You’re bored and you need to get out of the house. That means it’s time to take a day trip. Alabama is full of cool places that you can see in a day. Pack some road snacks and check out these locations.
Bankhead National Forest
Located in Double Springs, Bankhead National Forest is perfect for hiking and birding. The forest also has special trails for horseback riding.
The Birmingham Zoo
If you love animals, you need to visit the Birmingham Zoo. It has around 950 animals that represent 230 species. It even has a new Jaguar habitat.
Birmingham Museum of Art
Check out works of art that date as far back as 3000 B.C. at the Birmingham Museum of Art. The museum’s permanent collection consists of more than 17,000 works of art in all.
The Fictional Town of Spectre
Did you love the movie “Big Fish”? If so, you are familiar with the fictional town of Spectre. Tim Burton had his team build a set to represent the town, but the team never tore it down. You can see it by going to Jackson Lake Island.
Natchez Trace Parkway
The Natchez Trace Parkway is perfect for taking a scenic drive. Get on the parkway and enjoy the beautiful trees as you drive along.
Unclaimed Baggage Center
Visit the Unclaimed Baggage Center in Scottsboro to see if you can find something special. You never know what people have left behind when traveling.
U.S. Space and Rocket Center
Located in Huntsville, the U.S. Space and Rocket Center is the place to go to learn about NASA’s biggest and best innovations.
Go to FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals and take a tour. This is the birthplace of the Muscle Shoals Sound.
Cheaha State Park
Head out to Cheaha State Park in Delta, Alabama, and climb Mt. Cheaha. This is the state’s tallest mountain, so it will be quite a challenge.
Alabama Wine Trail
Enjoy some of the best wines around on the Alabama Wine Trail. Take a Birmingham Shelby excursion, or travel through North Alabama or along South I-85.
Now you have a lot to do around Alabama. You just need a way to get from one attraction to the next, and you will be all set. Genesis of Tuscaloosa in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, might not have mountains to climb or wine to drink, but the dealership does have a lot full of vehicles that are ready to go home today. These luxurious vehicles will make your trips more fun.