See Alabama First:: The Story of Alabama Tourism

See Alabama First:: The Story of Alabama Tourism

Tim Hollis


Tourism within the Southeast is frequently linked to Florida--a nation that primarily outlined the in the US. but Alabama has a desirable historical past of tourism all its personal. all of it started with an enterprising baby-kisser. In 1916, John Hollis Bankhead went to nice lengths to make sure that one in all America's first transcontinental highways went at once via Alabama. although it used to be a much less effective course for road tourists, it marked the start of Alabama's fledgling tourism undefined, which grew exponentially with every one passing decade. given that he used to be a boy, writer Tim Hollis has traveled from the Shoals to the coast and accrued an unmatched wisdom of Alabama tourism. From restored and preserved ancient locations to campy vacationer traps and outrageous roadside sights, this can be the whole tale of tourism in Alabama.

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