Alabama

Alabama Travel Guide

Articles about Alabama

By Caroline Hallemann

Join the effort to save these sites before it’s too late.

By Erika Owen
Turns out there’s a massive store in Scottsboro, Alabama that’s making a profit from your unfortunate baggage situation. The Unclaimed Baggage Center measures in at 40,000 square feet—covering more than a city block—and is packed full of clothing,...
By Amy McKeever

As far as roadtrips for food-lovers go, the American South is a must. The proof is in the pudding—not to mention the fried green tomatoes, gulf seafood, and Cajun Bloody Marys. 

By Jennifer Stewart Kornegay
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Selma-to-Montgomery March, and there’s no better time to visit Alabama’s capital city, a Deep South history hotspot. But don’t get lost in yesterday; the city’s present is as interesting as its past. ...
By Jenny Adams

With piled-high pancakes and hearty egg sandwiches, these breakfast spots will give you extra motivation to roll out of your hotel bed.

By Meredith Bethune

Hotels in Alabama

The look is old-guard traditional at the 405-room resort on 550 acres overlooking Mobile Bay; the pool, tennis, and fitness center fronts a private lake.

Restaurants in Alabama

Served only on Wednesdays, the “L.A. Burger” is a spicy Lower Alabama mix of freshly ground beef and Conecuh sausage, the unofficial smoked meat of the state. It sells out fast—get there by noon.

Things to do in Alabama

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