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U.S. Space & Rocket Center was Alabama’s most visited tourism attraction in 2016

Montgomery, Ala – More than 657,000 people visited the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville last year, ranking it first among state attractions that charge admission, state tourism officials said.  The Birmingham Zoo ranked second with 644,667 and the McWane Science Center in Birmingham was third with 388,551. Eight of the state’s Top 10 […]

Tourism Tuesdays November 21, 2017

Governor Ivey announces $33 million for restoration and conservation projects in Alabama The ultimate Muscle Shoals music insider’s many lives Heritage Area receives 2 grants Fall tourism season Governor Ivey to light official State Christmas Tree The Tennessee River Valley Stewardship Council celebrates the one year anniversary of the Mapguide Expansion Alabama Music Hall of […]

Tourism Tuesdays November 14, 2017

You still have time to enjoy the Fall colors in Alabama Alabama tourism official: Ten Commandments generated more reaction than recent Roy Moore scandal Alabama grillers compete at World Food Championships Music hall of fame hosts showcase Nation’s first national memorial to lynching to open in Alabama this spring Alabama 200 workshops conclude for this […]

Tourism Tuesdays November 7, 2017

The New U.S. Civil Rights Trail has more than 100 stops throughout the South Brand USA’s Tuesday Tune In highlights Alabama Parks for Patriots — Veterans to receive free admission to AL State Parks Fort Toulouse Turns 300 Donnie Fritts: Celebrating a funky milestone 100 things to do in Birmingham highlighted in new book Still […]