Travel Blogs from Birmingham
... I knew Birmingham was an iron producing city, but I didn't realize that all the ingredients for iron - iron ore, coal, and limestone - are all present in Birmingham. If you come to Birmingham, I recommend you come see the statue and the museum, if you have the time. If you were wondering, Birmingham no longer produces iron and steel. Like the other major steel producing cities in the US, that production has ceased.
... out. WiFi permitting, we'll try to upload a video we shot. As Lulu said, it's amazing to find musicians of this quality out on the streets for free--although we gave them tips and bought their latest CD from them.
Due to bad planning, we left with only five CDs in our six-CD player in the car. We try to listen to radio as much as possible, but, especially ...
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 ...
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 ...
... 1909 for $2,000 and it is worth more than a million today. Could not select just a few of the pics. The carousel still operates and though the animals are stationary it is mucher faster than one would expect.
Jimmie Rodgers memorial - we stumbled on looking for the Carousel House. Known as the Father of Country Music 'The Singing Brakeman" because he got his start singing on the trains. The musuem was in ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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TravelPod Member ReviewsEcono Lodge Birmingham
Nice stay here. Only downside was no guest laundry.
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