From mountains to beaches, an Alabama vacation provides unlimited possibilities.
Alabama vacations offer activities to satisfy diverse traveler interests, whether they are scenic, historical, educational, cultural, outdoors, or sports-related.
With so much to do, an Alabama vacation rental is an ideal way to take it all in.
There\'s no time to lose. Begin planning your Alabama beach vacation, historical odyssey, or mountain getaway today.
Also known as Heart Of Dixie.
State Tree- Long Leaf Pine
State Flower- Camellia
Largest Metro Area- Greater Birmingham area
Oldest City- Mobile.
Alabama is the 30th largest state in the United States.
3.19% of that is water, making Alabama 23rd in the amount of surface water.
Second largest inland waterway system in the United States.
About three-fifths of the land area is a gentle plain with a general decline towards the Mississippi River and the Gulf of Mexico.
The North Alabama region is mostly mountainous, with the Tennessee River cutting a large valley creating numerous creeks, streams, rivers, mountains, and lakes.
The lowest point east of the Mississippi River lies in Dekalb County along a creek cutting tower ridges, and creating Buck\'s Pocket State Park.
Another natural wonder is \"Land Bridge\" the longest natural bridge span east of the Mississippi River.
Alabama generally ranges in elevation from sea level at Mobile Bay, to a little more than 1,800 feet (550 m) in the Appalachian mountains in the northeast. The highest point is Mount Cheaha.
Alabama also contains the Natchz Trace Parkway, the Selma To Montgomery National Historic Trail, and the Trail Of Tears National Historic Trail.
History buffs will find plenty to enjoy on an Alabama vacation.
Visit Antebellum houses- the Bragg-Mitchell Mansion in Mobile, explore Civil War battlefields,
Visit native American heritage sites, or tour historic Fort Morgan.
Guests can also take a fascinating tour of the Moundville Archaeological Park near Tuscaloosa or visit the USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park.
Perfect Alabama vacation rental for a memorable vacation.
Alabama enjoys year-round mild conditions with average temperatures near 80º in the summer and above 45º in the winter. Highs reach the mid 90s.
Northern parts of the state receive occasional short-lived snowfalls. Rainfall is spread somewhat evenly throughout the year. Alabama enjoys year-round mild conditions with average temperatures near 80º in the summer and above 45º in the winter. Highs reach the mid 90s. Northern parts of the state receive occasional short-lived snowfalls. Rainfall is spread somewhat evenly throughout the year. March is the rainiest month, and October is the driest. High humidity is common, especially in the southern areas and along the Gulf of Mexico. The best time to go birding is in April, May, and June.
March is the rainiest month, and October is the driest. High humidity is common, especially in the southern areas and along the Gulf of Mexico.
The best time to go birding is in April, May, and June.
Alabama has five major interstate roads.
Birmingham-shuttlesworth international airport(bhm),
Huntsville international airport (hsv), Dothan regional airport (dhn), Mobile regional airport (mob),
Tuscaloosa regional airport (tcl), and Pryor field regional airport (dcu). for rail transport,
amtrak schedules the crescent, a daily passenger train, running from new york to new orleans with stops at anniston, birmingham, and tuscaloosa.
Alabama Main Airports
Birmingham International Airport (BHM)
Dothan Regional Airport (DHN)
Huntsville International Airport (HSV)
Mobile Regional Airport (MOB)
Muscle Shoals - Northwest Alabama Reg (MSL)
Tuscaloosa Municipal Airport (TCL)
Northwest Alabama Regional Airport (MSL)
Montgomery Regional Airport(MGM)
Alabama\'s summer climate with its extreme temperatures and high humidity can lead to heatrelated illnesses and deaths if not treated.
Heat stroke, sometimes called sunstroke, is the most serious heat-related illness.
Warning signs of heat exhaustion include heavy sweating, paleness, muscle cramps, tiredness, weakness, dizziness, headache, nausea or vomiting, fainting.
Warning signs of heat stroke vary, but include the following:
-- An extremely high body temperature (above 103 degrees F) -- Red, hot and dry skin (no sweating) -- Rapid, strong pulse -- Throbbing headache -- Dizziness -- Nausea -- Confusion -- Unconsciousness
Montgomery - City\'s must-sees -State capitol building, rosa parks museum and library, the alabama shakespeare festival, the civil rights memorial the montgomery zoo, the first white house of the confederacy and the dexter avenue king memorial baptist church and parsonage, the hank williams museum and memorial, the montgomery museum of fine art, the blount cultural park and alabama old town.
Birmingham - birmingham offers up a vast selection of cultural opportunities, including the city’s outstanding museum of art, the civil rights institute, the alabama jazz hall of fame, vulcan park.
Huntsville -County seat of Madison country.Fourth largest city in Alabama.
Mobile - sugar-white beaches, championship golf courses, charter fishing trips, wildlife areas, theme parks and playgrounds, historic fort morgan.
Orange beach:- Orange Beach, Alabama offers a wide selection of family beach vacation opportunities.
Dauphin island:- Dauphin Island is a town in Mobile County, Alabama, United States, located on a barrier island also named Dauphin Island.
Decatur:- The city, known as \"The River City\", is located in Northern Alabama on the banks of Wheeler Lake, along the Tennessee River.
Tuscaloosa:- Tuscaloosa is a city in and the seat of Tuscaloosa County in the west central part of the U.S. state of Alabama.
Bayou la batre:- Bayou La Batre is a fishing village with a seafood-processing harbor for fishing boats and shrimp boats.