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Big Guide to the USA, is a Blog on each state’s attractions.  There is a page for each U.S. State.  On each page is a list of cities in alphabetical order, in each city are attractions for you and your family to discover.

This site is new, so far we have Alabama through California, the remaining U.S. states will be added soon, and Alabama through California will have more attractions and activities.

Easily find and navigate each state’s attractions and discover new things to do and adventures to take.  As you travel through each state, check out our Big Guide to the USA, and find attractions and activities along your route.

If you have been to an attraction that’s not listed, let us know in the comments section where it says “Leave a Reply”

The Maps and Flags used on this Blog were obtained from Wikipedia.

California Attractions – Big Guide to the USA

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While touring the state of California, look for activities and attractions along the route.  The activities and attractions listed here are in alphabetical order by city first, region. then activity.   As you travel through or near a city, easily find something fun to do.

We have included the address, phone number, and links to the website of the attraction, to make getting there even easier for you.

It’s a good idea to call each place before you drive there to make sure they are open as some places are open seasonally, and to make sure the business hasn’t relocated.

This list changes often, so check back for even more great adventures.


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Anaheim -South/West – Camelot Golfland Waterslides, Camelot Golfland Waterslides, 3200 Carpenter Avenue, Anaheim, CA 92806 (714) 630-3340

Anaheim – South/West – Disneyland, Disneyland,  1313 Disneyland Road, Anaheim, CA 92802  714-781-4565

Anaheim/Garden Grove – South/West – Great Wolf Lodge Southern California,  If you are looking for a way to impress your family this year with your choice of accommodations, visit Great Wolf Lodge, there is an indoor waterpark and themed rooms.  Great Wolf Lodge Southern California  12681 Harbor Blvd., Garden Grove, CA 92840 (888) 960-9653

Antioch – North/West – Antioch Water Park, Antioch Water Park, 4701 Lone Tree Way, Antioch CA  94531

Arroyo GrandeMustang Waterpark, Mustang Waterpark, 6840 Lopez Dr., Arroyo Grande, CA 93420  (805) 489-8898

Big Bear LakeAlpine Slide at Magic Mountain,  Alpine Slide at Magic Mountain,  800 Wildrose Ln., Big Bear Lake, CA 92315   909-866-4626

Buena ParkKnottsberry Farm, Knotsberry Farm, 8039 Beach Blvd, Buena Park, CA 90620  (714) 220-5200

Buena ParkKnott’s Soak City Waterpark,  Knott’s Soak City Waterpark, 8039 Beach Blvd, Buena Park, CA 90620  (714) 220-5200

CarlsbadLegoland California,  Legoland California is located at One Legoland Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008

Chula Vista –  Aquatica by SeaWorld.  Aquatica by SeaWorld, 2052 Entertainment Circle, Chula Vista, CA 91911 (619) 222-4732

Clovis – Wild Water Adventure Park, Wild Water Adventure Park, 11413 E Shaw Ave
Clovis, CA 93619-8859   (559) 299-9453

Concord – Pixieland Amusement Park, Pixieland Amusement Park, 2740 E. Olivera Rd., Concord CA 94519  (925) 676-9612

ConcordWaterworld California Waterworld California, Water Park, 1950 Waterworld Parkway, Concord, CA 94520. (925) 609-1364

Fresno – The Island Waterpark, The Island Waterpark, 6099 W Barstow Ave, Fresno, CA 93723  (559) 277-6800

Gilroy – Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park, Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park, 3050 Hecker Pass Hwy, Gilroy, CA 95020

HollywoodUniversal Studios Hollywood, Universal Studios Hollywood, 100 Universal City Plz, Universal City, CA 91608  800-864-837

Jurupa Valley – The Cove Waterpark, The Cove Waterpark, 4310 Camino Real, Jurupa Valley, CA, 92509 (951)360-1974

La MiradaSplash! La Mirada Aquatics Center,  Splash! La Mirada Aquatics Center, 13806 La Mirada Blvd., La Mirada, CA 90638   (562) 902-3191

McClennanAerospace Museum of California, Aerospace Museum of California, 3200 Freedom Park Drive, McClellan, CA 95652  (916) 643-3192

OaklandOakland Zoo  Oakland Zoo is located at: 9777 Golf Links Rd., Oakland, CA 94605 (510) 632-9525

