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”
Maybe your 2019 holiday travel has you dashing to the airport, or maybe you’re road tripping to Grandma’s house for Thanksgiving. Either way, unexpected construction-related detours and traffic in Birmingham probably aren’t top of mind when you’re dreaming of turkey and dressing, pumpkin pie and football on the TV, right?
Thankfully, we’ve put together our best holiday travel #protips to help you get where you’re going with the least amount of hassle possible.Continue reading “Prepare for holiday travel with #protips for avoiding traffic and construction in Birmingham.”
The holiday season is quickly approaching, and everyone knows that means prime travel time. Whoever you have coming to visit you in Birmingham, tell them to bring their fur babies along! The Magic City is fun for all—even Fido. Check out 34 hotels all over Birmingham that will welcome your pets with open paws.Continue reading “34 pet-friendly hotels in Birmingham, PLUS meet the Bham Now mascots!”
Fall is in the air, which means crisp colorful leaves will be popping up all over Birmingham. If you’re wondering where to find the best fall colors, here are four drives around Birmingham that will make you swoon.Continue reading “4 fall drives bursting with color near Birmingham, including a “secret tunnel” in Trussville”
It is a surprise to many visitors, but locals know that Birmingham is chock full of gorgeous mountaintop vistas and curving, winding roads. The best way to enjoy them? From behind the wheel of your car. Here are five mountain drives around Birmingham that will add some adventure to your daily commute or lazy Sunday afternoon. Keep reading for the best drives around.Continue reading “5 mountaintop drives around Birmingham that will make you say WOW”
Magic. Wonder. Adventure. Experience it all every Friday and Saturday from 6:30-10:30PM in October at DeSoto Caverns’ annual Fall event—Tomb of the Risen Dead. Only 45 minutes from Birmingham. Here are 5 reasons this family-friendly event is sure to knock your socks off. Get tickets now!Continue reading “5 reasons to attend Tomb of the Risen Dead, a FAMILY-FRIENDLY event, at DeSoto Caverns this October”
Calling all bachelorette parties, sorority reunions, or just good old fashioned girls’ weekends: Birmingham, AL is the perfect destination for your #GirlSquad. Grab your calendar, pull up the group chat, and check out the ultimate guide to your next girls’ getaway!Continue reading “Your guide to the ultimate girls’ weekend in Birmingham, AL”
Alabama is home to some amazing natural wonders and scenic viewpoints, just a short distance away from Birmingham. Whether you’ve lived here your entire life or you’ve just moved to the area; we love sharing fun short road trip ideas that inspire y’all to explore. Find out more about visiting the Natural Bridge of Alabama in Winston County – the longest natural bridge in the USA east of the Rockies.Continue reading “Road trip alert! The Natural Bridge of Alabama in Winston County – just 75 minutes from Birmingham”
As the sun sets on another Birmingham, AL summer, there’s still time for one last hoorah. You know Bham Now is here to make this easy. We’ve pulled together the 4 ‘must-do’ places to check out before Labor Day weekend. Birmingham City School employees, be sure to read till the end for a special deal just for you compliments of Adamson Ford.Continue reading “4 things you must do before Labor Day. PLUS a special Birmingham deal to get you there.”
Now that summer is coming to a close in Birmingham and school is starting back, we’re already thinking about our next vacation. What’s better than a fall trip to the beach? Nothing. ResortQuest offers the best locations with tons of fun amenities and activities for you and your family. Book your fall vacation now for a chance to save 25% on your stay of three or more nights!Continue reading “Not your average B&B. Beaches, bonfires, bikes and more with ResortQuest. Don’t miss your chance to save 25%!”
Did you know that Birmingham has nonstop flights to a bunch of great cities across the U.S.? Get ready to pack your bags. We’ve chosen our top six destinations with no connection required!Continue reading “Who needs a quick getaway? Here are six of our favorite cities with direct flights from BHM”