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Governor’s Mansion Open for Candlelight Tours Dec. 11 & 18

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 28, 2023 Governor’s Mansion Open for Candlelight Tours Dec. 11 and 18 Montgomery – Gov. Kay Ivey will open the Governor’s Mansion for candlelight tours on Monday, Dec. 11 and Monday, Dec. 18. The tours will be from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Although the tours are free, those attending must have […]

Legislators to Mark Alabama’s First Public Road

Tuscaloosa, AL. – A group of Alabama legislators plan to erect historic markers in northwest Alabama to identify the first public road commissioned in 1819 by the new state government of Alabama, Rep. Tracy Estes announced today. The original north-south road covering 140 miles linked Courtland on the Tennessee River to the north and Tuscaloosa […]

Tourism Exchange

In August of 2023,  the Alabama Tourism Department announced we have joined with regional and national tourism organizations to allow Alabama tourism suppliers to place their inventory on the Tourism Exchange USA marketplace for distribution. Currently Alabama tourism businesses, attractions, outfitters and tour guides are working to place their product on Tourism Exchange USA. This […]