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Unique things to do in Alabama

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Picnic on the Farmhouse Porch
Bring your own food and enjoy an intimate experience of a private picnic at the farm. When you arrive at the Meandering Meadows, you will be greeted by Farmer Nadia, who will lead you to your table and tell you all about the land and farm. You will then be guided to a serene picnic area positioned on the large farmhouse porch, surrounded pastures and animals. The picnic table was lovingly handcrafted from a tree that was harvested by a local saw mill. Your tablescape will be decorated with flowers, linens, and individual place settings. After you enjoy your food, you will have the opportunity to join our miniature goats in the pasture. They are precious, friendly animals who love a good chin scratch and treats. They may even lay down next to you. You will leave this experience with a refreshed spirit, a light heart, and a smile on your face. We hope that you will have a renewed appreciation for the natural beauty farm life has to offer. This picnic is a great way to celebrate a special moment- anniversaries, birthdays, or simply to reconnect. **Please request date/ time if not listed online** **If you have more than 8 guests in your party, please message us about accommodating your group**
Taste & Create A Sensational Southern Supper with Foodie Duo
Cook a locally sourced southern supper with true professional farm to table southern foodies, husband & wife duo, Will & Hayley, in their Birmingham based test kitchen (and podcasting studio). Time flies in this 2-hour entertaining culinary experience where you will learn, hands on, how to prepare a proper, traditional southern meal - and hear the rooted stories of cooking in the south while using the freshest, seasonal & organic Alabama farm-raised ingredients. Your hosts, Will & Hayley, have been featured in Birmingham Magazine, Food Edition, for their adored farm-to-table digital farmers market & are also hosts to popular food based podcast, Talk Foodie to Me. Because of their exclusive relationship with Alabama's top organic farmers, you'll cook like a chef de cuisine using the tastiest locally sourced ingredients Alabama has to offer. And, you'll sample raw southern staple ingredients throughout the experience. After preparing our southern supper, we will enjoy our creation by sharing a lovely meal together on the terrace overlooking our dense, private lot placed in the hills of Birmingham. But, what's a southern dinner party without a party favor? You'll bring back a "taste of the south" to your own kitchen, guaranteed. Because we work directly with farms, menus vary. However, we will send you a proposed menu prior to your date & are happy to accommodate as needed!
Craft a Rustic Knife with a Blacksmith
In this experience we will start by briefly getting to know one another and then dive in to a short intro to the history and basics of the Blacksmithing craft. Next, will go over the particular techniques we will be using to make a rustic knife out of a horseshoe! After, we will break the project into easy to follow segments that include a demonstration and hands on blacksmithing. You will take home your hand forged rustic horse shoe knife. This class will be an introduction to making the knife blade/shape but will not cover harding, heat treating ect. The class will be about 20% learning and 80% participating. If you do not see a time/date that will work for you please let me know! I would be more than happy to see if we can accommodate you!
Wild Cave Exploration Adventure
We have a large cave to explore! Learn about the world below as we enter the caverns and make our way down into the Earth. There will be some climbing and crawling involved in order to reach the bottom. You will see many different formations as we travel through the cave. We will explore the spring fed stream passage to see beautiful waterfalls and formations that are still growing. We also have an array of fossils in the cave from a 350 Million year old sea bed. Our cave has more than one exit and lots to explore. We travel at your pace and challenge you as much as you enjoy. For the more adventurous we can take one of the more challenging passages along the way and have an experience you will not find anywhere in the world! See our large rimstone rejuvenation project and salamander habitat taking shape. If you like adventure you are in for a real treat with this experience. Our tours are available most days of the year with reservations only. In most cases the tours are private and the only participants will be the ones in your group. Other things to note: Participants will need to be fit and able to climb & crawl around in order to experience most of the cave. Your feet will get wet and eventually your whole body as we travel through the underground water passages. Prepare to spend 3-1/2 to 4+ hours underground.
Sunset sail on a classic sailing-vessel in Panama City
You'll join us on the docks at St. Andrews Bay Marina where you'll hop aboard on our classic sailing vessels for an evening of sailing and sunsets. Captain Jon will be your guide as you travel out into the bay and set sail towards Shell Island. Enjoy the pinks and purples of beautiful Emerald Coast sunset from the cabin top.
