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A Travel Guide To Alabama, USA

Explore the southeastern U.S. state Alabama that is popular for its unique attractions such as beaches, lakes, historic sites, museums, parks, and gardens.
Meenakshi Sutar Jun 10, 2020
Gulf State Park
Nestled in the land behind the Gulf Shores beach community, the Gulf State Park offers access to beaches, marshland, pine forests, and beautiful campgrounds.
The hiking trails surrounding three freshwater lakes namely Lake Shelby, Middle Lake, and Little Lake add to the beauty of the park. Amazing place for camping with friends & family.
U. S. Space & Rocket Center
If astronomy is your interest or if the space elements fascinate you then you must visit this fantastic Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama. This largest space museum houses over 1500 rockets, aircraft, and artifacts of the U.S. space program.
The educational space-related exhibits help you learn more about spaceflight and aviation.
Oak Mountain State Park
This is the largest state park in Alabama where people can enjoy hiking, swimming, camping, fishing, horseback riding, and golf. You will also see wildlife here and Oak Mountain BMX track is famous for hiking & biking.
Fort Morgan State Historic Site
Visit the stone pentagonal fort at the mouth of Mobile Bay that is named after the world war hero Daniel Morgan. The well preserved civil war fort contains many tunnels. A must-visit place for historians.
Waterville USA
Water lovers can enjoy water activities in this water and amusement park. It’s great fun enjoying water and amusement attractions for all ages. A nice place to hang out with friends and family.
Bellingrath Gardens and Home
Visit this beautiful scenic garden situated on the Fowl River near Mobile, Alabama. Also, enjoy the house tour in the historic home of Walter and Bessie Bellingrath who were one of the first bottlers of Coca-Cola.
Birmingham Botanical Gardens
Explore this fabulous garden that houses over 12,000 different types of plants, 25 unique gardens, more than 30 works of original outdoor sculpture, and several walking trails. Seeing nature’s beauty will make you feel peaceful and calm.
Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge
Animal lovers should visit this Wildlife Refuge that is home for migratory birds and native wildlife like sea turtles and alligators. It is a pleasant experience walking through picturesque trails.
DeSoto State Park
Green forests, mountains, rivers, and waterfalls are all nature’s miracles that enthrall us and get us immersed in the lovely scenic views. Visiting Desoto State Park in Alabama will give you the same delightful experience.
Noccalula Falls
Witness the 90-feet waterfall at Noccalula Falls Park with a trail that features Black Creek Canyon, caves, a native fort, a deserted dam, ranch, and Civil War carvings. Enjoy mountain biking, hiking, and riding the train here.
Birmingham Zoo
Visit this largest zoo in Alabama that includes over 800 exotic animals representing over 200 species. The animals include giraffes, elephants, zebras, lions, parrots, and hundreds of others.
Cheaha State Park
Cheaha State Park is the oldest state park in Alabama that is adorned with beautiful scenery, hiking trails, waterfalls, lakes, and the tallest Cheaha Mountain. A great place for camping with family and friends.
Cathedral Caverns State Park
Witness the amazing natural formations while touring through this Cathedral Caverns State Park. The largest opening with 126 feet wide and 25 feet high makes it stand out from other caves. It also offers recreational activities like gemstone mining for all ages.
USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park
Visit this memorial park that features 1942 USS Alabama Battleship docked along the waterfront.
It offers touring many parts of the ship including the captain's cabin, bridge, mess hall, turrets, and the USS Drum that is a submarine used during World War II.
Loaded with natural wonders, museums, and historic sites, Alabama is the most visited destination by tourists. Plan your weekend holiday here and get refreshed.
Must visit Cities in Alabama
Montgomery
Montgomery is a capital city of Alabama. It homes to The black granite Civil Rights Memorial, adjacent exhibition center and  the Montgomery Museum of Fine Art.
Birmingham
It is the most populous city in Alabama. Birmingham is the seat of Jefferson County, Alabama's most populous and fifth largest county.
Mobile
Mobile is a port city on Alabama’s Gulf Coast. Key attractions here are Battleship Memorial Park,1850 Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, Mobile Carnival Museum, and Mobile Museum of Art.
Huntsville
Huntsville is home to the U.S. Space & Rocket Center, Monte Sano State Park and Botanical Gardens.
Orange Beach
It is Alabama's water sports hub known for back-country trail and nearby Gulf State Park, The Orange Beach Indian & Sea Museum and waterfront park.