Population of 210,710
Known as an affluent city with a rich history and culture, Birmingham has something for everyone.
Best time to visit: June to August is considered by most to be the best time to visit.
Birmingham Botanical Gardens has more than 7,000 plants from different parts of the world.
The Oak Mountain State Park has a small beach, biking routes, golf course, and wildlife observatories.
The Civil Rights District is located downtown and home to many historical sights.
The Downtown District has a large range of accommodation and entertainment options.
The Red Mountain neighborhood has a wide range of eateries, including national and international chains.
Home to four world-class golf courses
Hosts annual contemporary art festival
Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve is one of the largest urban nature reserves in the U.S.
Birmingham International Airport serves the city of Birmingham and the surrounding area.