Alabama Splash Adventure is a water park and amusement park, located off Interstate 20/59 in Bessemer, Alabama, just west of Birmingham. The park finished the 2018 season with the largest amount of visitors in its history. Click HERE for more information.
Virtual Ride on the Rampage. The Rampage is rated as one of the best
wooden roller coasters in the world.
Vulcan, Birmingham Alabama’s colossal statue is the world’s largest cast iron statue and considered one of the most memorable works of civic art in the United States. Vulcan has overlooked Alabama’s largest city from atop Red Mountain since the 1930s. Click HERE for more information. 1 mile from the 5 Points South District
Did you know: You can enjoy the view of the entire downtown area from atop Vulcan's pedestal.
Did You Know: Guests come from around the Southeast to see animals such as red pandas, lions, giraffes, orangutans, rhinos, bears, elephants, sea lions, zebras, a jaguar, a hippo and many more.
"My boys and I love Red Mountain. We have tried all of the adventures (ropes course, zipline, climbing wall) and they were all great ways to spend an afternoon ."
Founded in 1951, the Birmingham Museum of Art in Birmingham, Alabama, today has one of the finest collections in the Southeastern United States, with more than 24,000 paintings, sculptures, prints, drawings, and decorative arts representing a numerous diverse cultures. The museum is a regional showcase for global artwork in an elegant venue with a sculpture garden & cafe Located in Business District
Oak Mountain State Park is a publicly owned recreation area located approximately 20 miles (32 km) south of downtown. It is the state's largest state park at 9,940 acres (4,020 ha) and is home to the Alabama Wildlife Center, Oak Mountain Interpretive Center, and Oak Mountain BMX Track. Park activities include hiking, swimming, camping, fishing, horseback riding, and golf.
The newly renovated StarDome is a hightech entertainment venue thathappens to specialize in comedy. What started in 1983 as thetraditional comedy club recognized by long tables and cramped seatinghas evolved into one of America's premier comedy clubs.
Did you know: This museum is building a new museum beside the Barber Motor Sports Musem. The Museum will move to the new location in 2020.
Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve is a 1,040 acre nature preserve located in the eastern portion of Jefferson County, Alabama in the City of Birmingham's historic South East Lake neighborhood. The preserve includes a visitor center containing native Alabama animals including raptors, snakes, turtles and owls. Click HERE for more information.
Birmingham Race Course opened in March 1987 as the Birmingham Turf Club, an $85 million facility for thoroughbred horse racing. Then in 1992, a referendum allowed greyhound races. Horse racing ended at the venue in 1995, but live greyhound racing continues to this day
One of the more innovative examples is Birmingham's Rotary Trail, which created an urban greenscape in the most unlikely of places,