Are you ready to get away from it all, travel to wonderful destination that offers unmatched hospitality, delectable cuisine, first class hotels and resorts, and internationally recognized attractions, festivals and events! Alabama awaits you!
From the mountains and lakes of North/Central Alabama to the sugar-white beaches lining Alabama's southern Gulf Coast, Alabama offers you an unforgettable dream vacation at an affordable price! Whether you are thinking of a weekend get-away or a two-week excursion, take a few moments and discover why you should treat yourself to an Alabama vacation!
The Alabama Travel Council represents the state's top attractions, festivals/events, hotels, inns, tour companies, chambers of commerce and convention & visitors bureaus, the best of what there is to see and do in Alabama! ATC spreads the word about the state's abundance of interesting attractions and unique points of interest through a variety of avenues, publications such as the Alabama Tour & Travel Guide, the Alabama Travel Brochure Order Folder and the Alabama Brochure Shell; statewide distribution of tourist brochures along Alabama's interstates and highways; annual Alabama Familiarization Tours for tour operators, travel agents and tour/travel planners; attendance at national tour marketplaces; and more!
History! Theatre! Sports! Great Music! Space! Gardens! Recreation! Art! Great Food! Whatever your interests may be, Alabama has an attraction, festival and/or event that will tickle your fancy! If you are a history buff, discover Alabama's rich Native American influence, the interesting progression from Civil War to Civil Rights, and Alabama's crucial role in man's successful journey into space! If the Arts are your preference, experience the fascinating museums and world class theatre that have put Alabama on the map! Introduce yourself to Alabama's legends in sports, music, aviation, medicine and courage! Wander through breathtaking gardens! Be sure and take in the numerous festivals scattered throughout the year that feature scrumptious foods, toe-tapping music and unique Southern art and crafts that will delight you!
Whether you are looking for a five-star hotel, a first class resort, a moderately-priced family inn, a quaint bed & breakfast, or a cozy cabin nestled in the woods, Alabama has it all! Regardless of your budget or your vacation plans, Alabama's wide variety of overnight options will meet your needs!
When you need detailed information on a particular city or region of the state, these organizations will be glad to assist you! They will make your vacation planning easy by providing you with maps, brochures, tour suggestions, restaurant, hotel and attration information, rates, etc.
Put your vacation itinerary planning into the hands of any of the following knowledgeable tour companies and you'll experience an Alabama vacation with fond memories to treasure for years to come!
The 1996-97 Alabama Field Trip Guide is provided for you by the Alabama Travel Council. It is designed again this year to make your planning of student field trips a much easier task! It is filled with an abundance of interesting, educational and fun field trip options that will make both you and your students happy!
Alabama is a state rich in history and tradition. Learning about our state's past, present and future becomes an exciting adventure when students can actually explore for themselves outside of the classroom! From North to South, and East to West, Alabama's unique attractions tell the story of where our state has been, and proclaim the exciting future which lies ahead!