Birmingham is a young, vibrant, sophisticated city in the heart of the Southeast. All age groups love to be in Birmingham for its attractions, entertainment and exceptional restaurants. Planning itineraries and services for youth groups is our specialty.
Attractions for Youth Groups
• Vulcan Park & Museum – Get a view of the city from the world’s largest cast iron statue. Gift shop on site.
• Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark – Learn about the iron and steel industry that gave rise to the city of Birmingham. Gift shop on site.
• Birmingham Civil Rights District – Now a national monument, the district tells the story of Birmingham’s role as Ground Zero in the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s. Gift shop at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute.
• Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum – This multi-story building holds the world’s largest collection of contemporary and vintage motorcycles. Gift shop on site.
• Red Mountain Park – Zip over the treetops, walk the rope bridges, and try your hand at wall climbing.
• Birmingham Zoo – Explore Trails of Africa, the Rhino Encounter and the Predator Zone. Concessions, dining and gift shop on site.
• Alabama Sports Hall of Fame – The museum showcases the history of famous athletes with ties to Alabama. Gift shop on site.
• McWane Science Center – Find four floors of interactive, hands-on exhibits for all ages. Café and gift shop on site.
• Negro Southern League Museum – The collection dates back to the 1890s and details history of the famed Birmingham Black Barons. Gift shop on site.
• Southern Museum of Flight – The rich stories of Southern aviation here include a tribute to the Tuskegee Airmen.
Free sights and tours
• Jones Valley Urban Teaching Farm – Crop-growing in the heart of the city
• Birmingham Museum of Art – Impressive collections from cultures around the world. Café and gift shop on site.
• Birmingham Botanical Gardens – Sixty-seven acres of lush plantings including a conservatory and Japanese garden. Restaurant on site.
• Golden Flake Snack Foods Factory – Sample the flavors of chips, corn curls and other treats as they are being cooked, processed and packaged.
• Bud’s Best Cookie Factory – Watch the process of making these delicious bite-size cookies.
• Ruffner Mountain Nature Center – Learn about local wildlife at the nature center and hike the trails of this urban preserve.
• The Peanut Place – The smell of roasting peanuts draws visitors in to see the antique roasters and other equipment.
• Railroad Park – Often referred to as “Birmingham’s Living Room,” this park is a relaxing space on the edge of downtown.
• Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park – Just a few minutes outside Birmingham, the park preserves the ironworks that were a battery of blast furnaces during the Civil War. Includes the Iron & Steel Museum of Alabama.
Services for Youth Groups
• Familiarization Tours
• Travel Planners Guide
• Site Visits
• Custom Tour Itineraries