Did you know that Alabama's Gulf Coast has over thirty miles of sugar-white sand beaches made almost entirely of fine, quartz grains washed down from the Appalachian Mountains thousands of years ago? The beaches here are truly some of America's best kept secrets...ssshhh! The turquoise, gentle waters will have you wondering why you hadn't been here before. If you have been, you already know!
And the music. Alabama’s music scene absolutely shaped the soundtrack of American music. Southern inspiration from the Shoals to the Gulf Coast generated talented musicians in a variety of genres: soul, jazz, rock ‘n roll, country and blues. Legends were born here and award-winning music can be found across the state. Visit hit-making studios and birthplaces of numerous artists along with museums dedicated to the preservation of the state’s musical legacy. This sound like you? Have a look at our Alabama's Legends Holiday.