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U.S. Space & Rocket Center was Alabama’s most visited tourism attraction in 2016

Montgomery, Ala – More than 657,000 people visited the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville last year, ranking it first among state attractions that charge admission, state tourism officials said.  The Birmingham Zoo ranked second with 644,667 and the McWane Science Center in Birmingham was third with 388,551. Eight of the state’s Top 10 […]

Tourism Tuesdays February 21, 2017

Facebook co-founder, CEO Mark Zuckerberg makes Alabama first stop on nationwide tour Smithsonian features Fame Studios and Muscle Shoals Sound Studio “Alabama: The Making of an American State” book talk by Ed Bridges at EarlyWorks Museum Birmingham Civil Rights District national monument designation featured in International Travel Writers Alliance newsletter TrekAmerica’s Deep South media trip […]

Tourism Tuesdays February 14, 2017

Brennan named deputy director of Alabama Tourism Department German journalists coming to Alabama Fannie Flagg on the Alabama meat-and-three that inspired beloved ‘Fried Green Tomatoes’ Spend a weekend at this gorgeous boutique hotel in Anniston World Heritage and U. S. Civil Rights Sites Symposium Scenes from Wetumpka: Coosa River, meteor crater features of Main Street town Brewery, […]

Tourism Tuesdays February 7, 2017

U.S. Space & Rocket Center was Alabama’s most visited tourism attraction in 2016 Alabama Tourism Department relaunches Civil Rights app Los Angeles Times does feature on new OWA theme park coming to the gulf USA TODAY showcases Florence as one of the most picturesque small towns USA TODAY launches Readers’ Choice online voting for favorite […]