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North Alabama is full of adventure! If you love food, we've got it. If you love festivals, we've got them. If you love the outdoors, we've got plenty of places to explore. Whatever you love, we're sure to have something for you. Check out our blog posts, and you'll see what we mean.

Posts from March 2021

April means spring is here, trees are blooming, and the weather is warming up, which makes it a perfect month for guided walking tours all over north Alabama. Check out the list of walking tours and go explore and learn more about the history of several towns in north Alabama. Tours are free to the public.

Athens Saturday Walks

Athens tour options are unique - offering a choice from multiple

Biking in Bankhead

Monday, March 22, 2021 by Cody Hood

Enjoy Bankhead on a Bicycle

Bankhead National Forest has more than 180,000 acres of forest for your outdoor needs. There are hiking, kayaking, and horseback riding opportunities in Bankhead and the Sipsey Wilderness Area, and another way to enjoy Bankhead is by bicycle.

Mountain bike ride through the Bankhead National Forest

Where to Begin

There are miles of dirt and gravel roads to ride on. You can park at the Brushy Lake day use area ($3 day use

Geocaching in North Alabama

Thursday, March 11, 2021 by Melea Hames

Geocaching is a fantastic way to get outdoors and explore north Alabama using GPS mapping systems. Think of it as a high-tech scavenger hunt! Our “A Dash of the Unexpected” Geo Tour will take you to so many cool places. You'll explore North Alabama’s rich history, music, civil war sites, small-town charm, and great geocaching.

Small bridge over creek in Dismals CanyonDismals Canyon is one of the places on the “A Dash of the Unexpected”