Andy Facer, who has served as Alabama’s main contact for tour operators in the U.K. & Ireland markets since 2017 has formed his own company with Alabama as his first account. Facer previously worked for Global Travel Marketing, a firm headed by Venessa Alexander, who’s decision to pursue other interest was advanced when Covid […]
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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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5-Day Tour of Nashville, Birmingham, Montgomery, Alabama Beaches, and New Orleans Experience the South through music, history, and the southern coast in this exciting tour that starts in Nashville, travels through Sweet Home Alabama and ends in New Orleans. DAY 1 & 2 Start in Nashville, often called music city where you can tour Music […]
6-day Tour Beginning and Ending in Atlanta The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., and the American Civil Rights struggles that shaped the world are highlighted in this road trip that includes important sites on the U.S. Civil Rights Trail. Highlights of this itinerary include tentative UNESCO World Heritage Sites Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, 16th […]
Note: For travelers using Atlanta as the gateway airport, they can start this circle tour in either Birmingham or Montgomery, both of which are only at 2.5 hour drive from the Atlanta airport. From the music industry in Nashville to the unlikely rural studios that recorded world hits, the contrast between Nashville and Muscle Shoals, […]
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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
If you like looking out from your balcony and seeing a scenic view while spending the night, then check out the series of stories that AL.com published on their website in August of 2013.