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Birmingham overview

Birmingham is a friendly place, distinct for its live music and sports, and known for its zoo and library. You'll enjoy the area's dancing, museums and theatres. Take in some local culture at popular attractions, such as Birmingham Museum of Art and McWane Science Center. Popular attractions such as Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame and Birmingham Civil Rights Institute are sure to leave an impression. If you're looking for a family- and business-friendly getaway, Birmingham is for you.

Where to stay in Birmingham

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Birmingham has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Birmingham with Hotels.com by checking our online maps. These display the areas and neighbourhoods around all Birmingham hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Birmingham hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Birmingham

Fly in to Birmingham, AL (BHM-Birmingham Intl.), 4.4 mi (7 km) from central Birmingham. Birmingham Station is the closest train station.

What to see around Birmingham

Fun outdoor activities are on hand, along with these attractions:
  • • Regions Field
  • • Legion Field
  • • Rickwood Field
  • • Barber Motorsports Park
  • • Airwalk Trampoline Arena
Known for its zoo, the area's family-friendly sights include:
  • • Birmingham Zoo
  • • Aldridge Gardens
  • • Treetop Family Adventure
  • • Alabama Splash Adventure
  • • Central Alabama Paintball Park
Live music, museums and theatre stand out, with top cultural places to visit like:
  • • Birmingham Museum of Art
  • • Don Kresge Memorial Museum
  • • Alabama Theater
  • • McWane Science Center
  • • Carver Theater
Below are some favourite shopping areas where you can find that perfect souvenir – or simply browse:
  • • The Summit
  • • Western Hills Mall
  • • Riverchase Galleria
  • • The Village at Lee Branch
  • • The Outlet Shops of Grand River
Popular places in the area include:
  • • Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame
  • • Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
  • • Sloss Furnaces
  • • Vulcan Statue
  • • Arlington Antebellum Home and Gardens

When to visit Birmingham

Wondering which time of year to travel or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal trends to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperatures
  • January-March: 22°C day, 1°C night
  • April-June: 32°C day, 8°C night
  • July-September: 33°C day, 15°C night
  • October-December: 27°C day, 1°C night
Seasonal average rainfall
  • January-March: 375 cm
  • April-June: 349 cm
  • July-September: 321 cm
  • October-December: 323 cm
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  • Business-friendly
  • Family-friendly