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Lake Lurleen State Park

Located nine miles northwest of Tuscaloosa and Northport, this 1,625-acre park is a scenic retreat

Location: 13226 Lake Lurleen Rd, Coker, AL, USAWebsite: https://www.alapark.com/lake-lurleen-state-parkPhone: (205) 339-1558

Tuscaloosa Civil Rights Trail

If you cannot march, you can make sand­wiches. If you cannot make sandwiches, you can drive your

Location: Tuscaloosa, AL, USAWebsite: https://civilrightstuscaloosa.org/Phone: 205-758-1193

Walk The University of Alabama

Even if you’re not a prospective student, touring this monumental campus is well worth the time. From the Quad, where the University is Anchored, to the new stretches of the institution towards Bryce Hospital, and Bryant-Denny Stadium, you’ll find a plethora of landmarks.

Location: The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, USA

Walk Downtown

University Boulevard is the mother road of Tuscaloosa. Stretching from Capitol Park, Past the University of Alabama, to the Arboretum. This main street holds a rich history and a wealth of sights to stroll along.

Location: Tuscaloosa, AL, USA

University of Alabama Arboretum

The University of Alabama Arboretum maintains plant collections for botanical education and appreciation. The Arboretum features walking trails through a native woodland section, a wildflower garden, a collection of ornamental plants, an experimental garden, and a children’s garden.

Location: 4800 Arboretum Way, Tuscaloosa, AL 35404, USAWebsite: http://arboretum.ua.eduPhone: (205) 553-3278

Tuscaloosa Veterans Memorial Park

Veterans Memorial Park was developed as a memorial for all veterans of the United States Armed Forces and as a tribute to Northington General Army Hospital, one of the largest military hospitals in the world at the end of WWII. When the hospital closed, it was stipulated that the one-acre site could only be used as a shrine, a memorial to veterans or a denominational church.

Location: AL-6, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35404, USAWebsite: http://www.tuscaloosaveteranspark.orgPhone: 205-562-3220

Tuscaloosa Amphitheater

The Tuscaloosa Amphitheater sits beautifully on 15 acres amidst the banks of the Black Warrior River. Located only minutes away from the University of Alabama campus and blocks from the lively downtown district, the Amphitheater is the largest outdoor theater in West Alabama and a premier location for arts and entertainment.

Location: 2710 Jack Warner Pkwy, Tuscaloosa, AL, USAWebsite: http://www.tuscaloosaamphitheater.comPhone: 205-248-5280

The Riverwalk

The Riverwalk is an excellent paved trail along the southern bank of the Black Warrior River near downtown Tuscaloosa. The path is divided by a painted line making a distinct two way road for walkers and bikers.

Location: 2710 Jack Warner Pkwy, Tuscaloosa, AL, USA

The Red Shed

We have a great patio, too many TVs, live music, and the best drink specials!

Location: 509 Red Drew Ave, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401, USAPhone: (205) 248-2116

The McGuire-Strickland House

This raised Creole cottage in the Greek Revival style was built by Moses McGuire, Tuscaloosa’s first probate judge. The McGuire-Strickland home is most famous for its wood frame structure which is believed to be the oldest wooden structure in Tuscaloosa. The hand work shows early Alabama workmanship with locally cut and prepared pine of which some pieces predate the Revolutionary War.

Location: 500 28th Avenue, Tuscaloosa, AL, USAPhone: (205) 758-2238