Alabama Tourism & Visitor Guide
Welcome to Alabama!
Alabama, home to 4.4 million people, is of great relevance in U.S. history - from antebellum homes of the Confederacy to places that are etched in memories of the 1960s. Alabama boasts various landscapes from wooded canyons to idyllic ocean beaches. In Huntsville, visit the U.S. Space and Rocket Center. This plays an integral part in the national aerospace program. Birmingham, Alabama's largest city, offers the Civil Rights District and Birmingham Botanical Gardens. Located in the center of Alabama is the state capital. Montgomery was pivotal in the civil rights movement of the 1960s - to evoke this era visit the Civil Rights Memorial. The attractive port city of Mobile and the Gulf Coast are located in the southern part of Alabama on the glorious Gulf of Mexico. Visit the USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park, Mobile's Historic District and relax on the phenomenal beaches at Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. Further along the coast from these resorts is historical Fort Morgan.