12 days in Alabama Itinerary

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Birmingham
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Florence
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Bridgeport
— 1 night
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Fort Payne
— 2 nights
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Anniston
— 1 night
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Daviston
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Tuskegee
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Birmingham — 1 night

Magic City

Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Birmingham Civil Rights Institute.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Birmingham trip planner.

Kansas City to Birmingham is an approximately 8-hour travel. You can also fly; or drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Birmingham can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. On the 15th (Wed), you'll travel to Florence.
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Florence — 3 nights

Florence is a city in and the county seat of Lauderdale County, Alabama, United States, in the state's northwest corner.According to the 2010 census, the city's population was 39,319.Florence is the largest and principal city of the Metropolitan Statistical Area known as "The Shoals" (which includes Muscle Shoals, Sheffield, and Tuscumbia metropolitan areas in Colbert and Lauderdale counties). Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Pond Spring (in Hillsboro) and Danville (Jesse Owens Museum & Oakville Indian Mounds Education Center). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Ivy Green, examine the collection at Indian Mound & Museum, and walk around Spring Park.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Florence journey app.

Drive from Birmingham to Florence in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in June, and nighttime lows around 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Bridgeport.
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Bridgeport — 1 night

Bridgeport is a city in Jackson County, Alabama, United States. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Russell Cave National Monument.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Bridgeport trip site.

You can drive from Florence to Bridgeport in 2.5 hours. In June in Bridgeport, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 66°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Sun) before leaving for Fort Payne.
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Fort Payne — 2 nights

Fort Payne is a city in and county seat of DeKalb County, Alabama, United States. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): examine the collection at Fort Payne Depot Museum and then walk around Little River Canyon National Preserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Mon): examine the collection at Cherokee County Alabama Historical Museum, identify plant and animal life at Buck's Pocket State Park, and then admire the sheer force of Desoto Falls.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Fort Payne route website.

You can drive from Bridgeport to Fort Payne in an hour. June in Fort Payne sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 64°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Anniston.
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Anniston — 1 night

Anniston is a city in Calhoun County in the state of Alabama. Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): walk around Freedom Riders Park and then don't miss a visit to Big Chair.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Anniston day trip app.

Traveling by car from Fort Payne to Anniston takes 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Anniston are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Daviston.
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Daviston

Daviston is a town in Tallapoosa County, Alabama, United States. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): stroll around Horseshoe Bend National Military Park.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Daviston road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Anniston to Daviston in 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Daviston are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Tuskegee.
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Tuskegee — 3 nights

Tuskegee is a city in Macon County, Alabama, United States. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Tuskegee trip planner.

Traveling by car from Daviston to Tuskegee takes 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Tuskegee are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.
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Alabama travel guide

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Heart of Dixie
Known as a focal point of the civil rights struggle in the 1960s, Alabama features diverse landscapes that include tall mountains, rolling hills, and gentle plains. Though still largely undiscovered by foreign visitors, Alabama offers tourists a chance to discover the distinct culture of the Deep South. In addition to well-preserved examples of antebellum architecture, this area also boasts an outstanding local cuisine, famous for traditional barbecue recipes passed down from generation to generation. Looking for outdoorsy things to do? Nature lovers on holiday can explore the state's beaches, rugged canyons, and lush river valleys.
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