This Dreamy Road Trip Will Take You To The Best Fall Foliage In All Of Alabama
Fall is just a few weeks away, and there’s no denying that the best time to experience Alabama’s scenery is during this wonderful season. We’ve mapped out a road trip (below) that’ll take you to some of the most scenic, foliage-filled places. Because this road trip (one way) is less than 7 hours, it can easily be accomplished in one day. However, for the best possible experience, we recommend spending the entire weekend so you’ll have enough time to fully experience each place.
Now, let’s get started on the best road trip you’ll take this fall season.
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1. Monte Sano State Park - Huntsville
Your road trip will begin at Monte Sano State Park. This state park, which is located near Huntsville, Alabama on Monte Sano Mountain, is incredibly breathtaking during the fall season. Its fresh air and spectacular views can't be beat!
2. Little River Canyon National Preserve - Fort Payne
Your next stop will be Little River Canyon National Preserve, which is located atop Lookout Mountain. Because of its beautiful foliage, the preserve is one of Alabama's most best spots to explore during the fall season.
3. Cheaha State Park - Delta
You'll continue your scenic drive until you reach Cheaha State Park, which is home to Mt. Cheaha - Alabama's highest point. During the fall season, you won't experience a better view anywhere else.
4. Kymulga Grist Mill, Park & Covered Bridge - Childersburg
On your next stop, you'll get to experience the historic Kymulga Grist Mill, Park & Covered Bridge. Located in Childersburg, the Kymulga Grist Mill, Park & Covered Bridge is a great attraction to visit when fall arrives. The foliage surrounding the historic bridge is breathtaking!
5. Oak Mountain State Park - Pelham
The next stop on your road trip is Oak Mountain State Park. With a coverage of nearly 10,000 acres, it's Alabama's largest state park. It's also the perfect place to visit on a beautiful fall day.
6. Birmingham Botanical Gardens - Birmingham
Birmingham Botanical Gardens is your next stop. This outdoor attraction, which is open year round free of charge, is Alabama's largest living museum. The best time to visit Birmingham Botanical Gardens is during the fall season because of its spectacular foliage.
7. Palisades Park - Oneonta
The final stop on your road trip is Palisades Park in Oneonta. This lovely park, which is located within the foothills of the Southern Appalachians, is a great place to visit during the fall season. The incredible views you'll experience at Palisades Park make the entire road trip well worth it.
What do you think? Does this sound like a road trip you’d want to take when fall arrives? Share your thoughts with us!
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