19 days in Alabama Itinerary

19 days in Alabama Itinerary

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19 days in Alabama Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  7​h
1
Huntsville
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Fort Payne
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Birmingham
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Auburn
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
5
Montgomery
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Gulf Shores
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Mobile
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Toronto

2
nights
Huntsville

Huntsville ©
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 10th (Mon): admire the majestic nature at Monte Sano State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at Huntsville Botanical Garden, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cathedral Caverns State Park, and then look for gifts at Unclaimed Baggage Center.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Huntsville journey maker website .

Toronto, Canada to Huntsville is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Toronto to Huntsville due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in February, you will find days in Huntsville are much warmer (15°C), and nights are a bit warmer (3°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Fort Payne.

Things to do in Huntsville

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Cathedral Caverns State Park, 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
U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum ©
U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum

1
night
Fort Payne

Fort Payne ©
Fort Payne is a city in and county seat of DeKalb County, Alabama, United States. On the 13th (Thu), take in breathtaking views at Little River Canyon National Preserve and then admire the majestic nature at DeSoto State Park.

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Traveling by car from Huntsville to Fort Payne takes 1.5 hours. February in Fort Payne sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Birmingham.

Things to do in Fort Payne

Parks Nature
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Little River Canyon National Preserve ©
DeSoto State Park ©
DeSoto State Park

3
nights
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Birmingham is known for museums, zoos & aquariums, historic sites, fun & games, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, get great views at Vulcan Park and Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at First United Methodist Church, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at McWane Science Center.

To see maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Birmingham tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Fort Payne to Birmingham takes 1.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Birmingham are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Auburn.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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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
Auburn

Auburn ©
Auburn is a city in Lee County, Alabama, United States. On the 17th (Mon), admire all the interesting features of Jordan-Hare Stadium, admire the majestic nature at Chewacla State Park, and then take a stroll through Toomer's Corner. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site and then take in the views from Salem-Shotwell Covered Bridge.

For photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Auburn trip planner.

Traveling by car from Birmingham to Auburn takes 2.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can drive to Montgomery.

Things to do in Auburn

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Salem-Shotwell Covered Bridge, Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site
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Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site ©
Jordan-Hare Stadium ©
Jordan-Hare Stadium
Chewacla State Park ©
Chewacla State Park

3
nights
Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. Montgomery is known for historic sites, museums, zoos & aquariums, classes, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the history behind National Memorial for Peace and Justice, admire the masterpieces at Legacy Museum, steep yourself in history at Civil Rights Memorial Center, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Montgomery online travel route planner .

You can drive from Auburn to Montgomery in an hour. In February, daytime highs in Montgomery are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can drive to Gulf Shores.

Things to do in Montgomery

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Legacy Museum ©
Legacy Museum
National Memorial for Peace and Justice ©

3
nights
Gulf Shores

Gulf Shores is a resort city in Baldwin County, Alabama, United States. Step out of Gulf Shores with an excursion to Fort Morgan State Historic Site in Fort Morgan--about 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, stop by Pepper Palace, and take a leisurely stroll along Gulf State Park Fishing Pier.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Gulf Shores trip planner .

Traveling by car from Montgomery to Gulf Shores takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of flight and taxi. In February, daily temperatures in Gulf Shores can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Mobile.

Things to do in Gulf Shores

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Orange Beach, Fort Morgan State Historic Site
Find places to stay Feb 21 — 24:
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo ©
Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo
Fort Morgan State Historic Site ©
Fort Morgan State Historic Site

4
nights
Mobile

Mobile ©
Mobile is the county seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Mobile: Fairhope (Fairhope Avenue & Fairhope Municipal Pier), Dauphin Island (Dauphin Island Sea Lab Estuarium & Fort Gaines) and Bellingrath Gardens and Home (in Theodore). There's lots more to do: admire all the interesting features of Battleship USS ALABAMA, get engrossed in the history at History Museum of Mobile, engage your brain at Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center, and stroll through Bienville Square.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Mobile trip planner .

Getting from Gulf Shores to Mobile by car takes about 1.5 hours. February in Mobile sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mobile

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Fairhope, Dauphin Island, Bellingrath Gardens and Home
Find places to stay Feb 24 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Mobile Carnival Museum ©
Mobile Carnival Museum
Battleship USS ALABAMA ©
Battleship USS ALABAMA
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception ©

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