5 days in Alabama Itinerary

5 days in Alabama Itinerary

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5 days in Alabama Itinerary

Start: Orlando, Florida
Fly:  3 h 30 min
1
Huntsville
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Birmingham
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
3
Mobile
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Orange Beach
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  4 h 30 min
End: Orlando, Florida

1
day
Huntsville

Huntsville ©
The three historical districts of Huntsville are tucked amid the lush greenery of nearly 60 parks within the city limits.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): engage your brain at U.S. Space and Rocket Center and then admire the natural beauty at Huntsville Botanical Garden.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Huntsville online route maker .

Orlando to Huntsville is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Orlando to Huntsville. Traveling from Orlando in March, expect Huntsville to be little chillier, temps between 62°F and 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in Huntsville

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
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Huntsville Botanical Garden ©
Huntsville Botanical Garden
U.S. Space and Rocket Center ©
U.S. Space and Rocket Center

1
night
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
On the 22nd (Sun), don't miss a visit to Alabama Veterans Memorial Park, walk around Vulcan Park and Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, and finally examine the collection at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Birmingham route site .

You can drive from Huntsville to Birmingham in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Mobile.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums Parks
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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

1
night
Mobile

Mobile ©
Mobile is the county seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Bellingrath Gardens and Home, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, and then brush up on your military savvy at Battleship USS ALABAMA.

For photos, other places to visit, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and more tourist information, read Mobile trip maker app .

Drive from Birmingham to Mobile in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Mobile when traveling from Birmingham in March, with lows around 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Orange Beach.

Things to do in Mobile

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Bellingrath Gardens and Home
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Bellingrath Gardens and Home ©
Bellingrath Gardens and Home
Battleship USS ALABAMA ©
Battleship USS ALABAMA
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception ©

2
nights
Orange Beach

Orange Beach ©
Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
On the 24th (Tue), take an in-depth tour of Holmes Medical Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Gulf State Park, and then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the history at Fort Morgan State Historic Site, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To see topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Orange Beach trip planner.

You can drive from Mobile to Orange Beach in 1.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Orange Beach can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Gulf Shores, Holmes Medical Museum, Fort Morgan State Historic Site
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Gulf State Park ©
Gulf State Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Parasailing & Paragliding

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