We’re giving away a BEACH TRIP to celebrate Bham Now’s 3rd birthday! 🥳

Bham Now is officially three years old! And if you can’t tell by the gif, we are VERY excited. As a thank you to YOU, our audience, we’re giving away a 4 day vacay—compliments of ResortQuest. Yes, you read that right. We’re celebrating by sending you to the beach.

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Floating the Cahaba, road tripping and more. Your definitive guide to staying cool this summer in Birmingham

These building’s definitely look cool, but that’s not the cool we’re talking about. Photo by Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

It’s hot, Birmingham. We know. To help y’all beat the heat and still participate in all the fun, we’ve compiled the ultimate guide to staying cool this summer in Birmingham—including happy hours, road trips and floating local rivers!

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Top 5 reasons to visit the beach before school starts back in Birmingham. Save up to 25% now!

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Hey Birmingham! The new school year is quickly approaching and where’s the best place to go before is starts? The beach, obviously. ResortQuest offer the perfect getaway to many beautiful locations with fun activities, restaurants, amenities and more.

Need another reason? Save up to 25% right now for your stay of three or more nights. Here are 5 eye-popping reasons you need to go now.

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Road trip alert! See 3 covered bridges on the Covered Bridge Trail in Blount County. Map and photos.

Horton Mill Covered Bridge, Blount County, AL (Photo by Jon Eastwood for Bham Now)

There’s something undeniably romantic about travelling over Alabama’s historic covered bridges. They suddenly appear on scenic backroads and provide a beautiful reminder of days gone by. Check out our great road trip from downtown Birmingham that allows more than enough time to explore three historical bridges in Blount County over three to four hours. Photos and map below.

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Alabama State Parks commemorating Alabama Bicentennial with FREE park admission July 19

View from Bald Rock at Cheaha State Park. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now

July 19 is your chance to explore nature at Alabama’s state parks for free. Our state boasts some beautiful parks, and many of them aren’t too far from Birmingham.

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8 fun factory tours in and around Birmingham, including Cahaba Brewing’s Taproom Tour

On the Golden Flake factory tour in Birmingham, you can see this half-truck. It's kind of cute.
Why yes, that’s a half Golden Flake potato chip truck attached to the side of the building. Photo by Sharron Swain for Bham Now

Who’s ever been on a fun factory tour in or around Birmingham? If you’re looking for something fun to do, whether with the fam, the biz or with visitors, we’ve got you covered. Read on for all the juicy details.

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5 top resorts for your fall beach getaway with ResortQuest by Wyndham Vacation Rentals. Book by July 28 to save up to 20%!

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“Sea La Vie” in Destin Pointe. Photo via ResortQuest by Wyndham Vacation Rentals

Now is the perfect time to plan your fall getaway from Birmingham. Whether you’re planning a weekend getaway or a family gathering, ResortQuest by Wyndham Vacation Rentals offers the best fall homes at top quality locations. Here’s our list of the five best places for you to call home this fall. Book before July 28 to save up to 20% off.

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Book your stay through ResortQuest and attend the Billy Bowlegs Pirate Festival this May in Fort Walton Beach, FL

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Pirates this way! Photo via ResortQuest

Need a break, Birmingham? With summer upon us, the answer is yes! If you want to party with pirates or splash and play in the coolest ocean sandbar around, then check out this guide to the best events, spots to chill and luxury resorts in Fort Walton Beach and Destin, Florida. Book your stay with ResortQuest by Wyndham Vacation Rentals.

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5 reasons you need a vacation at ResortQuest in South Walton Beach. Book by May 1 for 15% off! Enter to win a two-night stay here.

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Enjoy a vacation in South Walton, Florida. Photo via ResortQuest

Spring fever has hit hard in Birmingham, which means it’s time to start making those exciting vacation plans. Here are five reasons to book a beach-cation through ResortQuest by Wyndham Vacation Rentals in South Walton, Florida. Read on to find out how to win a free two-night stay at TOPS’L Beach and Racquet Resort in Miramar Beach.

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Why Birminghamians are flocking to ResortQuest. Enter to win a two-night stay at a luxury beach resort!

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Has the rain of Birmingham’s endless winter got ya down? Never fear. We’ve got your perfect anecdote right here. It’s time to rediscover sunshine, warm weather and outdoor fun with a trip a beach resort with ResortQuest by Wyndham Vacation Rentals. We’re giving you the deets on five to choose from. Bonus: find out how to enter to win a two-night stay.

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Via Airlines adds non-stop flights at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth Airport, including Mobile & Austin

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Florida based Via Airlines announced today that they are entering the  Birmingham airline market adding new nonstop service between Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport and the cities of Mobile (MOB), Austin (AUS), Pittsburgh (PIT), and Raleigh (RDU).

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