MONTGOMERY, Ala. — If you’re looking for a holiday from the holidays, you’re in luck. And you don’t have to go far.
Alabama’s state parks are offering a 25 percent discount on overnight accommodations at select locations through February. And thanks to the passage of Amendment 2 in November, the money you spend there will stay with the parks system.
Alabama voters overwhelmingly approved Amendment 2, which prohibits the Alabama Legislature from using money generated by state parks to fund anything other than state parks. Since 2012, approximately $15 million in state parks revenues have been diverted to fund other state programs.
Read the full story by Alabama News Center.