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Stories by the editorial department about travel, primarily from Arbiter's Getaway pieces

Fairhope, Alabama offers golf, galleries, and grub

Mobile Bay destination presents a versatile blend of activities in a quaint town

Alabama didn’t end up with much oceanfront, but the towns tucked along Mobile Bay provide enough culture, architecture, and good food that visitors don’t miss the white sand. Fairhope, on the eastern side of the inlet, is just five hours or so from Atlanta and in some ways has more in common with Highlands, North Carolina, than sand-and-surf destinations like Panama City Beach. Read More

Birmingham, AL

Civil rights hotbed cools down with age

Birmingham is now quiet in the evenings, its downtown as emptied as our own. But a half century ago, civil rights marchers filled the streets, Bull Connor’s lackeys blasted... Read More

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Amicalola Falls State Park, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Pisgah Inn

Amicalola is Cherokee for “tumbling waters,” and this 729-foot cascade is the highest waterfall (or, more accurately, series of waterfalls) east of the Mississippi. Trails descend from... Read More

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