Alabama November 28, 2016
These 10 Surreal Places In Alabama Have To Be Seen To Be Believed
Alabama is home to many amazing places. Some of these places are so amazing that it’s hard to believe they actually exist. From scenic canyons and magnificent caves, to picturesque waterfalls and beautiful rivers, there are many surreal places in Alabama that have to be seen to be believed, including the 10 places listed below.
1. Neversink Pit
Located in Jackson County, Alabama, Neversink Pit is one of the most photographed sinkholes in the world, and it's visited by thousands of cavers each year.
2. Oak Street, Magnolia Springs
Magnolia Springs is one of Alabama's most charming small towns. Its famous oak trees canopy, which is located on Oak Street, is absolutely BREATHTAKING!
3. Dismals Canyon
Dismals Canyon, a hidden destination that's popular among locals, will give you an up-close look at Alabama's enchanting side. It's a definite must see for all ages and is located in Phil Campbell, Alabama at 901 Hwy 8.
4. Cathedral Caverns
Cathedral Caverns is one of the world's most impressive caves. Not only does its stalagmite forest cover approximately three acres, but with a height of 25 feet and a width of 126 feet, it has one of the largest cave entrances in the world. Cathedral Caverns is located in Woodville, Alabama at 637 Cave Rd.
5. Birmingham Botanical Gardens
The Birmingham Botanical Gardens is home to approximately 12,000 species of plants and receives more than 350,000 visitors each year - making it one of Alabama's top free attractions. The Birmingham Botanical Gardens is located in Birmingham, Alabama at 2612 Lane Park Rd.
6. DeSoto Falls
DeSoto Falls is located near the town of Mentone and is one of Alabama's most recognizable waterfalls. It's also one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the South.
7. Cahaba River
The Cahaba River is Alabama's longest free-flowing river. It's also one of the most scenic rivers in the U.S. What truly makes the Cahaba River stand out among the rest is the countless number of Cahaba lilies that bloom within the Cahaba River National Wildlife Refuge portion of the river. The Cahaba River National Wildlife Refuge is located near West Blocton, Alabama.
8. Ave Maria Grotto
Ave Maria Grotto is a four-acre park that's been carved from an old quarry. It features more than 120 miniature reproductions of world-famous religious structures, and it's a one-of-a-kind attraction that welcomes visitors from all over the world. Ave Maria Grotto is located in Cullman, Alabama at 1600 St. Bernard Dr SE.
9. Gulf Coast Beaches
Alabama's beautiful Gulf Coast beaches are some of the finest beaches in the world. They're the perfect escape for those looking for relaxation in a peaceful setting.
10. Bellingrath Gardens
This 65-acre public garden, which is one of Alabama's top outdoor attractions, offers year-round beauty and is like experiencing a dream. Bellingrath Gardens is located in Theodore, Alabama at 12401 Bellingrath Gardens Rd.
Have you been to any of these surreal places? If so, what did you think? For more places in Alabama that have to be seen to be believed, check out our previous article:
15 Jaw Dropping Places In Alabama That Will Blow You Away.