ATHENS GREASE FESTIVAL – A CELEBRATION OF ALL THINGS DIPPED, BATTERED and FRIED

Decatur, Ala. – The city of Athens is embracing its love of deep-fried foods and is set to serve up one day dedicated to all things dipped, battered and fried. The inaugural Athens Grease Festival is set for September 29, 2012 in downtown Athens, and along with celebrating the South’s love […]

Rocking and Rolling on the Mountains: A Driving Tour Through Steele, Ashville and Springville – Sweet Home Alabama

Road Trip #24

Get off the stretch of interstate that lies between Birmingham and Gadsden for a wonderful road trip where you will find beautiful mountains, historic towns and one of the best bouldering sites in America as well as attractions, shops and restaurants operated by local townspeople. The Schultz family owns and operates a […]

Fort Payne: The View From Lookout Mountain – Sweet Home Alabama

The Alabama Tourism folks have put together a number of “Road Trips” in the Alabama Mountain Dreams area of coverage. I’ll be linking to a number of them in coming posts. This particular road trip is one I need to spend some time exploring. Every time we make our trip to the mountains from our home […]

ARDMORE’S BLOOMING EVENT SET FOR AUGUST 25th

Decatur, Ala. – The town of Ardmore has designated itself the Crape Myrtle Capital of the South and in celebration, it hosts a free event filled with live music, food, and family-friendly activities. Always the last Saturday in August, the annual Crape Myrtle Festival arrives just in time for the peak of blooming season.

Festival-goers […]

Alabamas Mountain Country – Southern Living

Here is a link to help plan a fall trip to the Alabama Mountains…What better way to spend a hot summer day.

Little River Canyon threads through some of the most stunning fall color in Alabama. This month discover the secret jewel cutting through the states slice of Lookout Mountain. Mother Nature may bring you […]