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At Visit Calhoun County, we're here to assist you with all of your travel planning needs. Not sure where to stay, eat or shop? We can help! Regardless of whether or not you're planning on visiting for a day or a week, Visit Calhoun County is your one-stop information shop on all things Calhoun County.

Services

Upon request, we can provide the following

  • Complementary Welcome Bags
  • Information Packets
  • Calendar of Events, Maps & Visitors Guides
  • Trip and Tour Planning
  • Recruiting Materials for HR Departments

Our Mission

WE ARE HERE TO HELP YOU PLAN THE PERFECT VACATION,
EVENT OR TOUR IN CALHOUN COUNTY.

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Membership

For the Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce community, joining and participating in the Chamber is a way to network and unite with influential people. The Chamber provides its members the opportunity to discuss innovative ideas with people of a common interest in the economic welfare of our community and offers exclusive Chamber member opportunities.

Make Calhoun
Your Next Adventure

Regardless of what your vacation checklist consists of, we have invigorating outdoors, amazing cultural sights, mouth-watering food and Southern hospitality all wrapped into one amazing destination. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing overnight getaway or for a one of a kind adventure, Calhoun County is the natural attraction.

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  • #Repost @calhounchamber with @make_repost ・・・ June 16 -- The Calhoun County Area Chamber & Visitors Center hosted a ribbon cutting for Main Street Cafe located in Weaver. Be sure to stop by their new storefront just off of the Chief Ladiga Trail and congratulations again on your grand opening!

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  • The North American Nature Photography Association (NANPA) encourages all photographers and photography lovers to observe Nature Photography Day on June 15th. Show us your best Calhoun County Area Nature photos in the comments! #NaturePhotographyDay #visitcalhouncountyAL #calhouncountyAL #iheartcalhouncoAL #anaturalattraction

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  • Flag Day, June 14th, is set aside to honor ‘Old Glory’. This day commemorates the adoption of the United States flag on June 14, 1777. On May 30, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson issued a proclamation deeming June 14 as Flag Day. #NationalFlagDay #visitcalhouncountyAL #calhouncountyAL #iheartcalhouncoAL #anaturalattraction

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  • Free Fishing Day is this Saturday, June 13. Learn more at https://www.outdooralabama.com/articles/free-fishing-day-june-13. #outdoors #alabama #fishing

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  • #Repost @calhounchamber with @make_repost ・・・ Birthday Week continues with @konaiceofcalhouncounty visiting us today! The tropical music playing is perfect with this sunny day! ☀️🌴🍧

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  • #Repost @calhounchamber with @make_repost ・・・ We’ve got a-LATTÉ going on at the Chamber this morning!! Stop by before 9:30 AM and pick up some drive-thru coffee from @calledcoffee!!! Thank you so much for helping to make Birthday Week for Krychelle, Kim, & Linda so special!!! ☕️🎉

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  • During the second week of June, National Little League Week recognizes a youth program that instills sportsmanship, volunteerism, physical fitness and an appreciation of a game that has been loved for generations. President Dwight Eisenhower first proclaimed National Little League Week in 1964. A League of Our Own Oxford is an organization that gives mentally and physically disabled children the chance to play baseball. With the support of the City of Oxford and donations from local businesses, the field was completed in 2015. https://www.facebook.com/aleagueofourownoxford/ #LittleLeagueWeek #visitcalhouncountyAL #calhouncountyAL #iheartcalhouncoAL #anaturalattraction

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  • Congratulations to Ellen Cannon, the winner of the 2020 Visit Calhoun County Photo Scavenger Hunt! Here are the pictures Ellen submitted corresponding with the clues to historic locations around Calhoun County. She won a $40 gift certificate to a local restaurant. Look out for more Visit Calhoun County contests during the summer! Answers: Clue #1 Chief Ladiga Trail, Anniston, Weaver, Jacksonville & Piedmont Clue #2 Cider Ridge, Oxford Clue #3 Janney Furnace, Ohatchee Clue #4 The Roberts Home Museum, Piedmont Clue #5 Centennial Memorial Park, Anniston # #visitcalhouncountyAL #calhouncountyAL #iheartcalhouncoAL #anaturalattraction

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  • ***Photo Scavenger Hunt Contest*** Deadline to enter extended to 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, June 5th! How to Enter: Digital photos are submitted by email to Audrey Maxwell, Tourism Director at the Calhoun County Area Chamber & Visitors Center, at audreym@calhounchamber.com. All emails must include the following information: -Name of photographer -Phone number and email address for photographer -Social Media identification info (i.e. Instagram, Facebook handle) -Title for each photograph entry with brief (one sentence) location of each photograph entry with corresponding clue number. -Any photo entered without proper clue designation will be disqualified. All correct entries will be entered into a drawing to win a gift valued at $40 which will include a local Calhoun County area restaurant gift certificate. #PhotoScavengerHunt #visitcalhouncountyAL #calhouncountyAL #iheartcalhouncoAL #anaturalattraction

