As one of the battlegrounds of both the Civil War and the civil rights movement, Alabama is filled with historical sites and monuments to the giants of America's struggle with equality. Visitors can also enjoy the natural beauty of the state's sandy white beaches along the Gulf of Mexico, and adventurous individuals can enjoy exploring some of the state's numerous caverns.
- Carolyn Blount Theatre, Montgomery in MONTGOMERY, AL
Shakespeare Theater, housed in the Carolyn Blount Theatre, presents Shakespeare's plays year- round to people from all around the United States as well as from other countries. 400,000 performances of Shakespeare's plays are presented each year along with other genres, often emphasizing Southern playwrights.