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10 Best Things to Do in Alabama

Chaitra Suraj Saxena Aug 28, 2019
Alabama is a perfect holiday destination for everyone. No matter who you are, where you come from and what age group you belong to, you won’t be able to stop yourself from singing ‘Sweet Home Alabama’.
This beautiful American state is well known for its culture, history, music, food and adventure. Read on to find out the top things you have to do when you are in Alabama.

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Take a Dip at the Orange Beach

Alabama has 32 miles of coastline that overlooks the Gulf of Mexico. Fun things to do here include dolphin sighting cruises, fish charters, wonderful dining options and nature hikes.

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Visit US Space and Rocket Center

US Space and Rocket Center is the world’s largest space flight museum. If you love aeronautics and space science, you have to visit this place for its 1,500 space related artifacts.

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Go Searching at Unclaimed Baggage Center in Scottsboro

Alabama has a lost luggage store that sells goods purchased from the unclaimed baggage center of airlines. Here you can buy stuffs like clothes, jewelry, electronics, etc.

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Say Hello to Animals at Birmingham Zoo

With more than 200 species of animals, visiting Birmingham Zoo is the best thing to do with kids. Top exhibits at this zoo are Sea Lions Splash Show, Alligator Swamp, Kangaroo Kontry, Predator Building and Flamingo Lagoon.

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Enjoy a White Sauce Barbecue

Alabama is famous for its 'white sauce' barbecues and you will find them almost everywhere. Try a lip-smacking plate in one of the many famous restaurants.

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Go Night Hiking at Dismals Canyon Conservatory

Dismals Canyon Conservatory is well known for its surreal lights at night. This light comes from glow worms known as Dismalites. There are guided night tours at the facility for the tourists.

Explore Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum in Birmingham

If you are a motorcycle lover, this museum is meant for you. Even if you are not a big fan, this museum is a must visit with its 1,400 gorgeous motorcycles.

Take Kids to Ave Maria Grotto

Ave Maria Grotto in Cullman is home to the miniature fairyland of Brother Joseph Zoettl. Here, he has created miniature cities, scenes and fairylands using recycled materials.

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Get an Adrenaline Rush at the Red Mountain Park

The park offers a thrilling one-hour zip line tour in Birmingham. This zip-line is 40 feet above the red mountain and ideal for a dose of adrenaline rush.

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Play with Crocodile Babies in Alligator Alley

Designed as a natural environment, this place houses rescued alligators. You can take a guided tour through elevated platforms and play with alligator babies at the Gator station.
These were just a few amazing things you can do in Alabama. There are hundreds more! Whenever you visit, research well and create an itinerary based on what you and your family love to do.