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  • MoCo Burger Trail

    Filed Under: Trail Mix

    Photo: Visit Decatur AL Ambassador, Hillary McKnight Here in Morgan County, it’s no secret that we serve up some of the most delicious burgers around. From deep-fried burgers to specialty burgers, we’ve got something for everyone. We’ve put together an entire trail dedicated to the quintessential American meal. Can you mark them all off your […]

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  • Collaborative Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge and Cook Museum Scavenger Hunt

    Filed Under: Uncategorized

    Decatur Morgan County Tourism is proud to collaborate with The Cook Museum of Natural Science and Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge on this new and exciting scavenger hunt. You will find a wonderful opportunity to explore all of the natural wonders! Download Scavenger Hunt!

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  • One Day Event for the 2021 Festival of the Cranes

    Filed Under: Uncategorized

    Over 14,000 Sandhill Cranes along with several pairs of Whooping Cranes spend the winter each year at Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge. In celebration of the winter migration of these long-legged and long-necked birds, Wheeler Wildlife Refuge Association hosts an event offering a variety of activities for experienced birders and anyone who would like to learn more about birding and other wildlife that call the Refuge home.  Some modifications to theannual event have been […]

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  • Well Dressed Life Local Gift Guide

    Filed Under: Uncategorized

    I know, I know – Amazon is convenient and tempting in times like these. But when it comes to one-of-a-kind gifts, customer service, and unique finds that help support the local economy and the amazing store owners who work so hard – well it’s no contest! This year I have personally committed to shop local […]

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  • There's No Place Like MoCo for the Holidays

    Filed Under: Uncategorized

    Everyone looks forward to the holiday season and all of its merriment. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, holiday celebrations are different this year in the River City. Decatur Morgan County Tourism is committed to offering families safe and responsible options to celebrate Christmas and the magic of the season. For those in search of holiday merriment, […]

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  • Food for the Soul

    Filed Under: Uncategorized

    The South has always been known for its down home cooking and when traveling to Decatur, visitors are encouraged to bring their appetites. Decatur Morgan County Tourism has compiled a list of the best Southern-style restaurants featuring soul food, comfort food and homemade meals. “When heading to Decatur, you better bring your appetite,” said Decatur […]

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  • New Exhibit Opens at the Morgan County Archives

    Filed Under: 2020 Press Releases

    A new educational exhibit detailing Morgan County’s transformation from a rustic post-Civil War agricultural community into a modern industrial economy opens today, Friday, October 30 at the Morgan County Archives in Decatur. The permanent exhibit, Morgan County Comes of Age, brings historical accounts and stories to life using descriptive panels, photography, artifacts and videos. Morgan County Comes […]

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  • The Beauty Around Us

    Filed Under: Visit Decatur AL Ambassador Corner

    I was leaving a photoshoot this morning when in the distance I saw a stack of cross ties (the timbers used on train tracks). You can see that from a distance they could have been completely “unseen”. But I started training by brain a few months ago to be on alert for just this type […]

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  • On Point Mallard Trail

    Filed Under: Visit Decatur AL Ambassador Corner

    One of the things I love about Decatur is the diversity of its amenities. You can visit an art museum in the morning, grab a wonderful lunch, and then within minutes, surround yourself in woods and water, trails and wildlife for an exciting afternoon. For many years, I have enjoyed Wheeler Wildlife Refuge with its […]

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  • Fall Foliage in Morgan County

    Filed Under: Visit Decatur AL Ambassador Corner

    Each year, I always long for the arrival of the Autumn season when I can once again enjoy the crisp fall air, bonfires with family and friends, all things pumpkin spice, and the vibrant colors of the leaves as they transition from green to varied shades of red, orange and yellow. As someone who enjoys […]

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