- Our list of the best things to do in Bessemer, Alabama, features the top 66 nearby activities — including 28 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Bessemer, AL has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Entertainment & Shows, and Sports & Fitness.
- The results below include the top 6 things to do within the city of Bessemer, AL , followed by 61 popular activities in nearby cities, including Birmingham, Pelham, Hoover, Alabaster, Calera, Leeds, Trussville, Tuscaloosa, Mountain Brook and Helena
65% 545 votes
2101 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N, Birmingham, AL 35203 MoreLess Info
Built in 1976, the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex can host sports events, conventions, and many other public events. It has a 17,654 seats Arena, a 3,000 seats Concert Hall, a 1,000 seats Theater, and several other amenities and facilities.
94% 230 votes
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.
100% 1 votes
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.
Alabama Symphony Orchestra makes music and provides services to the residents of the state, serving nearly 100,000 individuals a year through concert series, youth programs and educational and community engagement efforts to fulfill their mission to change lives through music.