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Alabama Travel Tips

Things to See and Do near Alabama Vacation Rentals

Alabama's gulf coast attracts visitors throughout the year. The warm temperatures and long beautiful stretches of beaches make it an ideal place to enjoy a relaxing vacation. You can stay in a vibrant beach resort town or find a cottage on a remote beach where there is no one else for miles. Take a leisurely drive along the coast or head inland and explore some of the historic old towns. Alabama has a strong civil rights history, and there are many monuments and museums that can be visited if this is your interest. Alabama is the birthplace of Nat King Cole and various other famous artists.

In Florence, you can visit the Alabama Music Hall of Fame and see some of the legendary great musicians that came to Alabama to record their music albums. If you are traveling with the family, take the children to the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville. Here you can get some fascinating insights into space travel. For motoring enthusiasts, the Barber Vintage Motorsport Museum has some fine specimens on display. For golfing enthusiasts, Alabama is the ultimate destination. The state is home to 26 golf courses designed by Robert Trent-Jones. Follow the Robert Trent-Jones Trail and spend your vacation playing golf on some of the best courses in the United States.

Traveling to Alabama Beach Rentals

Alabama is a destination that is easy to reach by road. There are good interstate links with the neighboring states of Georgia, Mississippi, Florida and Tennessee. There are two international airports in Alabama in Huntsville and Birmingham. If you are traveling from further afield and cannot find a direct flight into either of these two cities, look into options like Atlanta or New Orleans. Both of these cities are within an easy drive to Alabama. Your best bet for international travelers will be Atlanta International Airport as this is a major international travel hub into the region. The airport hosts commercial flights from most continents on a regular schedule. From Atlanta, you should easily be able to find a domestic connection on to your destination in Alabama. If you are traveling to the Gulf Coast, you can fly into the regional airport in Mobile which is the main access point in the south. Alternatively, you can fly to New Orleans and take a short drive from there across to your vacation destination. Car hire is available at all the international and regional airports and can be booked in advance. If you are traveling during the warmer summer months, you should get a vehicle with air conditioning.

Visitors to Alabama Lake Houses

Alabama is great family destination. The warm sunshine and beautiful landscape are ideal for exploring with the kids. Rent a vacation home of the Gulf Coast and spend your days building sandcastles on the beach. You can also explore the interior and spend your days fishing on one of the many rivers and lakes. It is a destination with a rich cultural heritage and for those with an interest in music and civil rights, there are many interesting places to visit.

Seasons to Visit Alabama

The state of Alabama is known for its consistent blue skies and sunny weather. The cooler winter months are relatively short-lived and by March, spring is already in the air. Summer is the most popular time of year to visit and lasts from April through late October. The days are typically warm with temperatures averaging between 80 and 90 degrees Fahrenheit. This makes it ideal for summer explorations and a range of sporting activities.

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