DISCLAIMER: Due to COVID-19, some of the participating partners in the Flavors of the Black Belt campaign may not reopened or have changed their normal operations to adhere to social distancing guidelines. Please call in advance to ensure they are open and to inquire about any modifications they have made to their operations or hours. If you choose to visit the wonderful Black Belt region of Alabama, please adhere to the current health orders provided by the State Health Officer.
Cold Drinks, Good Eats & Back Road Treats
Our roady canine, Duke, invites you to follow him on a back roads weekend jaunt through Alabama’s Black Belt region to feed upon the bounty of drinks and eats created by the locals. Along the way you’ll paws for goodies that have been baked, brewed, butchered, canned, distilled, gathered, ground, pickled, roasted and smoked … just for you!
The color-coded map outlines nine different themed trails. Each one is featured on the linked, PDF pages available for download. The Shopping Checklist on each page highlights each trail’s delectable creations you’ll want to sample and take home with you.
Duke has shared his favorite stops along the way for handmade items by local artisans, the historical events that define the cultural character of our rural communities and outdoor fun with nature on our rivers and lakes or a trek through the woods. Want to know Where the Locals Eat? He leads you there, too! Where to Stay? At the end of the day relax by a campfire at one of our state parks, cozy up in a tiny cabin or stay at a friendly bed and breakfast.
So, pack your bags, a picnic basket and a cooler and load up with family or friends (don’t forget your furry one) for a delicious road trip as you Feed Your Adventure on the Flavors of the Black Belt Trail. Make sure the Black Belt Flavors Passport is on your radar. Check out the details to find out how you can be a winner.
Flavors of the Black Belt Passport
In addition to experiencing the trails, make sure to download the “Passport” from the brochure for a chance to win the grand-prize drawing of an adventurous weekend getaway to Lakepoint State Park. To be eligible, you’ll need to visit at least three of the nine themed Trails and have your passport stamped by a minimum of three retail locations found in each Trail’s Shopping Checklist. A purchase of any item sold by the store qualifies, but a purchase is required to enter the drawing.
Be sure to take along your Passport and enter to win a Weekend Getaway to Lakepoint State Park. You can download your Passport Right Here.
Feed Your Adventure Photo Contest
Snap photos while traveling the trails and shopping for goodies and post them for us to share. You’ll automatically be entered in our monthly drawing for our trails tote bag and one or more of the featured foodstuffs made in the Black Belt. Enter the contest by Clicking Here.