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Highlights Birmingham (AL)
- Live music
- Cultural town
- Relaxing nature
- Art museums
- Southern lifestyle
- Historical landmarks
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Known for its prominence during the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s, Birmingham is now one of the most lively and attractive cities in Alabama. You will be immersed in southern history and culture during your trip. For inquisitive minds, Birmingham boasts a number of science museums as well as others to get your cognitive wheels turning. This is due to its industrial past. You will be delighted to know it’s also a melting pot for music, arts and theater. Best of all, your rental will be close to all the action.Spacious independent rentals
Experience the south in one of our spacious, independent rentals. Whether you are travelling with your significant other, family or large group, you are sure to find a perfect fit. Located in and around the center of Birmingham, these fully equipped rentals have everything you need to enjoy a comfortable getaway. Enjoy a barbecue with your friends and family on the terrace or in the garden. The classic southern architecture and suburban scenery will give you a picture worthy, unforgettable experience.
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The area and getting around
Birmingham is full of interesting museums and culture. Located in the north of Alabama, it is known for its industrial and civil rights heritage. Just south of Birmingham you can enjoy views of the city on Red Mountain. Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve is also nestled along these slopes and is great for a range of nature activities. Surrounded by lakes, creeks, rivers and mountains. Venturing outside the city center you will find botanical gardens.Lively music scene and Southern food
Birmingham is widely known as a culinary hub and vibrant entertainment center. However, one of its best kept secrets is its phenomenal music scene. There are many venues that provide both excellent food as well as first-rate music. Check out live music venues with food and drink such as Iron City, The Nick, Zydeco and more. It’s no secret that many great musical talents came from Alabama.The Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame in Birmingham is a fantastic place to learn about the struggles and triumphs of some of the most iconic Jazz & Blues players in the state like Nat King Cole and Duke Ellington. Top off your trip to Birmingham by catching a performance at the Oak Mountain Amphitheater, the largest in Alabama.
Travelers and activities
Rich in culture and history, you will find many museums and parks, all while being surrounded by architecture reminiscent of a bygone era. The Birmingham Civil Rights Museum will take you right back to the 50s and 60s civil rights movement. The multimedia exhibits on display will help you visualize what it was like to live during the struggles and victories of those times. Another place to add to your sightseeing list is The Sloss Furnace. Formerly a pig iron-producing blast furnace from 1882 to 1971, it’s now a historic landmark and the only sloss furnace in America that has been preserved for the public. It’s fascinating tour is one of the city’s notorious attractions.Birmingham for Families
Birmingham is a great place for families. There is so much to do and see. Explore the McWane Science Center where you and your young ones can learn about the sciences. Take the kids to the shark and ray tank for a fun, interactive experience, and finish your excursion with a visit to the IMAX Dome to see the latest movies. Sports fans will be inspired by the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame.
Home of Vulcan, the largest iron statue in the world, standing 56 feet tall and made from a whopping 100,000 pounds of iron!
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Surprisingly, the Birmingham zoo has earned its bragging rights as a model of animal conservation due to hosting over 230 different animal species from 6 continents. Some of the memorable activities to be enjoyed at the zoo include feeding the giraffes and watching the Sea Lion Splash Show.2. Check out the Birmingham Museum of Art
Founded in 1951, the Birmingham Museum of Art boasts 26,000 multicultural pieces dating from ancient times to modern. It also houses the largest collection of Asian art in the Southeast of America.3. Enjoy the view at Railroad Park
Take a break from the downtown and vist Railroad Park, the perfect place to recharge and get refreshed after a long day of sightseeing. This is a perfect place for couples or families to get amazing, serene views of the city. Feel like a local as you walk through the 19-acre park among the trees and flowers.4. Experience the world of racing at Barber Motorsports Park.
The Barber Motorsports Park has a 2.38-mile racecourse where spectators can enjoy a taste of first-class racing. While at the park, visit the world’s largest collection of motorcycles at the Barber Vintage Motorsport Museum, which houses more than 1450 vintage and modern motorcycles and race cars.5. Alabama Theater
While sightseeing in downtown Birmingham, you can’t help but stop by the Alabama Theater nestled right in its heart. Entertaining locals and visitors since 1927, this venue is a great place to watch both films and live performances. If you come at the end of August, you might be able to catch a film at The Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival in the Theater District of the city.
FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Birmingham (AL)
How much does it cost to book a vacation rental in Birmingham?
Birmingham is one of the most expensive cities in the USA. For a vacation rental here, you can expect to pay around $398 per night.
During which months are vacation rentals cheaper in Birmingham?
After analyzing our data from last year, the months at the lowest possible cost in Birmingham are March, April and February, with average prices of $317, $342, and $370, respectively.
When are vacation rentals more expensive in Birmingham?
It can be concluded, by analyzing the data from the previous year, that costs per night for accommodation here are usually higher, on average, during the months of October ($468), July ($426), and January ($419).
Are there usually many vacation rentals available in Birmingham?
You should book your stay with plenty of time when visiting Birmingham, as only 17% of our properties are usually available throughout the year.
When are more vacation rentals available?
The months when it's easiest to find available accommodation in Birmingham are August (the average amount of properties that are available reached 34% of the total last year), January (29%), and July (27%).
How many vacation rentals does Holidu have in Birmingham?
Holidu offers around 270 accommodations in Birmingham from 4 different providers, so find the perfect type of accommodation you are looking for. We've got you covered!