This summer, it’s time to treat your family to a fun-filled vacation to Alabama’s Gulf Coast. Whether you are looking for a weekend getaway or a week-long trip, Alabama has you covered.
Head to Mentone for a rustic getaway in the mountains of Dekalb County. The best place to stay is Mentone Inn, a quaint bed and breakfast located in the heart of town. Relax in the rocking chairs on the porch or enjoy the comfort of the cozy guestrooms. If you are more adventurous, the mountains, canyons and waterfalls are waiting for you at Desoto Falls and Little River Canyon.
As the largest city in Alabama, Birmingham has something to offer for everyone. During your visit, stay in the luxurious Renaissance Birmingham Ross Bridge Golf Resort and Spa. Enjoy a private balcony, signature restaurants and a relaxing spa. Don’t forget to get out and explore the great outdoors. Red Mountain Park and the Birmingham Botanical Gardens are a must-see while in town. If you are more into the arts or history, make sure to stop by Birmingham Museum of Art and Birmingham Civil Rights Institute.
Thanks to its elegant French influence, Mobile is the perfect weekend getaway. Stay at the Malaga Inn, a charming, quaint inn in the heart of Mobile’s historic district. During your visit, go on a peaceful stroll through the historic neighborhoods filled with centuries-old mansions. After, stop at Mobile Carnival Museum, a showcase of glittering, handmade costumes, fur-lined trains and crowns that date back to the 1860s.
Lastly, head to Orange Beach to feel the sand between your toes and the sun against your skin. Unwind and reconnect at Turquoise Place. Located directly on the beach, float down the 450-foot-long lazy river or relax by the pool. After some time relaxing, head to Gulf State Park for a hike or stroll.
Renaissance Curaçao Resort & Casino offers families special summer activities with its Kids R VIP program. Through Sept. 30, families traveling with children under 12 years old have access to exclusive offerings and discounts for the property and island excursions.
TikTok has taken over many people’s phones during the pandemic. One of the best aspects of the app are the recipes people share from around the world. Try this easy, tasty and simple air-fryer chip recipe for your next family gathering.
Kimpton Hotels & Resorts announced an exclusive partnership with Micro Kickboard to offer children’s kick scooters at properties around the United States. Kimpton is the first major hotel brand to offer a program of this kind. The Kimpton-designed scooters are an extension of the brand’s bike loaning amenity.
Kensington Tours debuted a more enriching, enjoyable way for families to travel together with new, family-centric itineraries designed for all families, including those with multiple generations and children under 15 years of age.