Seasonal May 08, 2017
A Visit To These 10 Places In Alabama Will Make Your Summer Complete
There’s no need to leave Alabama in order to have an epic summer. With such a variety of things to do, Alabama is the perfect place to spend your summer vacation. Listed below are 10 amazing places located throughout Alabama that will make your summer complete. Check them out!
During these uncertain times, please keep safety in mind and consider adding destinations to your bucket list to visit at a later date.
1. Gulf Coast Beaches
Alabama's Gulf Coast beaches are some of the finest in the world. The white-sand beaches and clear turquoise water keep families returning year after year.
2. The Hippie Hole - Fort Payne
The Hippie Hole is located within the Little River Canyon National Preserve. It's considered to be one of Alabama's best swimming holes. (4322 Little River Trail NE)
3. Point Mallard Park - Decatur
Point Mallard Park covers 750+ acres and is home to America's first wave pool. It's the perfect summer attraction for all ages. For more information, click
. (2901 Point Mallard Dr)
4. Dismals Canyon - Phil Campbell
Dismals Canyon, which is part of an 85-acre preserve, is one of North Alabama's true hidden gems. It's also one of the few places in the world where you'll find dismalites, a rare glowing insect. For more information, click
. (901 Hwy 8)
5. Lake Guntersville
Covering approximately 69,000 acres, Lake Guntersville is Alabama's largest lake. From boating and fishing, to swimming and skiing, this beautiful lake offers a variety of fun recreational activities during the summer.
6. Peach Park - Clanton
Peach Park is a popular tourist stop that's located off I-65 on the way to Alabama's Gulf Coast. It's best known for its homemade peach ice cream and fried pies. For more information, click
(2300 7th St S)
7. Alabama Splash Adventure - Bessemer
Formerly known as Visionland, Alabama Splash Adventure is both a waterpark and theme park. It's also one of Alabama's top tourist attractions. For more information, click
. (4599 Alabama Adventure Pkwy)
8. Bellingrath Gardens and Home - Theodore
Bellingrath Gardens and Home covers approximately 65 acres and is one of Alabama's top outdoor attractions. The grounds of this beautiful garden estate are perfect for strolling on a summer day. For more information, click
. (12401 Bellingrath Gardens Rd)
9. Oak Mountain State Park - Pelham
Oak Mountain State Park, which covers nearly 10,000 acres, is Alabama's largest state park. From waterfalls and lakes, to trails and beaches, this state park's beautiful scenery makes it the perfect summer destination. For more information, click
. (200 Terrace Dr)
10. Harmony Park Safari - Huntsville
Harmony Park Safari is a drive-thru petting zoo that allows guests to feed animals such as ostriches, zebras, llamas and more from the comfort of their cars. It's one of Alabama's most unique animal attractions. For more information, click
. (431 Clouds Cove Rd SE)
Have you been to any of these places? If so, what did you think?
For a list of Alabama islands that are worth visiting this summer, click