6 days in Albany & Birmingham Itinerary

6 days in Albany & Birmingham Itinerary

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Albany
— 2 nights
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Birmingham
— 3 nights
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Albany

— 2 nights
Albany is the capital of the U.S. state of New York and the seat of Albany County. Venture out of the city with trips to The Mount, Edith Wharton's Home (in Lenox), Norman Rockwell Museum (in Stockbridge) and Ozzie's Glass Gallery (in Lee). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, admire the masterpieces at The Clark Art Institute, take in nature's colorful creations at Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home, and enjoy breathtaking views from Erastus Corning II Tower.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Albany road trip planner.

Syracuse to Albany is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In October in Albany, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 44°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Birmingham.

Things to do in Albany

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

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Birmingham

— 3 nights

Magic City

Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Birmingham is known for museums, zoos & aquariums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, don't miss a visit to Alabama Veterans Memorial Park, grab your bike and head to Rotary Trail, and get great views at Vulcan Park and Museum.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Birmingham travel route planning app.

You can fly from Albany to Birmingham in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Albany in October, with highs in Birmingham at 78°F and lows at 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Parks
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