13 days in Alabama Itinerary

13 days in Alabama Itinerary

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13 days in Alabama Itinerary

Start: Tallahassee
Fly:  4​h
1
Mobile
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Orange Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Montgomery
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Birmingham
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Auburn
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Fort Lauderdale

1
night
Mobile

Mobile ©
Mobile is the county seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): admire all the interesting features of Bellingrath Gardens and Home, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Malbis Memorial Church.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Mobile online tour planner .

Tallahassee to Mobile is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Tallahassee to Mobile, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 74°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Orange Beach.

Things to do in Mobile

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Dauphin Island, Malbis Memorial Church, Bellingrath Gardens and Home
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Bellingrath Gardens and Home ©
Bellingrath Gardens and Home
Fort Gaines ©
Fort Gaines

3
nights
Orange Beach

Orange Beach ©
Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Fort Pickens Area and Pensacola Lighthouse and Museum. Step out of the city life by going to Fishing Charters & Tours and Parasailing & Paragliding. When in Orange Beach, make a side trip to see National Naval Aviation Museum in Pensacola, approximately 34 minutes away. There's more to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and take in panoramic vistas at Wharf Ferris Wheel.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Orange Beach vacation planner.

You can drive from Mobile to Orange Beach in 1.5 hours. In July in Orange Beach, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 73°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Montgomery.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Tours Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Pensacola, Fort Pickens Area
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Fort Pickens Area ©
Fort Pickens Area
National Naval Aviation Museum ©
National Naval Aviation Museum
Fishing Charters & Tours

3
nights
Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. Popular historic sites such as National Memorial for Peace and Justice and Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home are in your itinerary. Escape the urban bustle at Montgomery Zoo and Wilderness Park. Step out of Montgomery to go to Selma and see Edmund Pettus Bridge, which is approximately 1h 05 min away. There's much more to do: make a trip to Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, contemplate the long history of Civil Rights Memorial Center, explore the world behind art at Legacy Museum, and ponder the world of politics at Alabama State Capitol.

To find reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Montgomery trip maker .

You can drive from Orange Beach to Montgomery in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi and flight. July in Montgomery sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 72°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Birmingham.

Things to do in Montgomery

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Wilderness Park, Edmund Pettus Bridge
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Legacy Museum ©
Legacy Museum

2
nights
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
On the 9th (Tue), examine the collection at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, make a trip to Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark, then take an in-depth tour of Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at 16th Street Baptist Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Wed): get to know the resident critters at Birmingham Zoo, then get great views at Vulcan Park and Museum, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Rotary Trail, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Birmingham online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Montgomery to Birmingham takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Birmingham sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 72°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Auburn.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament
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Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute ©
Vulcan Park and Museum ©
Vulcan Park and Museum

3
nights
Auburn

Auburn ©
Auburn is a city in Lee County, Alabama, United States. Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Little White House, brush up on your military savvy at National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center, and then don't miss a visit to Toomer's Corner. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the majestic nature at Chewacla State Park, then get engrossed in the history at National Civil War Naval Museum, and then explore and take pictures at Columbus Riverwalk.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Auburn sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Birmingham to Auburn takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in July, and nighttime lows around 71°F. On the 13th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Auburn

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Columbus, John Emerald Distilling Company, Little White House
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Little White House ©
Little White House
Columbus Riverwalk ©
Columbus Riverwalk

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