Whether you’re heading to the Alabama Beaches for summer fun or off-season relaxation, there are some Gulf Shores restaurants that just shouldn’t be skipped. Breakfast? Date Night? Sweet Tooth? Whatever you’re desire, we’ve got you covered. Here are five must-visit eateries on the gorgeous white sands of the gulf, plus a foodie festival you MUST add to your bucket list!Read More
When you think of Mardi Gras, New Orleans immediately comes to mind. But did you know that the first Carnival season festivities in the United States actually began in Mobile? The annual event carries over today, albeit a more family-friendly version, as locals don royal attire on floats and at community balls. It’s definitely among our list of surprising things to do in Mobile, Al!
Gulf Shores is the southern coastal community of Alabama’s lower quadrant, sitting just across the state line from Pensacola and known for sugar-white sandy beaches juxtaposing glorious emerald-tinted waters. Packed with water recreation, fresh seafood and family fun, this area reels in spring breakers, summer vacationers and off-season travelers.
When you think about things to do in Birmingham, AL, most people’s thoughts turn to Civil Rights. In the 50’s and early 60’s, the city…
If you’ve been reading my blog for any amount of time, you know how much I adore the Blue Ridge Mountains. We hike and play there regularly, and I am always enamored with the fly-fisherman we see along the Toccoa or Chattahoochee. I’ve always wanted to try fly-fishing, but I had this idea in my head of who took up the sport. They were always men. They were always older. And they always had far more money than I do.
We worked out the perfect family-friendly itinerary that captures the best of Alabama’s BBQ and beaches!
“We love weekend getaways for the family, but don’t want to travel too far from home; any quick vacation ideas?” I hear that all the time, so I have compiled a list of places we love (and places we can’t wait to visit.) All are less than five hours from Atlanta’s Centennial Park. Did your favorite place make our list of family weekend getaways from Atlanta?