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Weekend Getaways There are so many activities to do and adventures to have in our home state of Alabama. We've talked about the state parks, national forests, and outdoor adventure opportunities, such as hiking and kayaking, that this state offers, but what we haven't covered yet is how conveniently Alabama is located! We border Mississippi, Tennessee, Georgia, and Florida, all of which provide numerous weekend getaway options! Today we are going to highlight Ponce De Leon Springs State Park in Florida! About Ponce De Leon Springs State Park Located just 3 hours and 45 minutes away from Birmingham, the Ponce De...

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Camping Season Spring and Summer are right around the corner, which means it is almost prime camping season! Since many campgrounds require reservations and can fill up quickly during these seasons, now is the perfect time to start planning your upcoming camping trips! Top 5 Alabama Campgrounds Our favorite part about camping in Alabama is the wide variety of choices you have! You can camp up in the mountains, on a beach, or anywhere in between! With that being said, here are our top five favorite campgrounds in Alabama!  1. Oak Mountain State Park Campground Our favorite campground is located...

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Outdoor Events in Alabama There are so many fun outdoor events happening in Alabama over the next couple of months! We didn’t want you to miss a thing, so we listed all the details below. Read through and mark your calendars because it’s going to be a fun and busy few months!   State Park Events Eagle Awareness Weekends: Eagle Awareness Weekends take place on weekends from Friday January 25 through February 17, 2019 in Lake Guntersville State Park. There will be birds of prey presentations, guided tours with experienced park personnel, and activities for all ages. This is a great way to get the...

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 Hiking In Alabama Many people don't think "Alabama" when they think about cool places to go hiking. However, Alabama has 24 State Parks and 4 National Forests full of amazing and beautiful hiking trails. Listed below are our top hiking spots in our home state of Alabama! 1. Bankhead National Forest Bankhead National Forest is one of our absolute favorite hiking spots in Alabama. It is located in the northwestern corner of the state, near the small town of Double Springs in Winston County. It includes over 180,000 acres of protected national forestland and it is often referred to as the “land of...

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