Best Alabama Getaways

Top Alabama Getaways
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1. Silver Sands and Emerald Waters: Endless Summer on the Gulf Coast Romantic Getaway
The city of New Orleans is surrounded by water. Just don’t expect surfer girls or cabana boys (except in some of the more exotic bars). ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Dauphin Island, AL - Romantic Days and Nights in New Orleans

2. 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

3. 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

4. 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

5. 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

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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

7. 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

8. Cheaha Mountain - Alabama Highpoint Scenic Drive
Highpoint rank by height: 35th. Cheaha (an Indian word meaning "high") State Park includes a restaurant, country store, museum, nature ...
Published by Colorado Mountain Club Press Oxford, AL - Highpoint Adventures: The Complete Guide to the 50 State Highpoints

9. Huntsville, Alabama Family Vacation
Ever want to send your kids to the moon and back? Then come to Huntsville, where space exploration is a way of life. This small, friendly ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Huntsville, AL - Great Family Vacations: South

10. 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

11. Alabama Gulf Coast: From Dauphin Island to Gulf Shores Scenic Drive
Centered on historic Mobile Bay, the charming cities along Alabama ’s Gulf Coast — from European-influenced Mobile to tourist-friendly ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications Mobile, AL - Fodor's Great American Drives of the East

12. 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

13. 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

14. Natchez Trace Parkway: Alabama Scenic Drive
The Alabama segment of the Natchez Trace Parkway is the middle leg of a Byway that covers the entire length of the Natchez Trace. ...
Published by Mobil Travel Guide Florence, AL - America's Byways: All-American Roads

15. 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

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A 23-mile highway along the crest of Horseblock Mountain into Cheaha State Park. The Talladega Scenic Drive takes you up a long ridge ...
Published by Falcon Publishing Heflin, AL - National Forest Scenic Byways East & South

17. 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

18. 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

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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

20. 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

 
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