The Official Travel Site of Alabama
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In Alabama, each city and town has its own flavor. Explore our world-class restaurants and exciting night life, or just find your own stretch of pristine beach to unwind with a good book.

Major Cities

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Birmingham

Retrace the Civil Rights Movement, taste award-winning dishes and explore the state’s largest zoo.

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Huntsville

The Rocket City is home to diverse destinations, from the U.S. Space & Rocket Center to Monte Sano State Park.

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Montgomery

Don’t miss the Rosa Parks Museum, the Hank Williams Museum and the renowned Alabama Shakespeare Festival.

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Mobile

Experience America’s oldest Mardi Gras, eat fresh catch from the Gulf and explore the historic USS Alabama.

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Beaches & Gulf Coast

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Gulf Shores

Enjoy turquoise waters, sugar-white beaches, Gulf State Park and Fort Morgan Historic Site and Museum.

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Orange Beach

Discover miles of white-sand beaches, bustling night life, Adventure Island, deep-sea fishing and The Wharf.

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Fairhope

Rich with moss-draped live oaks, Fairhope offers boutiques, cafes, art galleries and panoramic bay views.

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Dauphin Island

This relaxed island is known for bird watching, historic Fort Gaines and the Dauphin Island Sea Lab.

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Discover Alabama’s pristine beaches and Gulf Coast

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It’s time to take an Alabama Road Trip

Regional Destinations

North Alabama
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Lookout Mountain & Little River Canyon

Mountains meet water in this area featuring Noccalula Falls, Cloudmont Ski and Golf Resort, DeSoto State Park and Little River Canyon.

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Lake Guntersville & The Jackson County Mountains

Alabama's largest lake features renowned bass fishing and eagle-watching. Scottsboro is home to famed First Monday Trade Days.

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Bankhead Forest & Sipsey Wilderness

Explore the William Bankhead National Forest, Cullman's Ave Maria Grotto and the Oakville Indian Mounds Park.

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Huntsville & Decatur

The Rocket City is home to diverse destinations, from the U.S. Space & Rocket Center to Monte Sano State Park.

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The Shoals

A mecca of music and cultural history. Don't miss the home of "Father of the Blues" W.C. Handy or Fame Recording Studios.

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Chandler Mountain & Locust Fork

An outdoor lover's paradise, with natural rock formations, Spring Valley Beach Water Park and Horse Pens 40.

Central Alabama
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Birmingham & Tuscaloosa

Retrace the Civil Rights Movement, taste award-winning fare and explore the state’s largest zoo.

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The Cahaba & Oakmulgee

Don't miss Brierfield Ironworks Historical State Park and the small-town charm along the biologically diverse river.

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The Piedmont

At the edge of the Piedmont Plateau sit Auburn University, Lake Wedowee, Chewacla State Park and the historic homes of Opelika.

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Mount Cheaha & Talladega

This area features the highest point in Alabama, Cheaha State Park, Talladega Superspeedway and the Anniston Museum of Natural History.

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Lake Martin & Horseshoe Bend

End site of the Creek War, now home to Horseshoe Bend National Military Park and recreation on the shores of Lake Martin.

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The Tombigbee River Valley

An area known for excellent fishing, the Choctaw National Wildlife Refuge and antebellum homes of Demopolis.

South Alabama
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Montgomery & Selma

Don’t miss the Rosa Parks Museum, the Hank Williams Museum and renowned Alabama Shakespeare Festival.

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Lake Eufaula & The Red Hills

Home to the "Big Bass Capital of the World," this area’s other attractions include the Pioneer Museum of Alabama and Hank Williams' boyhood home.

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The Conecuh

In close proximity to beaches, this area features Claude D. Kelley State Park and Poarch Creek Reservation.

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Tuskegee & Phenix City

This celebrated center of African-American achievements is home to the Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site and the George Washington Carver Museum.

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Monroeville & Gee's Bend

Monroeville is a must-visit for fans of To Kill a Mockingbird. The quilters of the isolated Gee's Bend community have also garnered international fame.

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The Wiregrass

Home to Dothan (the "Peanut Capital of the World") and Fort Rucker, this area also features the Boll Weevil Monument in Enterprise.