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Forbes names Birmingham as one of world’s top affordable winter travel destinations

An article by Forbes this week named Birmingham, Alabama, as one of the world’s nine best affordable winter 2020 travel destinations.

Other cities honored were Chicago, Guadalajara, Mexico City, San Antonio, Cartagena, Toronto, San Diego and Rome.

Forbes wrote of Birmingham, “This Alabama destination is growing in popularity and for good reason. Its cultural roots combine effortlessly to produce an amazing food scene, where high-end culinary chops meet down-home flavors. In addition to the restaurants helmed by James Beard Award-winning chefs, you’ll also enjoy a delightful art scene.”

“You’re sure to be surprised at all this Southern destination offers,” the article added.

Sean Ross is the editor of Yellowhammer News. You can follow him on Twitter @sean_yhn