Want to know the secret?
Deep down you know, but it’s true that Alabama contains five capitals.
Even I was confused when I heard about this.
Yes, it’s true!
A state contains five capitals.
My friends and I were planned to go to Alabama, and when we got the knowledge about Alabama, the first thing we came to know that Alabama contains five capitals.
Want to know more about?
Okay! Okay! Okay!
The names of five capitals are Cahaba, Tuscaloosa, Montgomery, Alabama Rivers, and Saint Stephens. There are many best things to in Alabama and their capitals.
Do you know the best things to do in Alabama?
Let me explain!
My trip was very amazing in Alabama. There are many places in Alabama to enjoy the fullest. A trip to Alabama is the best trip in my life. And I am going to share my dazzling trip experience with you.
I spent a month in Alabama and memories are still alive. Especially, when I see the pictures my friends in Alabama.
Wow! That time!
Want to know the best part?
Simple, the best part is things to do in Alabama.
I will explain my memories of Alabama briefly with you.
Alabama! Just imagine my words!
Alabama has an abundance of must-see attractions, including beautiful gardens, unique museums and famous attractions in cities. Alabama also offers fun water parks, nature areas, and sandy beaches.
Alabama is the 30th-most expensive and the 24th-most populous of the U.S. state. Alabama is a state in the southeastern region of the United states.
Gratification Facts about Alabama!
- Alabama is the only state to have an alcoholic beverage as its official drink.
- In 1836, Alabama was the first U.S. state to declare Christmas a legal holiday.
- Colbert County is home to the Coon Dog Cemetery – the only cemetery of its kind in the world.
- In Alabama, it’s considered a felony to participate in bear wrestling.
- Anniston, Alabama is home to the World’s Largest Office Chair, which is made from 10 tons of steel.
- Alabama workers built the first rocket to put humans on the moon.
- People from Alabama are called Alabamians.
Wanna know about the best things to do in Alabama?
Let’s dig a little dipper!
In Alabama, there are so many interesting places to visit. From beautiful gardens to majestic mountains, and scenic canyons to historic landmarks, Alabama has you covered!
Let’s take a look at the most unique or beautiful places in Alabama that you simply must see before you die.
Want to see Beautiful Sunsets?
First of all!
You can enjoy the sunset on Dauphin island. This barrier island is best known for beautiful sunsets. And You know the town council, with the support of the Alabama tourism department, voted to call it the sunset capital of Alabama.
Boom! The Original iron Man
Wow, this is the world’s largest cast iron statue, Vulcan. Vulcan is made up of 100,000 pounds of iron and stands 56 feet tall. It has towered over Birmingham from the top of the Red mountain since the 1930s.
Dega race is Loud, so bring Earplugs
Believe it or not!
I love racing cars. If you also love, then you can see a race at Talladega superspeedway.
NASCAR’s is the longest and fastest 2.66-mile race track, opened in Alabama International motor speedway.
Wanna take the Scenic Drive?
The 23-mile scenic drive known as Little River Canyon Rim Parkway winds around the rim of Little River Canyon National Preserve said to be the largest canyon east of the Mississippi River.
Though it’s beautiful all year, spring and fall are the best times to take this scenic drive. You can also see Little River Falls on this road.
Let’s face it!
The highest point in the state is present in the Cheaha resort state park, in the Talladega National forest. It will provide the breathtaking view all around a year.
Experience the Zip Trip
If you are feeling more adventurous, then take an aerial tour of the area where Birmingham began on this one-hour zip line tour in Red Mountain.
Jerusalem in Miniature
The life work of brother Joseph Zoettl that Jerusalem in miniature, which is a city out of recycled materials. This fairyland covers three acres and attracts visitors from all over the world.
Walk the Tinglewood Trail at Orr Park in Montevallo
Let me show you how?
Folk artist Tim Tingle has carved more than 30 faces into the trunks of dead or dying cedar trees in Orr Park to preserve them. See how many faces, animals and fantasy critters you can find on the walking path.
Spend a night at the Battle House Hotel
Now hang on!
Built in 1908 on the site of a previous hotel that burned down, the Battle House closed in 1974 and was boarded up for decades until it was purchased by Retirement Systems of Alabama, restored to its previous glory and reopened in 2007.
And it is gorgeous. Don’t miss the “whispering arch” and the spa and rooftop pool.
To see the scary Bat cave, visit Cathedral Caverns in northeast Alabama.
It’s always a cool 60 degrees inside this cave, originally known as Bat Cave but renamed because of its resemblance to a cathedral.
Its massive entrance measures 126 feet wide and 25 feet high, and inside are beautiful formations including “Goliath,” one of the world’s largest stalagmites.
In addition to that!
Moon pies are a staple at every Mobile Mardi Gras Parade. Moon pies come in flavors like banana, chocolate, vanilla, and coconut.
Biggest Football Rivals
Attend the Iron Bowl!
The annual matchup between the state’s biggest football rivals, Alabama Crimson Tide and the Auburn Tigers, will take place Nov. 26 at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa.
By the way, for those keeping score, Alabama has won the past two Iron Bowl games.
Country’s Lost Luggage store
If you are searching for fun and funky stuff, then you should definitely visit the unclaimed baggage center in Scottsboro. It covers more than a city block and hosts more than a million visitors a year from every state and 40 foreign countries.
Imagine for a moment!
Take a night hike at Dismals Canyon Conservatory in northwest Alabama.
After dark, the canyon lights up with tiny “glow worms,” the bioluminescent creatures known as Dismalites.
Visitors can see these unique insects on guided night tours. Tour times change throughout the year, but during the summer are offered on Friday and Saturday nights at 8:30 P.M.
Signature drink at Flora-Bama
Let’s not forget!
The sprawling waterfront bar that straddles the Alabama-Florida line is something of a legend on the Gulf Coast. Its signature drink, Bushwacker, is a tasty blended concoction that tastes like a milkshake – but watch out. This milkshake packs a punch.
The ‘Rocket city’
When you go, visit the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville.
The “Rocket City” is the place where the rockets were developed that sent Apollo astronauts to the moon, and where the Space Launch System is being designed. The U.S. Space and Rocket Center is the largest spaceflight museum in the world.
In a Nutshell!
Alabama is rather unique in that it caters to those who want an exciting, eventful vacation as well as to those who would simply like to sit back and watch the world go by.
And guess what?
Of course, it is also a state that is rich in cultural heritage and the history of the state is certainly well worth your attention.
For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.