Exploration Journal.

From hiking, biking, horseback, swimming, fishing, boating, to just relaxing; Alabama is host to a wide array of outdoor activities to keep anyone bust through out the year. These articles are dedicated to unique features, places, history and activities throughout Alabama and the region.

Five North Alabama Destinations

Northern Alabama has a number of attractions that draw visitors to the area throughout the year. There is no way we could cover all the interesting destinations in this region, so we’ll take a look at five that may lead you to spending a weekend at the top of the state. 1. Dismals Canyon Located   Read More …



CCC Impacts in Alabama

The Civil Conservation Corp greatly influenced the development of recreational and ecological areas throughout the United States. Formed in 1933 as part of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal, the CCC employed young unmarried men, most of whose families were already on government assistance. The program accepted an initial maximum of 300,000 men, paying a small   Read More …



Top 5 Scenic Views in Alabama

Scenic views are numerous throughout Alabama. From the coastal plains to the Cumberland Plateau, Alabamians are close to a spectacular destination. With so many places worth a visit, it’s hard to pick top destinations for amazing views. Based on places explored on this site, we’ll take a look at five destinations with stunting vistas. 1.   Read More …