Beyond The Beach in the Gulf
Brush off the sand and make tracks for these one-of-a-kind Gulf attractions.
Find Your Gulf Town
From Clearwater, Florida, to Houma, Louisiana, find the Gulf of Mexico beach town that's fits your style.
Favorite Frozen Treats from the Gulf
Beating the heat in the Gulf has never been sweeter. Here are five are some of our favorite sweets shops in the Gulf.
Celebrate Selma’s Civil Rights Heritage
Louretta Wimberly was one of thousands who marched on the Edmund Pettus Bridge on March 7, 1965. She walks us through Selma, Alabama, on the fiftieth anniversary of Bloody Sunday.
Marching with Selma’s foot soldiers
I have been to Selma, Alabama, at least three dozen times. My father grew up there with his grandparents and a gaggle of cousins. For much of his childhood, his front yard was a...
Magnolia Springs Bed & Breakfast
Hidden in the bayous of south Alabama, Magnolia Springs is a 600-acre postage stamp of a town. I have yet to meet anyone who has heard of it.
College Towns of the South: Tuscaloosa, Alabama
When most people think of Tuscaloosa, they think of the Crimson Tide. But those who know this city well think of: fishermen reeling in bluegill on Lake Tuscaloosa; students jogging along the town’s Riverwalk; kids filling up on biscuits at Rama Jama’s across from Bryant-Denny Stadium.
College Towns of the South: Auburn, Alabama
In the sea of blue, orange, and white, people hug each other as they celebrate another win by the Tigers. But the Auburn family spirit doesn’t stop with football; it can be seen all over town throughout the year.
Back to the Beach: Gulf Shores and Orange Beach
Sky-high luxury quarters and a decidedly down-to-earth vibe—experience the best of both worlds on Alabama’s Gulf Coast.