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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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  • Join us today, Friday, July 10th for Coffee with the Chamber from 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM. This event will take place outdoors in the Calhoun County Area Chamber & Visitors Center parking lot, where social distancing will be encouraged. As an added bonus, @calledcoffee will be at the Chamber from 8:30 AM to 11 AM every Coffee with the Chamber through the remainder of 2020. Be on the lookout for our upcoming Food Truck Friday schedule, including She Shed Shaved Ice, Kona Ice of Calhoun County, and more!

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  • We wish you and yours a safe and happy Independence Day! Photo credit 📷 Tony Coley

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  • Visitor information is available in our vestibule 24 hours every day.

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  • The month of June is designated as National Safety Month. Plan before you go: review these water safety tips for safe summer recreation. #NationalSafetyMonth #visitcalhouncountyAL #calhouncountyAL #iheartcalhouncoAL #anaturalattraction

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  • National Camping Month in June is an excellent time to pack up your gear and experience nature. #NationalCampingMonth #visitcalhouncountyAL #calhouncountyAL #iheartcalhouncoAL #anaturalattraction

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  • National Great Outdoors Month in June reminds us to explore our nation’s abundant wildlife refuges, parks, and natural beauty. Whether we hike or bike the trails, kayak or canoe the many waterways or pitch a tent in the forest or on a hillside, nature is calling. Visit Calhoun County - A Natural Attraction! #GreatOutdoorsMonth #visitcalhouncountyAL #calhouncountyAL #iheartcalhouncoAL #anaturalattraction

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  • Happy Father's Day! Father’s Day is observed annually on the third Sunday in June. This day is set aside to honor the role that fathers play in the family structure and society. President Richard Nixon signed into law a permanent national holiday in 1972 over 50 years after Mother’s Day came into existence. Photo Credit📷Becky Weck Location: Oxford Lake #FathersDay #visitcalhouncountyAL #calhouncountyAL #iheartcalhouncoAL #anaturalattraction

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  • The longest day of the year marks the beginning of Summer in the Northern Hemisphere which starts at 4:43 PM. It is also known as the Summer Solstice. Enjoy your long summer days outside in Calhoun County. Photo credit Tony Coley Location Hillabee Creek Reservoir #SummerBegins #visitcalhouncountyAL #calhouncountyAL #iheartcalhouncoAL #anaturalattraction

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  • National Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month is celebrated in June. As the peak season for many crops, it is an opportunity to remind everyone to maintain healthy diet. Check out one of Calhoun County's Farmer's markets for your fresh veggies: Main Street Farmers Market in @historicmainstreetoxford on Thursday, Farmers Market of Jacksonville, AL on Saturday, or @annistonmarket on Saturday. #EatYourVegetablesDay #visitcalhouncountyAL #calhouncountyAL #iheartcalhouncoAL #anaturalattraction

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  • National Go Fishing Day on June 18th each year encourages us to drop a line – in the nearest stream, pond, lake, or river. The Alabama Bass Trail features 11 premiere bass fishing lakes including Neely Henry Lake in Calhoun County Alabama. Visit https://www.outdooralabama.com/fishing for tips and license information. #NationalGoFishingDay #visitcalhouncountyAL #calhouncountyAL #iheartcalhouncoAL #anaturalattraction

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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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1330 Quintard Avenue
Anniston, Al 36201

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