- Our list of the best things to do in Birmingham, Alabama, features the top 66 nearby activities — including 27 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Birmingham, AL has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Museums & Galleries, Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, and Sports & Fitness.
- The results below include the top 32 things to do within the city of Birmingham, AL , followed by 34 popular activities in nearby cities, including Pelham, Hoover, Bessemer, Trussville, Alabaster, Leeds, Mountain Brook and Helena
Red, White, and Brew! Benefiting Birmingham Education Foundation Birmingham MoreLess Info
Friends and family to gather to celebrate at an inaugural fundraising event
4343 N 73rd St, Birmingham, AL 35206 MoreLess Info
The exhibits displayed at the Southern Museum of Flight pertain to both the military and the civil domain. There are Korean War Jet collections, Vietnam War helicopters, Tuskegee Airmen collections and others. It organizes summer camps for children.
20 32nd St N, Birmingham, AL 35222 MoreLess Info
With the oldest building from the site dating back to 1902, the Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark produced iron for almost 80 years, until it was transformed into a museum in 1983. There are 40 buildings on the site and 2 blast-furnaces. It can host special events.
Home to all types of mammals, birds, and reptiles, the Birmingham Zoo was first opened in 1955 and now hosts more than 170 animals. It has a Zoo Train and a Carousel, and also organizes special events, such as the Nocturnal Adventure.
The Peanut Depot started roasting peanuts in 1907. Visitors can see peanuts roasted in the old antique roasters, buy fresh roasted, salted and Cajun peanuts, and see the architecturally interesting turn of the century building.
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1214 81st Street South, Birmingham, AL 35206 MoreLess Info
The Ruffner Mountain Center contains many miles of hiking trails. The center also contains the Tree Top Visitor Center with an information booth, gift shop and mining history exhibits, the Woodland Animal Exhibit Hall displaying Alabama animals, and the Mountainside Pavilion that can be rented for special event…