Nestled in the heart of the American Deep South, Alabama has a flavour all of its own. Award winning cuisine, the best barbecue and seafood fresh from the Gulf. Visit the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute which details the city’s role in the movement which changed America. Montgomery, Alabama’s capital city was home to the Montgomery Bus Boycott and the Rosa Parks Museum tells this inspirational story.
International superstars including Aretha Franklin, Otis Redding and The Rolling Stones all came to Muscle Shoals, the ‘Hit Recording Capital of the World’ to record songs in the 60s and 70s. For thrill seekers, the U.S. Space and Rocket Centre in Huntsville has simulators that allow visitors to experience a space shot, G-force, and weightlessness. The port city of Mobile is home of the very first Mardi Gras which took place in 1703 and is still celebrated today. Don’t forget our 32 miles of beaches on the Gulf of Mexico in Gulf Shores & Orange Beach!
Located in the heart of the deep south, Alabama is a short connecting flight or easy drive from key southern cities of Atlanta, New Orleans, Nashville or Memphis.