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Coastal Eco Tour - Private Boat Charter
"You'll experience the lesser-traveled waterways of Coastal Alabama as we explore the Intracoastal Waterway Oyster Bay Bon Secour Bay and the Bon Secour River watching for a variety of wildlife including Dolphins Bald Eagle Osprey Heron
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Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge Kayak Tour
"On this tour you will visit a portion of the Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge that no driving tourist can reach.  This refuge was established by Congress in 1980 to preserve the coastal dune ecosystem to protect threatened and endangered species to provide compatible recreational opportunities and to serve as a living laboratory for students and scientists  Regularly and recently observed birds in BSNWR: Red-bellied Woodpecker Belted King Fisher Great Blue Heron
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Mystery Tour in Montgomery AL
"Montgomery Mystery Tours boarding location is downtown Montgomery Visitors Bureau which is at Union Station on 300 Waters Street. Each traveler receives a ready to frame painted ticket voucher. We begin all tours with a songs taught to us by the original FREEDOM RIDERS. We travel to several locations throughout the city stopping at va songs performed by Alabama Artists or written by famous Alabamians.  Recite Movie lines from films produced in Alabama or share a bit of history makes for great fun. We'll have group discussions based on truth and reconciliation about Americas histo Old Alabama Town is collection of over 40 authentically restored 19th and 20th century buildings located with in the downtown area.Located in downtown Montgomery the Museum of Alabama is the only destination where you can explore Alabama's past from prehistory to present.  We'll discover the land the first Alabama and 14000 years of Native American Culture. More than 800 artifacts
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1887 Old Powell School in Birmingham, Al

On Saturday, March 8th, Tony and I was walking around downtown Birmingham checking out all of the old gorgeous buildings. We ran across this magnificent example of Victorian Architecture and the...
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Raceway Convenience Store

Sunday, March 9th, Tony and I stopped in Birmingham Al to fill up before heading back to Nashville via the back roads and I found DRAFT BEER to go!!! in 1/2 gallon jugs or whole gallon jugs..IN ALL MY...
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tannehill historic state park

located about 20 miles southwest of downtown birmingham is tannehill historic state park. this interesting state park is home to the roupes valley iron works which produced iron for the confederacy...
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Team building

NHC convention Alabama 2005 - meeting Honda associates all over the worldOur team, Paperrazzia was in the finals and awarded for excellencyNHC stands for :A small group of associates is brainstorming...
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Fresh Fruit and Veggies at Pepper Place Market

Despite the rain, we had fun browsing among the farmers' tables spread with homemade salsa, local honey, beautiful hydrangeas, and all the fresh fruits and veggies you'd ever want. Only about 25 or 30...
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Not-So-Ancient Ruins

If you're willing to brave the ghetto, Birmingham has some really good modern ruins. Of course, there is sloss furnace, which is now a museam, but there are several other buildings scattered around...
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Visit the Birmingham-Southern College

The College is referred to as "The Hilltop."On our way into Birmingham and the Botanical Gardens we drove through the beautiful college campus of Birmingham-Southern. I couldn't help but take a few...
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ROCK CLIMBING!!!!! I'm an...

ROCK CLIMBING!!!!! I'm an outdoor nut, not one that wants to live as a hermit in the woods, but I get outside as much as I can. Rock climbing is a hidden secret for the Birmingham area but those who...
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The Japanese Gardens are on the edge of town

and well worth seeing. After all ... they're FREE!Check out my travelogues ... it's a beautiful place as you can see. Don't miss it!
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Top Hotels in Birmingham

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2101 Fifth Avenue North, Birmingham, Alabama, 35203, United States
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2021 Park Place N, Birmingham, Alabama, 35203, United States
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1000 Riverchase Galleria, Birmingham, Alabama, 35244, United States
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4686 Hwy 280 E, (formerly AmeriSuites), Birmingham, Alabama, 35242, United States
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2731 US Hwy 280, Birmingham, Alabama, 35223, United States
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120 Riverchase Parkway East, Birmingham, Alabama, 35244, United States
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Top Things to Do in Birmingham

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Vulcan Park and Museum

The statue of the Roman god of the Forge, Vulcan is the unofficial symbol of the city of Birmingham. The 56-foot statue is the largest cast iron statue in the world, and was created for the 1904...
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Peanut Depot

I finally found this shop. I searched for it when I was in Birmingham before but I was definitely going to locate it this time...it is located on a 'orginal brick street" on Morris St down near the...
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Sloss Furnaces National Historic Site

Noel, Tony and I headed over to the Sloss Furnace National Historic Site while in Birmingham. We were too late for the final tour but I was able to walk around a get a few photos and find out...
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Botanical Gardens

Birmingham has an extensive botanical gardens, good enough to spend a morning or afternoon. It includes a greenhouse and japanese gardens along with displays of locals plants and extensive flower...
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Five Points

Five Points is a historical district with shops, restaurants and nightclubs. It gets its name from the fact 5 roads meet here. Its a great place to get a bite or for nightlife but can be crowded on...
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Museum of Art

Very nice art museum in downtown Birmingham, although not extensive in size. They have a particularly good collection of Asian and African art. The focus though is on local Alabama and southern...
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"birmingham alabama"
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Luchonda

"A look in the mirror of the past - 1969"
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RhondaRuth

"A Drive Through Birmingham, Alabama"
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calcaf38

"A Metallic Taste - Birmingham, Alabama"
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"Sweet Home Alabama"
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