Trip to Alabama: in the footsteps of the most sincere soul

Champy’s Chickena small chain in the southern United States where you can try fried chicken and other typical dishes of soul cuisine.

360° Grill, the panoramic restaurant, with a rotating structure with a 360° view, inside the Muscle Shoals Marriott hotel. Excellent meat and good selection of wines

Roadside Que, to taste one of the best brisket of your life. It is located in Fort Payne in the Appalachian Mountains. The meat is cooked for at least 13 hours and is very tender

Blue Plate Cafe, for a true American-style breakfast. It is how every American place should be in our imagination: a long counter with stools and many tables with upholstered sofas

The Irondale Café it is the place that inspired the book Fried Green Tomatoes (from which the famous film was taken) and where you can really taste the fried tomatoes

Where to sleep:

Hampton Inn & Suites Birmingham-Downtown-Tutwiler in Birmingham, very convenient for visiting the city. Double from $196 a night

Marriott Shoals Hotel & Spa, in Florence, very close to the two recording studios. Double from $175 a night

Drury Inn & Suites Huntsville at the Space & Rocket Center, with rooms overlooking the rockets. Double from $140

DeSoto State Park Lodge, in Fort Payne, is a true American-style lodge nestled in the Appalachian wilderness and minutes from Little River Canyon National Preserve. Double from $102 a night


Muscle Shoals Shound StudioTuesday-Saturday, 10-16

Fame Recording Studios, Monday-Friday, 9-18; Sunday 10-14

Beautiful Mount MansionWed-Saturday, 10-16

Birmingham Civil Rights InstituteTuesday-Saturday, 10-15

Vulcan Park and Museummuseum Monday-Sunday, 10-18, observatory balcony Monday-Sunday, 10-22

Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, Monday-Saturday, 10-17; Sunday, 12-17

Rosenbaum House Museum, Tuesday-Saturday, 10-16; Sunday, 13-16

Lowe MillWed-Saturday, 11-17

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