6 days in Alabama Itinerary

6 days in Alabama Itinerary

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6 days in Alabama Itinerary

Start: Salt Lake City
Fly + Taxi:  7​h 45​min
1
Orange Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Montgomery
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Huntsville
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Salt Lake City

3
nights
Orange Beach

Orange Beach ©
Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
Change things up with these side-trips from Orange Beach: Battleship USS ALABAMA (in Mobile), Pensacola (Pensacola Naval Air Station, National Naval Aviation Museum, & more) and Pensacola Beach (Gulf Islands National Seashore & Pensacola Beach). There's much more to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take in panoramic vistas at Wharf Ferris Wheel, and take an in-depth tour of Holmes Medical Museum.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Orange Beach trip planner.

Salt Lake City to Orange Beach is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Salt Lake City in October, with highs in Orange Beach at 79°F and lows at 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can drive to Montgomery.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Outdoors Museums Parks

Side Trips

Pensacola, Pensacola Beach, Holmes Medical Museum, Battleship USS ALABAMA
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National Naval Aviation Museum ©
National Naval Aviation Museum
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Battleship USS ALABAMA ©
Battleship USS ALABAMA

1
night
Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): don't miss a visit to Jackson Lake Island, contemplate the long history of Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, then steep yourself in history at National Memorial for Peace and Justice, and finally admire the masterpieces at Legacy Museum.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Montgomery trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Orange Beach to Montgomery in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi and flight. In October, daytime highs in Montgomery are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Huntsville.

Things to do in Montgomery

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Jackson Lake Island
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Legacy Museum ©
Legacy Museum
National Memorial for Peace and Justice ©

1
night
Huntsville

Huntsville ©
The three historical districts of Huntsville are tucked amid the lush greenery of nearly 60 parks within the city limits.
On the 22nd (Tue), admire the natural beauty at Huntsville Botanical Garden, then engage your brain at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, and then stroll the grounds of Maple Hill Cemetery.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Huntsville trip planner .

Traveling by car from Montgomery to Huntsville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Montgomery in October, plan for little chillier days in Huntsville, with highs around 75°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Huntsville

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

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