Gaines Ridge Dinner Club


With attractions like Bridgeport Beach and Roland Cooper State Park — and daily Alabama River excursions from Gee’s Bend Ferry — Camden, Alabama, is a great place to get outdoors! Take a tour at the Black Belt Treasures Cultural Arts Center and learn a few fascinating facts about local art, quilt making, furniture, clothing, and shoe repair. At the end of your day, stop by the Gaines Ridge Dinner Club for irresistible Southern-style surf and turf.

Gaines Ridge Dinner Club

Explore Camden

Two people sit on the steps of a tent set up in a wooded area. The two are relaxing and surrounded by nature on a sunny day.

Glamping Under the Stars

With 48,000 acres available and new funding to improve the experience, camping in Alabama’s state parks comes with all kinds of options, including luxury.

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Alabama Has a BBQ Culture All Its Own

Springtime in Alabama is chock full of art, music and food festivals. Visitors can find at least one or two festivals on any given weekend in almost every small town.

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Taste the Freshness

Go shrimping, pick peaches and fry up green tomatoes. Tables overflow with what is grown or caught nearby.

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Hit the Road To Explore Gee’s Bend

In the Southwest rural corner of the state of Alabama, there is a small parcel of land called Gee’s Bend. Gee’s Bend is surrounded by the Alabama River and it is only accessible by ferry.

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Have Yourself An Alabama-Made Christmas

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Have yourself an Alabama-made Christmas by supporting local artists throughout our state. Here are a few places to get you started:

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The Most Haunted Places in Alabama

Everyone loves a good ghost story, and Sweet Home Alabama has plenty of them. From North Alabama to South Alabama, the state has its fair share of bone-chilling haunts, and we’re bringing you five that you can explore for a hauntingly-good time. Read on, if you dare….

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