After 14 months, Delta Air Lines is resuming nonstop flights to New York City with service between Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM) and LaGuardia Airport (LGA) beginning Monday, June 7, 2021.Continue reading “Delta is resuming its nonstop Magic City to Big Apple flight in June”
Next time you pass through Chilton County, plan to slow down and stay awhile. From farm stands to lakes to beautiful houses tucked away on country roads, you’re sure to find something fun. To get the inside scoop on why people love Chilton County, we talked with three RealtySouth agents who are experts in this area: Sandy Pate, Pete Bernier and Peggy Hall.
Check out what we found, including hidden farm stands.
If you’re eager to embrace the county lifestyle or lake living, RealtySouth Chilton County is ready to help you find the home of your dreams.
Now that Spring has sprung, our neighbors in Oxford, Mississippi are ready to welcome visitors with open arms and a host of events. Pop-Up Oxford Spring Edition, is taking place from April 22 to May 16. Check out Visit Oxford MS’s website to start planning your trip now.Continue reading “5 ways you’ll fall in love with springtime in Oxford, MS, Apr. 22-May 26”
Break out your Mickey Mouse ears Birmingham! American Airlines is launching a new summertime nonstop Saturday service between Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM) and Orlando International Airport (MCO).Continue reading “American Airlines adds summer nonstop flight from the Magic City to the Magic Kingdom”
Yes, living in Birmingham provides us the luxury of hanging out at rooftop happy hours in the city and experiencing local talent at music festivals; however, did you know that we also have some unique waterfalls to explore within miles of the city? So if you were thinking you had to book a plane ticket to witness multiple cascading waterfalls, we’re here to tell you that you were wrong. Respectfully, of course! Here are five of the most beautiful waterfalls within driving distance of Birmingham.Continue reading “5 beautiful waterfalls within driving distance of Birmingham”
The weather is heating up, which means it’s time for outdoor adventures. We’ve previously told you why Birmingham is a paddler’s paradise, and now we’re back to let you know how you can get in on it.Continue reading “5 spring kayaking adventures in and around Birmingham”
Did you know that a historic streetcar in San Francisco bears the design scheme of the old Birmingham Electric Streetcar line in The Magic City? We took a look at the history of streetcars in Birmingham to learn more.Continue reading “How did a Birmingham-themed streetcar end up in San Francisco?”
When the weather turns to sunshine and clear skies, it’s time to pack those bags for a spring vacation. For a quick weekend getaway less than four hours from Birmingham, visit Jackson, Mississippi. From cool historic landmarks to must-visit restaurants and bars, here are some things that await you in the City with Soul.o
Tucked between Hoover, Pelham and Alabaster, Helena is a quaint suburb of Birmingham. Keep reading to learn more about historic Old Town Helena and some of its main attractions.Continue reading “12 spots you need to visit in Old Town Helena”
The verdict is in. Birmingham has caught Buc-ee’s mania.Continue reading “4 things at the new Buc-ee’s in Leeds that are not gas pumps or jerky”
Are workdays and gloomy weather getting to you? Are you looking for a fun but safe way to relax on Valentine’s Day? If you’re already nodding, it’s time for a safe vacation close to home. There’s no need to travel long distances to find an off-the-grid spot close to Birmingham! Check out these 8 fun Birmingham getaways within 4 hours from Birmingham—starting at $89 a night—and plan your stay today.Continue reading “8 off-the-grid Birmingham getaways within 4 hours of Birmingham starting at $89 a night”
Nobody needs to be convinced that a change of scenery can be a good thing these days. Did you know that Oxford, MS is less than a three-hour drive from Birmingham? Make your reservation now and head over for the long MLK Day weekend (or any time) to enjoy Civil Rights-era history, the great outdoors and local restaurants.Continue reading “Make your reservations now + head to Oxford, MS for MLK weekend”
Travel + Leisure is one of the largest travel magazines in the world, with almost 5 million readers. They just released their list of the “50 Best Places to Travel in 2021,” and our favorite city made the list. Check it out!Continue reading “Travel + Leisure names Birmingham “Best Places to Travel in 2021””
Did you catch this clip on the Clotilda, the last slave ship to the US, on 60 Minutes with Anderson Cooper, November 30, 2020? To learn more about this discovery and its impact on the people of Africatown and across the globe, we reached out to journalist Ben Raines and Joycelyn Davis, a direct descendant of Charlie Lewis, one of the Clotilda’s captives and founders of Africatown. Keep reading to find out more.Continue reading “This Bham-born reporter found the last US slave ship—here’s his story”
Less than three hours away from Birmingham lies a picturesque Southern snowglobe just waiting to be explored. Enjoy the season and a change of pace in Oxford, Mississippi. Hop in the car and head over between December 6-13 for winter fun, food and festivities. Check out Visit Oxford MS to start planning your trip today.Continue reading “Head to Oxford for Winter Wonderland + Holly Jolly Holidays Dec. 6-13”