- The list below includes 25 free or cheap things to do in or near Florence, Alabama, including 38 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Movie Theaters, History Museums and Historic Homes.
- From University of North Alabama to Deibert Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Florence and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Muscle Shoals and Tuscumbia.
Spanning over 35,000 acres, the Wheeler Wildlife Refuge is the home to an impressive number of geese and ducks, besides the numerous species of fish, reptiles, amphibians and mammals. There are also 288 different species of songbirds which can be spotted out here.
Many outdoor activities are encouraged within Wilson Morgan Park, including walking along trails, soccer fields, a tennis complex, and batting cage. There is also an extensive wood playground structure for children.
There are 32 individual lanes offered at the AMF River City Lanes for those who want to enjoy ten pin bowling. In addition to the lanes, this bowling alley has an on-site pro shop, a separate bar area, and a full video game arcade.
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1055 Pittsburg Landing Road, Shiloh, TN 38376 MoreLess Info
Established in 1866, the War Department established the official Shiloh National Cemetery on the battlefield of Shiloh to bury the dead from the main battle and those who died from all the operations along the Tennessee River. The first grave markers were wooden but were soon replaced with granite stones.
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1055 Pittsburg Landing Rd., Shiloh, TN 38376 MoreLess Info
One of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War occurred at Shiloh, and the Shiloh National Military Park was made to be a monument to those who were lost during the fight. To educate the public about the battle, the park features the Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center.
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1800 Point Mallard Dr SE, Decatur, AL 35601 MoreLess Info
The Strike Zone At Point Mallard is a sports entertainment facility offering a number of amenities for guests to enjoy. These amenities include a golf driving range with a putting green as well as baseball batting cages.
Onyx Cheerleading & Gymnastics is a recreational facility that features youth summer camps, music lessons, stunt training, and flexibility classes. The facility also offers choreography classes, and semi-private and private lessons.
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2700 Refuge Headquarters Rd., Decatur, AL 35603 MoreLess Info
The Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge is home to 47 species of mammals, 115 species of fish, 295 species of birds, and 74 species of reptiles and amphibians. Activities offered include fishing, hunting, wildlife viewing, and environmental education.
Considered to be one of the premier recreational sites in the area, Point Mallard Park has an extensive athletic complex, tennis center, batting cages, and golf driving range. The park is also home to the Spirit of America Festival and reenactments of the Battle for Decatur.