Florence, Alabama is in the part of the state that’s known as The Shoals, an area famed for its musical roots and small-town Southern charm. People from all over the world come to Florence to hear about the city’s incredible music history, learn about Helen Keller’s inspiring story, and see the unique architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright. Let me show you what your weekend in Florence, Alabama, could look like! More
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One of my favorite vacation spots is the Gulf Coast of Alabama’s Beaches. These laid back beach communities are loads of fun year-round, but the festivals they offer each spring and fall make these seasons especially fabulous.
If you have the time to explore Alabama by car, there are a lot of places you can’t miss. In addition to a few fairly large cities and charming towns, the state is filled with beautiful back roads meant to be explored for hours on end, as well as plenty of history regarding the American Civil Rights Movement.
Mobile, Alabama’s historic homes capture 300 years of history told through grand staircases, antique furnishings, and plenty of Southern charm. Peer into the lives of the Southern elite and their servants in any one of Mobile’s incredible historic home tours. More
Known in the past as the Pittsburgh of the South because of its vast iron and steel industry and then surviving the horrible notoriety of racial unrest in the 1950’s and 1960’s, Birmingham, Alabama has relegated those identities to history and is enjoying its current reputation for outstanding food, natural and historical attractions, upscale shopping and great accommodations. More
The Wharf in Orange Beach, Alabama is a destination in itself. From the ultimate shopping experience in premium entertainment, there is something for everyone.
My gracious hosts while in this area were the good folks of Young’s Suncoast Vacation Rentals, as they provided three nights of lodging for myself and my husband. When you book a stay with Young’s Suncoast Vacation Rentals, you will find yourself in the heart of the festivities all year long. More
Gulf Shores has become one of my go-to places along the Alabama Coastline. I personally recommend spending a minimum of three days in the area, which is never enough; but gives you enough time to fall in love with the area. If you are like me, 24 hours in Gulf Shores is all it will take for the love bug to bite you. More