60 days in Birmingham & Detroit Itinerary

60 days in Birmingham & Detroit Itinerary

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Birmingham
— 29 nights
2
Detroit
— 30 nights

29
nights
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Venture out of the city with trips to Unclaimed Baggage (in Scottsboro), Cathedral Caverns State Park (in Woodville) and Huntsville (U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum, Huntsville Botanical Garden, &more). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at McWane Science Center, explore the world behind art at Birmingham Museum of Art, and take an in-depth tour of Birmingham Civil Rights Institute.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Birmingham trip planner.

Detroit to Birmingham is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Detroit in October: high temperatures in Birmingham hover around °F and lows are around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Detroit.

Things to do in Birmingham

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Montgomery, Carrollton, Prattville, Talladega, Huntsville
Find places to stay Oct 30 — Nov 28:
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Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
U.S. Space and Rocket Center ©
U.S. Space and Rocket Center
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 Studio 1219 (in Port Huron), EpIQ Escapes (in Jackson) and Great Blue Heron Rookery (in Shelby Township). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Detroit Institute of Arts, examine the collection at Greenfield Village, look for gifts at Bronner's Christmas Wonderland, and explore the galleries of Motown Museum.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Detroit route tool.

Getting from Birmingham to Detroit by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Birmingham to Detroit, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Birmingham in November, expect Detroit to be a bit cooler, temps between °F and °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, Royal Oak, Frankenmuth, Flint, Dearborn
Find places to stay Nov 28 — Dec 28:
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Detroit Institute of Arts ©
Detroit Institute of Arts
The Henry Ford ©
The Henry Ford
Motown Museum ©
Motown Museum

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