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Recent Alabama reviews

  • Our very belated honeymoon 😊

    "It was even better than we imagined. This cottage is well taken care of and is super nice as well as comfortable. It was such a blessing that the owners left us a little guide on their favorite stuff. We will be going again very soon!"
    Guest: Randa Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 9, 2014
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  • Wonderful Wonderful Vacation

    "Can't even begin to say how much we loved our week at Blue Bayou. The house is absolutely wonderful. Bill and Susan are a dream to work with and my family thanks you so much for allowing us to stay in your home. We can hardly wait to book for next year and next year we will have a new baby granddaughter to share the memories with. Again thank you so much."
    Guest: Darlene Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 4, 2014
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  • Perfect in every way!

    "The condo was very clean and beautifully decorated. The view from the balcony was perfection. I spoke to the owner, who, by the way was very gracious. He referred me to the rental agency, Gulf Shores Rentals. The ladies at the agency were so friendly in person, but when I called they were kinda cool. That in no way affected my stay. I will definitely try to book this condo again."
    Guest: Sandy Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 4, 2014
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  • A NICE GETAWAY

    "We actually had rented another room at the plantation and were not happy with it. I got online and searched and found this room. The owner was so nice as well as the management company. The condo had everything we needed it in to stay. The condo was clean, plenty of towels, and was very roomy. All the décor was updated. The only downfall to the room was the sliding glass door was very hard to pull open and the dryer took a really long time. Other than that this room was perfect for a nice getaway with my family. Highly recommend this condo."
    Guest: Rachel B. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 2, 2014
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Alabama Travel Tips

Known as the "Heart of Dixie," Alabama borders Tennessee, Georgia, Mississippi and Florida. Though the capital of Alabama is Montgomery, the most populated city is Birmingham and the oldest city is Mobile, which was founded by French colonists.

For anyone looking to escape cold, wet winters, the climate in Alabama ranges from mild to hot with summer temperatures climbing to 100 degrees - perfect for a warm getaway. Winters are less harsh here, with temperatures ranging from 30 to 60 degrees.

History buffs will enjoy exploring any of the state’s 36 national historic landmarks and more than 1,200 locations that are part of the National Register of Historic Places. All of Alabama is steeped in rich and interesting facts from its beginning up until the present time.

Things to Do in Alabama

U.S. Space & Rocket Center: When visiting Huntsville, be sure to stop by the U.S. Space & Rocket Center, a museum showcasing achievements, rockets and artifacts from the United States’ space program. The museum is home to more than 1,500 permanent pieces relating to space exploration. The U.S. Space & Rocket Center also offers two camp programs where people can stay on-site and learn more about space with the U.S. Space Camp or aviation with the Aviation Challenge. Along with displays, you can also check out the Spacedome Theater, Rocket Park and Education Training Center that houses NASA’s Educator Resource Center.

Birmingham Zoo and Montgomery Zoo: Animal lovers are sure to enjoy a trip to either zoo in Birmingham or Montgomery, or maybe even both! The Birmingham Zoo is home to about 800 different animals of more than 200 species. It’s also a force in elephant conservation, featuring a Trails of Africa exhibit. Along with the elephants, you can visit with rhinos, giraffes, birds and other creatures. The Montgomery Zoo allows visitors to take a trip to South America, Asia and other countries without ever leaving Alabama. With more than 500 animals, there’s plenty to see here, including elephants, penguins, zebras and more.

USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park: One of the country’s most unique military attractions, The USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park provides an exciting experience for the whole family. Located on the western shore of Mobile Bay, the park features a collection of wartime aircraft and ships. The USS Alabama is a national historic landmark and a great way to pay respects to soldiers who have fallen in the past.

Bryant-Denny Stadium: In Tuscaloosa, you’ll find the home of the University of Alabama and Bryant-Denny Stadium. Originally the football shrine was built to honor the university’s first president, it was amended later to also honor the famous Alabama football coach Paul “Bear” Bryant. Alabama is also home to one of the United States’ oldest college rivalries between Auburn University and the University of Alabama. If you visit during football season, taking in a game between the Crimson Tide and the Tigers is sure to be entertaining both on and off the field.

Huntsville Botanical Garden: While visiting Huntsville, be sure to stop at the Huntsville Botanical Garden. Free and open year-round, it’s home to a butterfly house as well as a variety of gardens, including aquatic, wildflower, fern, rose and others. Spend the day meandering through each space and savor the natural beauty everywhere you look.

Shopping and Dining in Alabama

Bel Air Mall: Located in Mobile, Bel Air Mall is a major attraction for excited shoppers. Featuring more than 130 stores, there no doubt you can find exactly what you’re looking for while visiting Alabama at local shops or bigger name stores. In addition, Bel Air Mall is home to a quaint Venetian carousel and many restaurants when you need to take a break and refuel.

Wintzell’s Oyster House: For a true Southern seafood meal, visit Mobile’s historic landmark, Wintzell’s Oyster House. It’s been open for more than 75 years and has grown and expanded from a six-stool oyster bar to the landmark it is now.

Mike and Ed’s BBQ: For some Southern-style barbecue, visit Auburn’s Mike and Ed’s BBQ which dishes up some of the tastiest pulled pork and home cooking in the state. There's no excuse for leaving hungry here - the portions are big and chances are you will clean your plate.

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