- TripBuzz found 53 things to do with kids in or near Bessemer, Alabama, including 48 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Birmingham, Pelham, Hoover and Alabaster.
- From Splash Adventure Water Park to Roller Motion Skate Center, the Bessemer area offers 47 different types of family activities, including: Water Parks, Movie Theaters, Monuments and Inline Skating.
- Only 20 minutes from the southern favorite Birmingham, AL, Bessemer imbibes a lot of the culture from its surrounding areas. There are many things to see and do in Bessemer, including the standard visits to theaters, restaurants, and parks, but visitors can't miss the Owen Plantation House that played a big role in southern culture.
Home to all types of mammals, birds, and reptiles, the Birmingham Zoo was first opened in 1955 and now hosts more than 170 animals. It has a Zoo Train and a Carousel, and also organizes special events, such as the Nocturnal Adventure.
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2612 Lane Park Road, Mountain Brook, AL 25223 MoreLess Info
Burmingham Botanical features themed gardens, flowers and wooded areas. Enjoy the Japanese gardens, the Fern Glade, and the Formal Gardens. If you love flowers, the rose garden and crepe myrtle gardens are perfect. It's a great park for walking and exploring.
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Oak Mountain State Park, 200 Terrace Drive, Pelham, AL 35124 MoreLess Info
At the heart of Oak Mountain State Park is Peavine Falls, a 65 foot tall waterfall. Visitors face a steep climb up a rocky cliff face to get to the top, and the bottom has a pool suitable for swimming.
20 32nd St N, Birmingham, AL 35222 MoreLess Info
With the oldest building from the site dating back to 1902, the Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark produced iron for almost 80 years, until it was transformed into a museum in 1983. There are 40 buildings on the site and 2 blast-furnaces. It can host special events.
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820 Colonial Promenade Parkway, Alabaster, AL 35007 MoreLess Info
Featuring full stadium seating and digital projection, the AmStar Cinema 14 - Alabaster is a movie theater that offers a number of amenities to its guests. These include 3-D capabilities, birthday parties, and a game room.
One-fifth the size of the real Statue of Liberty, the Birmingham model was commissioned by the founder of Liberty National Life Insurance Company and stood atop that building from 1958 to 1989 when it was moved to its current location. The flame is lit by natural gas.