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  • ***Photo Scavenger Hunt Contest*** ~CONTEST END DATE EXTENDED TO JUNE 5th~~ Clue #5 How to Enter: Digital photos are submitted by email to Audrey Maxwell, Tourism Director at the Calhoun County Area Chamber & Visitors Center, at audreym@calhounchamber.com. All emails must include the following information: -Name of photographer -Phone number and email address for photographer -Social Media identification info (i.e. Instagram, Facebook handle) -Title for each photograph entry with brief (one sentence) location of each photograph entry with corresponding clue number. -Any photo entered without proper clue designation will be disqualified. All correct entries will be entered into a drawing to win a gift valued at $40 which will include a local Calhoun County area restaurant gift certificate. #PhotoScavengerHunt #visitcalhouncountyAL #calhouncountyAL #iheartcalhouncoAL #anaturalattraction

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  • ***Photo Scavenger Hunt Contest*** Clues 3 & 4! How to Enter: Digital photos are submitted by email to Audrey Maxwell, Tourism Director at the Calhoun County Area Chamber & Visitors Center, at audreym@calhounchamber.com. All emails must include the following information: -Name of photographer -Phone number and email address for photographer -Social Media identification info (i.e. Instagram, Facebook handle) -Title for each photograph entry with brief (one sentence) location of each photograph entry with corresponding clue number. -Any photo entered without proper clue designation will be disqualified. All correct entries will be entered into a drawing to win a gift valued at $40 which will include a local Calhoun County area restaurant gift certificate. #PhotoScavengerHunt #visitcalhouncountyAL #calhouncountyAL #iheartcalhouncoAL #anaturalattraction

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  • ***Photo Scavenger Hunt Contest*** Here are the first two clues! How to Enter: Digital photos are submitted by email to Audrey Maxwell, Tourism Director at the Calhoun County Area Chamber & Visitors Center, at audreym@calhounchamber.com. All emails must include the following information: -Name of photographer -Phone number and email address for photographer -Social Media identification info (i.e. Instagram, Facebook handle) -Title for each photograph entry with brief (one sentence) location of each photograph entry with corresponding clue number. -Any photo entered without proper clue designation will be disqualified. All correct entries will be entered into a drawing to win a gift valued at $40 which will include a local Calhoun County area restaurant gift certificate. #PhotoScavengerHunt #visitcalhouncountyAL #calhouncountyAL #iheartcalhouncoAL #anaturalattraction

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  • Thankful for and forever grateful to those who lost their lives in service to our country. Remembering those fallen heroes today and their families whose sacrifices are beyond words. #memorialdayremembrance

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  • ***Photo Scavenger Hunt Contest*** Marked annually on May 24, National Scavenger Hunt Day is set aside as a day to enjoy the good ol’ fashioned fun of a scavenger hunt. Check out the contest we created for you! How to Enter: Digital photos are submitted by email to Audrey Maxwell, Tourism Director at the Calhoun County Area Chamber & Visitors Center, at audreym@calhounchamber.com. All emails must include the following information: -Name of photographer -Phone number and email address for photographer -Social Media identification info (i.e. Instagram, Facebook handle) -Title for each photograph entry with brief (one sentence) location of each photograph entry with corresponding clue number. -Any photo entered without proper clue designation will be disqualified All correct entries will be entered into a drawing to win a gift valued at $40 which will include a local Calhoun County area restaurant gift certificate. #ScavengerHuntDay #visitcalhouncountyAL #calhouncountyAL #iheartcalhouncoAL #anaturalattraction

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  • The Friday before Memorial Day is declared National Road Trip Day and serves as the official kickoff of the summer road trip season. In 2019, Pilot Flying J, the largest travel center operator in North America, founded National Road Trip Day. What is your favorite scenic road to drive in Calhoun County? #NationalRoadTripDay #visitcalhouncountyAL #calhouncountyAL #iheartcalhouncoAL #anaturalattraction

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  • World Bee Day is celebrated on May 20 each year. On this day Slovenian Anton Janša, the pioneer of beekeeping, was born in 1734. The idea for a World Bee Day was conceived on September 15th, 2014. Every third spoonful of the world’s food relies on bees and other endangered pollinators. Calhoun County’s natural ecosystem houses many pollinators, such bees. Photo Credit 📷Melinda Roberts #WorldBeeDay #visitcalhouncountyAL #calhouncountyAL #iheartcalhouncoAL #anaturalattraction

