- Our list of the best things to do in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, features the top 23 nearby activities — including 12 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Tuscaloosa, AL has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Sports & Fitness, and Entertainment & Shows.
- The results below include the top 23 things to do within the city of Tuscaloosa, AL
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.
The Peanut Depot started roasting peanuts in 1907. Visitors can see peanuts roasted in the old antique roasters, buy fresh roasted, salted and Cajun peanuts, and see the architecturally interesting turn of the century building.
Having found its new home inside the Alabama Power Building the Don Kresge Memorial Museum if a interesting place to visit for locals and tourists. The museum features historic radio equipment dating back to the 1920's as well as historical documents and control room artifacts.
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.
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.
173 Highway 301, Calera, AL MoreLess Info
Ozan Winery & Cellars is a portion of a local family's country estate converted into a working vineyard. Tours include a winemaking cellar and public tasting room, The Wine Trail with four local wineries, a train excursion with lunch, or you can enjoy your own picnic from the viewing deck.
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.