- Our list of the best things to do in Florence, Alabama, features the top 29 nearby activities — including 11 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Florence, AL has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Museums & Galleries, Outdoor Places, Sights & Landmarks, and Entertainment & Shows.
- The results below include the top 22 things to do within the city of Florence, AL , followed by 8 popular activities in nearby cities, including Muscle Shoals and Tuscumbia
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George H. Carroll Lion Habitat, Florence, AL 35632 MoreLess Info
The University of North Alabama is the state's oldest public university. Besides the 11 old building on the university's campus, the visitor can also relax on the green field or visit the two lion mascots, Leo and Una.
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601 Riverview Drive, Florence, AL 35630 MoreLess Info
Built in 1939, Frank Lloyd Wright's Rosenbaum House is the only house in Alabama designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. Covering 2624 square feet, the house is built in the Usonian style and became a museum in 1999.
Pope's Tavern is one of the oldest buildings in the city, serving as a hospital during the Civil War. Since 1965 it is a museum and home to items dating from the 18th century, which depict the house's history as an inn. There are also artifacts from the Civil War.
Hands-on exhibits and programs targeted toward all developmental stages are the focus of the Children's Museum of the Shoals. In addition to established exhibits about the Tennessee Valley, young ones have freedom to play and create at numerous stations in the museum.
The W.C. Handy Home, Museum & Library houses memorabilia from the 'Father of the Blues', William Christopher Handy's life. See his trumpet, piano, original sheet music, and get free admission, music, and birthday cake on Handy's Nov. 16th birthday commemoration.