Birmingham, Alabama audio tour: Super City Birmingham: A Self-Guided Tour of Alabama’s Magic City

Super City Birmingham: A Self-Guided Tour of Alabama’s Magic City

Driving Tour

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120 mins
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21.0mi

About the Tour

Take in the rich history of Alabama’s ‘Magic City’ on a driving tour through several of its key neighbourhoods, including the Southside Entertainment District and Civil Rights District.

You’re guided by Freedom Line Tours, who recreated their signature Super City Birmingham (TM) Hop On Hop Off Driving Tour to give you a glimpse into what makes Birmingham so magical, at your own pace. This tour takes you to over 10 attractions throughout the Birmingham Metro Area, including:

• Regions Field, home to the much-loved Minor League Baseball team, the Birmingham Barons
• The University of Alabama at Birmingham, where you’ll learn about the school’s advances in medicine
• Vulcan Park and Museum
• Birmingham Botanical Gardens, a perfect spot to stop and stretch your legs
• Bethel Baptist Church, where you’ll find out about its connection to the Civil Rights Movement

This two-hour tour is designed so that you can hop out of your car to explore whenever you like, then hop back in to continue your journey. Admission fees are not included.

Tour Producer

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Freedom Line Tours (FLT)

Freedom Line Tours (FLT) is a trusted provider of Cultural Heritage Tours and traveler experiences in the United States. FLT invites visitors to our adaptation of our Signature Super City Birmingham (TM) Hop On/ Hop Off tour series. FLT team of storytellers are passionate about helping you discover the untold stories and historic contributions of Black and Brown people in America. Our tour guide is Antonia who is a world traveler and recounts the contributions people of color made for the American Dream to be achieved for all people while cross referencing the ties to major historic landmarks, sites and museums.
This city tour guides visitors to over 11 attractions throughout the Metro Area. There are many cross references to further your knowledge of individuals and major events that took place in or around a location. Take this tour in person, in the comfort of your vehicle at your own pace or virtually through the lens of our guide who once was a visitor whom fell in love with the history, the people, and the food. This is a family friendly tour package for all ages. This city-wide tour is for those who have several hours to explore Birmingham Alabama affectionally known as the “Magic City”.

Major Landmarks

  • Birmingham Railroad Park

  • Negro Southern League Museum

  • Southside Entertainment District

  • Vulcan Park & Museum

  • Historic Bethel Baptist Church

  • Birmingham Foot Soliders Office

  • 4th Avenue

  • Civil Rights Historic District

Directions to Starting Point

Each tour begins at Freedom Line Tours Souvenir Gift Shop, 1525 4th Ave N, Birmingham.

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Tips

Places to stop along the way

Birmingham Foot Soldier Office, Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham Zoo, Sloss Furnace National Historic Landmark, Dr, Fred Shuttlesworth Church and Home, Jim Black Business District

Best time of day

Mornings, 9 a.m. -3 p.m. CST, Year Round, 365 days

Precautions

Some locations allow cameras and others do not.

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Super City Birmingham: A Self-Guided Tour of Alabama’s Magic City