The 40 Most Scenic Drives in America for Stunning Weekend Getaways

Photo of the roads of oregon in the Willamette National Forest

If you’re looking to take a day trip or a road trip where the drive is just as beautiful as the destination – or is the destination – then you want to pick on the of the most scenic drives in America for your next getaway. From the east coast to the west, from Alaska … Read more

Birmingham and the Civil Rights Movement

Listen and Subscribe in iTunes Other ways to Listen and Subscribe With just a week left in office, President Barack Obama signed a proclamation declaring the Birmingham, Alabama Civil Rights District a national monument. Birmingham played a pivotal role in the civil rights movement in America in the 1950s and ‘60s. Prominent figures like Rev. … Read more

30 Historic Cities in the US to Explore on Your Next US Getaway

USA - Massachusets - Cobblestone street in Boston. Historic Acorn Street in Beacon Hill, called the most picturesque street in America, with a row of vintage red brick buildings.

Looking to explore a new corner of the US this summer? If you’re a history buff, you’ll want to make sure to add a few of these to your USA bucket list. Here are thirty of the best historic cities in the US to visit on your next trip! Note that you don’t have to … Read more

50 Awe-Inspiring Quotes about Alabama for Perfect Alabama Instagram Captions

USA - Alabama - Birmingham - A Red Bridge spans a pond in the Birmingham Botanical Gardens in Birmingham,Alabama

Looking for beautiful quotes about Alabama? The Cotton State has inspired some truly beautiful Alabama travel quotes. So whether you’re looking for travel inspiration or Alabama Instagram captions or Facebook statuses, here are my favorite Alabama quotes! Read Next: 250 Inspirational Travel Quotes & Travel Instagram Captions & Whatsapp Statuses Can’t read now? Pin for later! … Read more

30 Inspiring Things to Do in Historic Birmingham, Alabama for History Lovers

USA - Alabama - Birmingham - 16th Street Baptist Church

There are so many great things to do in Birmingham, Alabama! But of course, the history bits are some of the best Birmingham activities, and many of them are can’t-miss! When President Obama signed an executive order creating the Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument in 2017, he was cementing what so many Americans already know, … Read more

National Parks in Alabama

USA - Alabama - Birmingham - Kelly Ingram Park

Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument Named a monument under President Barack Obama in 2017, Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument was established to preserve the Civil Rights Movement. Many key events, including the Birmingham Campaign happened on this site and currently, this park is governed by the US National Park Service. One of the major sites … Read more

Elyton Hotel Review: a Slice of Birmingham History

The lobby at the Elyton

During my recent trip to the South, I had the opportunity to stay at the Elyton Hotel in Birmingham, Alabama, where I stayed while visiting Alabama’s Civil Rights Trail with Alabama Travel in September. It’s one thing to travel to a historic location, but a trip gets to a whole different level when you’re sleeping in … Read more