Alabama January 15, 2018
Take This Unforgettable Road Trip To Experience Some Of Alabama’s Most Unique Places
Alabama is filled with many unique places waiting to be discovered. From whimsical parks and natural bridges, to historic houses and one-of-a-kind restaurants, you never know what you’ll discover while exploring the Yellowhammer State.
There’s no better way to experience some of Alabama’s most unique places than by taking a road trip. Listed below is a mapped road trip route that includes a variety of unique places. This road trip begins and ends at the Frank Lloyd Wright Rosenbaum House in Florence, but you may begin anywhere you wish.
Let’s get started:
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1. Frank Lloyd Wright Rosenbaum House - Florence
The Rosenbaum House, which was built in 1939, is the only building in Alabama that was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. It’s also the only Frank Lloyd Wright house in the Southeast that’s open for public tours. You can read all about this historic piece of architecture
(601 Riverview DR)
2. Rattlesnake Saloon - Tuscumbia
Rattlesnake Saloon is located inside of a cave, which makes it one of Alabama's most unique restaurants. Since opening in 2009, Rattlesnake Saloon has received visitors from all 50 states and from more than 30 countries. To learn more about this unique restaurant, click
(1292 Mount Mills RD)
3. Coon Dog Cemetery - Cherokee
The Coon Dog Cemetery was established in 1937 and is the only cemetery of its kind in the world. Located off the beaten path, this unique cemetery is the burial site for more than 185 coon dogs from all across the United States. For more information about the Coon Dog Cemetery, you can take a look at their website
(4945 Coondog Cemetery RD)
4. Natural Bridge Park - Haleyville
The main feature of Natural Bridge Park is Natural Bridge, a natural bridge that's believed to be more than 200-million-years-old. Measuring 60 feet high and 148 feet long, it's also the longest natural bridge east of the Rockies. For reasons why Natural Bridge Park is a must-visit, click
(CO RD 3500)
5. The Alabama Booksmith - Birmingham
The Alabama Booksmith is Alabama's most unique bookstore. What makes it so unique is that every book sold is a signed copy. However, don’t expect to be charged extra for the author's signature. Unless the book is rare or out of print, you'll only be charged the publisher's regular retail price. For more information regarding The Alabama Booksmith, click
(2626 19th PL S)
6. Orr Park - Montevallo
Orr Park is one of Alabama's most unique parks. Its main feature is the Tinglewood Trail, which showcases whimsical tree carvings by local artist Tim Tingle. Animals, storybook characters and whimsical faces are just a few examples of the tree carvings you'll encounter while strolling the Tinglewood Trail. You can read all about Orr Park and its Tinglewood Trail
(277 Park DR)
If you’ve already visited these unique places, please share your thoughts with us.
To experience some of Alabama’s best nature spots, be sure to check out our previous road trip article:
Take This Epic Road Trip To Experience Alabama’s Great Outdoors.