Birmingham

Birmingham is still located at the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains and watched over by the half-naked Roman god Vulcan (you know you've missed him!). But did you know that the Magic City is in the midst of a renaissance that has been recognized by major national media outlets?

Scroll down to see some great articles about the new Birmingham and then keep scrolling for links to the best of the best that the Magic City has to offer you and your family.

Birmingham Making News

 

NiceIt's Nice to Have You in Birmingham

Eating? Shopping? Exploring?

See below, Birmingham has something to offer for everyone!

Accommodations

Need a place to stay? Click here for a list of hotels in the area.


Arts & Entertainment


Alabama Sports Hall of FameAlabama Sports Hall of Fame

http://ashof.org/

Phone: (205) 323-6665

 


Birmingham Civil Rights InstituteBirmingham Civil Rights Institute

http://www.bcri.org/

Phone: (205) 328-9696, ext. 203

 


BhamMuseumArtBirmingham Museum of Art

http://www.artsbma.org/

Phone: (205) 254-2565


BirminghamZooBirmingham Zoo

http://www.birminghamzoo.com/

Phone: (205) 879-0409

 


BotanicalGardensBotanical Gardens

http://www.bbgardens.org/

Phone: (205) 414-3950


McWaneMcWane Science Center

http://www.mcwane.org/

Phone: (205) 714-8300


Sloss FurnaceSloss Furnace

http://www.slossfurnaces.com/

Phone: (205) 254-2025

 


VulcanVulcan Park & Museum

http://visitvulcan.com/

Phone: (205) 933-1409

 

UAB Events


UAB is a hotbed for sports, arts, and other special events. We’ll post UAB events here as they are announced—believe us, you won’t want to miss them.

UAB Athletics

http://www.uabsports.com/


UAB Department of Music

http://www.uab.edu/news/experiencing-the-arts/

 

Birmingham Favorites


Need some tips for dinner? Birmingham’s locals weigh in on their favorite places to eat in this AL.com article: http://www.al.com/bhammag/index.ssf/2015/09/best_of_birmingham_2015_where.html

 

Outdoor Activities


MossRockMoss Rock Preserve

http://www.hooveral.org/?nid=214

Phone: (205) 823-1641

 


Oak Mountain State ParkOak Mountain State Park

http://www.alapark.com/oak-mountain-state-park

Phone: (205) 620-2520


RailroadParkRailroad Park

http://www.railroadpark.org/

Phone: (205) 521-9933

 


Red Mountain ParkRed Mountain Park

http://redmountainpark.org/

Phone: (205) 202-6043

 


Robert Trent Jones Ross BridgeRobert Trent Jones Golf Trail

Oxmoor Valley: http://www.rtjgolf.com/oxmoorvalley/

Phone: (205) 942-1177

Ross Bridge: http://www.rtjgolf.com/rossbridge/

Phone: (205) 949-3085


RuffnerMountainRuffner Mountain

http://ruffnermountain.org/

Phone: (205) 833-8264

 


 

Shopping


SummitThe Summit

http://www.thesummitonline.com/birmingham/

 


Riverchase Galleria

http://www.riverchasegalleria.com/


BrookwoodBrookwood Village

http://www.shopbrookwoodvillage.com/

 



Special Events


Alabama Symphony OrchestraASO

http://www.alabamasymphony.org/

Phone: (205) 975-2787


BhamChildrensTheatreBirmingham Children’s Theatre

http://www.bct123.org/

Phone: (205) 458-8181