DESOTO STATE PARK – ALABAMA

The 3,000 acre park was named after the explorer Hernando De Soto.  There are historic sites including a museum;  a lodge, cabins, restaurant, swimming pool, hiking, bike trails, walking trails, waterfalls, tennis court, picnic areas and campsites.

Little River Canyon National Preserve

Little River Canyon National Preserve

The river and canyon have formed a wild and rugged landscape that allows for a range of peaceful and challenging recreational opportunities. The river supports world-class whitewater paddling and the canyon supports exceptional climbing opportunities. The opportunity for hiking, swimming, and fishing in natural areas away from city life are exemplified at Martha’s Falls and Canyon Mouth.

Birmingham Barons Baseball

Birmingham Barons Baseball

Birmingham Barons Regions Field 1401 1st Avenue South Birmingham, Alabama 35233 Jefferson County Alabama The history of the Birmingham Barons traces back to 1885, when the Barons (originally named the Coal Barons) played in the many southern leagues that existed during the early years of baseball. In those years, the leagues came and went, but […]

Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Birmingham Botanical Gardens

2612 Lane Park Road Birmingham AlabamaBirmingham Alabama 35223 Jefferson County Alabama Birmingham Botanical Gardens is Alabama’s largest living museum with more than 12,000 different plants in its living collections. The Gardens’ 67.5 acres contains 25+ unique gardens, 30+ works of original outdoor sculpture and miles of serene paths. The Gardens features the largest public horticulture […]