If you’ve ever traveled out of state and spent many hours in the car on your return trip home, you know exactly how it feels the moment you see a “Welcome to Alabama” sign. Whenever you see one of these signs, which you’ll find just about anywhere along the state’s borders, you’ll realize you’re that much closer to home. There’s something truly special about Alabama’s welcome signs, whether it’s one welcoming visitors to the state, or one welcoming them to one of our many cities and towns.

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What are your feelings when you see a “Welcome to Alabama” sign, or really any type of town welcome sign? If you’re a resident, what do you love about living in Alabama? What are some of your favorite things to do in Alabama? Let us know in the comments below.

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More to Love about Alabama

Where can we find beach towns in Alabama?

  • Dauphin Island Park and Beach is the state's southernmost point and known as the "Sunset Capital of Alabama."
  • Orange Beach is named after the oranges that were once grown here and thought to have the clearest water in the state of Alabama.
  • Fairhope offers stunning views of beautiful Mobile Bay and is often called the most walkable town in Alabama.

Read on to learn more about some of the many other charming beach towns in Alabama.

Where can we find small towns in Alabama?

  • Monroeville is where writer’s like Harper Lee and Truman Capote honed their craft and the town is officially known as the "Literary Capital of Alabama."
  • Magnolia Springs is known for its scenic beauty and is where you will find the only water mail delivery route in the country.
  • Mentone is known for its spectacular views from atop Lookout Mountain, unique shops, restaurants, and bed and breakfast inns.

Read on to learn more about some of the many other charming small towns in Alabama.

Where can we find historic attractions in Alabama?

  • The Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma is another National Historic Landmark, as it was the site of the historic Bloody Sunday march for civil rights on March 7, 1965.
  • The USS Alabama in Mobile is one of the state’s most popular attractions. It is a museum, you can tour the entire ship, and it is listed on the National Historic Landmark registry.
  • The Alabama State Capitol in Montgomery is the First Confederate Capitol in the nation and is also listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Read on to learn more about the many historic attractions in Alabama.