Alabama Attractions

Alabama has a host of tourist attractions in store that are bound to stretch your itinerary a little longer than expected. Here is a comprehensive list of attractions that you may want to visit:

  • Dauphin Island Sea Lab – Dauphin Island, Alabama
  • Magee Farm – Kushla, Alabama
  • St. Stephens Historical Park – St. Stephens, Alabama
  • Alabama Shakespeare Festival – Montgomery, Alabama
  • Noccalula Falls – Gadsden, Alabama
  • Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame – Birmingham, Alabama
  • U.S. Space & Rocket Center – Huntsville, Alabama
  • Early Works Museum – Huntsville, Alabama
  • Enjoy your Favorite Outdoor Activities at Little River Canyon National Preserve
  • Alabama State Capitol – Montgomery, Alabama
  • Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site – Tuskegee, Alabama
  • Hank Williams Museum – Montgomery, Alabama

Birmingham Attractions - Alabama

  • Carver theatre: Situated on 1631 N. Fourth Ave, this theatre houses the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame. One can attend jazz musicals as well as local comedians indulging in stand up acts.
  • Highland Park Golf Course: situated at 3300 Highland Avenue, this golf course was renovated by Bob Cupp in 1998. It is a public 18-hole championship course that stretches 5,801 yards at par 70. Adding to its popularity is the fact that it is the oldest golf course in the state.
  • The Golden Flake Company: This tourist attraction may not invite the adults with as much glee as it would seem welcoming to the children. However, you can take some time off to let the kids see the factory and enjoy a few samples.
  • The Birmingham Barons is the official site for minor league baseball. You can buy a general admission ticket for under $8 and enjoy a fantastic game in seats of your choice.
Birmingham Attraction Name Attractions Type
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute History museum; Other
Birmingham Museum of Art Art museum; Other
Vulcan Park - Vulcan Statue Lookout; Park; Statue; Other
McWane Science Center Science museum
Peanut Depot Specialty shop
Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark Historic site; Landmark/point of interest
Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame Specialty museum; Museum; Other
Rickwood Field Park Sports complex; Arena/stadium/field
16th Street Baptist Church Religious site; Other
Alabama Theatre Theater
Pete's Famous Hot Dogs Landmark/point of interest
Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center Civic center
Ruffner Mountain Nature Center Nature center
Alabama Symphony Orchestra Concert; Performance
Oxmoor Valley Golf Course Golf course
Birmingham Zoo Zoo; Other
Civil Rights District Neighborhood
Southern Museum of Flight Transportation museum
Alabama Sports Hall of Fame and Museum Sports museum

Things To Do in Birmingham, AL

Things To Do in Birmingham Address
McWane Center
  • 200 19th St N
    Birmingham, AL 35203-3117
  • +1 205 714 8300
Rickwood Field
  • 1137 2nd Ave W
    Birmingham, AL 35204
  • +1 205 458 8161
Heatherwood Country Club
  • 400 Saint Annes Dr
    Birmingham, AL 35244
  • +1 205 879 4611
Birmingham Zoo
  • 2630 Cahaba Road
    Birmingham, AL 35223
  • +1 205 879 0409
Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame
  • 1631 Fourth Ave North
    Birmingham, AL 35203-1903
  • +1 205 323 6665
Greystone Golf & Country Club
  • 4100 Greystone Drive
    Birmingham, AL 35242
  • +1 205 980 5200
Eagle Point Golf Club
  • 4500 Eagle Point Dr
    Birmingham, AL 35242
  • +1 205 991 9070
Highland Park Golf Course
  • 3300 Highland Avenue South
    Birmingham, AL 35205
  • +1 205 322 1902
Riverchase Country Club
  • 2000 Club Rd
    Birmingham, AL 35244
  • +1 205 988 8111
Vestavia Country Club, Par-3 Course
  • 400 Beaumont Dr
    Birmingham, AL 35216
  • +1 205 822 8300
Riverchase Country Club
  • 2000 Club Rd
    Birmingham, AL 35244
  • +1 205 988 8111
Chace Lake Country Club
  • 1850 Montgomery Hwy S
    Birmingham, AL 35244
  • +1 205 988 5219
Heatherwood Golf Club
  • 400 St. Anne's Drive
    Birmingham, AL 35244
  • +1 205 991 7576
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum 6030 Barber Motorsports Pkwy
Oxmoor Valley Golf Course
  • 100 Sunbelt Parkway
    Birmingham, AL 35211
  • +1 205 942 1177
Four Seasons Antiques and Art Gallery
  • 809 Shades Crest Rd. Birmingham
    AL 35226
  • +1 205 979 1920
Inverness Country Club
  • 1 Country Club Dr
    Birmingham, AL 35242
  • +1 205 991 8610
Hoover Country Club
  • 3140 Club Dr
    Birmingham, AL 35226
  • +1 205 822 5707
Altadena Valley Golf & Country Club
  • 2651 Alta Vista Dr
    Birmingham, AL 35243
  • +1 205 967 5322

