From Talladega, it's 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the west to Birmingham and 70 miles (113 kilometers) to the southeast to LaGrange.
To find out why so many travelers go for Central Alabama as a holiday spot, ensure you spend a bit more time in the region. Oxford, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the southwest, and Sylacauga, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the northeast of Talladega are worth visiting if you're keen to explore this region further.
When you come to Talladega, don't forget to enjoy Gadsden. Approximately 40 miles (64 kilometers) away, this regional transport and shopping hub is where you can find Imagination Place, Mary G Hardin Center for Cultural Arts and Twin Bridges Golf Club. Noccalula Falls Park, Gadsden Mall and Gadsden Museum of Art are just a sample of the many other interesting attractions on offer here.
Drop into Central Alabama's historically significant historic mansions, it's a good way to gain an understanding of the region's rich past.
When the sun is shining, follow the locals and head to Central Alabama's cooling waterways for a day of fishing or boating.
The closest major airport, Birmingham International Airport, is situated in Birmingham, 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the west of Talladega, so take that into account when booking your trip.