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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.

Author: Zenovia Stephens

Zenovia is a two time graduate of Alabama A&M University where she earned a B.S. and M.S. in Biology. A former Regulatory Affairs Specialist in the Pharmaceutical Industry, She currently works from home as a Regional Project Coordinator and is the mom to 3 extraordinary boys. Originally from Chicago, IL, Zenovia and her husband have been residing in Huntsville, AL since 2008. They love exploring AL with their boys as well as finding creative ways to be adventurous at home! Zenovia serves as a board member for CES PTA and the SE YMCA where she has been involved with various volunteer efforts. In her free time she enjoys reading, working on her photography skills and drinking a good cup of coffee or glass of wine. 

February is a time of intentional reflection and celebration of African American history and culture. Many times we focus on well-known greats such as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X, Rosa Parks, etc…but what about those less known facts that may have taken place right where you live? Do you know about the people in your local community that has made or are making a contribution to history?

North Alabama is full of fun and adventure and offers some of the best hiking around! While many are considered advanced hikes or more suitable for adults, there are plenty of trails for the entire family to enjoy. Check out a few of our favorites and share yours in the comments.

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High Falls Park

High Falls is 35 feet high, roughly 300 feet wide, and one of the biggest payoffs for a small effort