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Wrapping Up: Best Aquariums on The Gulf Coast

Gulf Coast Aquariums: A Tour of the 8 Best Facilities OF Alabama

Aquariums have a special appeal because they give you a closer look at the ocean in a more accessible setting. You don’t need to dive or snorkel to watch schools of fish, coral reefs, and starfish, as aquariums bring everything together at once.  These Gulf Coast aquariums are your portal into the underwater world without … Read more

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The Best Alabama Restaurants You Should Try

A trip to Alabama could sound appealing because of the promise of classic Southern dishes. Yes, but that’s not the whole picture!  Just as there is a wide range of things to see and do in the state, so too does it boast a wide range of excellent restaurants that have gained national renown for … Read more

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35+ Best Alabama Resorts To Bring Your Family To

Vacations are always fun and memorable in Alabama, with the different charms of the cities in the state. Whether you want a camping experience or a lazy swim in the pool, family resorts in Alabama are the best place to go.  Perdido Beach Resort Perdido Beach Resort offers comfortable accommodations and luxurious amenities for your … Read more

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Some Fun Alabama Facts That You May Want To Know

So, you’re digging around for a fun fact of Alabama. Well, how about a couple? Alabama is rich in culture and history, so there are tons of facts and trivia about the state.  Let’s get started and get to know Alabama as the fascinating place that it is!  Fun Facts About Alabama  Alabama primarily used … Read more

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28 Best Things to Do in Fairhope Alabama

Fairhope was once a hidden gem, but a vibrant town like it is not something you can hide for so long.  They have a panoramic view of Mobile Bay, where you can fish, sightsee, and do other water activities. You can also find beautiful parks, shopping districts, art galleries, and restaurants that add to the … Read more

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Are There Sunflower Fields in Alabama?

Yes! The locals are just as ecstatic as the bees because sunflower season has arrived in Central Alabama.  To see thousands of sunflowers in full bloom, pack your clippers, cash, and sunscreen and drive to The Sunflower Field in Autaugaville, west of Montgomery. Beautiful as it is to observe, this midsummer custom doesn’t last forever. … Read more

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11 Fun Alabama Bluegrass Festivals to Attend

Alabama has a rich history of old music, particularly bluegrass because of the Appalachian influences their music.  Bluegrass in Alabama combines blues, bluegrass, and native jazz, so you hear exceptional records here.  As part of their culture, Alabama hosts many bluegrass festivals to showcase its rich influence on music and the state.  What is Bluegrass … Read more

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21+ Fun Things to Do in Alabama

Ah, Alabama. The Heart of Dixie. It’s a beautiful destination thanks to its abundance of excellent food, picturesque sceneries, and rich historical heritage. And, of course, there’s football.  This post is full of amazing locations to see in Alabama, from historical sites to breathtaking natural wonders (and a couple of fun spots).  This state, the … Read more

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The Extraordinary History of Gee’s Bend Quilts

There is a small rural community in the heart of the South, nestled beside the Alabama river. Around 700 people currently live in what was formerly known as Gee’s Bend. Today, it’s known as Boykin.  These people are largely descended from enslaved people who labored on the nearby Pettway plantation for years.  The women have … Read more

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35 of the Best Alabama Breweries to Visit

Nowadays, the brewery industry is becoming more popular as many people want to try out different and new beers. Over the last 5-10 years, we’ve seen the number of Alabama breweries skyrocket. If you want to spend a special beercation, here’s a guide on Alabama’s classic and rising breweries to find your perfect brew.  What … Read more