Blount County: The Covered Bridge Capital of Alabama
Three of Alabama’s 11 covered bridges can be found in Blount County, nestled into the curves of both roads and rivers, making this county the Covered Bridge Capital of Alabama.
There is no lack of creativity across this state. Film festivals, art exhibits, and the country’s original Mardi Gras celebration take place every year. Museums and other sites are dedicated to the state’s most famous artists from yesterday, while the latest batch of talent put their craft on display at theaters, exhibits, and art shows found all over Alabama.
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Although Alabama doesn’t often tout its connection to America’s favorite pastime, the state harbors a rich baseball history that rivals that of Boston, New York or Chicago. Its legacy includes several minor league teams, beloved players who are household names and ballparks where history was made. Follow this road trip to five of the state’s historic ballparks and discover the sport’s Alabama roots.
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Whether you’re planning a weekend of golf or a seven-day beach getaway for the entire family, our Alabama Vacation & Events Guide as well as other brochures will help you find the perfect mix of activities, attractions and accommodations.
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