Birmingham Alabama Attractions

Attraction Fun for Kids? Fun for Teenagers? Fun for Adults?
Birmingham Zoo Yes Maybe Probably Not
McWane Science Center Yes Yes Yes
Birmingham Children's Theatre Yes Yes Yes
Alabama Adventure Yes Yes Maybe
Statue of Vulcan (Vulcan Park) Yes Maybe See it Regardless
Alabama Theatre No Maybe Yes
Barber Motorsports Museum and Park Yes Maybe Yes
Alabama Sports Hall of Fame No No Yes
Talladega Speedway and International MotorSports Hall of Fame Yes Yes Yes
Southern Museum of Flight / Alabama Aviation Hall of Fame Yes Maybe Yes
Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum Yes Maybe Probably Not
Birmingham Museum of Art No Maybe Yes
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute No Yes Yes
Sixteenth Street Baptist Church National Historic Landmark No Yes Yes
Sloss Furnaces Yes Maybe Yes
Birmingham Botanical Gardens Yes Yes Yes
Arlington Antebellum Home and Garden No Maybe Yes
American Village Yes Yes Maybe
Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame No Maybe Maybe
Alabama Historical Radio Museum Maybe Yes Yes
DeSoto Caverns Yes Maybe Maybe

Montgomery Attractions - Alabama

  • Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts: Admission is free and one can admire the splendid permanent collection that is housed there. There is a café as well as a gift shop where one can purchase souvenirs.
  • Montgomery Zoo: This is based in the Northern Blvd, Lower Wetumpka Road / Coliseum Blvd in Montgomery. It is deemed the best zoo in Alabama by many. A visit here will make the kids happy too!
  • King Memorial Baptist Church: Located at 454 Dexter Avenue, this church holds great significance because the bus boycott movement started within its shelters. One can visit the church to re-live the experiences from back in the day.
  • The Capitol: Much like its sister concerns around the country, the Capitol is a magnificent structure much like the National Capitol building, with a large white dome/rotunda. One can witness Senate and Legislature sessions through the day and visit other government building as well.
Montgomery Attraction Name Attractions Type
Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts Art museum; Other
Montgomery Zoo Zoo
Hank Williams Museum Specialty museum; History museum; Other
Wynton M. Blount Cultural Park Park; Garden; Theater
Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church Religious site; Landmark/point of interest; Historic site; Other
Rosa Parks Library and Museum History museum; Other
The Capitol History museum; Government building
Old Alabama Town Historic walking area; Historic village; Scenic/historic walking area; Other
Civil Rights Memorial Monument; Other
Hank Williams Memorial - Oakwood Annex Cemetery Monument; Cemetery
Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Factory Tour Tour
F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald Museum Specialty museum; Historic home; History museum
Montgomery Visitors Center Tourist/visitor center
Alabama Department of Archives and History History museum; Library
The MOOseum Specialty museum
Greenwood Cemetery Cemetery
White House of the Confederacy Historic home; Historic site
Martin Luther King home Historic home
St. John's Episcopal Church Religious site
Montgomery City Planetarium Science museum

Huntsville Attractions - Alabama

  • US Space and Rocket Center: Based in 1Tranquility Base, this space center allows visitors to engage in a few interactive activities while taking in the huge collection of space artifacts that are stored here.
  • The Huntsville Botanical Garden: Located in 4747 Bob Wallace Avenue, this garden comes alive during Christmas. One can drive through the park that is lit in all its splendor and enjoy a lazy evening with the family.
  • Huntsville Depot Museum: Tourists and history buffs all recommend a stop at the museum. Children have the restored fire engine in the garage to play with and the adults can enjoy a short, well informed history session with their tour guides.
Huntsville Attraction Name Attractions Type
U.S. Space & Rocket Center Specialty museum; Science museum
Earlyworks Museum Complex Children's museum; Other
Huntsville Botanical Garden Garden; Other
Sci-quest Science museum
Huntsville Depot Museum History museum
Alabama Constitution Village Historic village
Huntsville Museum of Art Art museum
Railroad Station Antique Mall Antique shop; Mall
Bridge Street Town Centre Mall
Von Braun Center Convention center
Whitesburg Drive Street
Twickenham Neighborhood
Madison Square Mall Mall

