When you make your way through Madison County, you will encounter a community filled with history and fun! Madison County is home to the Rocket City Trash Pandas Minor League Baseball team. Next, wander into Downtown Madison, where you will find charming houses, great food, and our very own local brewery. Spend the day in Madison County, and vacation in your own backyard!
Head to Huntsville’s famous Space and Rocket Center and get a look into our state’s space history. While in Huntsville, don’t forget to check out Big Spring Park and Lowe Mill for outdoor fun and entertainment.
Morgan County is home to Decatur or, the “River City,” located on the banks of the Tennessee River and Wheeler Lake. When in town, you can spend the day outside canoeing, biking, hiking, or exploring the Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge. Head downtown and you can’t miss the historic Princess Theatre, where you can catch a show or tour the theatre. Take a walk through Downtown Decatur and you will be greeted with culture, fun, food, shopping, and of course the classic small town feels. No matter how you want to spend your day, Morgan County is prepared!
Located in the center of the Tennessee Valley and in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, sits picturesque Limestone County and Athens, Alabama.
As one of Alabama’s oldest towns, Athens offers history, classic Southern charm, and tons of agricultural views. Grab some barbeque and ice cream as you stroll through “The Square,” visit the Alabama Veterans Museum, or take a tour of the beautiful historic districts. Put on your walking shoes and get ready for a fun day in Limestone County.
Lawrence County is an area full of Native American history. Stop by the Oakville Indian Mounds Park and Museum and check out exhibits on the Cherokee, Choctaw, and Creek tribes, who were all native to this area. In Lawrence County, we are proud to have the highest number of Native American residents of any county in Alabama. People of all ages will love taking a step back in time when they visit Lawrence County.
Located in the Northwest corner of Alabama is Lauderdale county, home to Florence, Alabama. Get a glimpse into our state’s history when you stop by the University of North Alabama, the oldest college in Alabama. Make a trip to the Rosenbaum House, which was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, a world-renowned architect. Enjoy even more history at Ivy Green, the birthplace of Helen Keller! When you spend the day in Lauderdale County, you will have no shortage of Alabama history.
Overlooking the Tennessee River sits a little town in Colbert County called Muscle Shoals. Filled with a rich musical history, you might recognize the term, “Muscle Shoals Sound.” While in town, enjoy Tennessee Valley Arts Center and the beautiful downtown. Plan accordingly, because the Shoals are the hosts of events like the Alabama Renaissance Faire, Arts Alive, Heritage Days, and more! You definitely will be making a trip back to Colbert County.
Jackson County, where the mountains meet the lakes! Home to Scottsboro, Alabama, Jackson County offers endless outdoor activities for everyone. Spend your day camping, fishing, golfing or enjoying one of our beautiful parks. Plus, being set between the mountains and the lakes, you are in for some beautiful views! Don’t worry if you stop by on a rainy day, Scottsboro has plenty of museums, restaurants, and shopping to keep you busy.
Located on beautiful Lake Guntersville, Marshall County is filled with outdoor activities and small-town charm the whole family will enjoy. We encourage you to take advantage of our beautiful views and lakefront dining options. Albertville, Alabama is home to one of the state’s best vineyards, Jules J Berta Vineyards, where you can enjoy wine, cheese, and wood fire pizzas! There’s plenty to do along the SRT in Marshall County.