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Bobby’s Fish Camp at Bladon Springs, AL

Located in Choctaw County | What you’ll find: Dining | Historical

Bobby’s Fish Camp is located at the old Bladon Springs landing on the Tombigbee River in the southeastern part of Choctaw County. Bobby’s Fish Camp has been in operation for over half a century and is one of the oldest restaurants in southwest Alabama. …


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My locationGet Directions Alabama Military Hall of Honor MuseumLocated in Perry County | What you’ll find: Historical | Museum This building was built circa 1832 as a law office. It was the first YMCA building in the South to be owned by a local chapte …

Dining Around Rural Southwest Alabama

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Note: These are travelers’ favorites. Tell us what you liked where and why you liked it. Leave a comment here or send us a message. Check back frequently, as we’ll be updating the dining section regularly in the coming weeks. Ezell’s (Lavaca) – Famous catfish for generations. Listed in 100 Places to Eat Before You Die for their hushpuppies. Fried dill pickles and blooming onions are good. Their coleslaw is the local standard for good slaw. Located on the river in a 200 year old log cabin as the central building. Walls are covered with stuffed game heads.

Ezell’s Fish Camp

Located in Choctaw County | What you’ll find: Dining | Historical

Established in 1937, Ezell’s Fish Camp is known to attract locals, famous, and the not so famous. Quoted by some as a “cultural institution”, Ezell’s represents a way of life connected to communities and river heritage. Believed to have built by French traders, and used as a trading post, the remains were purchased by Charles Agnew Ezell and now stand as a dog trot cabin, with in and out door dining. Be sure to try the deep fried pickles.

The Culinary Trail of Southwest Alabama

Located in County | What you’ll find: Dining | Trips

Please Note: Some locations listed below are only open for group tours. Call Ahead. From pork chops and fried okra to shrimp and grits, you’ll find food you’ll fall in love with! Food is creativity for rural  southerners. The raw ingredients are there …

Wind Creek Casino & Hotel

Located in Escambia County | What you’ll find: Dining | Trips

This modern casino hotel and entertainment center is 0.8 miles from I-65 and 6 miles from downtown Atmore. Contemporary rooms come with 42″ flat-screen TVs, coffeemakers and fridges, plus free WiFi. Hypoallergenic rooms are available. There’s a 50,000- …

Winter in Alabama’s Black Belt

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OFF THE PORCH with Judy and Don Self Winter kinda sneaks-up on you in west central Alabama. Sometime in the last couple of weeks the riot of colors that was fall has been replaced with the subtler browns and grays of winter. Even the green of the pines …

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