Who doesn’t love free or inexpensive things to do that are entertaining and educational? With the weather turning cooler, it’s time to be out and about spending time and not a lot of money.
When it comes to good burgers, Birmingham will never let you down. Our little big city is filled to the brim with burger shops for every price-point and every taste bud.
At this point many of us have heard the tale of Richella and Ben, the young couple from Birmingham, England who booked a flight to Vegas from the “wrong” Birmingham. Rather than booking their trip out of BHX – the airport in their hometown of Birmingham, England – the booked a flight out of BHM – our airport right here in the Magic City. Little did Richella and Ben know this small mix-up would soon turn into the best mistake of their life.
Southerners love desserts, and we’re talking more than just banana pudding and pecan pie. As a matter of fact, the Alabama State Legislature recently named the highfalutin Lane Cake as the official state dessert.
The World Games is an athletic event of global proportions. For the most recent chapter in their 35-year history, nearly 3000 athletes from more than 100 countries gathered in Cali, Colombia to compete in 26 different sports.
Craft beer has been heralded as one of the main features that’s helped revitalize our little big city. And luckily for us, there’s plenty of it to go around in Birmingham.
Whether it’s a vacation, or you’re just passing through, it’s easy to be leisurely here in Birmingham. No matter what your idea of a good time is, you’ll find plenty of activities to suit your lifestyle—or something new you’ve always wanted to try.
Cycling culture has been on the rise in Birmingham for quite some time now, and with the recent addition of our very own bikeshare program it’s now more popular than ever. Zyp Bikeshare is a citywide collective of bicycles in downtown Birmingham that you can rent, ride, and enjoy whenever you’d like.
If you are a convention planner, chances are you’re looking for a vibrant, affordable, entertaining, and hospitable place to gather your delegates. Well, you’re in luck. Birmingham is often referred to as “the friendliest and most affordable city in the South.” And, while that might not be an official accolade, it’s certainly a believable one.