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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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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Huntsville: the Biggest Little City in the South

Nestled in the heart of North Alabama, Huntsville has rapidly transformed from a quiet town into a bustling, modern city that holds its own unique charm. Often referred to as the "Rocket City," Huntsville's explosive growth over the past few decades has made it a destination that deserves a spot on…

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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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September 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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North Alabama State Parks

North Alabama is fortunate to have seven beautiful state parks that each have a unique feature that makes it a must-visit! Check out these amazing state parks and let us know which one is your favorite. Bucks Pocket State Park Bucks Pocket State Park is located near Lake Guntersville, and it…

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Noccalula Falls

Noccalula Falls is one of the most popular waterfalls in north Alabama, and when you visit you'll understand why! This majestic 90-foot waterfall is breathtaking to look at and has an even more interesting legend attached to it. After taking in the beauty of the waterfall, you'll notice the…

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Take Me Out to See the Trash Pandas

With spring all around us comes the crack of the bats, vendors selling hot dogs, and the sound of cleats sliding into the bases. Baseball, it's known as America's game. As a kid growing up in Southern California, I remember going to see the Anaheim Angels play. I saw Jose Canseco and Mark McGwire…

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99 Things To Do This Summer in North Alabama

Summer is here! And before long the kids will be saying they’re bored. Maybe you need a weekend getaway just the two of you or a girls weekend. Whatever the case, we’ve got the perfect list to keep y'all busy all summer long. If you love swimming… 1. Have a blast in America’s first wave pool at…

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Zip Lining in North Alabama

Zip lining is absolutely exhilarating, and when you get to see some beautiful scenery in the process, that is an added bonus! Check out the fun places to zip line in North Alabama, and then make plans to go on your own adventure. Screaming Eagle Zip Lines at Lake Guntersville State Park At…

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