Guntersville: Where Eagles Fly
It's the name of a famous song, but Guntersville is truly a place "where eagles fly."
Take a bike ride or go hiking on the many scenic trails that wind through picturesque mountains and canyons, and then later, cool off under a waterfall. Or if that’s a little too active, simply relax on the sugar-white sands of the Gulf Coast beaches before taking a dip in the warm, turquoise waters. There’s something for every lover of the outdoors here, no matter how you like to enjoy it.
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There’s a lot to love about Pike County, which is just east of Alabama’s capital city and includes the cities of Troy and Brundidge. Discover an emerging arts scene, the pioneering spirit of the past, a top-ranked university, antiques, an annual peanut butter party and more.
Mention the name Bankhead and many would undoubtedly think of Tallulah Bankhead of Hollywood and Broadway fame. But before the screen and stage star was born in Huntsville, Alabama in 1902, her grandfather John Hollis Bankhead of Jasper was making a name for himself.
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