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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 June 2022

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 worms that are close cousins to what you'd find in Australia and New Zealand, and a state park with

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

Camping in North Alabama

Wednesday, June 1, 2022 by Jennifer Clark

Camping is a fun activity the whole family can enjoy. As summer approaches, it is the perfect time to get out and enjoy some time at the campground. Whether you enjoy tent camping surrounded by nature, a RV resort with lots of fun activities, or spending the weekend in a state park cabin North Alabama has a variety of campgrounds for you to enjoy.

DeSoto State Park

DeSoto State Park is located