Early Morning Micro Shell and Shark Tooth Hunt
"Join us for a unique and exciting experience as we explore the beach in search of microscopic sea shells and shark teeth. While we can guarantee an abundance of micro shells, it is important to understand that shark teeth sightings are not guaranteed, as this is a hunting experience. Don't worry if you're new to this type of hunting, as our experienced guide will provide instruction on identifying and finding these tiny treasures. At the end of the experience, you will take home a small glass jar filled with your own collection of micro shells. Please note that this experience does involve a significant amount of walking and is not recommended for individuals with heart conditions or mobility issues."
Clear Kayaking in Turquoise Waters to Find Hidden Caves
This 100% Clear Kayaking Adventure in the Florida Panhandle is a must do! As you embark on this guided eco-tour through cypress-tree filled crystalline turquoise waters to find hidden underwater caves, you will discover yourself surrounded by limestone cliffs, wildlife, and irresistible opportunities to jump into the refreshing springs! Along the way your guide will educate everyone about Merritt’s Mill’s underground aquifer and wildlife, all while capturing those candid photos so that you can bring a little bit of the magic home with you! Nestled between Panama City, Destin, and Tallahassee, this North Florida adventure is nearby your destination and is the perfect activity for families, friends, couples, bachelor and bachelorette parties, and even the solo adventurist! We can’t wait for you to enjoy the springs in Marianna near the emerald coast!
Date In A Dome, Movie Night Adventure
Looking for the ultimate movie experience while in Destin fl? This movie night experience is like no other, i’ve created the most perfect & unique date night setup just for you and your group. We will provide you with a beautiful picnic style setup with cozy, clean pillows and warm blankets. We will ensure your group is as comfortable as possible while staying inside of our dome pod, you can play the movie of your choice! Our dome pod traps heat and keeps the cold air out while keeping you protected for anything outside. This is a 2 hour experience that you will never forget. The dome can host up to 6 people and you all can experience a night under the stars.
Downtown Mobile Food Tour
The signature tour of Mobile! Get your tastebuds ready for three hours full of iconic Gulf Coast dishes! -Taste Gulf Coast staples like a true Mobilian and enjoy a variety of dishes while we visit some of the most iconic places to eat in Mobile. Come hungry, it's a lot of food! -Learn the history of Mobile, Alabama. From its humble beginnings at 27 Mile Bluff to present day. Walk away knowing the true birthplace of Mardi Gras. -Take a walk down historic Dauphin Street, through the oak lined sidewalks of Bienville Square. -See historic hotels such as the Battle House Hotel, the oldest church in Alabama, and other landmark buildings along the way. -Find out how the Moon Pie and Mobile became synonymous during Mardi Gras. -This three-hour tour is moderately paced, and covers a little over a mile of walking distance. Suitable for most fitness levels. This tour is wheelchair and stroller accessible throughout. -Accommodates most food allergies. Notify us by message!
Mock-tails and Muck-boots
Pick your own time and contact me for a special time frame. We start by disinfecting the bottoms of our shoes and we explain what biosecurity is and why it is so important when you have animals. We will visit all of the animal pastures one by one where we will talk about how they are taken care of. We will visit the house garden and the sunflower crop to see what is growing and do some pictures. During the tour, we will have opportunities to feed birds, pigs, goats, and hold a baby goat or any other available babies along the way. Get hands- on experience milking a goat or bottle feeding a baby animal (when available). Seasonal Mocktails will be offered as well as a local farm fresh snack! Many opportunities for photography so don’t forget your boots and camera. Professional photos are available upon request. Contact me for more information!
Glow Paddle Night Kayaking on Navarre Beach
Let's GLOW! Come experience our crystal clear kayaks and SUPs glowing as you paddle over the calm, crystal clear waters of Navarre Beach. It's a truly magical experience! Glow Paddle is a safe, family fun evening activity. Our award winning LED Night Paddle "GLOW" excursion is unlike anything you've ever done before! Paddle around the Sabine, under the stars, while enjoying the LED glow of your Kayak. What else? Our kayaks are 100% clear creating a "window into the natural marine life!" While viewing marine life is a "perk" to this tour (no guarantees), you may be able to spot amazing fish. This is truly a great way to see Pensacola Beach from a different perspective and have an absolute blast while doing so. Don't miss out, paddle out, and "Experience the GLOW!" Kayaks are tandem and seat 2. If booking a single tour, you may be placed with another guest. - Note: - Our 730 pm tour is our “Sunset / GLOW” tour. Meaning at the start likely you’ll catch a beautiful sunset. 20-30 minutes in it becomes dark. - Viewing marine life is a "Perk" no guarantees - Kid friendly - FUN for all ages - Dress appropriately, you will get wet. (No long pants).
