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Are you ready to get away from it all, travel to a wonderful destination that offers unmatched hospitality, delectable cuisine, first class hotels and resorts, and internationally recognized attractions, festivals and events?! Alabama awaits you!

From the mountains and lakes of North/Central Alabama to the sugar-white beaches lining Alabama's southern Gulf Coast, Alabama offers you an unforgettable dream vacation at an affordable price! Whether you are thinking of a weekend get-away or a two-week excursion, take a few moments and discover why you should treat yourself to an Alabama vacation!


The Alabama Travel Council (ATC) serves as the official private sector representative of Alabama's hospitality and tourism industry. Founded in 1945 as a non-profit trade association, ATC has played, and continues to play, a major role in the growth of the state's number one industry, tourism! Tourism is big business in Alabama. According to the latest Economic Impact Study by the Alabama Tourism Department, more than 22.4 million people visit the state each year, generating over $9.3 billion in expenditures within Alabama and helping to provide more than 169,000 jobs for Alabama families.

Alabama Bass Trail's New Tournament Series Kicks off February 1 on Lake Guntersville


On February 1, 2014, the Alabama Bass Trail Tournament Series gets underway on Lake Guntersville where a guaranteed first place prize of $10,000 is up for grabs. Hosted by the Marshall County Convention and Visitors Bureau, the tournament is bringing in 400 amateur anglers from across the southeastern United States and is expected to generate an approximate $500,000 economic impact for Guntersville and Marshall County.


Lake Guntersville will host the first stop of the Alabama Bass Trail Tournament Series, a team-style tournament series sanctioned by BASS (Bass Anglers Sportsman Society). Registration for the first tournament is full at 200 boats and 400 anglers. Registration and briefing will take place at the Lake Guntersville State Park Lodge beginning at 5 p.m. on Friday, January 31.


Takeoff is set for approximately 7 a.m. and weigh-in begins at 3 p.m. at the boat ramp in Lake Guntersville State Par [Read More]

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