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  1. The Curious Case of the National Peanut Festival

    At the end of the harvest season, the city of Dothan, Alabama, comes together to throw one heck of a deep south shindig. Each November, the National Peanut Festival (NPF) commemorates and celebrates the pioneers passed that settled the city of Dothan.

  2. Why You Should Run Montgomery's First Full Marathon

    Get a taste of both today and yesterday at Montgomery's first full marathon, set to take place on March 14, 2015.

  3. 3 Spectacular Camping Spots Around Montgomery

    Fantastic mountain biking, scenic waterfalls and even historical re-enactments make these camping spots near Montgomery worth the trip.

  4. A Conversation About Alabama's Bright Mountain Biking Future

    The Central Alabama Mountain Pedalers have created some of the best mountain biking trails in the state—we sat down with the President to learn more.

  5. Enjoy Alabama’s Lake Martin Before Summer’s Over

    Alabama's Lake Martin, once the largest manmade lake in the U.S., is the perfect destination for swimming, paddling, hiking—and eating.

  6. 5 Family-Friendly, Historic Hikes in Central Alabama

    These 5 historic hikes offer family-friendly trails that can get you outside with the kids and learn some Alabama history.

  7. The Best Way to Enjoy Alabama’s Coosa River

    Tips on enjoying Alabama's Coosa River, which offers Class II and III rapids that work for both beginners and experienced paddlers alike.

  8. Montgomery's Walk of Life: More Than Your Average 5K

    Montgomery, Alabama's annual Walk of Life 5K is a great race with an even better underlying cause. You won't want to miss it this April 18.

  9. Making Biking Better in Montgomery

    The Montgomery Bicycle Club has been effectively striving to make biking in the capitol city the best that it can possibly be.

  10. 3 Ways to Enjoy the Coosa in Alabama’s River Region

    Take advantage of Alabama's Coosa River, one of the state's great resources, with whitewater kayaking, fishing, and festivals to enjoy.

  11. Find Big Outdoor Adventure in Small Town Wetumpka, Alabama

    From whitewater paddling and fishing on the Coosa River to hiking and mountain biking, small Wetumpka, Alabama, offers great outdoor fun.

  12. A Conversation with Girls on the Run Montgomery

    We sat down the the co-executive directors of the Girls on the Run River Region to discuss how they got into running and why they worked to bring GOTR to their area.

  13. Finding the Best Trails for Spotting Wild Turkey in Alabama

    Turkey isn't just on the menu around Thanksgiving—Alabama features several trails perfect for spotting wild turkey and other amazing birds.

  14. Exploring Alabama’s Newest Mountain Bike Trails at the Turkey Creek Nature Preserve

    Riding next to 60-foot rock walls and atop stunning vistas highlight the new mountain bike trails at Alabama's Turkey Creek Nature Preserve.

  15. 5 of the Best Summer Hikes in Central Alabama

    Check out these heat-beating hikes in Central Alabama that offer an escape into deep forests and woodsy wonderlands.