Welcome to the Yellowhammer State! Alabama is a place rich with history and culture. You'll find everything from classic juke joints (one of the country's last!) to the jazz-age home of Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald and eclectic cocktails. Or, if shopping's more your scene, try digging through unclaimed baggage.
Top 10 Things To Do In Alabama
1. U.S. Space & Rocket Center
At this Huntsville museum, you’ll find the most extensive collection of space artifacts in the U.S.
2. Cathedral Caverns
Stalagmites gives this Woodville cave its cathedral-like appearance.
3. Grab a drink at Collins Bar
This eclectic Birmingham bar tailors every cocktail to the guest’s preferences.
4. Unclaimed Baggage Center
You never know what you’ll find when rummaging through old suitcases in Scottsboro.
5. Gip’s Place
One of the last juke joints in the country, this Bessemer ‘house party’ welcomes all blues lovers.
6. Scott & Zelda Fitzgerald Museum
Travel back to the Jazz Age at this legendary Montgomery home.
7. Lyric Theatre
Celebrate vaudeville in this newly restored 1914 Birmingham theatre.
8. Selma Bridge
Civil rights activists began a march for change at this Selma landmark.
9. Orange Beach
Find relaxation along the Gulf’s luxurious sandy coastline.
10. Civil Rights Institute
Take a walk through Birmingham’s tumultuous past at this iconic museum.