Regardless of what your vacation checklist consists of, we have invigorating outdoors, amazing cultural sights, mouth-watering food and Southern hospitality all wrapped into one amazing destination. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing overnight getaway or for a one of a kind adventure, Calhoun County is the natural attraction.
Monday, December 22, 2014
In 1888, this area was named
Piedmont—meaning 'Foot of the Mountains,’ which was pleasing to the people who
enjoyed being nestled in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountain range
surrounded with the scenic beauty of mountains and streams. The City of
Piedmont has prime real estate as well as the infrastructure necessary for
industrial and commercial growth. This area is home to the Chief Ladiga Trail
and Terrapin Creek, perfect for any outdoor adventurer, with the Pinhoti Trail
not very far away. For more information, visit www.piedmontcity.org.
Eubanks Welcome Center
202 Dailey Street, Piedmont, (256) 447-3363
Built in 1889 for the Eubanks Family as a General Store, it was moved
to its current location in 1998 and serves as the Welcome Center for the Chief
Alabama 9, Kings Gap Mountain Road, 256-453-2504
The second highest peak in the state of Alabama is home to hundreds of
plants, animals and trails for hiking and more. This part of the Talladega
National Forest is the perfect spot for outdoor enthusiasts looking for
breathtaking scenery. Dugger Mountain is also home to the Dugger Mountain Music
Hall, along Highway 9. Each third Saturday night of the month, the doors are
opened to welcome the community to enjoy family entertainment at no charge. This show is broadcast on Alabama Public Television each Tuesday night at 10 PM. For more information, visit www.duggermountainmusic.com.
4114 County Rd. 175, Piedmont, 256-447-8383
Canoe or kayak down the beautiful Terrapin Creek, and take in scenery
like you’ve never seen. Cool off in the spring feed water, and enjoy fun for
the whole family. For more information, visit www.canoeshop.net.
Upcoming Events! 2nd Annual Piedmont Polar Plunge January 3, 2015 10 A.M. At Piedmont’s new aquatics center, 500 Mill Street, each January they host a Polar Plunge to benefit a local non-profit supporting area cancer patients, Venecia's Foundation.