Alabama September 14, 2021
8 Things That’ll Leave You Feeling Nostalgic For Alabama
Alabama is a great place to call home, so it’s not surprising that many people feel a sense of nostalgia whenever they move or visit out of state. Listed below are eight things that’ll leave you feeling nostalgic for Alabama. Which ones can you relate to?
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1. Great Southern Hospitality
Here in Alabama, we're well known for our great Southern hospitality. You can't help but think about it whenever you're visiting other parts of the country where it isn't practiced.
2. Summer Beach Vacations
If you're from Alabama, it's highly likely you've spent at least one summer vacation on our beautiful Gulf Coast beaches. There's nothing like sinking our toes into the sugar-white sand.
3. Favorite Hometown Restaurant
Whether you're from a small town or large town, chances are you have a favorite hometown restaurant that you think about whenever you're craving a delicious meal.
4. Southern Comfort Food
You also can't help but think about all of the tasty food that's served here in Alabama. No other place compares. Fried chicken anyone?
5. U.S. Space & Rocket Center
The U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama is more than just a space museum. It's a childhood memory for many people. If you never took a field trip here, chances are you dreamed about attending Space Camp. After all, what kid didn't?
6. Real Sweet Tea
If you're going to drink sweet tea, you might as well do it right. And of course no other place does sweet tea better than Alabama.
7. Quirky Town Names
Alabama is filled with many towns that have quirky names, some of which include Burnt Corn, Lick Skillet, Scratch Ankle, and of course Eclectic. Whenever you pass a town sign with a funny name, you can't help but think of the towns here that also have funny names.
8. "Sweet Home Alabama"
Whenever you're cruising down the road and "Sweet Home Alabama" begins to play on the car radio, you can't help but "turn it up" and sing along with it. It doesn't get more nostalgic than this classic song.
Can you think of any other things that’ll leave you feeling nostalgic for Alabama? If so, please share them with us in the comments below.
For more information about Alabama’s U.S. Space & Rocket Center, be sure to take a look at the following article:
11 Fascinating Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About The U.S. Space & Rocket Center In Alabama.