General June 01st2018

Sweet Home Alabama Competition

Sweet Home Alabama Competition
Gulf Shores and Orange Beach

Everest are putting the home at the heart of “Sweet Home Alabama” with a unique competition to the US state celebrated in the lyrics of the legendary song.

Nestled in the heart of America’s Deep South, Alabama offers its visitors award winning cuisine, rich history, beautiful scenery, vibrant culture and southern hospitality.

Visit Alabama’s largest city named after Birmingham, UK, offering a bustling hub of culture and heritage. Famous for its beautiful golf courses, year round entertainment, shopping and world class dining. If you are a motoring enthusiast be sure to visit the Barber Motorsports museum, showcasing the world’s largest collection of motor cycles. Or if being in the great outdoors is something that is more your style a visit to Red Mountain Park is a must. With hiking and biking trails and guided tree top adventures the park promises a fun filled day out for all to enjoy.

Barber Motorsports Museum
Barber Motorsports Museum

Follow the steps of Martin Luther King Jr in Alabama’s capital city, Montgomery, by visiting his church and parsonage before heading to the Rosa Parks museum to take in the inspirational story of the Montgomery Bus Boycott. If thrill seeking is more your thing a visit to the U.S. Space and Rocket Centre in Huntsville is a must, as you will have the chance to experience a space shot, G-force and weightlessness in simulators.

U.S. Space and Rocket Center
U.S. Space and Rocket Center

You cannot visit Alabama without recognising its vast musical history. International superstars including Aretha Franklin, Otis Redding and The Rolling Stones all came to the Muscle Shoals, the “Hit Recording Capital of the World” to record in the 60’s and 70’s. The working studios are still used by international artists today and welcome visitors for tours. When visiting Alabama you will find live music in almost every town and city in bars and clubs, Saturday night juke joints, gospel choir church services and festivals across the state.

Muscle Shoals Sound Studio
Muscle Shoals Sound Studio

Alabama offers a great variety for those who favour the outdoors with 32 miles of white sand beaches on the Gulf Coast offering further opportunities to hike, bike, kayak and swim. You can find Delta Safaris and eco tours, in the port city of Mobile, along with numerous restaurants that allow you to soak up the sun. The port is also home of the very first Mardi Gras and is still celebrated today.

Gulf Shores and Orange Beach
Gulf Shores and Orange Beach

However you choose to spend your time in Alabama you are bound experience a diverse range of culture, entertainment and history making this unique destination a holiday to remember for years to come.

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For your chance to win an amazing holiday to Alabama including flights, accommodation and car hire, with Alabama Tourism and America As You Like It, enter here.

'Sweet Home Alabama Competition'

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