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What it means to be in Birmingham

To be in Birmingham is to be in the arms of the South. Where the energy is palpable and a spirited nature is tempered by cosmopolitan charm. It’s to be in a place that’s as modern and contemporary as it is classically southern. And to experience something you won’t soon forget.

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Where to Stay

The hotels in and around Birmingham are more than simply a place to lay your head overnight. From location and amenities options to reputation and price, the right accommodations can make all the difference in your overall experience. Find a place that’s right for you.

Birmingham Alabama


A little bit of everything.

Historically significant. Eclectically funky. Progressively southern. Get a feel for the individual enclaves that make our city truly special.


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Downtown


The business of pleasure.

An explosion of retail space, hip new lofts, professional baseball and a slew of breweries, restaurants, coffee shops and bars have made downtown Birmingham a must-experience to everyone who comes here.


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Lakeview


All day. All night. And then some.

Conveniently located between downtown and Southside, Lakeview is one of the most bustling areas for entertainment, retail, design and food. Add to that residential lofts, performance and event space and the hottest nightspots in town, and it’s easy to see why this area is such a draw.


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Southside


Bohemian rhapsody.

Situated at the base of the forested northern slope of Red Mountain, the historic Southside community is one of the most cosmopolitan neighborhoods in Birmingham, with Five Points South being a central hub for art, nightlife and entertainment.


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Avondale / Crestwood


The hippest haven in the ‘ham.

Originally built to be a company town for Avondale Mills, the neighborhood is now an emerging nightlife and entertainment hotbed. The newest restaurants, breweries and live music venues make Avondale one place not to me missed.


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Homewood


Taking quaint and charming to the next level.

Small town southern life meets vibrant, contemporary retail, dining and entertainment options in this easy-to-find, easier-to-get-around neighborhood.


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Mountain Brook


Welcome to the Tiny Kingdom.

Located in a quiet, secluded enclave and noted for its boutique shopping, the so-called “tiny kingdom” has upscale shopping, fine dining, spa treatments and greenspaces that all come together to create an experience as luxurious as it is memorable.


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Airport


Everything old is new again.

Home to some of the oldest neighborhoods in the state, community revitalization has created a resurgence of businesses, churches, community events and neighborhood festivals.


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Gardendale / Fultondale


Mining towns turned local treasures.

Having sprung up around an industrial post-Civil War coal mining boom, through the years these communities have developed an undeniable southern charm while still maintaining their rich and storied histories.


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Hoover / Vestavia


Down home communities. Upscale vibe.

Best known for its wide variety of retail shopping, including the Riverchase Galleria, the area is also home to quaint subdivisions, nature preserves, sports complexes and more than its fair share of dining options.


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Trussville / Leeds / Irondale


East of town. North of expectations.

One of the most surprising and unexpected areas of Birmingham is steeped in history and home to world renowned retail shopping, a global television network and an international raceway and motorsports museum.


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Bessemer / West


Hometown heritage.

Nestled in Jones Valley in the foothills of the Appalachians, Bessemer is conveniently located to interstates and airports for easy access to shopping, outdoor activities and family adventure.


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280


The road to everywhere.

Being located along one of the main arteries into and out of the heart of downtown means the shops and restaurants here have a local suburban feel while being easily accessible from anywhere.


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Experiences Are better in Birmingham
Experience Links and Late Night

Not only do we have world-class courses designed to challenge you during the day, but there’s also plenty for you to do once the sun goes down.

Hit your clubs in the morning.
Then hit our clubs at night.

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Events Are better in Birmingham
Event Sloss Music & Arts Festival


Sloss Music & Arts Festival is a two-day music and lifestyle event in Birmingham, AL on Saturday July 14th and Sunday July 15th.

Sloss Music & Arts Festival
July 14-15

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