WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW BEFORE YOU MOVE TO ALABAMA    

COOL CULTURE

This is that one place where you can feel truly at home. People here are known for their good nature and sweet hospitality. Before New Orleans came up with Mardi Gras, it was actually Alabama who started this colorful festival!

ITS REALLY RURAL

Rural Alabama offers fantastic natural living with plenty of places to hunt, fish, hike, bike, jog and even snow ski! City life, on the other hand, is all about food, wine and beer. Birmingham is home to Highlands Bar & Grill, one of America’s top 50 restaurants.

CLIMATE

Alabama is for the warm-blooded, with under three days of snow and frost in the winter. In general, the climate is hot and humid with heavy rainfalls and frequent extreme weather conditions - including tropical storms, tornadoes, and hurricanes.

DRIVERS LICENSE

Updating your out-of-state driver’s license to an Alabama driver’s license is another requirement that should be completed within 30 days. If you existing license is valid you only need to take the vision test, but if it is expired you are required to pass the written and road skills tests.

REAL ESTATE

It's a great time to buy! Homes in Alabama are very affordable and are listed at an average price of $226,400, with median sales just north of $145,000. For more information, be sure to check with the Alabama Association of Realtors.

MOVING & STORAGE

One of the secrets to successful relocation is working with a reliable and reputable company. Before your move to Alabama, bes sure to check with the US DOT or the FMSCA to make sure your mover is legitimate.

52 Fun Things to Do in Alabama

Check out this article by Atlas Obscura for some fun ideas on what to do when you arrive.

READY TO ROLL TIDE?

Purchase tickets for the upcoming Alabama Crimson Tide football season! The season kicks off September 1st vs. Louisville.

Visit the USS Alabama

Visit USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park in Mobile. Check out the 1940’s Alabama battleship, docked right at the waterfront.