosha to Huntsville is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Kenosha in May, expect Huntsville to be a bit warmer, temps between °F and °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in Huntsville

Wildlife Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Harmony Park Safari ©
Harmony Park Safari
U.S. Space and Rocket Center ©
U.S. Space and Rocket Center

2
nights
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
On the 22nd (Wed), observe the fascinating underwater world at McWane Science Center, take an in-depth tour of Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, thensee the interesting displays at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, and finally grab your bike and head to Rotary Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Birmingham Zoo, walk around Vulcan Park and Museum, and then explore the world behind art at Birmingham Museum of Art.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Birmingham online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Huntsville to Birmingham takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in May, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Montgomery.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute ©
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
McWane Science Center ©
McWane Science Center

1
night
Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Legacy Museum, take an in-depth tour of Freedom Rides Museum, thensteep yourself in history at National Memorial for Peace and Justice, thensteep yourself in history at Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Montgomery trip planner.

You can drive from Birmingham to Montgomery in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. May in Montgomery sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can go by car to Mobile.

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 ©

1
night
Mobile

Mobile ©
On the 25th (Sat), get to know the fascinating history of Bellingrath Gardens and Home, thentake an in-depth tour of Battleship USS ALABAMA, and then take an in-depth tour of Mobile Police History Museum.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Mobile trip maker website.

Getting from Montgomery to Mobile by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In May, daytime highs in Mobile are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Orange Beach.

Things to do in Mobile

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Bellingrath Gardens and Home
Highlights from your plan
Battleship USS ALABAMA ©
Battleship USS ALABAMA
Bellingrath Gardens and Home ©
Bellingrath Gardens and Home
Mobile Police History Museum ©
Mobile Police History Museum

3
nights
Orange Beach

Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
Family-friendly places like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Fishing Charters & Tours will thrill your kids. Escape the urban bustle at Parasailing & Paragliding and Gulf State Park Fishing Pier. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Gulf State Park, stop by Pepper Palace, get engrossed in the history at Gulf Shores Museum, and get to know the resident critters at Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Orange Beach road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Mobile to Orange Beach takes 1.5 hours. In May in Orange Beach, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Gulf Shores
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Parasailing & Paragliding
Fishing Charters & Tours

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