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  • May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. With warmer weather, it’s time to remind everyone to be on the alert and to share the road with motorcyclists. For more information visit www.nhtsa.gov/safety/motorcycles. Enjoy the ride safely on Calhoun County’s many scenic roadways. #motorcyclelife #bikelife #motorcycle #visitcalhouncountyAL #calhouncountyAL #iheartcalhouncoAL #anaturalattraction

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  • International Museum Day, celebrates the value of museums as well as showcases the importance of preserving and sharing cultures, ethnic groups, events, products, and industries. The annual observance, first held on May 18, 1977, is coordinated by the International Council of Museums (ICOM). The Anniston Museum of Natural History and the Berman Museum of World History are two amazing destinations for you to visit in Calhoun County! • For more information, visit @exploreamag #InternationalMuseumDay #visitcalhouncountyAL #calhouncountyAL #iheartcalhouncoAL #anaturalattraction

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  • Each year on the third Friday in May, National Endangered Species Day is an opportunity for everyone to learn about the importance of protecting endangered species, their habitats and the actions necessary to do so. One Calhoun County threatened endemic species is the pygmy sculpin (Cottus pygmaeus) from Coldwater Spring. You can view the US Fish & Wildlife Service Species By County report https://ecos.fws.gov/ecp0/reports/species-by-current-range-county?fips=01015 Photo credit @outdooralabamaofficial #EndangeredSpeciesDay #visitcalhouncountyAL #calhouncountyAL #iheartcalhouncoAL #anaturalattraction

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  • In 1982, an annual Memorial Service gathering in Senate Park began and later became known as Police Week. Survivors and supporters honoring those fallen peace officers grew into a series of events that now includes candlelight vigils, pipe band competitions, conferences and National Peace Officers Memorial Service which is sponsored by the Grand Lodge of the Fraternal Order of Police. • Since 1999, Anniston’s Centennial Memorial Park has served as the official home of Alabama’s Veterans Memorial and State Law Enforcement Memorial. The names of every Alabamian killed during World War I, World War II, the Korean War, Vietnam, Persian Gulf, and officers killed in the line of duty are engraved on the granite wall. • #centennialmermorialpark #thankful #police #ALEAF #lawenforcement #LEO #visitcalhouncountyAL #calhouncountyAL #iheartcalhouncoAL #anaturalattraction

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  • May is National BBQ Month. The Barbecue Council founded National Barbecue Month in 1963 to encourage outdoor cooking. It's Take Out Tuesday -grab some Bar-B-Que for lunch or dinner today and support your local eateries! Which in Calhoun County has your favorite BBQ? #NationalBarbecueMonth #NationalBBQMonth #TakeOutTuesday #visitcalhouncountyAL #calhouncountyAL #iheartcalhouncoAL #anaturalattraction

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  • May 9th is World Migratory Bird Day, which is observed twice a year during the second Saturday in May and again on the second Saturday in October. Since 1993, the Environment for the Americas coordinates the bi-yearly observances of World Migratory Bird Day. Dozens of organizations sponsor events including the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. The goal is to raise awareness of issues affecting migratory birds and to inspire action around the world to take measures for their conservation. Many birds migrate through and to Calhoun County and are a delight to behold. Photo credit 📷 Bernard Franklin Oxford AL. #BirdDay #MigratoryBirdDay #visitcalhouncountyAL #calhouncountyAL #iheartcalhouncoAL #anaturalattraction

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  • National Tourism Day is celebrated annually on May 7. This day is observed during National Travel and Tourism Week, which occurs every first full week of May and was first celebrated in May 1983, as President Ronald Reagan signed a Proclamation urging all citizens to observe the week. Plan your next trip in Calhoun County! for Photo credit 📷Michael Squillaci Location: Terrapin Creek Piedmont AL #nttw20 #visitcalhouncountyAL #calhouncountyAL #iheartcalhouncoAL #anaturalattraction

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  • Always the first full week of May, National Wildflower Week commemorates the colorful blossoms that bring our landscapes to life. Whether they are on mountainsides, pastures or our own back yards, wildflowers create habitat, help conserve water and reduce erosion. Woodland Phlox is indigenous to the rich deciduous woodlands of Calhoun County. #NationalWildflowerWeek #visitcalhouncountyAL #calhouncountyAL #iheartcalhouncoAL #anaturalattraction

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  • The first week in May is Small Business Week, which celebrates small business owners around the country. Shop local in Calhoun County for all your biking needs! #SmallBusinessWeek #wigswheels #bicycle #bike #roadbike #bikeriding #moutainbiking #visitcalhouncountyAL #calhouncountyAL #iheartcalhouncoAL #anaturalattraction

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If you're in town, please stop by our Visitor Center located
in the Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce building at:
1330 Quintard Avenue
Anniston, Al 36201

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