Alabama February 03, 2020
9 Kid-Friendly Places In Alabama That Are Perfect For A Family Outing
Are you wanting to spend more quality time with your family, especially your children? If so, you’re in luck! Alabama is home to a variety of kid-friendly places that are perfect for a family outing, including the nine listed below.
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We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:
1. Alabama Safari Park - Hope Hull
Alabama Safari Park is a drive-thru animal attraction that's fun for the entire famly. Camels, zebras, and llamas are just a few of the exotic animals that'll walk up to your window to be fed. There's also a petting area that includes small animals such as pigs, goats, etc. For more information about Animal Park Safari, click
2. Foley Railroad Museum - Foley
The Foley Railroad Museum is a must visit for train enthusiasts of all ages. It features unique train memorabilia, an "O" Gauge Model Train Exhibit, train cars, and more. One of the best things about the Foley Railroad Museum is that it's free to visit. Follow this
for additional information about the Foley Railroad Museum.
3. U.S. Space & Rocket Center - Huntsville
Alabama's U.S. Space & Rocket Center is the state’s top paid tourist attraction. People travel from all over the world to visit this unique attraction, which is often referred to as "Earth's largest space museum." For more information about the U.S. Space & Rocket Center, click
4. Orr Park (Tinglewood Trail) - Montevallo
Orr Park is one of Alabama's most unique parks. What makes it so incredibly unique is its famous Tinglewood Trail, which attracts people of all ages, especially children. Follow this
for additional information about Orr Park and its famous Tinglewood Trail.
5. Birmingham Zoo - Birmingham
Covering 122 acres, the Birmingham Zoo is Alabama's largest zoo. It's home to nearly 800 animals of 200 different species. This award-winning zoo is a must visit for animal lovers of all ages. For more information about the Birmingham Zoo, click
6. Children's Hands-On Museum - Tuscaloosa
The Children's Hands-On Museum is a unique museum that offers 25 exhibits where children can learn through play. There's a lot of fun to be had at this incredible museum, which has three floors. Follow this
for additional information about the Children's Hands-On Museum.
7. DeSoto Caverns Family Fun Park - Childersburg
DeSoto Caverns Family Fun Park is home to DeSoto Caverns, which is America's first recorded cave. The park is also packed with a variety of activities for children of all ages, including DeSoto's Lost Trail Maze, Wacky Water Golf, Crystal Find, and so much more. For more information about DeSoto Caverns Family Fun Park, click
8. McWane Science Center - Birmingham
Just like the Children's Hands-On Museum, the McWane Science Center is also a hands-on museum. Since opening in 1998, this fun museum has welcomed more than one million visitors.
for additional information about the McWane Science Center.
9. Gulf State Park Beaches - Gulf Shores
Gulf State Park, which offers two miles of gorgeous white-sand beaches, is the perfect place for a family outing. In addition to its beaches, Gulf State Park also offers a variety of activities that are perfect for the entire family, including fishing, swimming, camping, and hiking. For more information about Alabama's Gulf State Park, click
Have you ever been to any of these kid-friendly places in Alabama? If so, please share your experience(s) with us in the comments. Also, what other kid-friendly places would you add to this list?
Address: 1664 Venable Rd, Hope Hull, AL 36043, USA Address: 125 E Laurel Ave, Foley, AL 36535, USA Address: 1 Tranquility Base, Huntsville, AL 35805, USA Address: Park Dr, Montevallo, AL 35115, USA Address: 2630 Cahaba Rd, Birmingham, AL 35223, USA Address: 2213 University Blvd, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401, USA Address: 5181 Desoto Caverns Pkwy, Childersburg, AL 35044, USA Address: 200 19th St N, Birmingham, AL 35203, USA Address: 20115 AL-135, Gulf Shores, AL 36542, USA