There are numerous Day Trips to see in the beautiful state of Alabama, regardless of whether you live in the state or outside of it.
The beauty of Alabama includes the historic beginnings of Appalachian Mountains to the coasts of Mobile bay, and all of the wonders located in between.
These day trips can offer you and your family hours of very unique and interesting sightseeing, and will include several amazing waterfalls, canyons, caves, as well as several historic haunted places.
Some of these haunted places should be very first on your list as they can be very, very interesting.
These wonderful day trips will also include several scenic drives, numerous smaller museums as well as larger ones, military historical sites, surviving pre-civil war plantations, as well as some very well kept secrets about the state.
Then there is the vast and famous football history that you will find in day trips to Auburn and Tuscaloosa Alabama, and the rich history that surrounds these programs.
The most famous of these day trips will include these two cities as well as Birmingham, Huntsville, Historic Montgomery and Selma, as well as Tuskegee and its very rich military and agricultural history.
Leading the list of the most popular of the day trips starts with the two famous college towns of Auburn and Tuscaloosa Alabama.
In Auburn you will be able to visit not only the world famous University; you will also be able to visit the famous Jorden Hare Stadium that has been the scene of many historic football games between the two in-state rivals.
But you can also visit the Southeastern Rapture Center where the Auburn “War Eagles” are raised and trained.
You can also visit Toomers Corner, another very famous landmark, as well as historic Pebble Hill and the world famous Cullers Rotation, the birthplace of modern fertilizer.
Then traveling northeast to Tuscaloosa, you will be able to visit one of the best universities not only in the state, but in the country.
There you can visit during visiting hours the famous Bryant-Denny Stadium, as well as the world famous Paul W. Bryant Museum, the man who built Alabama football into what it is today.
But there are several other interesting sites for your family for day trips to this town including the Gorgas-Manly Historic district, and the Tannehill Furnaces.
The next list of very popular Alabama day trips will include the historic state capital of Montgomery, the rich history of Selma, as well as the historic city of Tuskegee.
Leading the list of popular spots in Montgomery will be the Alabama State Capital and its unique clock, the Montgomery Union Station, and Old Alabama Town.
From there you can visit the First White House of the Confederacy, and the world famous Rosa Parks Museum detailing the history of Civil Rights in the state.
Last but not least is the newer Legacy Museum that will literally put you in the shoes of slaves and how they lived in those very troubled times.
However, if you are with your family, you need be prepared, as it can be a very emotional experience reliving what happened back then.
In Selma Alabama the day trips will include the famous Brown Chapel AME Church, the world famous Edmund Pettis Bridge, and the Old Cahawba State Park.
You can also visit Sturdivant Hall as well as the famous route of the historic Selma to Montgomery march that also highlights the Civil Rights movement.
With the historic Tuskegee day trips you can learn the history of the birth of the all-black Tuskegee Airmen movement and the history they made.
You can also visit the famous George Washington Carver Museum which did wonders for modern agriculture in the state.
A must see is also the Tuskegee National Historic Site where several historical events have occurred over time.
The final two popular day trips will include the beautiful city of Huntsville, and the historic city of Birmingham.
While visiting Huntsville there is the world famous space center as well as the Veterans Memorial Museum.
You and your family can also visit the Huntsville historic districts, The numerous Huntsville Performing Art Centers, as well as the numerous Huntsville Festivals that occur year around.
In famous Birmingham you can visit the 16th Street Baptist Church and its rich history, the world famous Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, as well as the fabulous Birmingham Zoo.
Day trips with your family to this city also include the Brierfield Ironworks Historical State Park, the Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum, the Sloss Furnaces, as well as the Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park.
Last by not least and a must see with your family is the famous and very unique Vulcan Statue.
Visiting this famous and historic state can very easily be done if you live in state or out of state, and there are none of the day trips that will disappoint you and your family.
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