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U.S. Space & Rocket Center is Alabama’s Number One Tourism Attraction

U.S. Space & Rocket Center is Alabama’s Number One Tourism Attraction Montgomery, Ala – More than 658,000 people visited the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville last year, ranking it number one among state attractions that charge admission, followed by the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at second with 580,221 and the Birmingham Zoo […]

Tourism Tuesdays January 19, 2016

Collection of Alabama sites tells story of people, places where battle for freedom was waged Lyric Theatre is a Civil Rights stop TripAdvisor lists 10 affordable down-south destinations to escape winter’s chill Leave Only Footprints beach protection initiative launches in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach Alabama featured in top Italian cycling magazine Biking website features […]

Tourism Tuesdays January 12, 2016

Attraction report deadline is Friday CNN features Barber Motorsports as one of the 16 Intriguing Things to See and Do in the U.S. in 2016 Food Network’s 10 Things I Ate About You: Birmingham Coastal Living lists Fairhope as one of the Happiest Seaside Towns in America Birmingham Post (UK): The land of Southern comforts […]

Tourism Tuesdays January 5, 2016

83 percent of hotel taxes benefit the Alabama General Fund New Alabama Bicentennial tag commemorates statehood Alabama city on Travel Channel’s list of ’11 next great destinations’ Birmingham’s Lyric Theatre to present Sam Bush, Mavis Staples, Drive-By Truckers, more Day trips that won’t break the bank: Exploring beautiful Alabama Five Birmingham barbecue restaurants even Memphis […]