The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

March 28, 2014

Alabama's April Walking Tours program return to Athens


Associated Press

— MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — More than 30 Alabama towns will be participating next month in the April Walking Tours program.

The Alabama Tourism Department coordinates the tours, which include historic districts and courthouse squares.

Department spokesman Brian Jones says more than 1,800 tours have been conducted since the program began 11 years ago, and the program keeps growing each year. The tours are at 10 a.m. on Saturday mornings in April.

Towns participating include: Albertville, Arab, Ashland, Athens, Atmore, Bessemer, Birmingham, Columbia, Columbiana, Courtland, Cullman, Decatur, Dothan, Eufaula, Fairhope, Florence, Greensboro, and Heflin.

Also participating are: Huntsville, Madison, Mobile, Monroeville, Montevallo, Montgomery, Mooresville, Phenix City, Prattville, Selma, Sheffield, Sylacauga, Troy, Tuscumbia and Wetumpka.