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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 December 12, 2017

Hite and Malone give update on South Baldwin tourism Global booking company sees 160% increase in ticket sales to Alabama attractions and tours Alabama Music Hall of Fame 2018 inductees: Aldridge, Hinton, Holmes, McAnally Walker County featured in new state travel itineraries Alabama Music Hall of Fame Alabama restaurant voted one of 100 best in […]

Tourism Tuesdays December 5, 2017

King of the road: On the Civil Rights Trail through America’s South Tuskegee’s Richie among 2017 Kennedy Center honorees Grammy Awards 2018: Nominees include Alabama Shakes, Jason Isbell, Sam Hunt, Little Big Town New daily tradition signals 5 o’clock in downtown Mobile Blakeley State Park’s woodsy new log cabins are adorable, accessible Be an inventor […]

Tourism Tuesdays November 28, 2017

In the South and North, new (and vital) civil rights trails You can now follow in the footsteps of the US Civil Rights movement Blind Boys to perform Martin Luther King Jr. tribute in Birmingham Iron Bowl pulls best TV ratings of 2017 season Governor Ivey to light official state Christmas tree Governor’s Mansion open […]