By June 14, 2017 Read More →

Visit Alabama – The Tombigbee River Valley ………

Located in western Alabama, the Tombigbee River Valley provides a wonderful taste of culture with gracious antebellum mansions, art galleries, scenic waterways and a treasure-trove of antique shops.

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 Make sure to visit the Kathryn Tucker Windham Museum to get a closer look at Alabama’s beloved author. Also home to the Choctaw National Wildlife Refuge, this area has beautiful bodies of water that provide many opportunities for recreational activities.

 

Places-tombigbee-heroRoad Trip No. 14: Antiques and Antebellum Mansions

What To See & Do

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Kathryn Tucker Windham Museum

Visit the museum dedicated to Alabama’s foremost storyteller and author.

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Tenn-Tom Waterway

This 234-mile waterway flows through western Alabama and offers a variety of recreational activities.

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Gaineswood National Historic Landmark

This antebellum mansion has domed ceilings, ornate plasterwork and original furnishings.

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Demopolis Yacht Basin

This full-service marina offers in-water and dry storage for boats and has a restaurant and motel on-site

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Bladon Springs State Park

Centered around four mineral springs, the 357-acre park features a variety of opportunities for family fun.

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Choctaw National Wildlife Refuge

The Choctaw National Wildlife Refuge borders the Tombigbee River and is home to waterfowl, beavers, raccoons, alligators, eagles and more.

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Gainesville Lake

The Sumter Recreation Area features a public boat launch, picnic areas and primitive camping.

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Service Park at Coffeeville Lake

Located on the third largest lake of the Black Warrior-Tombigbee system, Service Park offers a boat launch and primitive and RV campsites.

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