Palm Springs – Wet’n’Wild Palm Springs, Wet’n’Wild Palm Springs, 1500 S. Gene Autry Trail, Palm Springs, CA 92264  (760) 327-0499

Paso RoblesThe Ravine Waterpark, The Ravine Waterpark,  2301 Airport Rd., Paso Robles, CA 93446   (805) 237-8500

ReddingWaterworks Park, Waterworks Park, 151 North Boulder Drive, Redding, CA 96003  (530) 246-9550

Redlands –  Splash Kingdom Waterpark, Splash Kingdom Waterpark, 1101 N. California Street, Redlands, CA 92354  (909) 335-7275

SacramentoCalifornia State Capitol Museum California State Capitol Museum. 10th and L Streets State Capitol Room B-271315 10th Street Sacramento, CA 95814 (916) 324-0333

Sacramento –   California Museum California Museum 1020 O Street, Sacramento, CA 95814  (916) 653-7524

SacramentoRaging Waters Sacramento, Raging Waters Sacramento, 1600 Exposition Blvd.Sacramento, CA 95815  (916) 924-3747

San DiegoSan Diego SeaWorld, San Diego SeaWorld, 500 Sea World Drive, San Diego, CA 92109  (619) 222-4732

San DiegoSan Diego Zoo, San Diego Zoo,  2920 Zoo Dr, San Diego, CA 92101  619-231-1515

San DimasRaging Waters, Raging Waters, 111 Raging Waters Drive, San Dimas, CA 91773  (909) 802-2200

San FranciscoAlcatraz 201 Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA 94123 (415) 561-4900

San FranciscoBay Area Kids Activities Bay Area Kids Activities, at BayAreaKidsActivities.com is an online directory of family friendly fun in San Francisco’s Bay Area.

San FranciscoSan Francisco Zoo, the San Francisco Zoo is located at Sloat Blvd. @ The Great Highway, San Francisco CA  94132 (415) 753-7080 

San JoseRaging Waters San Jose,  Raging Waters San Jose,  2333 South White Road
San Jose, CA 95148  (408) 238-9900

Santa ClaraCalifornia’s Great America & Boomerang Bay  An amusement park and a water park, all for one low price.  4701 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara, CA 95054 (408) 988-1776

Santa Cruz – Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk,  400 Beach Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 (831) 423-5590

Valencia – Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Los Angeles, Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Los Angeles, 26101 Magic Mountain Parkway, Valencia, CA 91355  (661) 255-4527

ValenciaSix Flags Magic Mountain, Six Flags Magic Mountain, 26101 Magic Mountain Pkwy, Valencia, CA 91355 (661) 255-4100

VallejoSix Flags Discovery Kingdom  Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, 1001 Fairgrounds Dr. SW, Vallejo, CA 94589 (707) 644-4000.

Vista – The Wave Waterpark, The Wave Waterpark, 161 Rec Drive, Vista, CA 92083 (760) 940-9283


Additional Information

California Official Website  California Official Website

California State Parks  California State Parks, a Cool Interactive Map

California, Wikipedia  Learn about California

National Park Passes National Park Passes & Discounts *Free lifetime pass for permanently disabled U.S. citizens

 

 

Arkansas Attractions – Big Guide to the USA

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While touring the state of Arkansas, look for activities and attractions along the route.  The activities and attractions listed here are in alphabetical order by city first, region, then activity.   As you travel through or near a city, easily find something fun to do.

We have included the address, phone number, and links to the website of the attraction, to make getting there even easier for you.

It’s a good idea to call each place before you drive there to make sure they are open as some places are open seasonally, and to make sure the business hasn’t relocated.

This list changes often, so check back for even more great adventures.


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MurfreesboroCrater of Diamonds State Park,  Dig for Diamonds, Camping, Water Park, and Restaurant 209 State Park Road, Murfreesboro, AR 71958  (870) 285-3113
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Additional Information

Arkansas State Capitol  Arkansas State Capitol Free Tour

Arkansas Wikipedia  Learn about Arkansas

National Park Passes National Park Passes & Discounts *Free lifetime pass for permanently disabled U.S. citizens

 

 

Arizona Attractions – Big Guide to the USA

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While touring the state of Arizona, look for activities and attractions along the route.  The activities and attractions listed here are in alphabetical order by city first, region, then activity.   As you travel through or near a city, easily find something fun to do.

