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...


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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...

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

Published Aug. 28 2016

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

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.

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...

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...

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.

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....


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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.'

Fort Payne, Alabama

Published Aug. 30 2015

Fort Payne, Ala., showcases so much natural beauty that some tourists visit just to see the scenery.

Pelham, Alabama

Published Aug. 30 2015

Looking for a hike, a round of golf or a concert? Pelham, Ala., is a great destination for you. The...

Hollywood, Alabama

Published Aug. 30 2015

Hollywood, Ala., doesn't have the fame and fashion of its California counterpart. But you can't beat the original, the Alabama...

Gadsden, Alabama

Published Aug. 30 2015

This city offers up fun weekend events, a historic waterfall and even serves as the endpoint of a 690-mile yard...

Boaz, Alabama

Published Aug. 30 2015

The city of Boaz, Ala., is a college town. It's home to Snead State Community College, which was founded in...

Prattville, Alabama

Published Aug. 30 2015

Prattville, Ala., just outside Montgomery, was once known as "The Fountain City" for its artesian wells flowing around town. The...

Huntsville, Ala.

Published Aug. 30 2015

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

Scottsboro, Alabama

Published Aug. 30 2015

While Scottsboro is the county seat of Jackson County, Ala., it may be known more for a downtown business that...


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Birmingham, Alabama

Published Aug. 30 2015

Move over, Atlanta.

Guntersville, Alabama

Published Aug. 30 2015

The word "relaxed" comes up a lot when people describe Guntersville, Ala. It's surrounded by Lake Guntersville, which at 69,000...