Alabama

Jules on his motorcycle
Alabama / Destinations / Food / IFWTWA Trips / United States

Peace Among The Grapes

As our group of travel writers waited to meet the owner of Jules J Berta Winery, a biker drove into the parking lot. He wore faded blue jeans, sunglasses, and a sleeveless vest over a short sleeve tee that did nothing to hide his tanned, muscled arms. “I’m Jules Berta. […]

A complete shuttle stack in Space Shuttle Park
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Travelling North Alabama

Over the years of travelling throughout the United States and Canada we have visited many popular landmarks, attractions, and diverse landscapes. Our recent RV travels brought us to the State of Alabama, particularly North Alabama, which led us to two unique attractions: The U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville […]

Grilled Oysters on the Alabama River
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Montgomery, Alabama: On the Move from Past to Present

Hi Y’All, come on over here and enjoy tasty Gulf seafood and sweet tea before boarding the riverboat. It was my first time to Alabama and I already felt southern hospitality flowing along the banks of the Alabama River where we gathered to take in the sunset. Oysters, Shrimp and […]

“Best Historic City In America” – Montgomery, Alabama
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“Best Historic City In America” – Montgomery, Alabama

No wonder Montgomery, Alabama, was voted Best Historic City in America by USA Today. By standing at the Court Square Fountain in downtown Montgomery, we could turn 360 degrees and face sites of American history from Civil War to Civil Rights. The city is telling its story one historical marker […]

Mrs B homey restaurant
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Mrs. B’s Restaurant Brings Home Cooking to Montgomery, Alabama

Mrs. B’s in Montgomery feeds the soul with her flavorful, southern home cooking. Be sure to try her authentic collard greens served up with smoked turkey. Sweetly patting mounds of collard greens, Mrs. B is preparing one of the popular side dishes at her restaurant and its barely 5 a.m.  […]

A military docent explains the wartime efforts at Fort Morgan
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Full speed ahead: Alabama’s Fort Morgan and Fort Gaines

The Gulf Shores region of Alabama is known for its pristine beaches, fresh-from-the-boat seafood and traditional Southern hospitality. Its milder winters draw snowbirds during the colder months, and the endless summers make vacationers flock to the beach to bury their toes in the sugar white sand. The Gulf Shores is […]

Strolling the sugar-sand beach of the Gulf Shores
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The Gulf Shores: Secret Sanctuary of the South

Life as a travel writer is two sides of the same coin: On one side, you want to share your travel adventures with everyone to let them know where to visit and what to see; on the other, you don’t. You want to selfishly shield the secret destinations for yourself—and […]

A Culinary Adventure Along Alabama’s Gulf Shore
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A Culinary Adventure Along Alabama’s Gulf Shore

The gulf coast of Alabama is a foodie’s dream come true. After exploring the sites of Mobile, Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, head to one of these great restaurants. Each one is unique and features music on a regular basis. Foodies not accustomed to dining on Southern comfort food are […]

The Alabama Shakespeare Festival features classic plays, Broadway musicals and orignal productions.
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A Year of Alabama Food

MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA—Jerry Kyser’s business card has one side in English, the reverse in Korean, recognition of the city’s influential Hyundai automotive community. The successful Montgomery businessman and restaurateur exemplifies the enlightened entrepreneur. Southern to the core, Kyser has a broad world view but keeps his local irons glowing. Central, Kyser’s […]

Venerable Grand Hotel Re-Opens On Mobile Bay
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Venerable Grand Hotel Re-Opens On Mobile Bay

Set amid a grove of three hundred-year-old live oak trees, pines and magnolias along Mobile Bay, the Grand Hotel Marriott Resort & Spa is a full service family resort, with 405 guest rooms in five buildings on 550 acres.