Shop or Sightsee Near UAB, Samford
Add fun and entertainment to your stay while visiting colleges or conducting Birmingham business. This hotel’s setting near UAB, Samford U. and downtown makes it easy to shop, view wildlife or hit important museums and historical sites. Visit the mall, zoo or Civil Rights District. Take time out from conventions and meetings to enjoy area parks and Blazers or Bulldogs college football. The Country Inn and Suites, Homewood is moments from Interstate 65 and just a 20-minute drive away from Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM).
Dive into these top area attractions:
- Alabama Splash Adventure (16.3 miles)
With both water and land activities, this family-friendly amusement park is the perfect place to spend a day with the kids.
Phone: +1 (205) 481-4750
- Birmingham Zoo (6.1 miles)
Attracting more than half a million visitors annually, Birmingham Zoo offers an up-close encounter with nature at this expansive 122-acre habit.
Phone: +1 (205) 879-0409
- Civil Rights District (7.5 miles)
Uncover important sites in Birmingham’s rich Civil Rights history by walking this six-block area, which includes the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church, Kelly Ingram Park and the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute.
- Riverchase Galleria Mall (7.1 miles)
Find great deals at top brands like Macy’s, Coach, Gap and Forever 21. The mall also features several restaurants and a carousel.
Phone: +1 (205) 985-3020
- Sixteenth Street Baptist Church (7.5 miles)
An important landmark in Civil Rights history, the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church commemorates the lives of four young girls killed in a 1963 bombing.
Phone: +1 (205) 251-9402
- Talladega Superspeedway (54 miles)
Plan a day trip to see a race at this competitive NASCAR track, which boasts a 2.66 mile course and more than 80,000 spectator seats.
Phone: +1 (877) 462-3342
- Vulcan Park & Museum (4.9 miles)
"The Vulcan" is the largest cast-iron sculpture in the world, standing an impressive 56 feet tall. An on-site interactive museum helps visitors learn about the statue’s importance to Birmingham history.
Phone: +1 (205) 933-1409