8 off-the-grid Birmingham getaways within 4 hours of Birmingham starting at $89 a night

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Mog Mountain Airbnb in Kimberly
Ready, set, adventure! Photo via Mog Mountain Airbnb

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.

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7 things to know about building a tiny house from scratch by Bekah Blankenship

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Bekah Blankenship is the sister of Bham Now's Jacob Blankenship.
Bekah Blankenship is the sister of Bham Now’s Jacob Blankenship. Photo by Bekah Blankenship

By now, who hasn’t heard about tiny houses? Maybe you’ve seen people talking about them on TV. You may even know someone (or, in my case, three other someones), who either have one or are in the process of building one.

To find out more about what’s behind the hype, we talked to Rebekah Blankenship. She’s the sister of Bham Now social media guy and amazing photographer Jacob Blankenship. He’s also documenting his sister’s process here.

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