North Alabama Fall Color Trail

There’s a saying that says fall is a southerner’s gift for surviving summer. If that is indeed true, North Alabama’s fall gift is gorgeous, vibrant fall foliage, and north Alabama has many breathtaking spots to see some colorful scenery. Peak time for fall color in north Alabama is anywhere from the second week in October to the first week in November, so make your plans to see all the reds…

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Covered Bridges of North Alabama

Covered bridges are scattered all around North Alabama and remind us of the way things used to be. Blount County has the most in North Alabama, which has earned the county the "Covered Bridge Capital" title. There's a Covered Bridge Festival each October to honor and remember Blount County's covered bridges. Here's a list of North Alabama's covered bridges that are still standing: Easley…

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Best Places to Get a Pumpkin in North Alabama

Fall = pumpkins. Right?! Check out some amazing places to pick out a pumpkin and to have some fall fun while doing so! Belue Place Pumpkin Patch Visit Belue Place Pumpkin Patch to visit a working family farm and find your perfect orange treasure to take home. Belue Place Pumpkin Patch, situated in…

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October Events in North Alabama

Anne of Green Gables said, "I'm so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers." So are we, Anne. October has a different feel to it: crisp air, colorful foliage, pumpkins, festivals, and the list goes on. It also has a spooky edge to it as well, and there are several haunted walking tours…

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North Alabama Fall Bucket List

Fall means football games, colorful foliage, getting lost in a corn maze, trips to the pumpkin patch, mums, pumpkin-flavored everything, fall festivals, cooler weather, and so much more. North Alabama is a wonderful place to celebrate fall and scratch all these fall bucket list items off your list…

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September 2022 Festivals in North Alabama

There are two months in the year when festivals are the most popular in North Alabama. One is May because it’s finally warming up. September is the other because it is finally cooling down. As the temps dip down below scorching, make plans to attend some or all of these fun North Alabama festivals…

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Dog Friendly North Alabama

Dogs. What would we do without them? They are loyal companions, and they are always down for an adventure...especially if that adventure is outside! We have put together a list of some of the best places to take your pup in north Alabama, so grab that leash and hit the road, or um, trail! Bankhead…

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August Events

Summer might be winding down, but the fun is still going strong in north Alabama! There are several events across the region that you do not want to miss! Let us know which ones you plan on attending. World's Longest Yard Sale Each year, bargain hunters, yard sale connoisseurs, treasure seekers and…

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7 Natural Places You Need to Know in North Alabama

Did you know North Alabama is home to the first designated wilderness east of the Mississippi? It also has the longest commercially supported stretch of paddling in Alabama, 30,000 migrating sandhill cranes, and the miracle mile of bass fishing. There is also the 'Grand Canyon of the East', glow…

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Farmer's Markets and Farms in North Alabama

There is nothing quite like fresh vegetables and fruit that are grown locally, and north Alabama has some of the best farmer's markets and farms where you can get the ripest, juiciest, freshest produce around! Athens Saturday Market Visit Athens Saturday Market every Saturday during the summer to buy fresh produce, meats, eggs, and flowers from local growers, buy prepared foods from local…

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