Activities & Resources
- OUTDOORS (35)
- Amusement Parks/Rides (4)
- Arboretums/Gardens (3)
- Beaches (2)
- Boats & Trains (2)
- Camp Grounds (2)
- Fairgrounds (1)
- Farmer's Markets (3)
- Farms (5)
- Great Views (2)
- Historic Attractions (5)
- Mini Golf/Golf (2)
- Museums (1)
- Nature Centers (2)
- Parks (15)
- Playgrounds (1)
- Sports Arenas (1)
- Sports, Play & Rec Centers (4)
- Theaters (0)
- Tourist Spots (4)
- Tours & Neighborhood Walks (1)
- Water Spots (3)
- Zoos & Animals (5)
Blogs & Sites
Location: 3530 Lorna Road, Birmingham, AL
Aldridge Gardens is a 30-acre woodland garden showcasing hydrangeas and picturesque gardens.
A summer camp program is open to kids ages four to 12.
Location: 1214 81st St. S., Birmingham, AL
Ruffner Mountain is a 1,011-acre nature preserve with a visitor center that serves as home to 25 native Alabama animals including raptors, snakes, turtles, frogs, salamanders, and mammals. Mini...
Location: 1130 22nd Street South, Suite 4000, Birmingham, AL
Vegetables, flowers, baked goods, locally grown honey, crafts, and live entertainment can be found at the popular market.
Location: 1701 Valley View Drive, Birmingham, AL
Vulcan Park and Museum is home to the world's largest cast iron statue and features unequaled views of Birmingham.
Outdoor info stations focus on Birmingham's history, geology, a...
Location: Hwy 160, Hayden, AL
The Great Pumpkin Patch is a family-owned farm that's open year-round, but autumn is when many of its biggest attractions come to life. From the end of September until the end of October, visit...
Location: 3960 Montclair Road, Birmingham, AL
The Levite Jewish Community Center (LJCC) offers a wide array of programs and activities, including, camp programs, aquatics, and tennis.
The facility is set on 70 wooded acres and inc...
Location: 344 Finley Ave, Birmingham, AL
Owned and managed by the Jefferson County Truck Growers Association, Alabama Farmers Market is both a wholesale and a farmers market. The Market houses more than 500 farmers and vendors on its 49 acre...
Location: 16th & 17th Streets & 5th & 6th Avenues, Birmingham, AL
Kelly Ingram Park is a four acre park that served as a central staging ground for demonstrations during the American Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s.
Commemorative statues of Dr. Mar...
Location: 2nd Avenue South & 29th Street, Birmingham, AL
A weekly Saturday morning market which brings local farmers, artists, chefs and restaurant owners together which the local community. Musicians and other special weekly guests are also on hand to pro...
Location: Highland Avenue South & 26th Street South, Birmingham, AL
Location: 200 Terrace Drive, Pelham, AL
Oak Mountain State Park is Alabama's largest state park. Its 10,000 acres are dedicated to golf, mountain bike trails, swimming, fishing, boating, horseback riding, hiking, overnight accommodat...
Location: 1632 Oxmoor Road, Birmingham, AL
Location: 1919 9th Street, Calera, AL
The Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum features operating standard gauge and narrow gauge trains, two restored depots, an indoor collection of railroad artifacts and memorabilia, and an outdoor col...
Location: Birmingham, AL
Founded in 2006, Fresh Air Family brings families together for activities that include hiking, camping, canoeing, birding, star gazing, fossil hunting, orienteering, caving, and searching for c...
Location: Park Road, Montevallo, AL