Alabama's best offerings beyond the rolling tide

Published Aug. 27 2017

Do an internet search for the word "Alabama" and the first thing you'll find on Google is football. And while...

Tuscaloosa: More than the 'Bear' necessities

Published Aug. 27 2017

There may be only one place on the planet you could theoretically drive a shiny new Mercedes-Benz off the assembly...

Mentone: An arts colony atop Lookout Mountain

Published Aug. 27 2017

When it comes to the arts, Mentone, a town of less than 400 residents atop Lookout Mountain in DeKalb County,...


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Huntsville: Explore Rocket City

Published Aug. 27 2017

Nicknamed "The Rocket City," Huntsville, Ala., is home to NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center, as well as the U.S. Space...

Birmingham: The epicenter of Alabama

Published Aug. 27 2017

From its origins as an iron and steel town, Birmingham, Ala., quickly grew into a vibrant, big city.

Gadsden: Scads to do

Published Aug. 27 2017

Whether the fun being sought is outdoors or indoors, one place to find it is Gadsden, Ala.

Decatur: Detour to fowls, feasts and football

Published Aug. 27 2017

Known as "The River City," Decatur, Ala., like many Southern cities in the 19th century, used its water access as...

Guntersville: Welcome to a Water World

Published Aug. 27 2017

Surrounded by a 69,000-acre lake, it's no wonder life in Guntersville is all about the water.

Fort Payne: For lovers of history, art and the outdoors

Published Aug. 27 2017

Fort Payne, Ala., is a city rich in history dating back to before the Trail of Tears. The town became...

Scottsboro: Lost treasure, pivotal history

Published Aug. 27 2017

Scottsboro offers far more than rich history lessons.

Athens: Where Southern charm meets Southern style

Published Aug. 31 2016

The town of Athens in North Alabama's Limestone County has a history dating back before the Yellowhammer State even joined...

Huntsville: Blast off to adventure

Published Aug. 31 2016

Huntsville was founded in 1805 by John Hunt. Since then, it's been best known for its space museum, and the...

Fort Payne: Rolling rivers and a majestic canyon draw tourists

Published Aug. 28 2016

Fort Payne, the county seat of DeKalb County, houses the headquarters for Little River Canyon National Preserve, the second-deepest canyon...

Birmingham: One of 'the best'

Published Aug. 28 2016

Dilcy Hilley, vice president of marketing for the Greater Birmingham Convention and Visitors Bureau, calls Birmingham the perfect spot for...

Muscle Shoals: A siren's song

Published Aug. 28 2016

Whether you love music, nature, delicious Cajun food or links to antebellum history, the Muscle Shoals region in northwest Alabama...

Gadsden: Good food, music and sights

Published Aug. 28 2016

'Gadsden is just a short trip down I-59 from Chattanooga and offers plenty of outdoor fun for the whole family.'

Pelham: Plenty to see and do

Published Aug. 28 2016

Looking to change up your outdoors routine? Try Pelham, a Birmingham suburb that packs a punch with plenty of activities....

Guntersville: Where it feels great to be on the lake

Published Aug. 28 2016

Guntersville is almost literally surrounded by Lake Guntersville, which at 69,000 acres is Alabama's largest lake.

Scottsboro: A city of hidden gems

Published Aug. 28 2016

Scottsboro is famous in the region for its Unclaimed Baggage Center, America's only lost-luggage store, but the city has much...

Cullman: A low-key break with big-time hospitality

Published Aug. 28 2016

Cullman offers Southern hospitality, food, fishing and natural beauty.

Prattville: Where history, agriculture and artesian wells flow

Published Aug. 28 2016

Prattville, just a stone's throw west from Montgomery, was once known as "The Fountain City" for the artesian wells flowing...

Tuscaloosa: Roll on in for good times

Published Aug. 28 2016

Roll Tide!

Mentone: Quiet beauty

Published Aug. 28 2016

Natural beauty, like a 104-foot waterfall and mountaintop views, bring people from across the country to Mentone.