Birmingham is located in central Alabama in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains and is surrounded by beautiful rolling hills and majestic lakes. It is the cultural and entertainment capital of Alabama with numerous art galleries, museums and award winning restaurants. The local State Parks are perfect for the family to go camping, hiking, fishing, bike riding, golfing and much more. It is also home to one of the largest malls in the nation and also several antique stores, outlet malls and specialty boutique stores. Sports are big here in the South and Birmingham hosts multiple sporting events such as: college football, PGA tournaments, SEC baseball tournament and auto racing. Our Payless Car Rental location provides rental car services at the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM). If you want cheap car rental prices look for our lowest rates on PaylessCar.com. A true taste of Southern hospitality awaits our visitors!
Things to do in Birmingham, Alabama
There are many ways to keep you and your family entertained here in Birmingham. You can visit our major museums such as: The Birmingham Museum of Art, The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, The McWane Science Center and Vulcan Park and Museum, which has the largest cast iron statue in the world. If sports is what you want we got it from the Barber Motorsports Park and Museum, which has over 900 bikes on display, it's a short drive to the lake to take the boat out and do some skiing or fishing. There are plenty of golf courses to try out including the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail. There are 2 courses here one of which is the 3rd longest course in the world. Oak Mountain State Park and Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve offer ample options for all nature and outdoor activities. Birmingham is home to many great places to dine out, including restaurants with James Beard Foundation winners and nominees who have changed the culinary culture here and made it a true destination for a great dining experience.