Planning A Road Trip – Alabama BBQ IS Calling

My family has the travel bug. Our recent road trip went so well, we are all itching to take another one. Although we have a long list of places we want to take our girls, while they are young I am partial to sticking to road trips in the South. Having traveled much of the South when I was young, somehow I have never been to Alabama. But there is so much to see and do in Alabama I think it is time I checked Alabama off my personal bucket list.

Alabama? What is the appeal you might wonder, especially if you are not familiar with the charm of the south. Let me tell you a little more about this state that will have you changing that, “Alabama?” to an, “Oh yeah Alabama!” in a flash.

State of Alabama

Alabama BBQ

If you are familiar with that old song about the sweet state, you might have an idea of what makes this one a special place. The skies are blue, the area is rich with history and if you like to eat like I do, all I need to say to you is Alabama BBQ. If you are not sure what makes Alabama special let me tell you.

Alabama BBQ is different from any other because it has a unique and tasty aspect: a white sauce of mayonnaise, apple cider vinegar, lemon juice, black pepper and salt. It creates a flavor worth savoring, craving and dreaming about. I don’t know about you, but I have to taste that combination. 

Just look at this BBQ stuffed potato! 

BBQ Stuffed Potato
If you love a good BBQ, this is the time to visit Alabama. The Alabama Tourism Department is proud to declare 2015 as “The Year of Alabama BBQ.” In light of the popularity of its BBQ Alabama has declared that BBQ in Alabama is not only among the best in the U.S., but is THE best. BBQ so important in this state it even has a BBQ Hall of Fame. Sounds like another place to visit for a BBQ-loving family like mine.

The Year of Alabama BBQ
There is so much more to see and do in this lovely state, including 32-miles white-sand beaches, premier destinations and that special hospitality that will make Alabama one of the places that your heart will always hold dear.

To learn more about Alabama or begin planning your road trip here are several resources for you.

To make your trip planning a breeze here are some great apps you will want to download:

Have you ever been to Alabama? Is there a spot you think we must check out when we take our road trip?

Road Trip

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Alabama Tourism. The opinions and text are all mine.