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Alabama Places to Visit

Alabama Family Vacations Spots for RV Travel

Alabama places to visit are not hard to find! When embarking on an RV travel with kids road trip, Alabama family vacations can be wonderful, educational experiences. Check out this list of the top 10 family friendly attractions in Alabama.

Alabama attractions are a great way to travel through the state in your RV. The charm and hospitality of the American south gives Alabama great appeal. You and your family won't face any shortage of unique and exciting Alabama places to visit.

Best Roadside Attraction: The World's Largest Chair

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Visit the World's Largest Chair


Best Tourist Attraction: Battleship USS Alabama

Another site that ranks high for Alabama family vacations is the museum and park focused around the former battleship USS Alabama.

A tour of this memorial park provides hands on and interactive exhibits related to different facets of American military history.

USS Alabama

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William's Words, Age 10

The USS Alabama was a great experience! We got to see how soldiers ate, slept, and even did fun stuff. My favorite part was the ice cream parlour. Too bad there was no ice cream!



Best Factory Tour: Bud's Best Cookies or Mercedes Benz Production Facility

Those with a sweet tooth will want to schedule Alabama family vacations to include a tour of the Bud's Best Cookies factory in Birmingham. Those who enjoy cars and science will get a kick out of touring the Mercedes Benz factory in Tuscaloosa County.

Bud's Best Cookies Factory Tour

Mercedes Benz Factory Tour


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Best Wildlife Encounter: Tigers for Tomorrow

The animal lovers in your family will appreciate you adding this tour to your list of Alabama places to visit.

This exotic animal reserve and rescue park provides safe shelter for many different kinds of animals and allows visitors to do a walking tour of the premises.

Tigers for Tomorrow


Best Place to Get Wet: Alabama Adventures

This theme park and water park gives you and you family the opportunity to cool off in relaxing swimming pools and water park attractions. Once you arrive, your kids probably won't want to leave, so give this location a full day on your schedule of Alabama places to visit.

Alabama Adventures

Best Place to Eat: Lambert's Cafe

This Foley, Alabama restaurant serves up generous portions of Southern style home cooking, but the real story here is are the over-sized, fresh and fluffy rolls that are thrown to diners. Finished with your roll and in need of another? Raise your hand and a server will toss you a new one! This place is a great location to refuel while en route to other destinations for your Alabama family vacations.

Lambert's Cafe




Best Ghost Story: Sloss Furnaces

Though this former iron factory located in Birmingham is no longer operational, there is no denying the rumors of haunting that are associated with this place. Extensive documentation suggests that a great amount of paranormal activity occurs here. If you're brave enough, add a tour of this museum to your list of Alabama places to visit.

Visit Sloss Furnaces

More on the Haunted Sloss Furnaces


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Best Family Adventure: US Space and Rocket Center

Get ready to blast off.

This is one of the most extensive space museums in the entire world, and it's a cornerstone of Alabama family vacations.

You and your family can experience attractions such as a G-force Accelerator, the Apollo cockpit trainer,a Mars-themed climbing wall, and much more.

US Space and Rocket Center


Best Historical Site: The American Village

Another family favorite when it comes to Alabama places to visit is this interactive, historic village, complete with reenactment actors, designed to give visitors an up close look at American life during the colonial times.

The American Village


Best Kept Secret: Alabama Shakespeare Festival

This Montgomery, Alabama festival is one of the biggest Shakespeare festivals in the world. However, this production company stages lavish theater productions year round, and not all of them are Shakespeare. To get a taste of grand theater at it's finest, be sure to plan for an evening here with your family.

Alabama Shakespeare Festival
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