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Birmingham Civil Rights Tour

Birmingham is known for its civil rights history, but matching landmarks to their significance can be difficult on a self-led tour. Visit notable locations, including the 16th Street Baptist Church, Kelly Ingram Park, and the site of the 1961 Freedom Riders attack, and discover their history from your guide. Travel between sites with ease via air-conditioned vehicle, and benefit from the small-group size for a more intimate experience.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$60.00
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Private Civil Rights Tour

Visit some of the most important sites of the Civil Rights Movement on a private tour of Montgomery. See places including the Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church and the Alabama State Capitol, and hear about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Mrs. Rosa Parks, and the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Choose either the half-day or full-day tour via private vehicle.
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  • 3 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$300.00
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  • 3 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Civil Rights/Sacred Ground Tour

Without a guided tour of Montgomery, you might miss out on some of the places and stories that give this historic Southern city its charm. Follow your guide through central Montgomery to sixteen top historic sites such as the Civil Rights Memorial Center, Freedom Riders Museum, and Equal Justice Initiative. As you walk, your guide shares Montgomery trivia and tales.
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  • 2 to 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$45.00
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  • 2 to 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation

Historical Highlights of Birmingham

Explore Birmingham without the hassle of planning and navigating on a historical highlights tour with round–trip transport from the doorstep of your accommodation. In addition to providing stories you won’t find in guidebooks, your guide points out landmarks that visitors often miss if exploring on their own. Snacks, beverages, and air conditioning on board are included for your comfort and convenience.
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  • 180 to 200 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$60.00
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  • 180 to 200 minutes
  • Free Cancellation

The Birmingham Ghost Walk - Hotels Churches and Riots Tour

This is the introduction and exploration of our dark and interesting history and covers many of the main haunted and unusual sights downtown. We begin with the tales of the founding of our city as a rough and tumble mine and mill town, and continue through on with missing children, spiteful murders, and discovered corpses.  We hear the tales of two of our haunted hotels, and four of the five original churches of the city.  There is then the tale of murders most sad, which has led to the legends of the “Mermaid of the Lake” and the major riot that followed. Then continuing through the darkness, with the shadowy footsteps that follow…to the discovery of a hidden cemetery or two…
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  • 120 to 150 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$30.00
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  • 120 to 150 minutes
  • Free Cancellation

Best of Eufaula Historic District and Homes Tour

Best of Eufaula Historic District and Homes Tour starts out with lunch with locals, a walking tour in the historic district with notable stops on Broad, Randolph and Eufaula. With several photo worthy locations and plenty of 1800s architecture, this tour will have your camera out nearly the whole time. This tour includes tickets to 2 of the top 5 tour locations in Eufaula, The Shorter Mansion and Fendall Hall.This is THE tour to take to see the BEST of the Historic District.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$49.00
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation

Selma Saturday Tour

Selma Saturn Tour is Unique and our experience guys are friendly and interactive. We know where the hidden gems of Selma are located. You will visit lynching sides of Elmore Bowling and martyr for the civil rights movement, Viola Luizzo. unique and our experience guides are friendly and engaging. Discover hidden gems of Selma and meet locals. Trivia about Alabama's History, Art, and Movie themed giveaways to winning participants. Participants should come prepared to laugh, cry, and learn.
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  • 4 to 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$45.00
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  • 4 to 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation

Let Our Rejoicing Rise: Historic African American Churches

Experience the rich legacy of African American worship sites in Downtown Huntsville. Learn about key people and significant places that have made an unforgettable imprint on our city. Discover Georgia Slave Cemetery, The original site of the oldest Negro Congregation in the State of Alabama, the place of worship where Martin Luther King, Jr spoke in 1962, the church organized by education visionary and college founder William Hooper Councill, the place where Pastor Bartley Harris is reported to have baptized 3000 souls along with many other significant sites.Stops with historic significance include1. Georgia Slave Cemetery2. Huntsville African Baptist3. Franklin Street Church of Christ4. First Seventh Day Adventist5. Phillips Christiam Methodist Episcopal6. St. Bartley Primitive Baptist7. Big Spring East8. Lakeside United Methodist.9. First Missionary Baptist10. Church Street Cumberland Presbyterian11. St. John African Methodist Episcopal
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$25.00
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation

