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Outdoor Recreation Site

This is the second $500,000 Beneful dog park in the nation. It features astro-turf, off-leash play areas for small and large dogs, splash pads, agility course elements, etc.

Outdoor Recreation Site

Skate Park with bowl, stair handrails, and stairs with hubba.

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Amusement Park

Alabama's largest Water & Theme park has more than 90 acres of family fun, including rides, shows, and attractions. Plan your adventure today.

Indoor Recreation Site

Experience a thrill like no other! Speed-lovers, be prepared for the newest attraction taking over the Birmingham, AL area; European style indoor go-karting! Our 53,000 square feet state-of-the-art facility in Jefferson County, AL is the largest completely indoor karting facility in Alabama. This means perfect racing conditions every day. This means perfect racing conditions every day. Satisfy your "need for speed" in one of our unique, high speed electric Italian pro-karts. These F1 inspired karts reach speeds of up to 50 mph! Our attractive, upscale facility has the latest technology to make sure your experience is second to none!

Golf Course

Voted #1 public course in Birmingham area by fellow members of Dixie Section PGA 6th straight year. Bent grass greens.

Flea Market

New and used tools, jewelry/coins, auto accessories, cell phone accessories, air brush, designer clothing and shoes, carpet, new/used furniture, antiques/collectibles, household items, furniture.

Museum

Housed in the Southern Railway Terminal built in 1916. Artifacts include documents, photographs, Civil War, mining, Native American, and the 1,000,000th Pullman Standard Boxcar.

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Historic Site

Formerly the A.G. Gaston Motel, facility provided Birmingham's only first-class lodging for African-Americans and served as gathering place for civil rights leaders in the 1960s.

Outfitter

Powered parachute flights, aircraft sales and pilot training.

Historic Site

Founded by Clinton Simpson Sr. as the New Breed Barber Shop, this is the only minority-owned private barber college in the state. Fee for course.

Farmers Market

Open air farmers market. Established 1921. Open everyday from sun up to sun down except for Christmas Day.

Museum

Tribute to jazz greats with ties to Alabama. Lionel Hampton, Erskine Hawkins, Sun Ra, more. History from beginning of jazz to present.

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Outfitter

3- to 4-hr. canoe, kayak trips on Five Mile Creek. Also, camping, fishing, hiking, biking, picnicking. Large onsite open pavilion. Showers and restrooms available.

Historic Site

St. Nicholas Russian/Slavic Food Festival, Brookside, Alabama

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Museum

Railway artifacts, locomotives, cars, equipment (late 1800s-1950s). Two 100-yr.-old depots, railroad yard. Ride old-fashioned trains through scenic forests.

Wine

Ozan Vineyard & Cellars - Makers of Award Winning Wines; Traditional, Specialty & Locally Produced.

Wine

Estate winery tasting and tours. A great Alabama travel stop and part of any Birmingham or Montgomery wine adventure.

Golf Course

Tee times available 7 days in advance. Golf carts available. Jerry Pate design.

Wine

Bring someone special for a tour, tasting and lunch in the deli. Wine sales by bottle or case. Restaurant open M-Sat. 11-3.

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Antique

22,000 sq.-ft. mall with over 80 dealers. English, French, primitives, and many decorator items from Dallas and Atlanta markets.

Boutique

Chelsea General Store is not just a place to shop, it is a destination. We are an old fashion themed general store with an array of Alabama Made Products, gifts, candies, snacks and more.

Outdoor Recreation Site

Playground, athletic field, picnic pavilion, paved walking trail, play meadow, swing set, restrooms. Three softball fields and a practice football field.

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State Park

Lake Lurleen State Park is named after Alabama’s only female governor. As Governor she was instrumental in funding a major renovation project of Alabama State Parks.

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Museum

One of the larger privately owned Washington collections in America. Portraits, letters, china, silver from Martha's direct descendant. Also Robert E. Lee family artifacts.

Golf Course

Magnolia is one of Shelby County's premiere entertainment facilities. Narrow fairways, exceptional placement of water and hazards. Fun and challenging for all skill levels.

