Walking ToursCourtesy of the Greater Birmingham Convention & Visitors Bureau
Brochures detailing self-guiding tours of the Birmingham Downtown Historic District are available from the Greater Birmingham Convention and Visitors Bureau, 2200 Ninth Ave. N.; phone (205) 458-8000 or (800) 458-8085.
AAA’s in-person hotel evaluations are unscheduled to ensure the inspector has an experience similar to that of members. To pass inspection, all hotels must meet the same rigorous standards for cleanliness, comfort and hospitality. These hotels receive a AAA Diamond designation that tells members what type of experience to expect.
Members save 5% or more and earn Marriott Bonvoy™ points when booking AAA/CAA rates!Courtyard by Marriott Birmingham Downtown at UAB
1820 5th Ave S. Birmingham, AL 35233
Members save up to 10% and earn Honors points when booking AAA/CAA rates!Hilton Birmingham Downtown at UAB
808 20th St S. Birmingham, AL 35205
Members save up to 10% and earn World of Hyatt points when booking AAA/CAA rates!Hyatt Regency Birmingham-The Wynfrey Hotel
1000 Riverchase Galleria. Hoover, AL 35244
Save 5% or more when booking AAA/CAA rates plus earn bonus points with the AAA Preferred™ BWR ProgramBest Western Carlton Suites
140 State Farm Pkwy. Homewood, AL 35209
State, county and city sales taxes total 10 percent in Birmingham. Lodging taxes of 17.5 percent and $3 per night also are levied.
Princeton Baptist Medical Center, (205) 783-3000; St. Vincent's Birmingham, (205) 939-7000; St. Vincent's East, (205) 838-3000; Trinity Medical Center, (205) 592-1000; UAB (University of Alabama at Birmingham) Hospital, (205) 934-4011; UAB Hospital-Highlands, (205) 934-3411.
2200 Ninth Ave. N. Birmingham, AL 35203. Phone:(205)458-8000 or (800)458-8085
Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport
One of the largest car rental agencies in the city, Hertz, (205) 591-6090 or (800) 654-3080, offers discounts to AAA members.
Amtrak trains destined for New York and New Orleans depart from the station at 1801 Morris Ave.; phone (205) 324-3033.
Greyhound Lines Inc., at 618 19th St. N., provides commercial bus service to and from the city; phone (205) 252-7190 or (800) 231-2222.
Taxis are on the meter system. The typical charge is $4.50 initially and $2 for each additional mile. Two companies are Silver Cab, (205) 701-2222; and Yellow, (205) 222-2222.
Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority provides bus service around town and into the outlying suburbs. Basic bus fare is $1.50. The authority also manages Magic City Connector, a system of buses serving the downtown area; the fare is 30c. Exact change is required for both bus services. Phone (205) 521-0101 for schedule and route information.
As a AAA member, you'll save even more. Your AAA Travel Agent will check to see if AAA Vacations is combinable with other AAA member benefits, plus cruise and tour past passenger discounts and benefits.