The Birmingham Bucket List

One of the many perks of living in Ross Bridge is our ideal location in Hoover, AL—Birmingham’s largest metro! With Alabama’s Most Exciting Place only a short drive away, Ross Bridge homeowners have the best of both worlds—they can take advantage of everything Birmingham has to offer, while coming home to Alabama’s finest golf resort community, complete with one of Alabama’s top-rated golf courses, distinctive neighborhoods of stunning estate homes unlike any other in Alabama! Check out the Birmingham Bucket List for a few of our favorite things to do in Birmingham:

Attend a Concert at the Alabama Theatre: This iconic theatre is located at the heart of downtown Birmingham. The Alabama Theatre has hosted every kind of performance—from beauty pageants and silent films to movies and concerts.  It is hands down one of the most beautiful building structure in Birmingham, and known to many as the Showplace of the South!

Climb to the Top of the Vulcan Statue: Watch over all of Birmingham atop the city’s famous patron god—the Vulcan Statue, located in Vulcan Park. This historic landmark is sure to exceed all expectations—you have to experience it to truly appreciate this Birmingham icon!

Marvel at the Color Tunnel: This newfound LED-lit wonder is unlike any other in Birmingham! Don’t forget to take a few photos for Instagram!

Watch the Sun Set from Red Mountain: It’s sure to take your breath away!

Try Every Popsicle Flavor at Steel City Pops: This quirky little gourmet popsicle chain has locations scattered throughout the city, and is a must when you’re looking to get the true Birmingham experience.

Attend Art on the Rocks: The Birmingham Museum of Art collaborates with local businesses, breakthrough musical guests and local artists to bring Birmingham three nights of the best musical performances, art, food and drink around. This once of a kind series is by far the premier summertime event—featuring the best of Birmingham’s rich culture!

Experience the Zoolight Safari: This one of a kind event hosted by the Birmingham Zoo is sure to have you marveling at the thousands of magical lights covering the zoo’s grounds!

Zip Through Red Mountain Park: Spend the afternoon exploring Red Mountain Park on a once in a lifetime zipline tour.

Explore the Birmingham Botanical Gardens: This garden is Alabama’s largest living museum, home to the largest horticulture library in the United States with over 12,000 different living plants!

Go for a Run Around Railroad Park: Try to run on a sunny day to experience the true beauty of this stunning park, and be sure to check out the park’s infamous “You Are Beautiful” graffiti!

Visit Books, Beans and Candle: This one-of-a-kind metaphysical coffee shop seems as though it was taken straight out of a Harry Potter book!

Attend the Secret Stages Music Festival: You can see up to 80 bands from across the United States in a single August weekend at Secret Stages, located in Birmingham’s Historic Loft District!

Run the Mercedes Marathon: This half marathon is one for the books in Birmingham, you simply cannot miss it! Worried marathons may not be you cup of tea? Mercedes Marathon participants receive free beer and massages at the finish line—how’s that for motivation?

Try Every Micro-Brewery in Downtown Birmingham: Each has its own unique feel to it—you simply have to try them all out at least once!

Pay a Visit to the Satanic Fountain in Five Points: This fountain is by far one of Birmingham’s most bizarre features— rumored to be a satanic statue; shrouded in mystery.

With its ideal location, top-rated golf courseRenaissance Ross Bridge Golf Resort & Spa and truly stunning new estate homes, it’s no wonder Ross Bridge has been named Birmingham Alabama’s Hottest Selling New Home Community! Check out our distinctive collection of new homes today to find your dream home!