Taste the Emerald Coast with Private Chef Jason
Food is art for the senses, so let's use all of them shall we? You will find that is exactly what happens when you delve into one of my epicurean experiences. Pull up a chair and take part in tasting as we go along, discover what is in each dish, and for those bold enough - dig right in and help with the preparations! Check out my special menu for Valentine's, available through February 11th-18th! To have a closer look at my menus, check the What's Included section below. Areas covered: Gulf Shores AL, Orange Beach AL, Perdido Key AL/FL, Gulf Breeze FL, Pensacola FL, Pensacola Beach FL, Navarre FL I will arrive 90 minutes before your preferred dining time in order to begin working my magic. I will show up at your doorstep equipped with every ingredient needed in order to prepare your meal. Feel free to put your apron on and cook some of the dishes with me! I am eager to share with you the secrets behind my recipes and Gulf Shores' local hidden treasures. Not in the mood? Well then lay down, enjoy a few appetizers and allow me and my team to take care of you. Oh and don’t worry about tidying up, everything will be left spotless for you to continue to enjoy! Please note that to book an experience there is a minimum of 2 guests required.
Bike Tour - Exercise, Wildlife, & More
You’ve been to the beach. You’ve been to the bar. You’ve even driven the strip in your car. Now, you’re ready for alligators, exercise, and a local’s view of Panama City Beach + Food! We offer a safe, fun, ~8-mile bike tour through Panama City. The tour guide will help you navigate Lower Grand Lagoon before entering a picturesque Florida State Park. While pedaling your single-speed beach cruiser you’ll hear local facts and enjoy beach views sneaking out between million-dollar homes. Once in the park, you’ll stop for pictures along the iconic pier before a quick bite to eat [bagels in the morning / pizza in the evening]. Keep your eyes peeled for exotic birds, deer, and an alligator or two. *Your purchase indicates consent to B3ars’ bike rental agreement and release for all riders in your party. Visit BikeBearsdotcom for details* Notes: We may ride in the dark (after sunset). If weather is bad, I’ll cancel & refund 100% of your money (that I would get, AirBnB may retain their fees). Wildlife is unpredictable & temperatures impact alligator viewing. Riding after a rainstorm often creates the best pictures (e.g., fluffy clouds, landscapes void of others, vibrant colors) so don’t let a weather forecast deter booking. Ages 15+. Is your goup greater than 6 riders, message - I’ve led 12 before. Miss a booking cutoff? Message, we may have seats. Other questions, message. :)
Spooky Stories w/Julie Ghost Tour
We will meet at Hub Stacey's on Government Street. Here we will cover details and introductions, and, of course, you can have a drink! From there we make our way through the haunted streets of downtown. One of the locations even appeared on the television show with TAPS. We will end up back at Seville Quarter where guests can enjoy a cocktail with some of the most famous local haunts. Other things to note If you get lost or need help, call me: 8505308088
Immersive Sound Meditation Journey through the Chakras
Join me for the #1 largest Chakra Sound Meditation / Sound Bath in Destin! This experience will be an unforgettable journey into your mind ! We will start with Q&A and deep breathing exercises. After we will offer a grande meditation through sound to unlock unique states of consciousness and relaxation. By addressing the energetic stressors , our nervous and adrenal systems are given an opportunity to recuperate. Gong and Chakra Bowls meditation, a type of Sound therapy, have been around for thousands of years as a way of healing. Multiple tones and overtones build as it is played, creating layers of sounds which can be directly felt by those experiencing it and emotionally it helps to quieten the mind. The gong is said to cut through the ego, leaving a person to be their authentic self. It can help us to come into our neutral, meditative mind. The benefits one can get from being exposed to the tones of the gongs are numerous, yet vary considerably. Most of my clients have been noticing a major improvement in the quality of their sleep, a better ability to cope with stress. Dress in comfortable and warm clothes as you going to be laying down on a mat for the meditation and your body temperature might drop as you relax - we provide a yoga blanket, pillow and a eye pillow. Bring any additional as you wish. Great for Groups, Corporate Teams, Team Building.
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