60 days in Birmingham & Detroit Itinerary

60 days in Birmingham & Detroit Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Detroit
Fly + Bus:  5 h 15 min
1
Birmingham
— 29 nights
Bus + Fly:  5 h 15 min
2
Detroit
— 30 nights
End: Detroit

29
nights
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Venture out of the city with trips to Cathedral Caverns State Park (in Woodville), Unclaimed Baggage (in Scottsboro) and Huntsville (U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum, Huntsville Botanical Garden, &more). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at McWane Science Center, appreciate the history behind National Memorial for Peace and Justice, and take some stellar pictures from Vulcan Park and Museum.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Birmingham online travel route planner.

Detroit to Birmingham is an approximately 5.5- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Detroit to Birmingham due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Detroit in October: high temperatures in Birmingham hover around 78°F and lows are around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Detroit.

Things to do in Birmingham

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Montgomery, Carrollton, Huntsville, Prattville, Talladega
Find places to stay Oct 30 — Nov 28:
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U.S. Space and Rocket Center ©
U.S. Space and Rocket Center
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute ©
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

30
nights
Detroit

Detroit ©
Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
Explore Detroit's surroundings by going to Great Blue Heron Rookery (in Shelby Township), Studio 1219 (in Port Huron) and EpIQ Escapes (in Jackson). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Detroit Institute of Arts, stop by Bronner's Christmas Wonderland, steep yourself in history at Motown Museum, and see the interesting displays at The Henry Ford.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Detroit online travel planner.

Getting from Birmingham to Detroit by combination of bus and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Birmingham in November, expect Detroit to be a bit cooler, temps between 48°F and 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Detroit

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Toledo, Frankenmuth, Royal Oak, Dearborn, Flint
Find places to stay Nov 28 — Dec 28:
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Detroit Institute of Arts ©
Detroit Institute of Arts
Cedar Point ©
Cedar Point
Greenfield Village ©
Greenfield Village

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