1. United States
  2. Alabama
  3. Birmingham, Alabama
  4. Kelly Ingram Park

Birmingham: Meet the Magic City Historic Highlights Tour

Product ID: 351451
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On this 3.5-hour adventure around the Magic City, you'll see the historical highlights of Birmingham, Alabama. From the comforts of your comfortable transportation you'll see the best of what this town has to offer.
About this activity
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Mobile ticketing
Duration: 3 hours
Starting time 1:45 PM
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Live tour guide
English

Pickup included

Guest will be notified on the morning of the tour about pickup time. Typical pickup is 15-20 minutes before tour start time. Driver will come into hotel lobby. If you are not at a hotel we pick up from, there is free parking where we start the tour, Railroad Park.

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Experience

Highlights
  • See the largest cast iron statue in the world
  • Try roasted and boiled peanuts from a 100-year old business
  • Learn about pig iron at Sloss Furnaces, the only site of its kind preserved in America
  • Visit the oldest baseball park in the USA
Full description
To start, check out the original rail lines in the city and learn all about Birmingham's origins. From there, venture to Birmingham's baseball history, then over to a local peanut shop that has been roasting in the same building for over 100 years. 

Head to Sloss Furnaces to see the only 20th-century blast furnace site being preserved in the United States. Driving back into the city, see some of the architecture of early Birmingham. Visit Kelly Ingram Park to learn about those who marched for equal rights in Birmingham before driving out to see two historic sports stadiums.

Close with a panoramic view of Birmingham from Vulcan Park and see the largest cast iron statue ever made. Get a taste of this historical city and a taste of its best local snacks.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Local snacks
  • Local soda
  • Air-conditioned transportation
  • Entry fee to all locations as needed
What’s Not Included
  • Rain gear
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Rain gear
Know before you go
• This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility
• This tour will take place rain or shine