15 days in West Memphis & Alabama Itinerary

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West Memphis
— 2 nights
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Tuscumbia
— 2 nights
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Huntsville
— 1 night
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Birmingham
— 2 nights
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Montgomery
— 3 nights
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Mobile
— 1 night
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Dauphin Island
— 1 night
Ferry to Fort Morgan, Drive to Gulf Shores
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Gulf Shores
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West Memphis — 2 nights

West Memphis is the largest city in Crittenden County, Arkansas, United States. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Village Creek State Park and Historic Dyess Colony: Boyhood Home of Johnny Cash. Change things up with these side-trips from West Memphis: Johnny Cash House (in Dyess) and Casino at Resorts Tunica (in Tunica). The adventure continues: try to win big at Southland Casino Hotel and get engrossed in the history at Sultana Disaster Museum.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the West Memphis trip planning website.

Boise to West Memphis is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Boise to West Memphis, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Boise in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in West Memphis, with lows of 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Tuscumbia.
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Tuscumbia — 2 nights

Tuscumbia is a city in and the county seat of Colbert County, Alabama, United States. Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): walk around Spring Park, contemplate the long history of Ivy Green, then see the interesting displays at Muscle Shoals Sound Studio, and finally walk around McFarland Park. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Helen Keller Birthplace, then examine the collection at Alabama Music Hall of Fame, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Coon Dog Memorial Cemetery.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Tuscumbia trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from West Memphis to Tuscumbia in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Huntsville.
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Huntsville — 1 night

Rocket City

The three historical districts of Huntsville are tucked amid the lush greenery of nearly 60 parks within the city limits.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): look and learn at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then explore the world behind art at Weeden House Museum, and finally walk around Big Spring Park.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Huntsville journey builder tool.

You can drive from Tuscumbia to Huntsville in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in June, and nighttime lows around 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can drive to Birmingham.
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Birmingham — 2 nights

Magic City

Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): make a trip to Alabama Veterans Memorial Park, then observe the fascinating underwater world at McWane Science Center, then take an in-depth tour of Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, and finally walk around Kelly Ingram Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sat): stroll around Birmingham's Railroad Park, then see the interesting displays at Negro Southern League Museum, then walk around Vulcan Park and Museum, and finally examine the collection at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Birmingham road trip site.

You can drive from Huntsville to Birmingham in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Birmingham are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive to Montgomery.
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Montgomery — 3 nights

Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. state of Alabama and is the county seat of Montgomery County. Explore hidden gems such as Alabama Department of Archives and History and Riverfront Park. Get out of town with these interesting Montgomery side-trips: Selma (Selma Interpretive Center & Edmund Pettus Bridge), Wind Creek State Park (in Alexander City) and Peach Park (in Clanton). There's still lots to do: stroll the grounds of Hank Williams Memorial - Oakwood Annex Cemetery, admire the masterpieces at Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and pause for some photo ops at Hank Williams Statue.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Montgomery trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Birmingham to Montgomery takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Montgomery sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 70°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Mobile.
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Mobile — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): see the interesting displays at GulfQuest - National Maritime Museum of the Gulf of Mexico, take an in-depth tour of History Museum of Mobile, then brush up on your military savvy at USS ALABAMA Battleship Memorial Park, and finally make a trip to Tolstoy Park.

To find other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Mobile attractions planner.

You can drive from Montgomery to Mobile in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In June in Mobile, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 73°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive to Dauphin Island.
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Dauphin Island — 1 night

Dauphin Island is a town in Mobile County, Alabama, United States, on a barrier island of the same name (split by the Katrina Cut), at the Gulf of Mexico. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): cast your line with a fishing tour, then play a few rounds at Isle Dauphine Golf Club, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Dauphin Island Audubon Bird Sanctuary.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Dauphin Island journey planner.

Drive from Mobile to Dauphin Island in an hour. In June, daytime highs in Dauphin Island are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Gulf Shores.
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Gulf Shores — 2 nights

Gulf Shores is a resort city in Baldwin County, Alabama, United States. On the 16th (Fri), examine the collection at Foley Railroad Museum, then get to know the resident critters at Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, then go for a stroll along the water at The Wharf, and finally stop by Pepper Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

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You can do a combination of ferry and car from Dauphin Island to Gulf Shores in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in June, and nighttime lows around 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Alabama travel guide

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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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