Birmingham Travel Guide
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Where is Birmingham?So, you've heard on the grapevine that Birmingham is an awesome place to visit? Can't for the life of you remember where it is? Let us point you in the right direction. This city is approximately 85 miles north of Alabama's capital, Montgomery. Birmingham is also 17 miles southwest of Trussville. This area of Central Alabama boasts a population of around 210,000 residents, some of whom will surely be willing to offer you some insightful travel tips.
Places to Visit in Birmingham
Don't visit Birmingham without going to great attractions like the Birmingham Museum of Art and the McWane Science Center. Not your style? There's no need to worry — there's lots of choice here. Additional fine sights include the Birmingham Botanical Gardens and the Vulcan Statue. Sloss Furnaces needs to be on the travel plans of all visiting history nerds. This historic structure is quite a sight! Seeking some more options? Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame will hit a chord with the musicians among us. But there's more! Drink in the glorious scent of fresh flowers and enjoy the peace and serenity at Arlington Antebellum Home and Gardens.
Car Rentals in Birmingham
How about discovering the region your own way? Be the architect of your own amazing adventure by checking out car rentals in Birmingham with a little help from Orbitz. Arriving by air? Enterprise at Birmingham International Airport is the outlet to make your way to after you escape baggage claim. Pick up your rental vehicle in the middle of the city and you'll be navigating the busy streets before you know it. A go-to outlet here is Enterprise at 2325 5Th Ave N.
Where to stay in Birmingham – Hotel Accommodation
Orbitz will help you score the best deal! At present, there are 49 hotels in Birmingham. Choose the amenities and facilities to suit your traveling needs. If something a bit swanky is what you're after, slip between the silky sheets at The Westin Birmingham (2221 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd North) or the Grand Bohemian Hotel Mountain Brook, Autograph Collection (2655 Lane Park Rd). Or, if you're visiting on a tight budget, consider the Candlewood Suites Birmingham/Homewood and the Relax Inn.
Nearest Airports to Birmingham
Airports. They can be a bit of a hassle, but traveling sure would be a lot harder without them! The closest to Birmingham is Birmingham International Airport (BHM). It's located 4 miles from the center of town.
Popular Places to Visit Near Birmingham
If you've seen all there is to see in Birmingham and have an extra day or two to spare, don't worry. There are interesting attractions just a stone's throw from here. McCalla is about 25 miles away. Travelers frequently use this as a base to get to Tannehill Park.
No Cancellation Fees
Need to cancel or alter your booking? Worried about paying a fee? Well, you'll be relieved to learn that we don't have one!^ All being well, your selected airline and hotel don't either, but it's a wise idea to get in touch with them about their rules.