Friday's MYSTERY getaway: A trip that's EASY on the BUDGET
Here’s your Friday BUDGET getaway:
This trip is for:
travelers who need to take it easy on their wallets after the holidays.
Where to go: Birmingham, AL
Drive time: 2 hours 50 min
What to do:
explore, hike, experience civil rights landmarks
Hey y’all! It’s January and the weather is cold and our wallets are empty. But that doesn’t mean that you need to stay home!
Nah…there’s nothing better for the post-holiday blues than a weekend getaway! So, with all of that in mind, we’re giving you a trip that:
is not far (this will help save on gas budget)
doesn’t require a hotel stay, and
is FULL to the brim with FREE activities
Here are the top 5 FREE things to do in Birmingham.
What are you looking for?
Historical sites? The Civil Rights District is where you want to be. There’s even a free audio tour from your cell phone.
Locals only hot spots? This green space is known as “Birmingham’s living room”…where the locals hang.
Culture and art? Try the small but impactful Birmingham Museum of Art.
Where to snack:
Deep in Peanut District of Birmingham, you can find a cobble-stoned street and an old shop on Morris Ave that sells all kinds of peanuts (boiled, roasted, flavored). It’s an iconic venue to see and a must-stop when you’re in town.
If you fall in love with their peanuts as most folks do, you can even have them shipped to your house!
Read more: Want other trips from Nashville?
Those with a SERIOUS case of weekend wanderlust should check us out on Facebook.
Share insider tips and recommendations with other travelers DAILY in our Weekenders Group! You’ll always know where to go and what to do on the weekends!