Alabama

Alabama Travel Guide

Articles about Alabama

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
By David Gould
Pursuing a life as close to nature as possible would have been madness to the seventeenth-century English philosopher Thomas Hobbes, who sensed “continual fear and danger” in such an existence. Hobbes felt certain it would be “poor, nasty, brutish...

Hotels in Alabama

This Beaux-Arts landmark in the city's historic downtown blends old-world grandeur with modern amenities, including a new 10,000-square-foot spa.

Room to Book: One of the 126 rooms in the artfully restored historical section

Restaurants in Alabama

Louisiana gets all the credit for gumbo, but the smoky mix of chicken, andouille, and okra in a tomato-based roux at Guy’s holds its own. Finish it with your choice of oysters, shrimp, crawfish tails, or crabmeat.

Things to do in Alabama

Insider clout: For a small group on a cruise, Sutton arranged for their ship to be greeted by the staff of the hotel Cove Atlantis.Years as agent: 35. Specialties: Cruises, Motivational travel, Multigenerational travel.