Alabama Weekend Getaways and Day Trips

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Alabama Travel Guide by Fodor's Weekend Getaway
This travel guide is a chapter on Alabama excerpted from the book "Fodor's USA." It covers the entire state region by region and contains ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications Montgomery, AL - Fodor's USA

Alabama Travel Information by Rough Guides Weekend Getaway
Just 250 miles from north to south, Alabama ranges from the fast-flowing rivers, waterfalls and lakes of the Appalachian foothills ...
Published by Rough Guides Birmingham, AL - The Rough Guide to USA

Atmore, Alabama Weekend Getaway
Founded in 1866 as a supply stop along the Mobile & Great Northern railroad, the city was a thriving sawmill town that was first named ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications Atmore , AL - Fodor's Gulf Coast Getaways

Bourbon Street to Birmingham: New Orleans, Mobile, Birmingham Baseball Trip Family Vacation
In the deep South, politics and baseball are serious subjects. Both are played to win. A visit to New Orleans, Mobile, and Birmingham ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications New Orleans, LA - Fodor's Baseball Vacations

Center Stage in the South: Tuskegee to Selma, AL Weekend Getaway
Montgomery became the catalyst of the 1960s civil rights movement. Rosa Parks’s refusal to give up her seat to a white man sparked ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Montgomery, AL - Quick Escapes: Atlanta

Dauphin Island, Alabama Weekend Getaway
Three miles off the coast of Mobile County’s mainland, Dauphin Island is a cigar-shape, 14-mile-long island that is less than 2 miles ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications Fort Morgan, AL - Fodor's Gulf Coast Getaways

Fairhope & Point Clear, Alabama Weekend Getaway
Clinging to the eastern shore of Mobile Bay, the quiet towns of Fairhope and Point Clear have restored clapboard houses with wide ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications Fairhope, AL - Fodor's Gulf Coast Getaways

Fayetteville, Tennessee, and Huntsville, Alabama Weekend Getaway
Fayetteville is the town that made the “slawburger” famous. Fayetteville also offers the only sanctioned harness racing in the state ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Fayetteville, TN - Day Trips from Nashville

Gulf Shores & Orange Beach, Alabama Weekend Getaway
With white sand and gentle warm water, the Gulf Coast is by far one of the state’s greatest attractions. The cooling offshore breezes ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications Gulf Shores, AL - Fodor's Gulf Coast Getaways

Heart of Alabama: Tuscaloosa to Marion, AL Weekend Getaway
Established in 1816,Tuscaloosa served as the second capital of Alabama. Not long after, the University of Alabama was founded. The ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Tuscaloosa, AL - Quick Escapes: Atlanta

Huntsville's a Blast: Cave Spring, Georgia, and Huntsville, AL Weekend Getaway
In the early 1800s John Hunt heard Native American tales that on the west side of the Great Smoky Mountains was a Big Spring from ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Huntsville, AL - Quick Escapes: Atlanta

Mobile, Alabama Weekend Getaway
Fort Condé was the name given by the French in 1711 to the site known today as Mobile; around it blossomed the first white settlement ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications Mobile, AL - Fodor's Gulf Coast Getaways

Monroeville, Alabama Weekend Getaway
Monroeville’s most famous daughter, Harper Lee, won a Pulitzer Prize for her novel To Kill a Mockingbird, which incorporates many ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications Monroeville, AL - Fodor's Gulf Coast Getaways

NASCAR - Talladega Superspeedway: NASCAR's Most Competitive Track Weekend Getaway
It’s the biggest, fastest racetrack, and the shows there are perhaps the most exciting you’ll see all year. This 2.66-mile superspeedway, ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Talladega, AL - Insiders' Guide to the NASCAR Tracks

Natchez Trace Parkway Weekend Getaway
The trace has been a major thoroughfare since the late 1700s. The scenic parkway was first a series of paths that the Indians used ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Nashville, TN - Day Trips from Nashville

National Parks of Alabama Weekend Getaway
This chapter is an excerpt from the book "Guide to the National Park Areas: Eastern States" and contains National Parks, National ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Birmingham, AL - Guide to the National Park Areas: Eastern States

5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars Pigs, Peanuts, Presidents, and Painted Ladies: Americus, GA to Eufaula, AL Weekend Getaway
South Georgia is the “Pecan Capital of the World,” known far and wide for not only the nut itself but also pies, cookies, candies, ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Plains, GA - Quick Escapes: Atlanta

Sun, Sand, Sea, and Southern Belles: Alabama Gulf Coast / Mobile, AL Weekend Getaway
Only a few of the many Alabama Gulf Coast and Mobile Bay attractions are miles of pristine, powdery white beaches; glamorous, historic ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Mobile, AL - Quick Escapes: Atlanta

The Amusement Parks of Alabama Weekend Getaway
This chapter describes these Alabama Amusement Parks: Southern Adventures in Huntsville, VisionLand Theme Park in Bessemer, Splash ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Huntsville, AL - The Amusement Park Guide

5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars There's Still Magic in the Magic City: Anniston / Talladega / Birmingham, AL Weekend Getaway
Birmingham, often called the Magic City because it appeared to grow like magic out of the wilderness, was founded in 1871 at the crossing ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Birmingham, AL - Quick Escapes: Atlanta