10 days in Alabama Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Alabama tour planner
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Birmingham
— 3 nights
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Montgomery
— 2 nights
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Orange Beach
— 2 nights
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Mobile
— 1 night
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Birmingham — 3 nights

Magic City

Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Explore Birmingham's surroundings by going to Huntsville (Huntsville Botanical Garden & U.S. Space and Rocket Center). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, take an in-depth tour of Vulcan Park and Museum, admire the masterpieces at Birmingham Museum of Art, and grab your bike and head to Rotary Trail.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Birmingham trip itinerary planning tool.

Athens, Greece to Birmingham is an approximately 17-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Athens to Birmingham due to the time zone difference. In April, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can drive to Montgomery.
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Montgomery — 2 nights

Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. state of Alabama and is the county seat of Montgomery County. Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Legacy Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Rosa Parks Museum, then pause for some photo ops at National Memorial for Peace and Justice, and finally appreciate the history behind Hank Williams Statue. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, then contemplate the long history of Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home, then don't miss a visit to Civil Rights Memorial Center, and finally make a trip to Jackson Lake Island.

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

You can drive from Birmingham to Montgomery in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In April in Montgomery, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can drive to Orange Beach.
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Orange Beach — 2 nights

Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
On the 14th (Fri), kick back and relax at Gulf State Park, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then pause for some photo ops at Bamahenge. On your second day here, look for gifts at Pepper Palace, then go for a stroll along the water at The Wharf, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail - Rosemary Dunes Trailhead.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Orange Beach holiday planner.

Drive from Montgomery to Orange Beach in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can go by car to Mobile.
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Mobile — 1 night

On the 16th (Sun), appreciate the extensive heritage of Bellingrath Gardens and Home, then learn about all things military at USS ALABAMA Battleship Memorial Park, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Mobile trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Orange Beach to Mobile by car takes about 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Alabama travel guide

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Military Museums · Dolphin & Whale Watching · Historic Sites
Heart of Dixie
Known as a focal point of the civil rights struggle in the 1960s, Alabama features diverse landscapes that include tall mountains, rolling hills, and gentle plains. Though still largely undiscovered by foreign visitors, Alabama offers tourists a chance to discover the distinct culture of the Deep South. In addition to well-preserved examples of antebellum architecture, this area also boasts an outstanding local cuisine, famous for traditional barbecue recipes passed down from generation to generation. Looking for outdoorsy things to do? Nature lovers on holiday can explore the state's beaches, rugged canyons, and lush river valleys.
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