Birmingham is Alabama's cultural and economic hub. Its friendly people give it small town charm, but it boasts big city amenities. You'll be wowed at every turn, whether you're strolling through the pristine Birmingham Botanical Gardens or touring the Barber Motorsports Museum, so start looking for hotels in Birmingham. It's time to get here, unpack and experience one of the best cities in the South.
Out and About in Birmingham
From the upscale shops at The Summit to the ziplines of Red Mountain Park, there's something for everyone in this city. Music lovers can't miss the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame, history buffs must explore the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, and theater enthusiasts should see a show at the Alabama Theatre. If you want to enjoy sweeping vistas of Birmingham, you should ascend to the top of the Vulcan Statue in Vulcan Park. This is the world's largest cast-iron statue, and is best seen at night. When you just want to relax, you can look at the paintings in the Birmingham Museum of Art or chill on the beach at Oak Mountain State Park. The world is yours in Birmingham. After settling in at one of the Birmingham hotels, go dive in.
Eating and Drinking
Showcasing both international cuisines and local fare, the dining scene in Birmingham impresses. You can have everything from fried green tomatoes in Irondale to fried chicken downtown. Barbecue joints line nearly every pocket of the city as well. When night falls, Birmingham comes out to play, and areas like Five Points South and Lakeview are particularly happening.
With so much to see here, it's best to start booking cheap hotels in Birmingham early. Travelocity can help you find good prices on the best hotels near Birmingham International Airport as well as downtown Birmingham hotels. You can also get mobile exclusive deals on the Travelocity app to save you even more money.