Parks & Local Attractions
It may be known as the Metropolitan Region, but the area is by no means a sea of endless suburbs. One of the things that surprises visitors to the area the most is the lush natural beauty that surrounds us. The public parks in the region provide great opportunities to explore the true beauty of Alabama.
Throughout central Alabama are numerous landmarks and attractions that are favorites of residents and tourists alike. Here are a few of the more popular places to visit in the Metropolitan Region.
The Metropolitan Region has had the distinction throughout its history of being Alabama's social, political and economic core. Because of this, the area is dotted with numerous historic sites and landmarks which help paint a picture of our state's past. Here are just a few of the many significant historic locations in central Alabama.