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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 September 20, 2016

State tourism website features Fall Color Map Italian tour operator includes Alabama in literature itinerary Sculpture of Jeffrey, Kathryn Tucker Windham’s famous ghost, will haunt Selma Condé Nast Traveler spotlights the 18 most underrated cities in the U.S. Highlands Bar and Grill named among top restaurants nationwide Judge dismisses lawsuit challenging funding for Gulf State […]

Tourism Tuesdays September 13, 2016

Governor Bentley commends State Tourism Department for national award Makers Village at Pepper Place held over through Oct. 1 Restoration and new facility coming to Alabama Constitution Village What every start-up can learn from country music’s most anticipated new artist Birmingham: We can change the world World Food Championship’s final table will feature food “sport” […]

Tourism Tuesdays September 6, 2016

State tourism wins national award for barbecue promotion Two Alabama BBQ spots appear on USA Today list Fall is the perfect time to plan a family vacation The importance of Alabama’s State Parks Billy Reid Shindig features Year of Alabama Makers Maryland governor pits tourism against teachers with new school start date Mobile and NAIA […]