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Railroad Park picture in Birmingham
Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame picture in Birmingham
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute picture in Birmingham
Four Spirits at Kelly Ingram Park picture in Birmingham
Wales Window at 16th Street Baptist Church picture in Birmingham
Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail/Oxmoor Valley picture in Birmingham
Alabama Barbecue picture in Birmingham
Birmingham Botanical Gardens picture in Birmingham
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum picture in Birmingham
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute picture in Birmingham
McWane Science Center picture in Birmingham
Birmingham Museum of Art picture in Birmingham
Vulcan Park and Museum picture in Birmingham
Railroad Park picture in Birmingham
Red Mountain Park picture in Birmingham
Civil Rights District picture in Birmingham
Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame picture in Birmingham
Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail  picture in Birmingham

This 19-acre green space in downtown Birmingham is a favorite among locals and visitors alike. Tom Leader Studio

The Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame, housed in the Carver Theatre, is a small museum featuring memorabilia of the great jazz musicians of the state. Greater Birmingham Convention & Visitors Bureau

A must-see for history lovers, the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute details the struggles of the city during the civil rights movement. Greater Birmingham Convention & Visitors Bureau

Located in the heart of the Civil Rights District, Kelly Ingram Park features outdoor displays like these statues of the Four Spirits, which memorialize the four African American girls who were killed at the 16th Street Baptist Church. Greater Birmingham Convention & Visitors Bureau

The 16th Street Baptist Church's beautiful stained-glass Wales Window – donated by the people of Wales following the tragic death of four young girls during the civil rights struggle – depicts a black crucified Christ with a quote from Matthew beneath it that reads, "you did it to me."  Greater Birmingham Convention & Visitors Bureau

Oxmoor Valley is one of two Birmingham golf courses on the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail. It offers a championship 18-hole course, a 9-hole course and an 18-hole short course. Greater Birmingham Convention & Visitors Bureau

Though Birmingham's dining scene is home to a sophisticated group of James Beard Foundation winners and nominees, it's also strongly rooted in its down-home past, especially barbecue. Local favorites include Saw's BBQ, Moe's Original Bar B Que and Magnolia BBQ & Fish. sbossert Getty Images

Open 365 days a year and always free, the Birmingham Botanical Gardens are the perfect place for a leisurely stroll. Greater Birmingham Convention & Visitors Bureau

According to the Guinness World Records, the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum houses the world's largest motorcycle collection. Greater Birmingham Convention & Visitors Bureau

The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute showcases permanent and temporary galleries and exhibits that depict the city's crucial role in the civil rights movement.  Greater Birmingham Convention & Visitors Bureau

The High Cycle at the McWane Science Center is just one of many hands-on, interactive exhibits that combine science education with entertainment and activities. Greater Birmingham Convention & Visitors Bureau

Known as one of the best regional art museums in the country, the Birmingham Museum of Art houses one of the world's finest collections of Wedgwood. Greater Birmingham Convention & Visitors Bureau

The world's largest cast iron statue represents Vulcan, the Roman god of fire, and pays homage to Birmingham's roots as an iron mining town. Visitors can ascend to the observation tower for a spectacular view of the city. Greater Birmingham Convention & Visitors Bureau

This 19-acre space in downtown Birmingham – known locally as Birmingham's Living Room – is a hub for recreation and community events, and features walking and running trails, playgrounds, skate bowls and an outdoor gym. Sean Pavone Getty Images

This 1,500-acre park commemorates the city's iron ore mining heritage and offers an array of adventures, including zip lining, climbing and a ropes course, as well as hiking trails and a dog park. Jeff Newman Courtesy of Red Mountain Park

One of the key attractions in the Civil Rights District, the 16th Street Baptist Church was the epicenter of the civil rights movement in Birmingham: In 1963, four African American girls were killed in a church bombing.  Greater Birmingham Convention & Visitors Bureau

This small museum, located in the historic Carver Theatre, pays tribute to Alabama's famous jazz musicians, including Nat King Cole, Duke Ellington and Lionel Hampton. What's more, the theater still hosts live shows and special events. Greater Birmingham Convention & Visitors Bureau

Birmingham has two golf courses on the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail, including the parkland-style Ross Ridge, one of the longest courses in the world. Greater Birmingham Convention & Visitors Bureau

Railroad Park picture in Birmingham
Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame picture in Birmingham
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute picture in Birmingham
Four Spirits at Kelly Ingram Park picture in Birmingham
Wales Window at 16th Street Baptist Church picture in Birmingham
Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail/Oxmoor Valley picture in Birmingham
Alabama Barbecue picture in Birmingham
Birmingham Botanical Gardens picture in Birmingham
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum picture in Birmingham
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute picture in Birmingham
McWane Science Center picture in Birmingham
Birmingham Museum of Art picture in Birmingham
Vulcan Park and Museum picture in Birmingham
Railroad Park picture in Birmingham
Red Mountain Park picture in Birmingham
Civil Rights District picture in Birmingham
Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame picture in Birmingham
Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail  picture in Birmingham

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