We have included the address, phone number, and links to the website of the attraction, to make getting there even easier for you.

It’s a good idea to call each place before you drive there to make sure they are open as some places are open seasonally, and to make sure the business hasn’t relocated.

This list changes often, so check back for even more great adventures.


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ChandlerIce Den, Ice Den, 7225 West Harrison Street | Chandler, AZ 85226
Phone: (480) 598-9400

Grand Canyon – North/West – Grand Canyon is in the northwest corner of Arizona, close to the borders of Utah and Nevada. 20 South Entrance Road, Grand Canyon Village, AZ 86023 (928) 638-7888

Parker – South/East – Buckskin Mountain State Park, Buckskin Mountain State Park, 5476 AZ-95, Parker, AZ 85344   (928) 667-3231

Phoenix – South/Central – Arizona Capitol Museum, 1700 W Washington St., Phoenix, AZ 85007  602-926-3620

Phoenix -South/Central –   Enchanted Island Amusement Park,  Enchanted Island Amusement Park, 1202 W Encanto Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85007  (602) 254-1200

Phoenix -South/Central – Phoenix Puzzle Room,  Phoenix Puzzle Room, 106 North Central Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85004  602-253-0746

ScottsdaleIce Den, Ice Den, 9375 East Bell Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85260  (480) 585-RINK (7465)

Tempe – Dare To Escape AZ, Dare To Escape AZ,  9875 S Priest Dr #101, Tempe, AZ 85284

Tucson – Saguaro National Park, Saguaro National Park, 3693 S Old Spanish Rd., Tucson , AZ 85730

Wenden – West/Central  –Alamo Lake State Park, Alamo Lake State Park, Alamo Rd, Wenden, AZ 85357 (877) 697-2757

 


Additional Information

Arizona Official Website  Arizona Official Website

Arizona State Parks Cool Interactive Map of Arizona’s State Parks

Arizona, Wikipedia  Learn About Arizona

National Park Passes National Park Passes & Discounts *Free lifetime pass for permanently disabled U.S. citizens

 

 

 

Alaska Attractions – Big Guide to the USA

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While touring the state of Alaska, look for activities and attractions along the route.  The activities and attractions listed here are in alphabetical order by city first, region, then activity.  As you travel through or near a city, easily find something fun to do.

You will want to research parks before you go, some are not accessible by car.

We have included the address, phone number, and links to the website of the attraction, to make getting there even easier for you.

It’s a good idea to call each place before you drive there to make sure they are open as some places are open seasonally, and to make sure the business hasn’t relocated.

This list changes often, so check back for even more great adventures.


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AnchorageAlaska Zoo The Alaska Zoo, 4731 O’Malley Road Anchorage, Alaska 99507  Phone: 907.346.2133

Anchorage – H2Oasis Indoor Waterpark, H2Oasis Indoor Waterpark, 1520 O’Malley Road
Anchorage, AK 99507 (907) 552-4420

BettlesGates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve, Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve, Airport Road, Bettles, AK 99726     (907) 692-5494

Copper CenterWrangell-St. Elias National Park & Preserve, “The Wrangell-St. Elias Visitor Center is the main park visitor center. It is located along the Richardson Highway (Hwy 4), which is a paved road that runs through Copper Center, AK. This visitor center is located 10 miles south of Glennallen, Alaska, and approximately 200 miles east of Anchorage, AK and 250 miles south of Fairbanks, AK.There are two roads that lead into the park: the Nabesna Road and the McCarthy Road. Both roads are dirt roads that are maintained by the State of Alaska. Please go to the Driving Park Roads page to learn about these dirt roads.” Wrangell-St. Elias National Park & Preserve, PO Box 439, Mile 106.8 Richardson Highway, Copper Center, AK 99573   (907) 822-5234 

Denali ParkDenali National Park,  Denali National Park, Mile 237 Highway 3, Denali Park, AK 99755

GustavusGlacier Bay National Park and Preserve, Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, lies west of Juneau, Alaska, and can only be reached by plane or boat. 1 Park Road, Gustavus, AK 99826     (907) 697-2230

Juneau Alaska State Capitol Alaska State Capitol is located at 120 4th St, Juneau, AK 99801  (907) 465-5389

