6 days in Alabama Itinerary

6 days in Alabama Itinerary

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6 days in Alabama Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly:  4​h
1
Mobile
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Orange Beach
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h
3
Huntsville
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Birmingham
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Dallas

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Mobile

Mobile ©
Mobile is the county seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception and then take a tour of Battleship USS ALABAMA.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Mobile day trip site .

Dallas to Mobile is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Dallas in July, you will find days in Mobile are slightly colder (90°F), and nights are about the same (74°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can go by car to Orange Beach.

Things to do in Mobile

Historic Sites
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Battleship USS ALABAMA ©
Battleship USS ALABAMA

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nights
Orange Beach

Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
On the 29th (Mon), see what you can catch with a fishing tour and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about all things military at National Naval Aviation Museum and then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Orange Beach trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Mobile to Orange Beach in 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Orange Beach are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Huntsville.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

National Naval Aviation Museum
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
National Naval Aviation Museum ©
National Naval Aviation Museum
Fishing Charters & Tours

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night
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 31st (Wed): take an in-depth tour of U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum, engage your brain at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, then take in nature's colorful creations at Huntsville Botanical Garden, and finally shop like a local with Lowe Mill Arts & Entertainment.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Huntsville holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Orange Beach to Huntsville takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in July, and nighttime lows around 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in Huntsville

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

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nights
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
On the 1st (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, then get great views at Vulcan Park and Museum, then see the interesting displays at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at 16th Street Baptist Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: observe the fascinating underwater world at McWane Science Center, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Birmingham Zoo, and then explore and take pictures at Regions Field.

To find out how to plan a trip to Birmingham, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Huntsville to Birmingham in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Birmingham, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 72°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute ©
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Vulcan Park and Museum ©
Vulcan Park and Museum

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