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Major Alabama tourist attractions include the sun and sandy beaches of the Gulf Coast area, and a network of scenic & beautiful state parks.

Other top attractions include the King Center, the Rosa Parks Museum & Library, Bellingrath Gardens in Theodore and the USS Alabama in Mobile.

For a deep dig into America's civil rights history, Alabama was in the scene of an historic civil-rights movement led by Martin Luther King, Jr. including a bus boycott in Montgomery begun in 1955, and the “Freedom March” from Selma to Montgomery in 1965.

2024 Alabama Travel special events and festivals

Just up ahead, check out our 2024 Alabama travel calender featuring memorable events and major festivals happening on the Gulf Coast and throughout Alabama this year -- with dates, locations and official links for more information.

Happy travels!

gulf coast balloon festival in Foley AL
20th annual Gulf Coast Hot Air
Balloon Festival May 2 - 4.

March 9 - 10, 2024 -- Orange Beach Festival of Art Gulf Coast, Orange Beach - It ain't just art at this annual weekend fest featuring more than 100 vendors for arts,crafts, culinary delights and a live music stage.

March 15 - 31, 2024 -- Mobile Azalea Trail Festival Gulf Coast, Mobile - Watch Mobile bloom in a riot of spring color with special events planned at Bellingrath Gardens, Mobile Botanical Gardens and much, much more.

May 2 - May 4, 2024 -- 20th Annual Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival Gulf Coast, Foley - Let your spirit soar at this yearly spring festival with food, music and, of course, those beautiful balloons gliding off at dawn and dusk.

May 31 - June 1, 2024 -- Hank Williams Festival
Lake Eufaula & The Red Hills, Georgiana - This tribute to the country singing legend is held on the grounds of Hank's boyhood home (now a museum) every year with a full weekend of entertainment, arts, crafts, and food.

June 15, 2024 -- Alabama Blueberry Festival Jennings Park, Brewton - Get your fill of blueberries, blueberries, blueberries - plus homemade blueberry ice cream, blueberry bushes for sale, a kid's section, arts & crafts, and an antique/classic car show!

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also see -> Greater Gulf State Fair

Kid-friendly Alabama

For family friendly fun at every turn, the Gulf Shore is the place to be for wildlife adventures at the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, or at Waterville USA offering amusement and water park rides.

In Mobile, head for the bay to explore the USS Alabama, a real World War II battleship, along with a visit to the eye-popping Bellingrath Gardens one of Alabama's most photogenic antebellum homes.

For family-friendly Huntsville, take a trip back in time on a tour of more antebellum homes, then fast-forward to the future with a must-see stop at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center for hands-on interactive exhibits and an unforgettable ride aboard a space travel simulator.

also see -> Alabama Outlet Malls

Alabama Wineries & Vineyards & Wineries

More about Alabama travel around the Web:


Alabama's Official Travel Guide - Check out what's going on statewide with news & updates, event schedule, places to go, and things to see from the mountains to major metropolitan areas including information on state parks, driving maps, pictures, hotel and restaurant info.

Beautiful North Alabama - What's doing in the northern corridor with a complete schedule of festivals throughout the year, visitor attractions, hotels, online booking of special deals and travel packages, related links, maps & pictures.

Mobile Bay Convention and Visitors Bureau - Breaking news on recent re-openings plus the complete guide to Gulf Coast area attractions, trip planner, picture gallery, area maps, hotels, restaurants and suggested nightlife.

Huntsville / Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau - One-stop browsing for all there is to see in the area with online hotel booking, group tour planner, dining guide, golf destinations, event schedule, picture gallery, maps.


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