From a global pandemic to important social movements, we could all use a break and change of scenery. Odds are most summer vacation plans have been altered. Luckily, Birmingham’s a great place to be for a staycation. Check out these boutique and other local hotels for some inspiration. I’ve even included a little itinerary for each location just for you.Continue reading “Staycation Guide: Boutique hotels in Birmingham + itineraries for each”
Feeling the need for a weekend getaway? Then grab your quaranteam and head to the lake for some fresh air, sunshine and vast amounts of social distance. Here’s a peek at four lakes within easy driving distance from Birmingham.Continue reading “Your guide to Lake Life at Birmingham’s most accessible spots”
Your summer playground awaits. The best part? It’s just half an hour from downtown Birmingham. Our friends over at Adamson Ford lent us a sweet ride so we could go see it for ourselves. Find out all you need to know before you go right here!Continue reading “Turkey Creek Nature Preserve: Adventures with Adamson Episode 3”
Remember those RVs your grandparents and their friends had? Well, they’re back but they’re nothing like your grandfather’s. Covid-19 has changed how families vacation and now RVs are the newest trend in travel. We’re talking solar fueled, wifi-enabled, sleek modern designed vehicles. Let’s take a look at where you can rent or buy one in Birmingham as well as some cool features you’d never expect.Continue reading “RV rentals and sales soar due to wanderlust during a pandemic”
There’s no denying that we’ve all undergone some major life shifts the past few months. And with summer here, we are all in some serious need of a break from the real world. If you’re craving a summer getaway, but are still trying to lay low, Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Tourism is ready when you are with these nature escapes that are off the beaten path. Bonus: you’ll still be able to dig your toes in the sand.Read more
A day spent adventuring through some of the most stunning countryside Alabama has to offer. A historic trail that feels like a step back in time. We teamed up with Adamson Ford to bring you the perfect day trip to kick off your summer. Read on for an inside look + your very own road trip map!Continue reading “Blount County Covered Bridges: Adventures with Adamson Episode 2”
Sorry TLC! We’re about to go chasing waterfalls. We could all use a little adventure to kick start the summer. Whether you’re looking to stay local or go on a mini road trip, here are 18 waterfalls in and around Birmingham to explore.Continue reading “Where to go chasing waterfalls in and around Birmingham”
I’ve always had a fascination with the unknown and unexplainable. What better day than Friday the 13th to explore just that in a city with a rich history and eccentric cultures. Check out these 5 places in Birmingham that’ll give you goosebumps.Continue reading “Check out these eerie Birmingham sites that’ll give you goosebumps”
Spring break is almost here which (hopefully) means relaxation, exploration and FUN are all in your future. No matter where your compass is pointing, we’re sure you’ll have a blast. But just to be safe, we’ve gathered this trusty guide full of places to go, things to see and lots to do.
Want to win a $250 gas card to help get to where you’re going? Sign up for our newsletter to be entered into our Spring Break Giveaway, and keep reading for all the deets. Happy spring breakin’, Birmingham!Continue reading “5 best spring break road trips from Birmingham. Win $250 gas card!”
In its latest edition, the nationally acclaimed outdoor adventure publication Outside Magazine recommended the 335 mile Alabama/Georgia Pinhoti Trail as one of the best long-distance hikes to take in the world this year.
New year, new you? Clearly that means a new car to zip around Birmingham in, too! And guess what, it doesn’t have to sport a 2020 tag to be brand new to you.Continue reading “Zip through 2020 with these top 2017 auto picks for Birmingham”
All aboard, Birmingham! From now until January 12, you can buy one Amtrak ticket and bring a friend along for free. Read on to learn more.Read more
Wondering what’s the story on Buc-ee’s coming to Leeds? We’ve got all the deets! Here’s an update on your soon-to-be favorite pit stop near Birmingham.Continue reading “Buc-ee’s in Leeds expected to open by end of 2020”
Waterfalls, sandstone cliffs, a beautiful river and amazing views—Little River Canyon has it all. And it’s less than two hours from Birmingham, y’all. I am thrilled to share more about one of my favorite places in Alabama. Here are just a few reasons why you should check out Little River Canyon ASAP.Continue reading “Ready for a day trip? 3 reasons to visit stunning Little River Canyon and the JSU Canyon Center”