* Alabama Profile
Like its neighbor, Georgia, the earliest known inhabitants of what is now Alabama were Moundbuilders. The earliest European explorers were Spanish, in search of gold. The name Alabama comes from one of the Creek Indian tribes, it means "thicket clearers."
Attractions in Alabama
Get ready for your adventure in the Yellowhammer State. Discover what Alabama has to offer.
Birmingham Museum of Art
This often overlooked attraction is a real gem. Home to a wonderful permanent collection and some fascinating changing exhibits, the Birmingham Museum of Art is a must see for any visitor to the city.
Civil Rights Memorial of Montgomery
The Civil Rights Movement in the United States was a defining era in the history of our nation. Many lives were lost during these times. The achievements and memory of those martyrs are honored at the Civil Rights Memorial in Montgomery, AL.
Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center - Mobile
If you´re looking for a great family adventure in Mobile, you´ve found it in this place. Discover the Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center in Mobile, AL.
Helen Keller Birthplace - Tuscumbia Alabama
If you find yourself in northern Alabama, near Muscle Shoals, consider a visit to historic Ivy Green, birthplace of Helen Keller and the setting for the film Miracle Worker. Ivy Green provides a wonderful peek into history. Learn more and plan your visit.
US Space & Rocket Center Huntsville
OK, you´ve heard of Cape Kennedy in Florida and probably the Johnson Space Center in Texas, but what does Alabama have to do with the space program? Discover the history at the US Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama.
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