The back roads of Alabama’s Black Belt region are some of the greenest, friendliest and most interesting in the South.
Synonymous with southern slowness and football and infamous from a history of intolerance, Alabama likes to call itself the “Heart of Dixie.” Wedged between Mississippi, Tennessee, Georgia, and Florida, Alabama is made up of the best and worst traits of its neighboring states.
For travelers who like small towns, pasture land, and barely-trod hiking paths, Alabama offers much. Outdoor enthusiasts and sports fans visit Alabama for elite college sports, golf at Robert Trent Jones courses, fishing on lakes and also on the Gulf Coast.
History seekers will learn more about Alabama and its role in shaping U.S. history along Alabama’s Civil Rights Trail. Birmingham, Montgomery, and Selma…