Courtyard by Marriott Birmingham Trussville
Travel Blogs from Birmingham
The Vulcan statue was the contribution of the burgeoning city of Birmingham to the world at the St. Louis Worlds Fair in 1904. It won the grand prize for the metallurgy pavilion and both the cities of Saint Louis and San Francisco tried to buy the statue after the Fair was over. It is a strange statue, honoring the Roman god of smithying. It is the largest cast iron statue in the country, 57 feet tall; several ...
... using a pool safety ring and his leg strokes, swim across the pool and back.
We're heading for Gatlinburg, Tennessee tomorrow where we'll be staying for two nights, and visit the Great Smokey Mountains. Thereafter, we're heading for Virginia through North-Carolina. We expect to be at Lulu's parents' house on Wednesday, where we'll be staying about ten days or so.
This is the coolest "abandoned factory" type exhibit I have ever seen.Most places like this are fenced off or very limited access for safety reasons but nearly the entire factory is accessible. You can climb up onto platforms, peaks and machinery at your hearts content. Justin had a great time exploring an old steam shovel. We climbed ...
We spent the night in the RV at Cheaha State Park in Talladega Alabama.
We arrived early enough to take some pics as we headed up the mountain.
Poor RV had a tough time getting up some of the hills. I think we were down to about 15 MPH on a few of the steeper ones. What happens when we get out west :(
Just passing through, so we didn't have to drive too much the next day. Plus better & cheaper hotel since it's in a smaller city. Took forever to drive here, roads were pitch-black & windy as we went around mountains and through parks. Staff was helpful and ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking