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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 October 2016

Top 9 Things To Do in Jackson County

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 by Melea Hames

Jackson County is rich in natural beauty and history. Located near Lake Guntersville, the fishing is fantastic. There are many opportunities to get outdoors at the Walls of Jericho, Goosepond Colony, and Russell Cave National Monument. You’ll find some great deals at the world-famous Unclaimed Baggage Center in Scottsboro.

Unclaimed Baggage Center

Unclaimed Baggage Center has been in business for

Mardis Mill Falls is located on Grave’s Creek which feeds into The Black Warrior / Locust Fork River. The falls are roughly 35-feet wide and the water drops 16-feet. Also known as Graves Creek Falls.

Attractions:

  • Horton Mill Bridge was built in 1935 to replace another, located about three-fourth mile below the present site and built in 1894 or ’95 by L.M. Horton. The 42,000 board feet of lumber

Top 9 Things To Do in Winston County

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 by Melea Hames

Winston County has a unique history. Known as the Free State of Winston, the county refused to secede from the Union and wanted to remain neutral during the Civil War. Much of the county is rural, and Bankhead National Forest makes up about 75% of the county. The forest has hiking trails, picnic spots, and beautiful waterfalls.

Bankhead National Forest

Bankhead National Forest is one of Alabama's