11 small towns, beaches + natural areas to visit within a day’s drive from Birmingham

Pretty as a painting. Gulf State Park | Gulf Shores, AL Photo via @picturesbyparnell on Instagram

I don’t know about you, but after months of quarantine, a road trip has never sounded SO. GOOD. Luckily, Birmingham is only a day’s drive from some of the country’s most stunning sights. Here are 11 places within a 6-hour drive from Birmingham to consider exploring if you’re planning a summer + fall adventure.

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13 Air Bnbs in Birmingham, AL perfect for your next weekend getaway

Scroll down to number 11 for more details on this beauty! All photos via Air Bnb website.

Birmingham, AL has become quite the destination for food and drink, live music, sports, and much more. This is no secret to locals—but as it brings more and more people to the city, accommodations are growing. We’ve got 13 Air Bnb listings all over the city with a 4-star rating or higher!

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Travel + Leisure names Birmingham one of the top underrated American cities

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T + L names Birmingham a top underrated city. Via- Wikipedia.

Travel + Leisure thinks Birmingham is underrated. Is being underrated a good thing? Do we like flying under the radar a bit, so we can keep a good thing to ourselves? Most Birmingham folks are proud to share their city with the world.

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Make Birmingham your first stop with this ultimate guide to Alabama’s literary destinations

When it comes to exploring Birmingham’s rich history of writers and creative thinkers, there’s romance in this Magic City, ya’ll.

Author Randi Pink via randypink.com

While the entire state of Alabama is a book lover’s dream, did you know that Birmingham is home to so many writers?

Everyone from literary figures, iconic authors, more journalists than you can shake a stick at, editors, novelists, filmmakers, you name it, we’ve reported it, told it, written it, edited it, produced it, you get the picture.

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Frommer’s names B’ham “one of the Deep South’s most interesting destinations…”

The Lime Light People!

It has been shining upon our sliver of magic in regards to food, beer, tech/innovation and tourism, in 2016, quite a lot. We are very proud to announce that yet another travel blog has recognized our Magic!

Photo by Wade Cline

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