Alabama Weekend Getaways
Dash away, just the two of you for a romantic AL weekend getaway.
Many airlines offer discounts on last minute flights to Alabama.
No matter where you live in the US, there is a romantic Alabama weekend
getaway just waiting for you. If you happen to live in Alabama,
you have an opportunity to check out the romantic places you never
knew existed, right in your own backyard! Here are a few great AL weekend getaway ideas! To see specific
weekend getaways in different Alabama regions, simply locate
your desired area and click. Here
are four ideas for a great AL weekend getaway:
1. A Romantic Weekend for Two in Fairhope
Fairhope is a beautiful village town located on Mobile Bay on the Gulf of Mexico. Visitors to this small and sweet town will be captivated by it's charm and hospitality. This is the place to find calm and peaceful evenings and cheerful leisurely days. You can walk the sugar-sand beaches and piers. Dine on delicious, locally caught, fresh seafood and stroll through sunny farmers markets nibbling on homegrown seasonal produce. With tree lined neighborhoods and a quaint, old-fashioned, downtown, this tiny community is a true Alabama gem with an active arts community. Rent a beachside home here or stay in any number of fine B&Bs. Once here, we bet you'll turning your romantic weekend getaway into something a bit more substantial.
2. Covered Bridge Trail
Download the Covered Bridge Trail Map and spend your next romantic getaway meandering through northern Alabama. With ten of the 12 covered bridges just an hour or two from Birmingham, this might be the perfect weekend trip. Come in Autumn and be dazzled by the striking fall colors of the region's rolling hills, forests and farmlands. These covered marvels represent some of the best bridges in the South including some of the longest and tallest.
3. Alabama Beaches
If white sand beaches and emerald green blue waters make you feel at your romantic best, then head to the Gulf Coast region of Alabama. Visit spectacular Orange Beach and Gulf Shores where you can stroll and sun along 32 magnificent miles of pristine beach. There are excellent restaurants here serving up the finest in Gulf Coast seafood and top-notch resorts offering luxurious accommodations. Add an exciting art and music festival, some championship golf, and a catamaran cruise and you've got the makings for a one-of-a-kind romantic weekend getaway.
4. Alabama's Antique Shopping
Antique lovers will be in paradise when they plan their weekend getaway in Alabama and visit the state's Antique Trail. With more than 125 notable antique shops located throughout the state, it won't matter whether you stay in Birmingham, Huntsville, or Mobile; there will be a great antique shop full of hidden treasures nearby. In addition to shops there are antique malls and flea markets and even antique fairs where you can spend hours and hours perusing some of the best antiques the South has to offer.
Secluded Alabama weekend travel for two just a short drive away!
If you happen to live in Alabama, traveling to a small and secluded
place is easy. Lodging rates in small hidden towns like Muscle Shoals,
Gadsden, Fairhope or Ozark can be much less expensive. Many of the
smaller towns in Alabama offer great little B&B's or cabin
making a quick weekend escape easy and inexpensive. There are always
quaint little shops to explore as well as great home cooking at
local restaurants. Above all, small towns can offer real quiet and
seclusion for a perfect romantic weekend getaway.
An Alabama Romantic Weekend Getaway right under your nose?
If you live in or near an Alabama major metropolitan area like Birmingham,
Huntsville, Mobile or Montgomery, there are many great deals and weekend
getaway opportunities at your own back door.
and spas offer packages designed to entice locals to come and
explore the pampering they offer. Although you aren't going far
from home, the right resort or hotel can make you feel as if you
are another world away.
Alabama Weekend Getaway - Jet Away!
Hop a flight to see Birmingham Civil Rights Institute or Alabama Wine Trail or attend Antique & Strawberry Festival in May
or Gadsden's RiverFest in June. Just because it's a weekend doesn't mean it won't be
memorable. The important thing to remember when considering far
away romantic travel with only a weekend to spare is to find something
specific you especially want to experience while you're there. Consider
checking out some of the great Alabama events like Christmas Tour of Homes in December or Annual Moon Over Three Caves Dance.
A weekend is definitely not enough time to explore all of Alabama,
but what could be more romantic than hopping a short flight to have
a romantic dinner and see a show on Saturday in Birmingham, and then
enjoy brunch Sunday morning and heading home. Maybe a wonderful
Tuscaloosa resort offers a great weekend spa package for two, giving
you just enough time to relax, unwind and connect with one another.
The best thing about weekend getaways is they help give us great
ideas for future travel destinations. Imagine when you're coworkers
ask you "So what did you do this weekend?" you can say
"Well, on Saturday I had lunch... in Birmingham."
For additional Alabama weekend getaway travel information including
other attractions, accommodations, and popular local events, you
can contact the Alabama Tourism Department at 401 Adams Avenue, Suite 126, P.O. Box 4927, Montgomery, AL 36103-4927 Telephone: 800-252-2262 or 334-242-4169.