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1. Goose Pond Colony/Plantation Resort – Catch that one-of-a-kind sunset at this stunning 365-acre complex offering the only 16-mile view down the Tennessee River, on Lake Guntersville. Stay and fish from your own lakefront cottage, then enjoy a fabulous seafood dinner at The Docks.

2. Russell Cave National Monument – Located in Bridgeport, home to Google’s newest Data Center, explore one of Alabama’s National Monuments where Archaeologists from National Geographic and Smithsonian determined that humans first inhabited the area long before the Great Pyramids were built.

3. Stephen’s Gap – Located in Woodville, this is one of the most beloved caves in the Southeast. The view of the 143-ft pit from the walk-in passage is one of the most photographed wild cave scenes in North America. Located in the heart of Jackson County, it’s a protected cave and requires a permit to access from the Southeastern Cave Conservancy.



At The Unclaimed Baggage Center, you never know what you’ll find when you shop in the only store in America with contents of lost and unclaimed luggage from all over the world – all for sale at a fraction of their original value. The serendipitous collection of goods (over 7,000 new items stocked daily) includes tech gadgets, adult & children’s clothing, jewelry, sporting equipment, electronics, luggage, and much, much more. This season, they have gone above and beyond preparing their store for visitors to safety shop their store as the economy begins to reopen after COVID-19.


The health and safety of both our guests and the local community is our top priority!


As a result, you may experience changes to some services during your stay in response to COVID-19. Local hotels are among the hardest hit businesses amid the recent pandemic and also among the group working hardest to ensure a safe lodging experience. We are proud to promote lodging partners in Jackson County Alabama who have not only maintained, but exceeded cleanliness standards. Local lodging providers have implemented new standards, with housekeeping staff working daily to clean common touch points. Many currently only serving grab and go items at breakfast, with attendants who are focused on new sanitation standards; often seen wiping down luggage carts, credit card machines, and all touch points in front desk areas.

Please view each of our partner sites to review individual corporate standards, before planning your uncharted adventure to Jackson County Alabama.


in the press

Best of 2017: Top 15 golf courses in Alabama according to reviews

According to Golf Advisor

Archeologists and scientists from National Geographic and Smithsonian have determined that human beings first inhabited the area long before the building of the Great Pyramids in Egypt

The Lodge has won accolades as one of the top Bed & Breakfasts in the country and was featured in 2007 in Southern Living and Paula Deen’s magazine.

Presented by the Mountain Lakes Chamber 

We see a bright future for Jackson County Alabama and strive to be the consistent voice of progress in our hometown business community. #JacksonUp