Museum

"A Genealogist and Historical Paradise"

Shopping District

Embracing the future with preserving the past.

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Historic Site

In 1896, Miles College was founded by the Colored Methodist Episcopal Church. It was chartered by the State of Alabama in 1905 to educate African-American students.

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Historic Site

Located just south of Hardee's. Monument to northern Jefferson Co. veterans. All service flags on display. Hillside park with large boxwoods, beautiful landscaping. M60-A3 tank on display.

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Guided Tour

Tours By Linda is a tour coordinator/tour guide service for Birmingham, Alabama. After 20 years, we are pleased to coordinate motorcoach tours of this beautiful and diverse city. Let us show your group why Birmingham has been called "The Magic City since 1871 and remains so to this very day.

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Golf Course

Beautiful mountain scenery. Fun course. Guests comment on shooting their best rounds here.

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Historic Site

Arkwright Heritage Area in Shelby County Highway 62, before Vincent

Wine

This family-owned vineyard and winery specializes in muscadine and fruit wines. Morgan Creek hosts several special events, including tastings, winery tours, music, fireworks and their annual grape stomp. Morgan Creek is also a popular location for weddings.

Farm

Old Baker Farm is open to the public for seasonal special events and activities, so visit with us and take a step back in time!

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Outfitter

Canoe and Kayak rentals for trips along the scenic Cahaba River. Trips range from 5 miles to 30 miles or more.

Historic Site

Home of Helena's original shopping district. Unique shopping opportunities and quaint dining venues. Top Places to Raise Kids: Business Week 2007: 2008 Municipal Achievement Award; Top 100 Places to Live in the U.S.: Money Magazine.

Antique

Home of Helena's original shopping district. Unique shopping opportunities and quaint dining venues. Top Places to Raise Kids: Business Week 2007: 2008 Municipal Achievement Award; Top 100 Places to Live in the U.S.: Money Magazine.

Boutique

Its more than a Hobby, Its a Lifestyle

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Indoor Recreation Site

Each Breakout Game is a real life adventure for a small group. It’s great for groups of friends, family, or coworkers. You have one goal: break out of the room in under 1 hour. You’ll solve puzzles, crack codes, find hidden items, and more in order to break out.

Shopping Mall

Discover the Village … Brookwood Village, where you will find some of Birmingham’s most popular shops and restaurants. Shop in a beautiful climate-controlled mall featuring Macy’s, Belk, Books-A-Million, Z Gallerie, Victoria’s Secret and many other exciting stores. Dine al fresco at Brio Tuscan Grille, Cocina Superior and more. Also, enjoy power shopping at DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse and The Fresh Market! Conveniently accessible from I-459, I-20 and I-65, Brookwood Village offers the perfect setting for comfortable shopping and dining. 205-871-0406

Antique

American arts and crafts, Mission-style furniture and accessories. Represent 50 local artists.

Museum

Working studio for nationally acclaimed artists Scott Bennett and Dori DeCamillis that also features exhibits by other artists.

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Botanical Garden

30-acre public garden nestled in the heart of Hoover Alabama, featuring walking trails through beautiful plantings and a five acre lake. A premier venue for events such as weddings, receptions and corporate meetings.

Outdoor Recreation Site

A 350 acre nature preserve abundant with trees, plants, rock outcroppings, streams, waterfalls, wildlife and other natural features. Enjoy hiking, bouldering, birding, etc.

Museum

Art gallery displaying Daniel A. Moore originals and fine art limited edition prints in the field of sports.

Golf Course

Opened in August 2005, this award winning resort and Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail is secluded yet close to a vibrant city.

Shopping Mall

Spectacular skylights. 200+ specialty stores. Grande Atrium Park with restaurants, carousel. Also Wynfrey Hotel and class-A office tower.

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Collectible

Andrea Lucas Studios is an eclectic stained glass and folk art studio located in the historic Irondale area, directly next to The Irondale Cafe.

Historic Site

Setting for novel Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe. Tourists from all 50 states and 20+ countries. Trains galore. Souvenir items. Lunch daily 11-2:30. Supper Mon thru Sat 5-7pm.

