Alabama captivates travelers with its storied past, soulful music, and genuine Southern charm. From the bustling streets of Montgomery to the serene shores of Lake Martin, come here to explore the state’s complex history, southern cuisine, and scenic beauty.



Planning your trip

Use these articles, resources, and guides to plan and inspire your next trip to Alabama.

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Pack your bags, put on your sunglasses, and get ready to discover your next favorite beach.
Resources to help plan your trip
Traversing 15 states and connecting more than 130 significant landmarks, the trail marks places where some of the nation’s most important events occurred.
No, it’s not on the East or West Coast.
Home to one of the nation’s largest artificial reef systems and a maze of hiking trails, Gulf Shores and Orange Beach offer a dreamy outdoor escape.
Major metropolises are often known for their innovation and creativity, but these smaller towns and cities punch above their weight.
What can we learn from retracing the steps of the 1965 civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama? One traveler laces up his boots.
A visit to any of these bold works of art, emblazoned on city walls across the country, is a reminder of the urgency of our many different battles for equal rights, both past and present.
Lawyer and activist Bryan Stevenson talks about opening the National Memorial to Peace and Justice in Montgomery, Alabama, and why every American needs to experience it now.
A long-awaited monument to victims of racial terror has finally opened to the public. If you’ve never visited historic sites of the civil rights movement, and even if you have, it’s time to head to Montgomery.
The debut of NASA’s Adult Space Academy means you’re one small step closer to achieving your space-travel dreams.
The Southern city is carving out its place on the culinary map.
The structure will contain the names of more than 4,000 lynching victims engraved on suspended concrete columns.
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