King SalmonKatmai National Park and Preserve, “Katmai is open year-round for you to enjoy. However, it is a remote park that cannot be accessed by car. “Katmai National Park and Preserve, 1000 Silver Street, Building 603, King Salmon, AK 99613   (907) 246-3305

KotzebueKobuk Valley National Park, Kobuk Valley National Park, 171 3rd Ave., Kotzebue, AK 99752    (907) 442-3890

Port AlsworthLake Clark National Park, “Like many areas in Alaska, Lake Clark is not on the road system; therefore, travel takes place primarily by small plane. “Lake Clark National Park,  1 Park Place
Port Alsworth, AK 99653     (907) 781-2118

SewardKenai Fjords National Park, “Advance planning is extremely helpful for visiting Kenai Fjords National Park since some activities may require outfitters/guides, and reservations are a great idea when planning a boat tour of the fjords.” Kenai Fjords National Park,  411 Washington Street, Seward, AK 99664    (907) 422-0500

Skagway White Pass & Yukon Route Railway  231 Second Avenue (corner of Second & Spring), PO Box 435, Skagway, AK 99840-0435   800-343-7373


Additional Information

Alaska, Official Website Alaska, Official site

Alaska State Parks  Alaska State Parks

Alaska Travel, Official Website Alaska Travel, Official site

Alaska, Wikipedia  Learn about Alaska

National Park Passes National Park Passes & Discounts *Free lifetime pass for permanently disabled U.S. citizens

Alabama Attractions – Big Guide to the USA

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Alabama is a beautiful state to drive through.  The people are warm, hospitable, and friendly.  Along the interstates there are several rest stops for you to stop and refresh.  Along the back roads, expect a lot of fruit stands and boiled peanut stands.

While touring the state of Alabama, search the Big Guide to the USA, for activities and attractions along the route.  The activities and attractions listed here are in alphabetical order by city first, region, then activity.  As you travel through or near a city, easily find something fun to do.

We have included the address, phone number, and links to the website of the attraction, to make getting there even easier for you.

It’s a good idea to call or contact each place before you drive there to make sure they are open as some places are open seasonally, and to make sure the business hasn’t relocated.

This list updates often, so check back for even more great adventures.  I update this blog with new attractions and activities daily, Big Guide to the USA, is a work in progress, and a labor of love.  I love travel and always feel rushed to get from one place to the other.   Next time I travel, I am going to enjoy the drive as I stop at various places listed on this blog, as much or more than the final destination.  I am going to take the time to enjoy my trip, and all of the stops along the way.  I plan on leaving the summer of 2019, and will post the entire trip.

To use this blog, simply locate the city you are planning on driving through, find an activity, and visit it along the way.  Big Guide to the USA, makes finding fun along the way, easy.


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Alexander City– East/Central – Wind Creek State Park  One of the country’s largest state parks at 1,445 acres. Features, Campgrounds, cabins, horse camping & trail riding, fishing, hiking, park events, seasonal dining spot.  586 campsites spread over 320 acres. Wind Creek State Park is located at 4325 Alabama Highway 128 Alexander City, AL 35010  (256) 329-0845

Anniston –  North – Berman Museum of World History, Located east of Birmingham, “Ancient treasures and objects from all over the world.” Berman Museum of World History,  840 Museum Drive, Anniston, AL 36206   256-237-6261

Athens – North – Alabama Veterans Museum & Archives, Located Near the Tennessee Line, and “Voted as an Attraction of the Year in Alabama by the Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association” Alabama Veterans Museum & Archives, 100 Pryor Street, Athens, Alabama 35612  (256) 771-7578

Auburn – East –Chewacla State Park  Located near the Georgia Line, there are Cabins, RV Camping, Tent Camping, Group Camping, Lake Activities, Mountain Biking, Geocaching, Picnic Areas.  Chewacla State Park is located at 124 Shell Toomer Parkway Auburn, AL 36830  (334 ) 887-5621

Bessemer -North- Alabama Splash Adventure, Located southwest of Birmingham, this is a Water Park and Theme Park, the theme park is geared toward younger riders, there is a laser maze for older kids.  Alabama Splash Adventure, 4599 Splash Adventure Pkwy, Bessemer, AL 35022  (205) 481-4751

Birmingham – North – Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame, Founded in 1978, the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame, went on to add a museum in 1993.  Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame, 1631 Fourth Avenue North, Birmingham, AL 35203