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Outdoor

A 165,000 sq.-ft. superstore with area's largest selection of outdoor gear, clothing and accessories; hiking, backpacking, camping and wildlife equipment; gift/nature center; boat showroom.

Historic Site

Leeds Scenic Byway -- Downtown has been traveled by horses, wagons, and early automobiles. The byway meanders through a rural vista and small town where more than 33 homes, businesses, museums, and cemeteries display county, state or national historic markers.

Historic Site

Located on the Old Stage Coach Route, Rowan Oaks is the perfect setting for weddings, receptions, teas and other social events. Available for rental.

Outlet Mall

Home to more than 65 leading designer stores, including Banana Republic Factory Store, Guess, Kenneth Cole, Nine West, Nike, Tommy Hilfiger and others. Save up to 65 percent off regular retail.

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Golf Course

Bar, grill, pool, restaurant, tennis. Par 36/72. 2575/5922 yds.

Historic Site

Preserved and operated by the West Jefferson County Historical Society.

State Park

Museum, gristmill, country store, pioneer cabins and remains of Tannehill Ironworks cold-blast furnaces which began Birmingham's iron industry. Cabins and pavillions available for rent.

Historic Site

Original ancestral pioneer homes of the parents and grandparents of Dr. Thomas McAdory Owen, founding director of Alabama Department of Archives and History.

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Historic Site

SCALNC supports veterans activities at ALNC

Museum

Farrington Hall, built in 1908 by former Congressman William F. Aldrich. See pictures, relics and five murals by Giuseppe Moretti, creator of Vulcan in Birmingham.

Museum

1928 Company Store depicts early history of coal mining in Shelby County. Contains numerous collections of pictures, artifacts and simulated coal mine.

Historic Site

The American Village is a unique attraction in the heart of Alabama, situated on 183 acres of rolling pasture and wooded land in Montevallo, about a half hour south of Birmingham. Its architecture is strikingly evocative of iconic early American design.

Antique

A unique selection of antiques in a quiet, country setting.

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Historic Site

Called "The Big Apple of the 14th Century" by National Geographic, Moundville is the second largest prehistoric archaeological site of its kind, representing the best preserved Mississippian Indian ceremonial mound center in North America.

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Shopping Center

Traditional Neighborhood Developmnet, mom/pops shops, Irish Pub, Area 41 Pizza, Tea Shop, general store/grocery, parks, Stones Throw Bar & Grill in artistic development.

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Golf Course

Bermuda greens, practice facility and mixed grille.

Shopping District

Quaint, historic downtown in Tuscaloosa County with dining, local shops, art galleries and antiques!

Historic Site

Raised cottage of Federal and Greek Revival detailing built of handmade brick in 1838 by James Shirley, town surveyor for early Northport.

Museum

Features works from numerous Kentuck Festival artists, as well as other artists from around the region and the country. The Kentuck Art Center offers exhibitions, classes, and shopping year-round.

Outdoor Recreation Site

Home of the Kentuck Festival of the Arts

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Science Center

Alabama's oldest & largest wildlife rehabilitation facility, AWC annually treats almost 2,000 native wild birds from over 100 different species. Visitors can enjoy paid or self-guided tours & observe patients via camera monitors or one-way glass viewing windows.

Golf Course

Please visit our website at www.ballantraegolf.com for rate information.

State Park

Golf course, driving range, snack bar, demonstration farm, horseback riding stable, swimming, campsites, cabins, picnic shelters, fishing, marina, bike and hiking trails on 9,940 beautiful acres. See campground listing on page 143.

Golf Course

Oak Mountain Golf Course is a public, 18-hole championship course (par 72) designed by Earl Stone. Repeatedly rated by Golf Digest to be among the top 50-75 public courses in the United States. Championship course with Bermuda greens and fairways, meandering water. Driving range and putting green; flat layout.

Indoor Recreation Site

2 ice rinks (lessons available), birthday party rooms with fireplaces, 7,200-sq.-ft. meeting and banquet facility, 30,000-sq.-ft. exhibit/concert area.

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Outdoor Recreation Site

This 466-acre Forever Wild Tract is home to some of the most stunning and unique beauty found anywhere in the Southeast.

