Visit 'Sweet Home Alabama' nestled in the centre of the Deep South within easy reach of Atlanta, Memphis and New Orleans.Home to legendary singer Hank Williams and W.C. Handy, 'Father of the Blues', Alabama is steeped in music history. North Alabama is also renowned for its amazing scenery of lakes, mountains, canyons and caves and the US Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville.
Located near the centre of the state, Birmingham is Alabama"s largest city where nightlife is distinguished with southern jazz music and fabulous dining. In Montgomery, visit the starting point of both America"s Civil War and America"s Civil Rights Movement. Mobile in South Alabama is home to America"s first Mardi Gras. Across the bay, in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, 32 miles of sugary white sands await you. Enjoy world class golf on Alabama"s Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail, a collection of 468 holes of championship golf on 11 sites which were ranked number one, two and 38 of the top 50 public golf courses in the US by Golf World readers in 2008. Alabama also offers many more outdoor adventures including gardens, hiking, biking, horse riding, fishing and birdwatching
||51,718 sq miles|
||CST – 6 hrs behind the UK|
||Summer average temp 80°F(27C) (46°F (8°C) average in North Alabama and 52°F (11°C) in South Alabama)|
||Alabama has 24 State Parks|