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Sweet Home Alabama
A holiday to Alabama in 2024/2025 will take you right into the heart of America's Deep South. Combine lively cities known for their Southern Charm with beautiful white sand beaches along the Gulf Coast. Some of the best ways to explore Alabama is on a road trip, otherwise known as a fly drive holiday, where you will be able to see all of Alabama’s amazing cities and beaches in one great Alabama holiday in 2024/ 2025.
When to Visit
In America's Deep South, temperatures stay relatively mild during the winter and autumn so you have no issues visiting then, spring is also a great time to holiday to Alabama it will be warm but not too warm that exploring the cities and beaches is uncomfortable. Summer in Alabama can get very hot and humid so just be prepared for this when packing for your Alabama holiday in 2024/ 2025.
Birmingham, Alabama is a car enthusiasts dream as it is home to the Barber Motorsports Park. Not only is the The IndyCar Series Grand Prix of Alabama held here but it is home to the Barber Vintage Motorsport Museum with over 1450 vintage and modern racing cars and motorcycles. Like many of its other Deep South neighbours, Alabama is also home to its own historic theatre - The Alabama Theatre, open since 1927. If something is on that takes your fancy whilst in Alabama then be sure to catch a show, if not it is worth walking and having a look at just from the outside. For some incredible food in Birmingham why not checkout the Highlands Bar and Grill- home of ‘the Best Chef in the Southeast’!
Montgomery is known for its many museums that will make your Alabama 2024/ 2025 holiday extra memorable: from The Rosa Parks Museum to a 3-block reconstruction of Old Alabama Town where you will get a glimpse into life in Alabama in the 19th Century. One of the most fun things to do whilst in Montgomery Alabama is taking a trip on the Harriott 2 Riverboat - a Riverboat trip is perfect for a special occasion, or any occasion, whilst in Montgomery, Alabama.
Gulf Shores and Orange Beach
Golf State Park sits along the Gulf of Mexico and is certainly worth visiting on your 2024/ 2025 Alabama holiday. The Golf State Park is made up of more than 2 miles of pristine white, sandy beaches and sits upon the Shelby Lakes within the City of Gulf Shores. On the lakes you can also participate in many different water sports. Orange Beach is Alabama’s sea front location and is perfect for a beach day, or even an overnight stay at one of the beach front hotels – for example, Perdido Beach Resort or Hampton Inn & Suites Orange Beach/Gulf Front.
Gulf Shores is also home to a great seafood market selling fresh fish and ‘to-go’ fresh seafood! Whilst in Gulf Shores, be sure to visit The Wharf – with its amazing restaurants and bars, delightful local shops, and an exciting Ferris wheel that overlooks the city, the Wharf is a great place to spend the day or afternoon. If you want to see some of the Alabama natives, mainly the alligators, then why not visit Alligator Alley – a sanctuary for rescued alligators just outside of Gulf Shores.
Finally Gulf Shores is best known for its sightseeing dolphin trips - to have the opportunity to see these dolphins in the wild you will need to book either a private tour or a shared tour where you will be able to cruise the waters of the Gulf and look for the amazing dolphins that live there.
Why Not Twin Centre?
The state of Alabama is very close to the state of Florida, particularly if you are planning on visiting Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. Orange Beach and Gulf Shores in Alabama are only a 20-minute drive from the Florida border and some of most picturesque beaches in Florida. You could continue your Alabama holiday into Florida and make your trip a Twin Centre holiday in 2024/ 2025; you could drive down the Gulf Coast all the way to Tampa and Clearwater or in land slightly to Orlando and see Walt Disney World and Universal Studios.