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Historic Site

During the late 1800's and early 1900s the Shelby Iron Works was the South's largest charcoal-fired blast furnace. It played a vital part during the Civil War with iron production, as well as post-war producing train car wheels. Shelby was a company town with many of the buildings built by the company.

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Golf Course

Mostly flat terrain, wide fairways.

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Historic Site

Alabama Firefighter Memorial on the campus of the Alabama Fire College

Outdoor Recreation Site

Alabama is home to some of the best recreational hunting and fishing opportunities in the US. Visit the Trail to experience the adventure of a lifetime.

Museum

Turn-of-century Grand Exhibition Hall. Fossils, rocks, minerals from Dinosaur, Ice and Coal Ages. See only meteorite known to have struck a human.

Historic Site

1937 reproduction of Davanzati Palace courtyard (Florence, Italy). Orchestra/balcony sections decorated as Mediterranean courtyard. Opened April 12, 1938. Renovated 1976 for live theatrical use.

Historic Site

1835 Greek Revival mansion. Built by wealthy planter/businessman. Later owned by Hungarian immigrant. Restored, beautifully furnished as historic house museum.

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Zoological Park

(Christian owned and operated) Hands-on petting zoo, feeding of farm and wildlife animals. Chickens, cougars, sheep, black bears. Playground, picnic area and pumpkin patch.

Museum

The Mercedes factory outside of Tuscaloosa produces the C-Class sedan and G-Class sport utility vehicles. There is an on-site visitor center/museum, and factory tours are offered with prior reservations.

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Museum

Fine Art Gallery representing 50+ Alabama's best Artist. Bronze by Frank Fleming, whimsical wood sculptures, and functional art by Dale Lewis. Pottery by Larry Allen.

Indoor Recreation Site

Artists Incorporated Gallery featuring 50 Alabama artists and craftsmen since 1999.

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Outdoor Recreation Site

Provide services to disabled individuals in adapted water sports, including water skiing, canoeing, kayaking, fishing.

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Golf Course

Alabama’s Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail is a collection of 468 holes at 11 sites across the state. Stretching from Muscle Shoals to Mobile, these courses are a must-visit for golf fans and professionals alike.

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Golf Course

Alabama’s Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail is a collection of 468 holes at 11 sites across the state. Stretching from Muscle Shoals to Mobile, these courses are a must-visit for golf fans and professionals alike.

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Golf Course

Alabama’s Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail is a collection of 468 holes at 11 sites across the state. Stretching from Muscle Shoals to Mobile, these courses are a must-visit for golf fans and professionals alike.

Houston County Displaying items 1 of 1

Golf Course

Alabama’s Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail is a collection of 468 holes at 11 sites across the state. Stretching from Muscle Shoals to Mobile, these courses are a must-visit for golf fans and professionals alike.

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Golf Course

Alabama’s Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail is a collection of 468 holes at 11 sites across the state. Stretching from Muscle Shoals to Mobile, these courses are a must-visit for golf fans and professionals alike.

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Golf Course

Alabama’s Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail is a collection of 468 holes at 11 sites across the state. Stretching from Muscle Shoals to Mobile, these courses are a must-visit for golf fans and professionals alike.

Lee County Displaying items 1 of 1

Golf Course

Alabama’s Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail is a collection of 468 holes at 11 sites across the state. Stretching from Muscle Shoals to Mobile, these courses are a must-visit for golf fans and professionals alike.

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Golf Course

Alabama’s Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail is a collection of 468 holes at 11 sites across the state. Stretching from Muscle Shoals to Mobile, these courses are a must-visit for golf fans and professionals alike.

Mobile County Displaying items 1 of 1

Golf Course

Alabama’s Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail is a collection of 468 holes at 11 sites across the state. Stretching from Muscle Shoals to Mobile, these courses are a must-visit for golf fans and professionals alike.

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Golf Course

Alabama’s Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail is a collection of 468 holes at 11 sites across the state. Stretching from Muscle Shoals to Mobile, these courses are a must-visit for golf fans and professionals alike.