Alabama Road Trips
Get ready to hit the road. Learn everything you need to know to travel the state like a local and experience all the hidden gems along the way.
Alabama at a Glance
Community leaders across the state will lead free tours through historic districts and courthouse squares in their hometowns. Each hour-long tour will start at 10 a.m. in select cities.
Bellingrath Gardens and Home will celebrate the 85th anniversary. Walter and Bessie Bellingrath placed an ad in the Mobile Register on April 7, 1932, inviting the public to tour the Gardens. Nearly 4,700 visitors arrived, causing a huge traffic jam. Amazed by the response, the Bellingraths decided to keep the Gardens open to the public and to charge a small admission fee. Life at their idyllic Fowl River retreat would never be the same.
Visit the region's farming families who grow fruits and vegetables, and enjoy live music, a light breakfast and cooking demonstrations with Birmingham's finest chefs. 7 a.m.-noon. each Saturday, rain or shine.
Featuring live performance stages, interactive arts experiences and activities for all ages, a juried Art Marketplace with more than 80 visual artists, the Creative Play Space, craft beer and much more, the Panoply Arts Festival has something for everyone!