Selma Attractions - Alabama

  • Old Depot Museum: Selma is home to many significant historical events. As a result of which, there are many museums dedicated to enhancing your brush with history. The Old Depot Museum documents all events from the Civil war to the Civil Rights Movement, all under one roof.
  • National Voting Rights Museum and Institute: It is based at 1012 Water Avenue and houses the events that led to equality of voting from back in the day.
  • Edmund Pettus Bridge: This Bridge holds great significant importance in the history of Selma. On March 7, 1956, 600 protesters gathered in Selma. They were going to march for their rights on U.S 80 to Birmingham. However, they were met on the Edmund Pettus Bridge by local white police officers who drove them back into the city with tear gas and Billy clubs. Martin Luther King Jr. ordered a march thereafter to commemorate the events of the previous march.
  • Selma to Montgomery Highway: This was the route that Martin Luther King Jr. took to commemorate the events of March 7, 1956 where 600 protestors were brutally assaulted for campaigning for their rights.

Besides the places mentioned above, Alabama has various other tourist spots as well.

Selma Attraction Name Attractions Type
Old Depot Museum History museum
National Voting Rights Museum and Institute History museum
The Smitherman Building Museum
Edmund Pettus Bridge Bridge; Historic site; Landmark/point of interest
Museum of Slavery and Civil Rights History museum
Selma to Montgomery Highway Scenic drive
Brown Chapel AME Church Religious site

Alabama Adventure Park Attractions - Alabama

Alabama Adventure
Location Bessemer, Alabama, [United States]
Owner Adrenaline Family Entertainment
Opened May 23, 1998
Previous names

VisionLand - 1998 to 2002

Visionland - 2003 to March 27, 2006

Operating season April through September
Area 200 acres (0.81 km2)

30 total

  • 3 roller coasters
  • 7 water rides

Alabama Adventure Park Rides & Attractions

Alabama Adventure Theme Park

  • Space Shot
  • Rampage
  • Wild River Gorge
  • Hurricane
  • Vertigo
  • Giant Wheel
  • Mindspinner
  • Pirate Ship
  • Tidal Wave
  • Fender Bender
  • Convoy
  • Marvel Mania
  • Barnstormer
  • Motorcross
  • Adventure Express
  • Balloon Wheel
  • Bump A Round
  • Cahaba Falls
  • Scrambler

Alabama Adventure Water Park

  • Upsurge
  • Neptunes Olunge
  • Salamander Bay
  • Warrior River
  • Castaway River
  • Kahuna Way
  • Acapulco Drop
  • Splashdown

Alabama Adventure Park Tickets

  • 2010 Individual Season Pass - $59.99 each
  • 2010 Premium Pass - $99.99 each
  • Season Parking Pass - $25.00
  • Season Locker / Tube Rental Pass - $25.00

Ticket Pricing

General Admission $34.99  -  $29.99 ONLINE SAVE $5.00
Junior/Senior (Under 48" or over 62 years) $24.99
Children 2 and under FREE
Parking: $10.00

Alabama Adventure Park Events

First Financial Bank Concert Series:

Date Group Showtime
 July 17 Kris Allen 8:00 PM
 July 24 Colbie Caillat 8:00 PM
 July 31 Boys Like Girls 8:00 PM
 August 7 Newsboys 8:00 PM

Key Dates and Special Events:

Date Event
 Daily Shows  (except Tuesdays) New Beat Street
 July 4 Independence Day
 July 10 Blues, Brews and BBQ
 August 8 Open Weekends
 August 14 & 15 Kids Fest

Alabama Attractions for Kids

Attraction Name Place
Alabama Adventure Bessemer
Birmingham Zoo Birmingham
Old MacDonald's Petting Zoo Woodville
Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo Gulf Shores
Alabama Sports Hall of Fame Birmingham
McWane Science Center Birmingham
The MOOseum Montgomery
Old Alabama Town Montgomery
Rosa Parks Library and Museum Montgomery
Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark Birmingham
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute Birmingham
Alabama Constitution Village Huntsville
Sci-Quest Hands-on Science Center Huntsville
US Space and Rocket Center Huntsville
Tuskegee Airmen NHS Tuskegee
The American Village Montevallo
Llamas Camps and Friends Jasper
USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park Mobile
Surfside Water Park Auburn
Waterville Gulf Shores
Anniston Museum of Natural History Anniston
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum Birmingham
Birmingham Museum of Art Birmingham
The Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts Montgomery
The Hank Williams Museum Montgomery
Paul W Bryant Museum Tuscaloosa

Alabama Party Places

Entertainment (Clowns, Magicians, Face Painters, Storytellers, Puppeteers, Animal Shows and more!)

