Alabama September 24, 2017
10 Things That Will Always Make Alabamians Think Of Home
There’s no place quite like Alabama. Sadly, many people take living here for granted. It’s not until you move away, or you’re traveling, that you realize how special Alabama truly is. While away, there are certain things that’ll always remind you of home, including the 10 things listed below.
1. Small town charm
Alabama is home to many charming small towns. While visiting a smaller town somewhere else, you're reminded of the small town charm that awaits you back home.
2. Southern accents
Alabamians are best known for their special dialect. When you're traveling and overhear someone speaking with the same dialect, you can't help but think of home.
3. Delicious food
Here in Alabama, there's definitely no shortage of delicious food. Also, no matter how delicious the food is you find elsewhere, it doesn't quite compare to the food served here.
4. Beautiful farms
Alabama is home to many beautiful farms. If you happen to come across a barn, a herd of cattle, or even an abandoned tractor, you're sure to think of home.
5. Starry nights
Nothing compares to a star-filled sky on a clear night in rural Alabama.
6. Sprawling cotton fields
One of Alabama's nicknames is "The Cotton State," so it's not surprising that cotton fields give Alabamians a feeling of home.
7. Beautiful scenic drives
You'll experience Alabama's most beautiful scenery while traveling along one of its scenic backroads.
8. Quaint churches and chapels
Because Alabama is located in the Bible Belt, it's home to several quaint churches and chapels. As a matter of fact, it's not uncommon to see many of them scattered throughout a small Alabama town.
9. Gorgeous beaches
It's no secret that Alabama's Gulf Coast is home to the most beautiful white-sand beaches. While vacationing on a beach somewhere else, you're reminded of the gorgeous beaches back home.
10. Great Southern hospitality
Nothing outshines Alabama's great Southern hospitality. Nothing!
What are some other things that’ll always make Alabamians think of home? Share your thoughts with us in the comments!
For further reading, here are
11 Things You Have To Do Before You’re An Official Alabamian.