Alabama

Most Loved Orange Beach & Gulf Shores Restaurants (+ our picks)

Whether you’re heading to the Alabama Beaches for summer fun or off-season relaxation, there are some Gulf Shores restaurants that just shouldn’t be skipped. Breakfast? Date Night? Sweet Tooth? Whatever you’re desire, we’ve got you covered. Here are five must-visit eateries on the gorgeous white sands of the gulf, plus a foodie festival you MUST add to your bucket list!

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44+ Things To Do in Huntsville, AL That Guarantee Family Fun

When you think about things to do in Huntsville, AL, you think about the Space Museum, right?? In sixth grade our whole class was supposed to go theSpace and Rocket Center for a long weekend as part of our Science studies that year. Unfortunately, it was the same weekend my father had to have knee surgery. My mom was working so it fell to me to stay home and play nurse instead of going on the field trip. Ever since I’ve been dying to go and see the museum.


31 Things To Do In Orange Beach, AL That The Locals Love

Orange Beach is Alabama’s coastal community juxtaposing the Gulf of Mexico. A bustling destination for spring breakers and summer vacationers, this family beach retreat is also perfect in the more affordable shoulder season (the spring and bookends to summer). Known for blue-green waters that rush upon soft, white-sand beaches, Orange Beach presents a myriad of accommodations, an amazing culinary scene, adventure and water recreation.


The Best Things To Do In Mobile, Al That May Surprise You

When you think of Mardi Gras, New Orleans immediately comes to mind. But did you know that the first Carnival season festivities in the United States actually began in Mobile? The annual event carries over today, albeit a more family-friendly version, as locals don royal attire on floats and at community balls. It’s definitely among our list of surprising things to do in Mobile, Al!




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Fly fishing is only for old, rich men (& other myths debunked)

If you’ve been reading my blog for any amount of time, you know how much I adore the Blue Ridge Mountains. We hike and play there regularly, and I am always enamored with the fly-fisherman we see along the Toccoa or Chattahoochee. I’ve always wanted to try fly-fishing, but I had this idea in my head of who took up the sport. They were always men. They were always older. And they always had far more money than I do.