Alabama Adventure Water and Theme Park
One of the most popular family attractions in Alabama, the Alabama Adventure Park is located just 30 minutes' drive from Birmingham in Bessemer. The park has two sections: a waterpark and an amusement park. The amusement park contains the state's largest wooden roller coaster and other thrill rides (including gentler rides like bumber cars and a carousel for small children), while the water park has eight major attractions for all ages. There are a variety of restaurants and souvenir shops scattered throughout the park. Alabama Adventure Park also hosts concerts and events throughout the summer.
Address: 4599 Alabama Adventure Parkway
Telephone: (205) 481-4750
Opening times: Varies according to season, see website for hours. Closed in winter.