Posts from January 2024

In 1808, Congress banned the importation of enslaved individuals—but the new law didn’t stop white smugglers from continuing to transport captives from Africa to America. One of those smugglers was

The Clotilda, the last known U.S. slave ship, arrived in Mobile, Alabama, in 1860 with 110 enslaved people. Travel journalist Natalie Preddie visits and reports on the opening of "Clotilda: The

Carnival Cruise Line’s return to Mobile with the largest cruise ship to sail out of the 19-year-old Alabama Cruise Terminal means the crowds are coming.

Steve Aderholt, 62, will be making the trip

In today's travel landscape, filled with shiny new resorts and ultra-modern skyscraper hotels, a bit of yesteryear is often welcome. Each of these 10 classic accommodations — nominated for the title

Historic Hotels of America® offers travelers memorable ways to experience holiday traditions, many dating back decades, if not centuries. Gingerbread houses are a German creation, perhaps inspired by

Welcoming a new year means reflection, anticipation, and, most often, celebration for many people across the country. And one of the most popular traditions for this festive event is the New Year's

New York City may have its New Year's Eve ball drop at One Times Square, but only in the South can you welcome in the new year with everything from a MoonPie to a pickle to a flea, among other

Condé Nast Traveler readers rate their top hotels in The American South, outside of Charleston, S.C. View all of the 2023 Reader’s Choice Awards winners here.

The Admiral

Ranking: #15

Score: 95.77

The reasons why we travel are as varied and divergent as the places we choose to visit. One day, we’re seeking natural landscapes that leave us breathless and adventures that push our boundaries; the

What to Explore in Alabama in 2024

Thursday, January 4, 2024 2:00 PM by This is Alabama

When it comes to bucket list activities, Alabama has quite a few. If you need suggestions on what to explore in 2024, we’ve got you covered. From historic sites to natural wonders, here’s what our