Birmingham – North – Alabama Sports Hall of Fame,  The Alabama Sports Hall Of Fame has a museum and gift shop.  Alabama Sports Hall of Fame,  2150 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. N, Birmingham, AL  35203  (205) 323-6665

Birmingham – North –  Arlington Antebellum Home and Gardens, “Arlington Antebellum Home & Gardens is a former plantation house and 6 acres (24,000 m2) of landscaped gardens near downtown Birmingham, Alabama. The two-story frame structure was built between 1845–50 and features antebellum-era Greek Revival architecture. The house serves as a decorative arts museum, featuring a collection of 19th-century furniture, textiles, silver, and paintings. The garden features a restored garden room that is used for special events. The house was added to the National Register of Historic Places on December 2, 1970”  Arlington Antebellum Home and Gardens, 331 Cotton SW, Birmingham, AL  35211  205-780-5656

Birmingham – North – Barber Motorsports Park, Motorsports, check the website for the latest events and activities.  Barber Motorsports Park, 310 Rex Lake Road, Birmingham, AL 35094  (205) 298-9040

Birmingham – North – Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, Information, events, and a gift shop.  Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, 520 Sixteenth Street North  Birmingham AL 35203 1-866–328-9696

Birmingham – North – Birmingham Zoo “The Birmingham Zoo is Alabama’s must-see attraction, drawing more than 644,000 visitors annually. Approximately 900 animals of 230 species call the 122-acre Birmingham Zoo home, including sea lions, rhinos and endangered species from six continents.” Birmingham Zoo, 2630 Cahaba Road, Birmingham, AL 35223 205-879-040

Birmingham – North – Birmingham Museum of Art, Exhibitions and events, fun for the whole family.  While you are there visit the Museum Store. Birmingham Museum of Art, 2000 Rev. Abraham Woods, Jr. Blvd., Birmingham, AL 35203   205.254.2565

Birmingham – North –  Don Kresge Memorial Museum, A very cool radio museum with several points of interest. Don Kresge Memorial Museum,  600 18th St N, Birmingham, AL 35203  (205) 822-6759

Blountsville – North – Spring Valley Beach  About 60 minutes North of Birmingham, and 60 minutes south of Huntsville.  A 25 acre family owned and operated park, you can bring your picnic basket, or grill right there. They also offer free suntan lotion and parking.  Spring Valley Beach is located at 2340 Spring Valley Beach Rd., Blountsville, AL 35031 (205) 429-2075

Cilo – South/East – Blue Springs State Park  Camping. rental campers, rental cabins, fishing, picnic, swimming, pedal boats, pavilions, playground, volleyball, and a  wiregrass birding trail. Blue Springs State Park, 2595 Highway 10, Clio, AL 36017  (334) 397-4875

Coker – West –Lake Lurleen State Park RV storage, camping, University of Alabama Home Football Weekend Camping, Trail, Golf, Boating, Fishing, Picnic areas, Pavilions, Meeting Room, Swimming, and a Nature Center. Located 12 Miles Northwest of Tuscaloosa-Northport. Lake Lurleen State Park, 13226 Lake Lurleen Road Coker, AL 35452  205-339-1558

Cullman – North –  Ave Maria Grotto,  4 acre park with 125 miniature reproductions of some of the most famous historic buildings and shrines of the world.  Ave Maria Grotto, 1600 St. Bernard Drive, SE, Cullman, AL 35055  256-734-4110

Decatur – North –  Carnegie Visual Arts Center, Museum with events, Carnegie Visual Arts Center,  207 Church Street, NE, Decatur, AL 35601  256-341-0562

Decatur – North – Point Mallard Park  Water Park,  Ice Complex, Campground, Batting Cages, Bike Trail, Park Pavilions,  Eagle Amphitheatre.  There is something fun for everyone at Point Mallard Park.  2901 Point Mallard Dr SE, Decatur, AL 35601 (256) 341-4900

Decatur – North –  The Blue & Gray: North Alabama Civil War Museum,  An extensive display of artifacts and weapons used during the Blue (Union) and the Gray (Confederate) period. The Blue & Gray: North Alabama Civil War Museum, 723 Bank Street, Decatur, Alabama 35601  256-350-4018

