Just in time for Spring Break, Scary Mommy, a digital publication with over 3.9 million “likes” on Facebook, has published a story featuring Birmingham as an ideal family getaway.
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In this month’s featured story – Why You Should Head To Birmingham For Your Next Family Vacation – Scary Mommy author Lindsey Ferrier fully endorses a trip to the Magic City.
Here is the intro:
Looking for the perfect family weekend getaway? Try Birmingham, Alabama. This multifaceted Southern city has a hip yet family-friendly restaurant scene, a children’s museum and zoo, lush parks and lots of green spaces, and an incredible civil rights museum your kids will never forget.
Ferrier profiled all of our favorite places to take the kids:
Vulcan Park and Museum
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute & 16th Street Baptist Church
McWane Science Center
Birmingham Museum of Art
Red Mountain Park
For food, she added SAWS BBQ, Pizzeria GM, Eli Jerusalem, Red Cat and the Pizitz Food Hall.
And for hotels to stay at – Homewood Suite by Hilton, the Historic Redmond Hotel and the Grand Bohemian Hotel in Mountain Brook.
For people coming from out of town to local residents seeking a staycation, check out the timely Scary Mommy story about the ultimate family getaway trip to Birmingham.