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Fly to Birmingham, Alabama, with United Airlines from over 200 airports within the United States and an additional 100 airports internationally.
Birmingham's top attractions
- Visit the Birmingham Botanical Gardens, displaying flora and fauna from the South and across the world.
- Discover local steel and manufacturing history at the Vulcan Park and Museum. Its cast-iron statue is one of the largest in the world, and the observation deck is one of the highest points in the city.
- Learn about the civil rights movement at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, with tours and artifacts from this pivotal era.
Best time to travel to Birmingham
Visit in summer or fall to take part in paintball, four-wheeling or hunting in the woods. A favorite destination during summer is Alabama Splash Adventure, which has a combined water park and theme park and includes the biggest wooden roller coaster in the state. Art fans will want to come in late spring for the Magic City Art Connection, a show featuring painting, jewelry and pottery from artists across the U.S.