Delta – North East – Cheaha State Park  Hotel, Chalets, Cabins, Camping, Primitive Camping, Lodge, Pet Friendly, Gem Mine, Tour, Trail, Museum, Geocaching,  Picnic Area, Playground, Waterfall Trails, Bike Trails, Pavilion Rentals, Swimming, Rappelling, & Rock Climbing.  Cheaha State Park, 19644 Hwy 281 Delta, AL 36258 256-488-5111

Dothan – South/East –  AdventureLand Theme Park, Putt Putt Golf, Go Carts, Water Crafts, Snack Bar, Game Room.  Adventureland Theme Park, 3738 West Main Street (Hwy. 84 West) Dothan, Alabama 36305  334-793-9100

Eufala – South/East – Lakepoint State Park  Bed & Breakfast Special, Summer Special, Lodge Rooms, Lakeside Cottages, Fisherman Cabins, Campground, The Water’s Edge Dining Room, The Pier’s End Bar & Grille, Lakepoint Marina Grill, Lakepoint State Park, 104 Lakepoint Drive Eufaula, AL 36027  800-544-5253

Foley – Gulf Coast – OWA. A brand new theme park along the gulf coast with 21 rides, food, and fun,  OWA, 10113 Foley Beach Express Foley, AL 36535   251-923-2111

Fort Payne – North/East – DeSoto State Park This 3,502-acre park provides lodging facilities including: Mountain Chalets, Log and Rustic Cabins, Motel Rooms, and an Improved Campground with 94 full-hookup tent and RV sites. Overnight Adventure Packages, Improved Campsites, DeSoto State Park’s Historic Lodge, Motel Rooms, Log Cabins, Chalets, Rustic CCC Cabins, Camping Cabin, Backpacking Campsites, Primitive Campsites, Wall Tent Campsite, Golfing, Geocaching, Swimming, Fly Fishing, Mountain Biking, Hiking, Trail Trekker Hiking Club, Events & Programs, Civilian Conservation Corps Museum, Adventure Excursions, Kayaking & Canoeing, Yoga on the Mountain, Fall Color Trail, Horseback Riding, Spookapalooza! , Nature Center, Desoto State Park, 7104 DeSoto Parkway NE Fort Payne, AL 35967  256-845-5380

Grove Hill – South/West Clark County Historical Museum, A museum of Clark County, they also have other programs.  Clark County Historical Museum, P.O. Box 388, 116 W. Cobb Street, Grove Hill, AL  36451  (251) 275-8684

Grove Oak -North/East – Buck’s Pocket State Park  Fishing, Hiking Trails, “There are 24 modern campsites located in the bottom of the canyon along with a playground and comfort station. Additionally, the park offers primitive camping and overnight camping with horses.” Buck’s Pocket State Park, 393 County Road 174 Grove Oak, AL 35975 1-800-ALAPARK

Gulf Shores – Gulf Coast – Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, They tout themselves as The Little Zoo that Could, and they can.  Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo has a surprisingly large assortment of animals and acreage.  Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, 1204 Gulf Shores Parkway, Gulf Shores, AL 36542  251-968-5732

Gulf Shores – Gulf Coast – Gulf State Park 2 miles of beaches, this park also has 11 lakeside cottages and 20 modern cabins.  “Located 1.5 miles from the white sand beaches, Gulf State Park Campground offers 496 improved full- hookup campsites with paved pads and 11 primitive sites. Tents are welcome on all sites. All full hookup camping pads are large enough for RVs with pullouts. Campground features 11 modern air conditioned bathhouses, campstore, laundry facilities, swimming pool with splash pad, tennis/pickle ball courts, horseshoes, volleyball, Nature Center and weekly activities.” Gulf State Park, 20115 State Highway 135 Gulf Shores, AL 36542 (251) 948-7275

Gulf Shores – Gulf Coast –Waterville USA Cool off and have fun at Waterville USA, a 20-acre waterpark & amusement park.  Waterville USA, 906 Gulf Shores Pkwy., Gulf Shores, AL 36542  (251) 948-2106

