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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 May 16, 2017

Tourism generating billions in Baldwin County Tourism Day highlights record year for Houston County Southwest Airlines magazine features several Alabama destinations among the “93 ways to celebrate summer” Memorial Day celebrations across Alabama Breathtaking Cahaba lilies blooming on the Cahaba River Welcome Center tourism and travel week celebrations Vacation Guide/Calendar of Events deadline is June […]

Tourism Tuesdays May 9, 2017

Spirits high as Ivey, others kick off state’s bicentennial celebrations “The Mars Generation” film made at Space Camp premiers on Netflix World’s largest travel blogger conference held in Huntsville Alabama’s tourism, fueled by beach-bound visitors to Baldwin County, continues record pace $240 million Poarch Creek amusement park, resort taking shape near Alabama Gulf Coast Economic […]

Tourism Tuesdays May 2, 2017

Alabama Bicentennial Launches May 5 The New York Times: Expand Your World, Go to the Beach in Alabama Chris’ Hot Dogs receives historic marker for 100th anniversary More than 2,500 take part in April Walking Tours Celebrations planned as Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail turns 25 Freedom Riders National Monument celebration set for May 13 Huntsville […]