Following in the footsteps of a backroads explorer

In addition to finding within these North Alabama destinations some of the most beautiful places in the world to photograph Fall foliage, I also discovered a few things about myself. I cherished the peaceful solitude of an unfamiliar dirt road just outside of Double Springs and the sound of rustling leaves as a gentle breeze filled the forest in Bankhead National Forest.

By |October 6, 2021|

This 10-day river race takes paddlers across Alabama

Alabama is a water state. The state contains 563,000 acres of ponds, lakes, and reservoirs and more than 132,000 miles of interconnected rivers and streams—5,300 of which make up the Alabama Scenic River Trail, the longest and most diverse river trail in the country. Every September, some of the nation’s [...]

By |September 19, 2021|

Did you know Alabama is home to the longest natural bridge east of the Rockies?

With the Bankhead and Sipsey Wilderness as part of its landscape, North Alabama is known for its gorgeous natural features. Among the miles of lush, forested trails is a wonder so spectacular that you can’t find any others like it on this side of the Rockies. At 148-feet long and 70-feet above the ground, Alabama’s Natural Bridge is a sight to behold and a must-see for nature lovers everywhere. Here’s everything you need to know about planning a trip to see it for yourself. 

By |August 18, 2021|
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