Birmingham & Area Trip Planner
Welcome to Birmingham & Area!
Birmingham, Alabama's largest city, is a mix of trend and tradition. Visit Arlington Antebellum Home and Gardens, a fine example of Greek Revival architecture dating from the 1840s. Or go to the Civil Rights Institute and learn about Birmingham's past history of conflict including the story of Dr. Martin Luther King. For those who are looking for family activities, the McWane Center Adventure in Science or Birmingham Botanical Gardens are suitable diversions. This 62-acre garden features more than 5,000 varieties of plants. For the golf lover, Birmingham boasts numerous golf courses. The Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail and Bent Brook Golf Course are rated among the best public courses. If you like a little more spontaneity, take a walk in the Five Points South district where restaurants, nightclubs and boutiques prosper. Family entertainment may be found at Alabama Adventure Theme Park, featuring an array of rides and attractions.