Your Birmingham vacation
Birmingham rides the rich wooded foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, a series of ridges running northeast to southwest, giving the area dramatic topography. People like being in Birmingham. This is a generous city, blessed with its geographical good fortune, its stock of year round entertainment, and especially its irresistible Southernness. With a metropolitan population of nearly a million people, this is also a big city. Birmingham, however, embodies that Southern trait of counting family and friends important, not population statistics.
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Birmingham Vacation Packages
800 Corporate Ridge Drive Map
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Business travel bonanza in BirminghamBusiness travelers appreciate the all-inclusive pricing at Wingate by Wyndham Birmingham, where there is never a resort fee or communications charge for extras. Other business-centric features include a boardroom and a meeting room,... More
1000 Riverchase Galleria Map
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European elegance and Southern hospitality in BirminghamWith Italian marble floors and crystal chandeliers, the Hyatt Regency Birmingham -The Wynfrey Hotel radiates elegance, right next door to the largest mall in Alabama -- the adjacent Riverchase Galleria. A luxury... More
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The Courtyard Birmingham Downtown hotel near UAB Medical Center is ideal for business or leisure travelers, equipped with inviting accommodations and smartly designed work areas. Adjacent to UAB's North Pavilion parking deck, the Birmingham hotel features easy access to... More
Value lodging near major area businessesFor those visiting some of the big businesses in Birmingham, La Quinta Inn and Suites Cahaba Park South offers guests easy access to BellSouth, HealthSouth and Saks headquarters as well as proximity to area colleges and shopping.... More
Down-home comforts and conveniences at downtown hotelWelcome to SpringHill Suites Birmingham Downtown by Marriott, a hotel with space and style at an affordable price. Ideal for business and leisure, our guest suites offer a seamless blend of style and function along with... More
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The Westin Birmingham is set adjacent to The Marketplace, a new upscale dining and entertaining complex. Our central downtown hotel is connected via skybridge to the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex, complete with a large arena and two performing arts theaters.... More
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Welcome to the Residence Inn Birmingham Downtown at UAB. We are conveniently located in the historic Five Points South Dining and Entertainment District just steps from the UAB Campus. Relax and enjoy the residential feel of our all suite hotel. Start your day with our... More
Americas Best Inn and Suites have become known for comfort, value and the friendly attention of a welcoming staff that cares. At Americas Best Inns and Suites, we keep your comfort in mind and offer what you truly want quality accommodations without useless frills and a... More
The Days Inn Birmingham hotel takes pride in fast friendly service and clean rooms. The hotel is one of the largest in Birmingham and provides many superior amenities, including free hot breakfast, free coffee in the lobby, free local calls and, free weekday newspaper.... More
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Welcome to the BEST WESTERN PLUS Carlton Suites where guests will find superior customer care and an array of amenities for an affordable rate. Start the day off with a free hot breakfast buffet featuring, eggs, pancakes, waffles, sausage, bacon and more! We help you end... More
*Savings based on Flight + Hotel vacation package bookings of 5 or more nights with individual calculable components on www.orbitz.com from January 1, 2014 through June 30, 2014, as compared to price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates, and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.
Though Birmingham stands in the heart of the Deep South, it is not an Old South city. Founded in 1871 at the crossing of two railroad lines, the city blossomed through the early 1900s as it rapidly became the South's foremost industrial center. By the early 1970s, Birmingham was undergoing a profound movement toward diversification. The huffing and puffing of Birmingham's legendary iron and steel mills gradually was replaced by a work force of medical and engineering professionals. Today, Birmingham enjoys a balance of manufacturing and service-oriented jobs in a thriving work force.
Most visitors' first stop is at Vulcan Park and Museum. The largest cast iron statue in the world has a circular outdoor platform for a panoramic view of the area. Alabama has a long and storied history of automobile racing. In May 2003, a new chapter began with the first public race at Barber Motorsports Park. The racing track has been hailed around the world as one of the best existence. The adjacent Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum houses the country's largest collection of vintage cars and motorcycles.
Roller coaster enthusiasts around the country call Alabama Adventure's "Rampage" one of the top wooden coaster rides to be found anywhere.
At McWane Science Center, the IMAX Dome Theater treats viewers to spectacular, realistic film magic. The adjoining science center is hands-on fun for all ages.
See more than 700 species of animals at the Birmingham Zoo and its new Children's Zoo, just minutes from downtown.
The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute is a comprehensive look at the nation's journey toward equal rights for all citizens and includes galleries highlighting Birmingham's momentous role in the movement.
Sports fans enjoy exploring the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame Museum. This home for heroes includes memorabilia from the late University of Alabama Coach Paul "Bear" Bryant, a tribute to Olympic great Jesse Owens, and other displays showcasing the careers of Alabama-connected sports figures. The nearby Birmingham Museum of Art is one of the finest museums in the Southeast.
Some of the best golf in the region can be found on public courses in the area, including Birmingham's two challenging courses along the state's Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail.