101. Birmingham, Alabama USA

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Why

The American south is deep and rich in history. When I visited Birmingham, you can’t help but be moved.

Birmingham, Alabama

Birmingham, Alabama

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Where

Birmingham is in the state of Alabama (AL) in the U.S. It is located in the southern United States north of Montgomery, AL and west of Atlanta in the state of Georgia.

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How To Get Here

By Train

Train service is provided by Amtrak.

By Plane

The closest airport to Birmingham, Alabama is the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM). The following airlines serve the airport:

American Airlines (AA), Delta Air Lines (DL), Southwest Airlines (WN) and United Airlines (UA).

Birmingham, Alabama – Birmingham Airport (BHM)

By Bus

Greyhound serves the city.

Birmingham, Alabama - Greyhound Bus Station

Birmingham, Alabama – Greyhound Bus Station

By Car

If you are already in the region you can take the drive. Just use a service like Google Maps for directions.

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Where To Stay

You can find the usual top U.S. chain hotels here in Birmingham

==>> You can find a list of hotels from TripAdvisor here.

==>> Try Airbnb.

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Where To Eat

Check out the 4th. Avenue Historic District for food places. There’s even a Jamaican food place there. And there’s a Grill (Travelers’ Grill) in the Greyhound station so you can grab a bit if waiting for your next bus.

Birmingham, Alabama - 4th. Avenue District

Birmingham, Alabama – 4th. Avenue District

 

Birmingham, Alabama - Yeh Man Jamaican Restaurant

Birmingham, Alabama – Yeh Man Jamaican Restaurant

==>> You can find a list of restaurants from TripAdvisor here.

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What To Do

Birmingham was the center of the Civil Rights Movement in the southern United States so its rich in history. There are museums, churches and walks to get you back to that period of the U.S. history.

Birmingham, Alabama - Birmingham Museum of Art

Birmingham, Alabama – Birmingham Museum of Art

 

Birmingham, Alabama - March Routes

Birmingham, Alabama – March Routes

 

Birmingham, Alabama - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Birmingham, Alabama – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

 

Birmingham, Alabama - 16th Street Baptist Church

Birmingham, Alabama – 16th Street Baptist Church

 

Birmingham, Alabama - Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

Birmingham, Alabama – Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

==>> Here is a list of things to do from Trip Advisor.

==>> Check out some tours from Viator.

==>> Lonely Planet has some additional information.

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Additional Information

Language: English

Currency: USD

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Birmingham, Alabama - Eddie Kendrick Memorial Park

Birmingham, Alabama – Eddie Kendrick Memorial Park

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