Welcome to Birmingham


This hilly, shady city, founded as an iron mine, is still a center for manufacturing – many Birmingham residents work at Mercedes Benz USA in Tuscaloosa. In addition, universities and colleges pepper the town, and all of this comes together to create a city with an unreservedly excellent dining and drinking scene. The past also lurks in Birmingham, once named 'Bombingham,' and the history of the Civil Rights movement is very much at your fingers.


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$55 Tours & Sightseeing

Birmingham Civil Rights Tour

Enjoy complimentary pickup from your downtown hotel or Airbnb as your guide drives to Kelly Ingram Park to begin your historical tour of Civil Rights sights in Birmingham. Pickups are 5-15 minutes before the tour begins. If you have not scheduled a pickup meet your guide at the Fred Shuttlesworth statue in front of the Civil Rights Institute. The tour starts promptly at 10:00AM.Our small group of no more than 12-14 will walk around the park as you learn about the origins of segregation in the city of Birmingham and state of Alabama. We then visit the following sights: Linn Park, Boutwell Auditorium, Parker High School, Dynamite Hill, Bethel Baptist Church, Phillips High School, sight of Freedom Riders attack, Kelly Ingram Park, Gaston Motel, 16th Street Baptist Church. Depending on availability we may access the interior of Historic Bethel Baptist Church. While being driven around Birmingham your guide will lead you every step of the way and talk about what made Birmingham so integral to the fall of segregation.Hotel pickup and drop-off within downtown Birmingham, which include:Elyton HotelRedmont HotelHampton Inn - TutwilerSheraton BirminghamWestin BirminghamDoubleTree by Hilton BirminghamResidence Inn by Marriott Birmingham Downtown at UABHotel Highland Downtown - UABHomewood Suites by Hilton Birmingham Downtown Near UABCourtyard by Marriott Birmingham Downtown at UABSpringHill Suites by Marriott Birmingham Downtown at UAB

$38.50 Outdoor Activities

2 hours of Axe Throwing bliss!

Our Axe Coach will be there to assist you and we provide everything you need (except the required closed toe shoes).Please arrive a minimum of 15 minutes early to sign the waiver and get signed in. Minimum age is 16 years old. If under 18 a parent/ guardian must participate also.  Our friendly axe throwing coaches will teach you how to throwing axes.After you get comfortable sticking axes in the targets we will have a blast playing fun axe throwing games in a group environment.We will also teach some trick throwsFinally we will have an elimination type game and crown the Axe Champ!For more information please check out our website: AutobahnSpeed.com/axe-throwing

$7.98 Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Admission Ticket to House and Garden

Escape the modern world in period rooms filled with antiques and Edwardian era soft furnishings. As you stroll around the house, learn about the families that lived here and how Winterbourne came to be part of the University of Birmingham. Winterbourne is also one of the best surviving examples of an Edwardian Arts and Crafts suburban villa garden in Birmingham. The garden was lovingly created by the homeowners, Margaret and John Nettlefold, using the books of Gertrude Jekyll as guides and inspiration.  Today the botanical garden is Grade II listed and offers colour and interest throughout the year. The restored walled garden complete with crinkle-crankle wall, is a riot of rainbow shades from May until October. The lawns are fringed with striking colour themed borders, and beyond lies an original sandstone rock garden and a woodland walk through Gunnera leaves and Rhododendron displays. The botanical garden contains plants from around the globe with collections of plants from China, North and South America and the Alpine areas of the world.The garden offers something for all ages, including activity trails for families and a children’s garden.

$39.99 Tours & Sightseeing

Montgomery Puzzling Adventure

Choose your own start time and embark on your adventure. With your smartphone as your guide, go on a brain-teasing and educational walking tour of your chosen neighborhood. Visit a series of locations and answer the questions or solve puzzles to receive your next instruction.There is no need to race as quickly as possible from start to finish. Part of the fun is enjoying the sights, sounds, and tastes of the tour. Before heading to your next location, you’ll have time to eat, drink, enjoy the sights, and use the bathroom while the game clock is not running. You’re only timed on your travel and puzzles.At the end of your adventure, see your rank based on a combination of your answers to the questions and game clock time.

$22.99 Outdoor Activities

Birmingham Puzzling Adventure

Choose your own start time and embark on your adventure. With your smartphone as your guide, go on a brain-teasing and educational walking tour of your chosen neighborhood. Visit a series of locations and answer the questions or solve puzzles to receive your next instruction. There is no need to race as quickly as possible from start to finish. Part of the fun is enjoying the sights, sounds, and tastes of the tour. Before heading to your next location, you’ll have time to eat, drink, enjoy the sights, and use the bathroom while the game clock is not running. You’re only timed on your travel and puzzles. At the end of your adventure, see your rank based on a combination of your answers to the questions and game clock time.

$25 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Tuscaloosa Bar Golf Pub Crawl

Visit Tuscaloosa's best beer establishments while playing your finest round of golf ever.Our bar golf party provides your group with all the necessary equipment such as private golf cart, caddie, mobile putting green, set of putters, and drinks at every "hole," or bar. Visit five to six local bars and play a hole at each; your score is calculated based on drink type, putting, and penalties. As with golf, the person with the lowest scores wins at the end of the game. Cost of drinks is not included in the price of the tour.Dressing up is encouraged, laughing and fun are guaranteed. Have a blast with your group visiting the best hangouts around this Championship Town and earn bragging rights along the way. Your tour guide will be dressed in a traditional caddy uniform and you can instantly earn points by dressing in your own golf attire. You'll get a ton of fun photos and make some cool funny memories with your friends.