Alabama Places to Visit
Alabama Family Vacations Spots for RV Travel
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 ChairMany cities have participated in the battle to claim ownership of the world's largest chair, but for now, Anniston, Alabama holds the honor, giving this small town a place of honor on the list of family friendly Alabama places to visit.
Visit the World's Largest Chair
Best Tourist Attraction: Battleship USS AlabamaAnother 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.
Best Factory Tour: Bud's Best Cookies or Mercedes Benz Production FacilityThose 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
Best Wildlife Encounter: Tigers for TomorrowThe 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 AdventuresThis 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.
Update: Nov-2014 Alabama Adventures is currently closed, apparently due to re-open in 2015.
Best Place to Eat: Lambert's CafeThis 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.
Best Ghost Story: Sloss FurnacesThough 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
Best Family Adventure: US Space and Rocket CenterGet 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 VillageAnother 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 FestivalThis 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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