On Holy Ground

Discover over 20 historic places of worship that have a significant impact on Downtown Huntsville and the State of Alabama. We will explore the original site of the Oldest Negro Congregation in the State of Alabama, the location where a minister reportedly, baptisted 3,000 souls, the oldest Presbyterian Church in the State of Alabama, a church built of native stone from Monte Sano Mountain, the oldest synagogue in Alabama in continuous use, the site where Martin Luther King, Jr. spoke in 1962, the congregation organized in 1885 by college president William Hooper Councill along with more fascinating facts for each site of worship.1. Georgia Slave Cemetery2. Huntsville African Baptist3. First Baptist 4. Phillips CME5. First Seventh Day Adventist6. St. Bartley Primitive Baptist7. Big Spring Park8. St. Mary of the Visitation9. Lakeside United Methodist10. St. John AME many others including First Methodist, Church of Nativity, First Presbyterian & Temple B'nai Sholom & many more
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$35.00
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation

Wheel Around Downtown

Experience an easy, short, history-filled walk around Courthouse Square. The walk is wheelchair-friendly, walker-friendly, stroller-friendly, kid-friendly and flat to accomodate easy and simple navigation. The tour is covers one-third mile (0.5 kilometers) and 700 fitness walking steps. It is relatively flat and easy to navigate.From the 4 corners of the Courthouse square we will discover1. Issac Schiffman Building2. Church of Nativity Episcopal3. Law office of abolitionist James G. Birney4. Constitution Village5. First Methodist Church6. Terry Hutchens Building7. Madison County Courthouse8. Cotton Row9. Commercial Row10. First National Bank11. Harrison Brothers HardwareThis is a Easy walk, easy to navigate, wheelchair friendly tour to discover Downtown Huntsville History
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  • 1 hour 5 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$25.00
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  • 1 hour 5 minutes
  • Free Cancellation

Historic Eufaula Walking Tour

Learn from a local historian. The historic district will come alive with stories of war, trade, election riots, politics, architecture and deceit. A one mile walking tour on paved road or sidewalk through the historic district makes this a must do for any inquisitive person with an extra hour. From the Creek Indian to life after World War II, Eufaula has a fascinating past. We will make it come to life for you!
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  • 75 to 90 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$18.00
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  • 75 to 90 minutes
  • Free Cancellation

3hr Private Civil Rights Tour with Transportation

Private 3 hour tour for up to 14 guests on our heated and cooled signature tour bus! Experience some of the most important sites that defined the Civil Rights Movement in America as well as learn some unique Alabama History.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$300.00
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Downtown Playgrounds (South)

Downtown Playgrounds is designed to introduce families with children (under age 12) to play places and learning spaces around Downtown Huntsville. We will spend up to 10 minutes at each play space. Children accompanied with adults, parents & guardians will have a chance to explore within the time limit. This is our only tour that is designed with an inclusive price for a family of five. Includes admission for family of five to Huntsville Art Museum for exclusive, private 30 minute docent-led tour of play spaces for children.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation

The Crusaders For Civil Rights Tour-The Church, The Children and The Community

The Crusaders for Civil Rights -The Church, The Children and The Community Birmingham, AL Tour is an historical American story many will never forget. This tour tells the story of the evangelistic support in Birmingham of the crusade for Love the greatest commandment. We will explore the crusade of the brave children who marched for all our future and the involvement of the business community that culminated to the passing of 1964 Civil Rights Act. There are stories and activities that would make you want to cry and others that would make you laugh as our country continues to heal together.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Dothan Downtown Tours

We will be going on a two-hour adventure through lovely, charming downtown Dothan. Learn about Dothan's unique and fascinating history. Ostensibly, Dothan is just another charming Southern city, with tales of the antebellum South, early settlers and notable residents. However, we urge you to look closer. Dothan is not quite what it seems. Its beautiful and breathtaking architecture belies a very dark past. While we cannot give away all of our destinations lest we ruin the surprise, we can assure you that even for the most pragmatic guests, you will find the tour unsettling, to say the least. For guests who are fans of the paranormal and ghost hunting, brace yourselves for a wild ride.Don't worry - stay with the group and you will be perfectly safe. Don't stray...
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation

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African American Churches

Experience the rich legacy of African American worship sites in Downtown Huntsville. Learn about key people and significant places that have made an unforgettable imprint on our city. Discover Georgia Slave Cemetery, The original site of the oldest Negro Congregation in the State of Alabama, the place of worship where Martin Luther King, Jr spoke in 1962, the church organized by education visionary and college founder William Hooper Councill, the place where Pastor Bartley Harris is reported to have baptized 3000 souls along with many other significant sites.Stops with historic significance include1. Georgia Slave Cemetery2. Huntsville African Baptist3. Franklin Street Church of Christ4. First Seventh Day Adventist5. Phillips Christiam Methodist Episcopal6. St. Bartley Primitive Baptist7. Big Spring East8. Lakeside United Methodist.9. First Missionary Baptist10. Church Street Cumberland Presbyterian11. St. John African Methodist Episcopal
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation

Visionary Men of Downtown Huntsville

Discover 16 men who had a significant impact on Downtown Huntsville and shaped our city's future. Meet the family member to National Writer Mark Twain, Meet the congressman who created a national footprint for children's advocacy, meet the entrepreneur who has kept his family's legacy alive in downtown Huntsville, meet Huntsville's earliest architect, meet the pastor who reportedly baptized 3000 souls in downtown, meet the abolitionist who once served as Huntsville's mayor and so many, many more historic visionary figures.1. Robert "Bud" Cramer2. James Clemens3. Veterans Memorial 4. Dr. Sonnie Hereford III5. Dr. John Cashin6. Hundley Batts7. Joseph Lowery8. William Hooper Councill9. Wernher Von Braun10. Bartley Harris11. John Hunt12. Holger Toftoy13. George Steele14. Harrison Brothers15. I. Schiffman16. James G. Birney17. Leroy Pope
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$35.00
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation

Muscle Shoals VIP Music Tours

Involved in Muscle Shoals music for over 30 years.Employed at Muscle Shoals Sound Studios during early 1980s as Production Assistant to Swamper, Jimmy Johnson; worked in MSS Publishing and MSS/Capitol Records. Interacted with various famous recording artists, producers and session musicians. Served as Curator at the Alabama Music Hall of Fame for over 9 years identifying people of Alabama involved in music and performing research on their accomplishments in music. Created exhibits for the museum, conducted tours for diverse age and interest groups. Represented the Hall of Fame through radio, print media and television interviews, presentations and speaking engagements before civic, school and community organizations. Served as step-on tour guide for various national and international groups touring local recording studios and the Alabama Music Hall of Fame. Private tours also available for individuals and small groups. Listed with the State of Alabama Tourism as Step-on Tour Guide
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  • 2 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$40.00
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  • 2 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Bark and Wag

Introduce your pet to welcoming spaces in Downtown Huntsville. Learn a little history along the way while your pet enjoys scenic green spaces and dog friendly spots. Learn about spots that are welcoming to dogs.1. Bud Cramer Park2. National Children's Advocacy Center3. Clemens House4. Pets Love & Happiness6. Dogspot7. Gateway Greenway8. HuntsvilleTimes Building9. Greene Street Market10. Church of Nativity11. Green Bus Brewing
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  • 60 to 75 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 60 to 75 minutes
  • Free Cancellation

Women Making an Impact

Discover 10 women whose footprint on Downtown Huntsville is remarkable and worthy of conversation. The tour makes at least 10 stops and gives the audience a view of impactful local women. Tour includes exclusive, private, docent-led 30 minute tour of Huntsville Art Museum and examination of the artwork of Kathy Chan.Explore the lives and stories of1. Frances Sims, Joan Cashin, Martha Hereford2. Mollie Teal3. Loretta Spencer 4. Howard Weeden5. Nameless Women along Washington Street6. Women's Suffrage7. Dulcina DeBerry8. Mae Jemison9. Jan Davis10. Local artists on display Huntsville Museum of Art
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  • 55 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 55 minutes
  • Free Cancellation


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