12 Zany Roadschool activities in Montgomery Alabama on a Budget

We travel fulltime in a 300 square foot home on wheel (an RV) and Roadschool or Unschool along the way.  I love telling you’ll about the places we find to explore and visit.  We found 12 Zany Roadschool activities in Montgomery, Alabama that are free, almost free or on a very small budget (like ours). With our field trips we also do a little google school (research on the internet) and sometimes when we are really Continue reading

Alabama History at Fort Toulouse and trail walk at nature Alabama Nature Center

Many fascinating figures and events have happened throughout Alabama’s history. We wanted to learn more about the prehistoric Indians, French, English and American history at Fort Toulouse and Fort Jackson . The story of Fort Toulouse started with the local indians inviting the French to build a fort, Fort Toulouse. The men settled in and took indian wives, wives from around the area, and some farms sprang up. The French lost possession of the fort Continue reading

Roadside Fun: Name the home for the only President of the Confederacy

Can you guess what the name of the home for the only President of the Confederacy. It only served from February 1861 until May 1861, when the Confederate capital moved to Richmond, Virginia. This small White house is filled with original period pieces from the 1850s and 1860s. As you enter this white house “Yankee Bob” greeted us with great enthusiasm, and engaged us with all sorts of fun facts about the house. One fun Continue reading

Best place to learn the stories of Alabama and its history

Our goal when we visit a new city is to learn the stories of Alabama and its history. The Best place to learn these stories and its history of Alabama is the Alabama Department of Archives and History. The stories begin in the 1700s with native Indians and tell the story of struggles over the land, the rise of a cotton economy, the Civil War, industrialization, world wars, civil rights, and the race to the Continue reading

Roadside America: Where is one of the biggest Liberty Replica?

Where is one of the biggest Statue of Liberty Replica in America?  Hint: It is next to the Boy Scouts of America building that looks like a bridge. We have started traveling again so thought it would be fun to start doing some Roadside America fun quizzes.  No cheating guys but todays quiz…. Here are some fun facts that we learned trying to figure out why this city has one of the largest Liberties in Continue reading

Best way for Unschooler to learn about animals? Birmingham Zoo

What is the best way for kids to get excited about animals, their habitats, and where they live? Go visit a zoo, kids that are homeschooled or go to “normal school” love going to the zoo and learn more by seeing, touching and hearing the animals. We love going to the zoo and it’s even better when you get in free but more on that later. At first glance the Birmingham Zoo does not look Continue reading