About the city

Birmingham Alabama was founded in 1871 by investors like cotton planters, bankers and railroad entrepreneurs. This was a real business town and Birmingham doesn’t have a colonial history. During the 1900’s  nothing really changed here. Now a days it’s not only a business city. There is a major medical research center in Birmingham and tourism is getting bigger, but business is still important.




Things to do in Birmingham

-The Birmingham Museum of Art is a wonderfull museum with art from all over the world. You can find Asian art, European art, American art, African art and much more. The museum has a really fun page about visiting a museum with kids and on that page you can find tips and trics to make sure that your kids have fun to! For more information you can visit the website of the Birmingham Museum of Art.

-Something what’s really fun to do (especially when you are travelling with children) is visit the Splash Adventure Waterpark in Birmingham. The park has a lot of different attractions and waterslides. It’s a nice park to cool down for a day. For more information you can visit the website of Splash Adventure Waterpark.

-McWane Science Center is a great place for children in Birmingham. The building has 4 floors and every floor has different science topics, all made interactive. For more information you can visit the website of McWane Science Center.

-If you just want to relax and sit down in the sun you should go to the Railroad Park. This is a park where you can relax and escape the noise of Birmingham. The park is used for local recreation, concerts, cultural activities and more so you never know where you are going to walk in to in Railroad Park!

-If you want to do something active you could go mountainbiking. If you want to go biking or mountainbiking you need to visit the visitor center in Birmingham so you know where the bike rentals are and where you can find biking trails in Birmingham.

Campground near to Birmingham

There is a beautiful KOA campground just an hour away from Birmingham. The campground has free wi-fi, a bath house, ‘free morning coffee’ and more. KOA campgrounds have everything you need for you RV like full hook-ups, so this campground is a good option if you are in Birmingham. For more information you can visit the website of KOA Oxford.








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