Perfect towns for a weekend trip in every state
Alabama: For a quiet escape, head to Mentone, a picturesque mountain town located in northeast Alabama. Outdoor enthusiasts can hike in DeSoto State Park, kayak in Little River Falls or ski at the Cloudmont Ski and Golf Resort, depending on the time of year. If strolling and shopping are more your scene, there are plenty of shops to explore in downtown Mentone. And no visit is complete without a stop at the quaint Wildflower Cafe, which is best known for their tomato pie. If you’re flying in from out of state, plan a trip for September, which is the cheapest time to visit the state of Alabama. Wildflower’s Famous Tomato Pie: $5
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