One of the Most Beautiful Places I Know
Alabama Has Amazing Scenery All Throughout
Waterfalls, Lakes, Rivers, Canyons, Gardens, National Forest, Caverns, Parks and Sandy White Beaches.
Little River Falls/Canyon
Little River Canyon, carved over thousands of years by the Little River, is known as one of Alabama’s natural wonders. The preserve’s website says: “Little River is unique because it flows for most of its length atop Lookout Mountain in northeast Alabama. Forested uplands, waterfalls, canyon rims and bluffs, pools, boulders, and sandstone cliffs offer settings for a variety of recreational activities.”
Botanical Gardens/Birmingham, 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 more than 25 unique gardens, 30 plus works of original outdoor sculpture and miles of serene paths.
Desoto Caverns/Childersburg, Alabama
Desoto Caverns was the first officially recorded cave on record in 1796, with a main room 12 stories high and 100 yards long. It’s one of Alabama’s magnificent natural wonders, and rests in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. Today Desoto Caverns Family Fun Park is a popular attraction with rides, exhibits and outdoor activities the whole family can enjoy.
Desoto Falls/Huntsville, Alabama
A waterfall lovers paradise, the main park features a half dozen waterfalls and cascades. The actual Desoto Falls is located in a small section of the park where the impressive 104-foot waterfall has carved out its own little canyon in northeast Alabama.
Cheaha State Park/Surrounded by Talladega, AL National Forest
Cheaha State Park sits in the middle of the 392,567-acre Talladega National Forest and overlooks a beautiful valley. Visitors can hike through many mountain trails throughout the park. Much of it looks like it did centuries ago.
Cherokee Rock Village/Leesburg, Alabama
Cherokee Rock Village is a massive outcropping of sandstone boulders along Lookout Mountain above Leesburg. It offers some of the most spectacular vistas in Alabama. Walk out onto the huge stacks of boulders that adorn the east-facing ridge line and look out at open sky above and to sparkling Weiss Lake below.
Dauphin Island is a town in Alabama, on the Gulf Coast Island of the same name. It’s known for stretches of white sand, like Public Beach.
A great family beach vacation spot, Orange Beach, Alabama, offers wonderful dining experiences, dolphin-sighting cruises, championship golf courses, fishing charters and nature hikes.
The turquoise waters of the Gulf of Mexico are Beautiful and amazingly warm, and its white sands are the softest in the world. It’s one of the most amazing locations to go and Relax!
At the Southernmost tip of Alabama lies one of the South’s Best-kept Secrets: Gulf Shores and Orange Beach.
Cheaha State Park/Alabama’s Highest Point
At 2,407 feet above sea level, Cheaha State Park, located on top of Cheaha Mountain, offers breathtaking views and Adventurous recreational activities. This 2,799-acre mountaintop retreat is known for spectacular sunsets and beautiful waterfalls.
Tuscumbia’s Spring Park/Tuscumbia, Alabama
Over 4 million gallons of water flow over the man-made waterfall in Tuscumbia’s Spring Park every day. It’s a great place for families and features lots of entertainment options.
Mobile, located at the head of Mobile Bay, is Alabama’s only saltwater port. Alabama’s third largest city. It has museums, art galleries, and professional symphony, ballet and opera. In early spring the city is Ablaze with Azaleas, while in February it hosts the oldest organized Carnival in the United States; the carnival dates back to the earl 1700s. Mobile is famous for its Antebellum architecture, which you can find throughout nine major historic districts.
These are just a few of Sweet Home Alabama’s Beautiful Destinations.
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