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MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) -
Today Alabama Tourism launched a three year campaign, "100 Alabama Road Trips" with the release of the first 10 trips. The campaign focuses on driving itineraries that travelers can experience over a two to three day period. The itineraries are live on the tourism website and each is numbered, www.alabama.travel other trips will be added throughout the first year of the campaign.
The first 10 trips include the BCS Championship tour, Eagle watching on Lake Guntersville, a romantic getaway to Mobile, Selma to Montgomery Civil Rights history, Spring Break at the beach, a walking tour of downtown Birmingham, Huntsville's Space and Rocket Center, Montgomery's history tour, bird watching on the coast and the To Kill A Mockingbird tour in Monroeville.
Travelers can pick up copies of the vacation guide at each of the eight Alabama Welcome Centers, by calling 1-800-ALABAMA or by requesting online at www.alabama.travel.