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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 April 18, 2017

Travelers spent $13.4 billion in Alabama last year The Atlanta Journal-Constitution features series of travel articles on Alabama Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument celebrated, sign unveiled during ceremony New summer travel destinations across Alabama More than 1,500 take part in April Walking Tours the past three Saturdays Alabama Tourism Department workshop attracts participants from across […]

Tourism Tuesdays April 11, 2017

More than 1,000 take part in April Walking Tours the past two Saturdays Alabama Tourism workshop- Wednesday in Montgomery ALABAMA 200 workshop- Thursday in Florence World Food Championships announce Alabama “Cook Your Way to the Beach” recipe contest Perdido River Trail offers scenic vistas James O. Oates Park opens in Dothan Downtown Anniston hotel will […]

Tourism Tuesdays April 4, 2017

AL.com features April Walking Tours in article and photo slideshow More than 500 take part in April Walking Tours on Saturday Huntsville Botanical Garden unveils $16 million facility Alabama Tourism workshop- April 12 Eater names Highlands and Fisher’s among the “South’s 38 Essential Restaurants” Auerbach cuts first sessions in revamped Muscle Shoals Sound Studios “Muscle […]