  • Enterprise Magic - Dothan, Enterprise
  • Feel the Beat Entertainment - Birmingham
  • Five Points Carriage - Birmingham
  • Hannah Montana Rock the Stage Parties - Birmingham
  • Jamm Entertainment - Birmingham
  • K-9 Air - Birmingham
  • Klowns A'Bound - Birmingham
  • Lisa Hicks The Stellar Storyteller - Birmingham
  • Mad Science - Birmingham
  • Magic City Face Art - Birmingham
  • The Magic Company - Birmingham
  • Mort and Donna Magicians - Birmingham
  • Painted Personalities - Birmingham
  • Starshine Faces - Birmingham, Trussville, Springville, Steele, Gadsden
  • Verna Gates Storyteller - Birmingham

Party Rentals (Bounce Gyms, Inflatable Slides, Climbing Walls, Fire Trucks and more!)

  • AABCO Rents - Birmingham
  • Alabama Rock Climbing - Springville
  • Flamingo Friend - Birmingham
  • Jumparoo Inflatables - Enterprise
  • Jump'N High Inflatables - Gardendale
  • Monkey Business - Birmingham
  • Space Walk - Enterprise, Gadsden, Wetumpka
  • Trisha's Party Rentals - Jackson

Party Places (Entertainment Centers, Restaurants, Bowling Alleys, Skating Rinks, Zoos and more!)

  • 3H Stables - Huntsville
  • Adventure Island - Orange Beach
  • Adventureland Theme Park - Dotham
  • Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo - Gulf Shores
  • Alabama Museum of Natural History - Tuscaloosa
  • Alabama Sports Hall of Fame - Birmingham
  • American Village - Montevallo
  • AMF Bowling Lanes - several locations
  • Anniston Museum of Natural History - Anniston
  • Bama Lanes - Montgomery, Phenix City, Prattville
  • Barber Vintage Museum - Birmingham
  • Benton H. Wilcoxon Ice Complex - Huntsville
  • Birmingham Barons Baseball - Birmingham
  • Birmingham Zoo - Birmingham
  • Brunswick Bowl - Birmingham, Montgomery
  • Build a Bear - Birmingham, Spanish Fort
  • Bumper Nets - Birmingham
  • Ceramic Creations - Hoover
  • Children's Hands On Museum - Tuscaloosa
  • Chuck E. Cheese's - Several Locations
  • Critter Creek Farm - Abernant
  • DeSoto Caverns Park - Childersburg
  • DogHouse Gymnastics Center - Huntsville
  • Dream Land Skate Center - Mobile
  • Early Works - Huntsville
  • Family Lanes & Amusements - Hartselle
  • Funland Skate Castle - Decatur
  • Funtime Skate Center - Fultondale
  • Fun Factory - Bessemer, Tuscaloosa
  • Fun Zone Skate Center - Montgomery
  • Gulf Coast Exploreum - Gulf Port
  • Gulf World - Orange Beach
  • Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum - Calera
  • The Ice Palace - Montgomery
  • Imagination Place - Madsen
  • Jump! Zone - Madison, Pelham
  • Landmark Park -Dothan
  • Lightning Strikes Bowling Center - Trussville
  • Madison Bowling Center - Madison
  • McWane Science Center - Birmingham
  • Montgomery Zoo - Montgomery
  • Old MacDonald's Petting Zoo - Woodville
  • The Party Palace - Montgomery
  • Pelham Civic Complex Ice Skating - Pelham
  • Planet Gymnastics - Mobile
  • Point Mallard Ice Complex - Decatur
  • Point Mallard Water Park - Decatur
  • Pump It Up - Huntsville, Mobile, Montgomery, Pelham, Trussville
  • Putt-Putt Golf & Games - Anniston, Gadsden
  • Robert R. Meyer Planetarium - Birmingham
  • Roller Motion - Bessemer
  • Rollertime - Huntsville
  • Sci-Quest - Huntsville
  • Scoops Ice Cream Parlor - Gulf Shores
  • Skate Centers of Huntsville - Huntsville
  • Southern Adventures - Huntsville
  • Southern Museum of Flight - Birmingham
  • Space & Rocket Center - Huntsville
  • Storyville Station - Vestavia Hills
  • Surfside Water Park - Auburn
  • Sunshine Skate - Mobile
  • The Track Family Recreation Center - Gulf Shores
  • Trussville Play Station - Birmingham
  • U.S. Space and Rocket Center - Huntsville
  • Viva La Chef - Birmingham
  • Visionland - Valley Creek
  • The Watermelon Patch - Mobile
  • Waterville USA - Gulf Shores
  • Western World & Zoo - Wilmer