2120 Jameson Pl SW
Decatur, AL 35603
Phone: (256) 355-2229
Fax: (256) 341-9056
Host two Nascar Winston Cup Series races each season. Fans from all across the United States travel to Talladega to see their favorite drivers compete on NASCAR's Most Competitive Track.
These two historical areas represent Alabama's largest concentration of Victorian homes.
The Wiley House is an example of Colonial Revival architecture. Featuring a giant order of central portico, boxed cornice, and wide frieze. Located on the Decatur Historic Tour.
This Yacht showplace features boat slips, RV park, boat repair, marine supplies, and boat sales.
The church building comprising the present nave and chancel area, was dedicated in 1893. The interior is modeled after Gothic English parish churches. Located on the Decatur Historical Tour.
Pre-Greek Revival structure that was used as a hospital during the Civil War and is one of only 4 buildings left standing when the war ended. The Old State Bank is the oldest bank in Alabama.
Offers an observation video, two walking trails, and a 10,000 square foot interpretive center with wildlife and habitat exhibits.
The Point Mallard Park is an all in one family entertainment venue. Occupying a massive area, the huge park comprises a Water Park, a Golf Course, an Ice Complex, a Camp Ground and a Strike Zone. An array of fun activities are facilitated in the park's many entertainment options, which include America's first wave pool, sandy beaches, skating rink, tennis courts, bowling alleys and a multi-purpose recreation center. The park also provides ample recreational options for kids of all age groups. Besides, the in-house kitchen takes care of the dining needs, whereas the various event spaces facilitate business meetings, parties and so on. Admission costs and hours vary with each facility. Check the website for further details.
Visit this full marina offering boat launching, seasonal store, RV park with 28 full hook ups, RV and cabin rentals, tent camping, hiking trails, children's play ground, children's fishing pond, swimming, and canoe and boat rentals.
Adding glee to the Tennessee River Valley in Wheeler, Alabama is the Joseph Wheeler Plantation. It is often referred to as the "General Joe Wheeler Home" or the "Pond Spring." It was established by John P. Hickman and boasts 1760 acres (710 hectares) of land area. The Alabama Historical Commission manages this property. The plantation is open for viewing from Wednesday to Saturday, 9:00a through 4:00p. The site staff is efficient and arranges for guided tours. Surrounding the house are a whole lot of gardens, cemeteries, grounds and historic buildings that can be explored.
The Marion Street is one of the most important streets in the city. The place is a hub of activity with several events and carnivals taking place here. Besides, the street also has the beautiful Marion Street Church located on it, which is a must visit for every tourist. To explore the culture of the city, Marion Street is the place to go.
Located just southwest of Huntsville about two hours from Birmingham, the U.S. Space and Rocket Center is one of the most extraordinary destinations in Alabama. On display here are rockets, boosters, capsules and space suits used in NASA missions over the years. There is also an IMAX movie theater and a summer space camp for children. The center is open daily except major holidays. The admission price includes a trip to the nearby Marshall Space Flight Center, where you can watch the construction of NASA's new space station.