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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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
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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
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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
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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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Funky downtown hotel offers sophisticated simplicity and modest pricesWith its Deco decor, nicely appointed rooms and pared-down amenities, Hotel Highland at Five Points South is a unique and affordable launch pad for guests visiting the university, and those who want to... 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
Excellent service and accommodations await you at the Holiday Inn Birmingham Airport! Located just three minutes from the airport, you will find convenience to everywhere you need to go whether its business or leisure. We offer easy access to I-65 and I-20/59 taking you... More
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Updated convention center hotel is the meeting place in BirminghamLocated in the heart of the central business district of Birmingham, the Sheraton Birmingham Hotel features a fitness center, an indoor pool and easy access to the nearby entertainment district of Five... More
Well-known all-suites brand offers convenience and lots of amenitiesWith its contemporary atrium design, spacious two-room suites and many extras, the Embassy Suites Birmingham is an upscale choice without pricey charges. Guests will appreciate the long list of... More
Well-known hotel brand in the heart of downtown BirminghamAdjacent to the University of Alabama Birmingham campus and walking distance to the vibrant shopping, dining and nightlife of South Point, the Doubletree Hotel Birmingham is a convenient downtown perch for enjoying... More
*Savings based on all vacation package bookings with Flight + Hotel on www.orbitz.com in 2012, 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.