Guntersville – Central – Lake Guntersville State Park  Lake Guntersville State Park Lodge, Camping at Lake Guntersville State Park, Lodge Rooms, Cabins, Chalets, Pinecrest Dining Room, Hickory Lounge, Eagle Awareness Weekends, Golfing at the Eagle’s Nest Golf Course, Zipline the Screaming Eagle, Boating Rentals at Town Creek, Hiking, Biking, and Horse Trails, Fishing Lake Guntersville, Geocaching, Volunteer at the Park, Lake Guntersville State Park, 1155 Lodge Drive Guntersville, AL 35976  (256) 571-5440

Huntsville – North – Alabama Constitution Village Step back in time, visit a village from 1819, with a village that has people dressed in 1819 style clothes.  Visit different shops, very hands-on, experience life in 1819. Alabama Constitution Village, 109 Gates Ave SE., Huntsville, AL 35801  256-564-8100

Huntsville –  North –Monte Sano State Park Monte Sano State Park, 5105 Nolen Ave., Huntsville, AL 35801  (256) 534-3757

Huntsville – North – U.S. Space & Rocket Center U.S. Space & Rocket Center.  One Tranquility Base, Huntsville, Alabama  800-637-7223  Check the Hours & Pricing page for Discounts

Lincoln – North – Talladega Superspeedway  Talladega Superspeedway. 3366 Speedway Blvd, Lincoln, AL 35096. (256) 761-4976

Mobile – Gulf Coast – Condé-Charlotte Museum, Condé-Charlotte Museum, 104 Theatre Street, Mobile,  Alabama   251.432.4722

Mobile – Gulf Coast – USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park  the USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park is located at 2703 Battleship Parkway, Mobile, Alabama 36602. Ship’s Store 251-432-0261

Montgomery – East/Central – Alabama State Capitol Alabama State Capitol, 600 Dexter Ave, Montgomery, AL 36130 · (334) 242-3935

Montgomery -East/Central – Montgomery Zoo Montgomery Zoo is located at 2301 Coliseum Parkway, Montgomery, AL 36110  (334) 625-4900

Montgomery -East/Central – Museum of Alabama  Museum of Alabama, 624 Washington Avenue, Montgomery, AL 36130  (334) 242-4364

OppFrank Jackson State Park Frank Jackson State Park, 100 Jerry Adams Drive Opp, AL 36467 (334) 493-6988

Orange Beach – Adventure Island, Adventure Island, 24559 Perdido Beach Blvd., Orange Beach, AL 36561  251-974-1500

PelhamOak Mountain State Park  Oak Mountain State Park, 200 Terrace Drive Pelham, AL 35124  205-620-2520

RogersvilleJoe Wheeler State Park Joe Wheeler State Park, 4401 McLean Drive Rogersville, AL 35652-2916  256-247-1184

Spanish FortMeaher State Park  Meaher State Park, 5200 Battleship Parkway East Spanish Fort, AL 36577  (251) 626-5529

Theodore – Bellingrath Gardens and Home, Bellingrath Gardens and Home,  12401 Bellingrath Gardens Road, Theodore, AL 36582  800.247.8420

TuscaloosaAlabama Museum of Natural History, Alabama Museum of Natural History,  427 6th Ave NE, Tuscaloosa, AL 35404  (205) 348-7550

TuscaloosaBryant-Denny Stadium, home of Alabama Crimson Tide Football, Bryant-Denny Stadium, 920 Paul W Bryant Dr, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401  (205) 348-BAMA (2262)

Tuscaloosa – Children’s Hands-On Museum of Tuscaloosa!, Children’s Hands-On Museum of Tuscaloosa!, 2213 University Blvd., Tuscaloosa, AL 35401  (205) 349-4235

TuscumbiaAlabama Music Hall of Fame, Alabama Music Hall of Fame, 617 Highway 72 W, Tuscumbia, AL 35674    256-381-4417

Tuscumbia – Belle Mont Mansion, Belle Mont Mansion,  1569 Cook Ln, Tuscumbia, AL 35674    (256) 637-8513

WarriorRickwood Caverns State Park  Rickwood Caverns State Park, 370 Rickwood Park Road, WarriorAL 35180   (205) 647-9692

Woodville – Cathedral Caverns State Park Cathedral Caverns State Park, 637 Cave Road Woodville, AL 35769 (256) 728-8193


Additional Information

Alabama Museums  Alabama Museums

Alabama Official Website Alabama Official Website

Alabama Wikipedia Learn about Alabama

National Park Passes National Park Passes & Discounts *Free lifetime pass for permanently disabled U.S. citizens