3 romantic drives to take in Birmingham this February


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Take a romantic drive. Photo via designpress.com

February is a month designated to love. So slip your arm around Your Person and venture on these romantic drives around Birmingham. 

Forest Park

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Winding streets of Altamont Road. Photo via Bham Now

Home to winding, hilly roads and huge old homes, the Forest Park neighborhood is an alluring place for a romantic drive. 

Some things you’ll spot along your drive:

  • Trees enchantingly hugging the road
  • Runners and joggers
  • Dogs walked on leashes
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Stop for a drink. Photo via The Rougaroux’s Facebook page

There are lots of restaurants in the area where you can grab a bite to eat, too, such as:

Let your tires lead you to Altamont Road for a pit stop at the overlook where you can get a magical peep through the trees at the exciting city of Birmingham. 

Perfect for: the couple dreaming of their future together.

Downtown Birmingham

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The LED color tunnel in Birmingham, AL. Photo and GIF by Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

Nothing beats the city streets of downtown Birmingham at night. Along with the upbeat vibe of Birmingham’s nightlife, you can score a quick thrill with a ride through the Rainbow LED Tunnel on 14th Street South.

This funky art installation featuring brilliant LED lights is the ultimate spot to take a cute snapshot with each other, too. 

Perfect for: the new couple looking for a bit of adventure.

Vulcan Park & Museum

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View of Birmingham, AL from the top of Vulcan. Photo via Vulcan Park and Museum

In love and want the whole world to know it? Then take a drive up 20th Street South in Birmingham. It will lead you on a magical venture toward arguably the coolest statue ever—Vulcan. 

Check out Vulcan from the comfort of your car down below or ride the elevator up to the top for a breathtaking view of the city of Birmingham below. 

This is the ultimate place to shout those words of love to the world below.

Perfect for: the couple who feels on top of the world together. 

Want to impress your date with some cool wheels? 

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Grab your significant other’s hand and go for a drive. Photo via wehearit.com

Visit Driver’s Way in Pelham and off Highway 280 in front of Lee Branch shopping center. They’ll help you find just what you’re looking for. 

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