Memorial Day is around the corner and with it comes the unofficial start of the summer vacation season. If you’ve been thinking about where you can go to “get away from it all” this summer, you won’t have to venture far. From relaxing coastal beaches to historic inns and B&Bs, Alabama is home to many wonderful places to visit for a weekend getaway.
Here are 5 of best weekend getaways in Alabama:
Grand Hotel Golf Resort & Spa
Located in the charming little beach hamlet of Point Clear, AL, this resort offers a relaxing, entertaining oasis to guests of all ages and interests. It boasts two exceptional golf courses, a 20,000 square-foot Grand Spa, a fabulous pool complex for kids of all ages, ten tennis courts, and miles of white sand beaches stretching along Alabama’s beautiful Gulf Coast. You’ll enjoy dining at the Saltwater Grill seafood restaurant, and the Grand Steakhouse. Elegant rooms and suites are beautifully decorated and include all the amenities you could ever want - free Wi-Fi, LCD TVs, a coffeemaker, fridge, and a work area with an ergonomic chair.
Magnolia Springs B&B
This romantic Inn is set on a tree-lined street in the heart of Magnolia Springs, Alabama. Charm oozes from this historical landmark which offers beautiful accommodations, scrumptious homemade breakfasts and a tranquil ambiance that makes it impossible not to relax. Ideally located for exploring the area, you can venture out for a scenic drive to nearby Mobile Bay on the Gulf of Mexico or play golf at one of the several courses in the area.
Renaissance Birmingham Ross Bridge Golf Resort and Spa
If you’re looking for elegance and romance, this is the place for you. This resort offers 259 guest rooms with private balconies and lake views. Upgrade to a high-level room and enjoy scenic views and a private Jacuzzi. Lots of activities are available from jogging/walking trails to a saltwater swimming pool, to a well-equipped fitness center. Indulge in a relaxing spa treatment, or just kick back and admire the breathtaking Alabama views.
The Hotel at Auburn University
Located on the Auburn University Campus, this is the premiere hotel facility for all things Auburn. Filled with charm, it offers sleek guest rooms and suites with top-of-the-line amenities for their guests, like premium linens, flat screen televisions, and walk-in rainfall showers. You can upgrade to a room with a private living room and wet bar. Enjoy upscale dining onsite at the Mediterranean restaurant Ariccia Trattoria, and kick back and relax while listening to jazz at the Piccolo cocktail lounge. Other amenities include an outdoor pool, state-of-the-art fitness center and the 22,000-square foot Dixon Conference Center. There is a lot to do and see in and around Auburn, so check out this list of the 15 Best Things to Do in Auburn Alabama.
- The Mistletoe Bough Bed & Breakfast
How could anyone resist a place called The Mistletoe Bough? This quaint, romantic bed and breakfast offers a choice of five different rooms and suites with private bathrooms and Victorian-style décor. Relaxation is the name of the game whether you are strolling through lovely gardens or sipping sweet tea while sitting on the wraparound veranda. Historic downtown Alexander City and several restaurants are walking distance from the B&B. But don’t worry about breakfast, because a buffet is served every morning in the Victorian dining room. Complimentary coffee, tea, and cool drinks are available throughout the day.
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