Must-Try, Exciting Adventures in Jasper, Alabama (and Don’t Forget the BBQ!)

November 19, 2015 Posted by: Shelby Hixen

Jasper, Alabama comes with a rich and vibrant history and was named after an American Revolutionary War hero, Sergeant William Jasper. This place has stories to tell, and it tells them through the many fun and extraordinary activities it has to offer. Jasper has it all: outdoor fun, indoor play, daytime excitement or, for those night owls, there are plenty of top-notch activities for you, too. Here is just a taste (and a delicious one) of what you might see.   If you prefer to explore the indoor side of […]

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Lewis Smith Lake, Alabama

October 6, 2015 Posted by: Shelby Hixen

Lewis Smith Lake is located in north Alabama, just 20 miles northwest of Birmingham on the Sipsey Fork of the Black Warrior River. It was originally created back in 1961, and since then has become an extremely popular destination for recreation and comfortable living. The lake was formed when the Alabama Power Company built the Lewis Smith Dam, which is still one of the largest earthen dams in the eastern United States. It stands at over 300 feet high and 2,200 feet long. It’s also nearly a quarter of a […]

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