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  • Honoring Decatur’s African-American Trailblazers

    Filed Under: 2021 Press Releases

    February is Black History Month and Decatur, Ala. offers plenty of things to see, do and experience to honor African-American heritage and the numerous contributions Black Alabamians have made to the community. Locals and visitors looking to explore this part of Decatur’s history will want to have a copy of Decatur Morgan County Tourism’s brochure, […]

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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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  • Well Dressed Life Local Gift Guide

    Filed Under: Uncategorized, Visit Decatur AL Ambassador Corner

    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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  • 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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  • 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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