The tragedies and triumphs that took place in Alabama during the 1950s and 1960s awakened an entire nation and the world to the reality of racial injustice. Now, tour companies in the U.S. and around the world can offer tours in which your clients will experience the legacy of those who changed history while they […]
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Ambassadors of the Environment at Gulf Coast is a multi-day educational experience developed in partnership with Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ocean Futures Society and the Gulf Coast Center for Ecotourism & Sustainability. This program is located at the Learning Campus at Gulf State Park, Gulf Shores, Alabama. While visiting the Ambassadors program, students are guided through […]
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To force change in the United States of America, many took to the streets in the 1960s in deliberate, non-violent confrontations to demand social justice. Montgomery, Birmingham and Selma, among others, were anvils on which civil rights victories were hammered.
Historic events transformed ordinary citizens like Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King, Jr., Fred Shuttlesworth, Fred Gray and others into legends. Churches were protests were planned are today recognized.
This circle tour takes you on a journey where thousands risked their lives to reshape America. Their bravery and courage inspired the world.
Download this 5 day circle itinerary that starts and ends in Atlanta and includes Anniston, Birmingham, Selma Montgomery and Tuskegee.
To help contact tour companies with the resources they need, the Alabama Tourism Department has a searchable database of guides and transportation companies.
Click here and search by city and type of service needed; such as tour guide, tour operator, receptive operator, charter company or motorcoach company. All information, including classification of type of company is provided by the entity.
To view all of a type in Alabama, leave the city box blank
The Alabama Tourism Department has gathered a list of important adult and student educational destinations for SYTA and other group tour companies.
From U.S. Civil Rights, STEAM, and environmental programs at our beach. What happen in Alabama changed the world and continues to do so today.
- Education Product – Sports – World Games, Jesse Owens
- Education Product – History – First Nations of America
- Education Product – History – WWII Battleship
- Education Product – History – U.S. Civil Rights
- Education Product – STEAM – U.S. Space & Rocket Center / Space Camp / NASA’s Marshall Flight Center
- Education Product –Environment & Sustainability / STEM, STEAM – Jean-Michel Couteau’s Ambassadors of the Environment
- Education Product – Literature – Harper Lee / F. Scott Fitzgerald / Hank Williams
- Education Product – STEAM – Barber Motorsports
For more information, contact Shawna Faniel, Domestic Sales Manager, Alabama Tourism Department, firstname.lastname@example.org.