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Freedom Monument Sculpture Park Now Open!

Bryan Stevenson likes to say we are all more than the worst thing we’ve ever done. He reminds juries of that when defending his clients against death sentences. Perhaps that same grace should extend to nations. Stevenson is quick to add, however, an action’s full damage must be understood before attempts at moving on are […]

Student Groups Will Love This!

Space Camp for the beach? Gulf Shores launches Gulf Camp for environmental education, ecotourism From the article by Dennis Pillion on Gulf Shores has spent decades building its reputation as a premiere vacation destination. Now, the city on Alabama’s Gulf Coast is looking to become a leader in environmental education and programming that will bring […]

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 […]

Holt Street Baptist Church Museum

HISTORY: The Birth of the Modern Civil Rights Movement in America The arrest of Rosa Parks on December 1, 1955, for her refusal to yield her seat on a Montgomery public transit bus to a white man, in defiance of local segregation laws, provided the impetus for change in the city and the nation. Organizations […]

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 […]

WHITEWATER RAFTING in Montgomery, Alabama

Montgomery Whitewater’s massive, recirculating river system is divided into two channels. Our Creek and Competition Channels include class II-IV whitewater activities. Perfect for beginners to intermediate paddlers and rafters, the channels mimic a natural river. The 2,200-foot-long Creek Channel is designed for a Class II whitewater experience and is an excellent introduction to whitewater. A […]