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Alabama’s UK representative forms his own company

  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 […]

Social Justice and Civil Rights Tours that make a difference

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 […]

International Tour Intineraries

Nashville to New Orleans through Alabama

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 […]

Civil Rights Circle Tour

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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Five day U.S. Civil Rights Itinerary – Circle tour of top sites

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.


Alabama Tourism Photo Library

The Alabama Tourism Department has numerous photographs available for use by tour operators in order to help promote tours to the State of Alabama. To review many of these images, you may view the Library.

Complete a simple form to receive access to download materials within our digital asset management system. A confirmation email will be sent to you along with information about the download process. If you have any questions regarding these marketing assets, how and where use them or other requests, please contact our photo editor.

Request Access to Photo Library

List of guides, transportation companies and other services in Alabama

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

Alabama’s Best Rooms with a View

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 published on their website in August of 2013.

Alabama’s Best Rooms With a View: Nautical and nice in Point Clear

Alabama’s Best Rooms With a View: Lake Martin and leopard spots

Alabama’s Best Rooms With a View: Go jump in a lake, Guntersville that is

Alabama’s best Rooms With a View; Top o’ the mountain in Mentone