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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 July 19, 2016

AJC features Damn the torpedoes! Full speed ahead! The Mobile Bay you don’t know Southern Living: South’s best college towns Maverick Festival attended by 3,000 UK lovers of Americana music Pokemon Gump: How one game is bringing everyone together Grand Bay Welcome Center welcomes 12,000 travelers in two weeks Sign up for April Walking Tours […]

Tourism Tuesdays July 12, 2016

Birmingham hopes to obtain ‘World Heritage’ status for civil rights landmarks Birmingham Forging Tourism Identity Sign up for April Walking Tours 2017 The Telegraph lists 50 amazing secret places and top tips from the US 20 Alabama restaurants receive top awards from Wine Spectator magazine Two Bham gas station restaurants featured in Southern Living Eleven […]

Tourism Tuesdays July 5, 2016

New Grand Bay Welcome Center opens on I-10 at Alabama-Mississippi line Busy holiday weekend boosts surging Alabama tourism numbers ‘Stony the Road We Trod’: Teaching teachers about civil rights movement A record number of appointments at the Alabama booth at IPW Travel South USA releases international research data To support and defend: Hundreds turn out […]