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Great Places to Vacation in Alabama

Alabama is very diverse with mountains in the north and a beautiful beach to the south. If you want to visit some amazing spots, here is a list of some beautiful and fun places to vacation.

Gulf Shore & Orange Beach: Alabama beaches are some of the most beautiful spots to relax and enjoy. The sand is white and the water blue. Alabama Beaches

Dismals Canyon: If you haven't been to this secluded wilderness, you are missing out. Privacy and beauty are a couple of words to describe Dismals Canyon. Dismals Canyon

Huntsville's US Space & Rocket Center: Explore the nation's space center and see science and technology in action. US Space & Rocket Center

DeSoto State Park: This rustic park will surround you with wildflowers and waterfalls. Desoto State Park

Bellingrath Gardens: Bellingrath's 65 acres looks like heaven filled with gardens and the estate home of Walter and Bessie Bellingrath are a must see in Alabama. Bellingrath Gardens

Seven Springs Lodge & Rattlesnake Saloon: If you own a horse or not, this is one amazing place to check out. Horse owners can ride the caverns and right up to the saloon on horseback. If you don't have a horse, no worries...enjoy the trails on foot. The Rattlesnake Saloon has been featured on top Food TV shows as a "must try" eatery.
Seven Spirit Lodge & Rattlesnake Saloon

Water Parks: Alabama has 11 fun Waterparks where you can take the family to enjoy some water fun. Alabama Water Parks

Mobile: USS Alabama: If you are into history and enjoy being near the coast, the USS Alabama is a great place to visit. USS Alabama

Lake Martin: Russell Crossing: If you love to camp and are into nature, it doesn't get much better than Russell Crossing. They have so much to offer from boat riding to horseback riding. Russell Crossroads

Birmingham: Birmingham is known nationally for having great restaurants and local eateries. It is also full of fun things to do and enjoy from Sloss Furnace for art lovers to Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum. Birmingham: Fun Places

So if you are looking for a weekend away and don't want to drive too far, check out one of the interesting sites in YOUR home State of Alabama.

By: Lori Cummings [email protected]

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