Explore the University of Alabama and Downtown Tuscaloosa
As the home of the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa is a year-round destination for Crimson Tide fans from across the globe. The Country Inn & Suites is conveniently situated near I-20, I-59 and I-359, allowing quick commutes to popular local attractions. Catch a show at the Bama Theatre, or enjoy a charming dinner cruise on The Bama Belle riverboat. If you’re in town to cheer on the Crimson Tide, enjoy a pregame meal in Midtown Village and then make your way to Bryant-Denny Stadium, which is located just minutes from the hotel. If business brings you to town, you can take advantage of easy travel routes to many influential companies such as Michelin, Faurecia, Phifer and The Westervelt Company.
Arts and Entertainment
- Bama Theatre (4 miles)
This popular downtown theater blends nostalgic design with modern artistic expression. Contact the theater box office for tickets to a theatrical performance, a musical concert or an art house film screening.
Phone: +1 (205) 758-5195
- Kentuck Art Center (5 miles)
Spend a leisurely afternoon wandering among spectacular Southern folk art at this community art center.
Phone: +1 (205) 758-1257
- Tuscaloosa Amphitheater (5.5 miles)
This concert venue welcomes world-renowned artists such as Eric Church, Willie Nelson and Kings of Leon.
Phone: +1 (205) 248-5280
- The Bama Belle (4.3 miles)
Paying homage to the riverboats of the nineteenth century, this charming replica treats guests to scenic sightseeing tours and dinner cruises on the Black Warrior River.
Phone: +1 (205) 275-0560
- Mercedes-Benz U.S. International, Inc. Visitor Center (5.1 miles)
Schedule a tour of the Mercedes-Benz plant at the visitor center and get a behind-the-scenes look at how they create their acclaimed cars.
Phone: +1 (205) 507-2252
- Midtown Village (2.3 miles)
Designed to provide a pedestrian-friendly retail experience, this popular collection of shops features well-known stores like Ulta, Charming Charlie and Old Navy.
Phone: 1+ (866) 644-2521
- The Battle-Friedman House and Gardens (3.7 miles)
A visit to the antebellum estate of the Battle-Friedman House is a step back in time. With 19th-century architecture and antique furnishings, this home embodies the classic elegance of Tuscaloosa’s history.
Phone: +1 (205) 758-6138
- Jemison-Van de Graaff Mansion (3.5 miles)
Originally built as the town house of Senator Robert Jemison, Jr., this Italianate mansion has been expertly restored to reflect its original 1860s appearance, which makes it one of Tuscaloosa’s most sought-after wedding and event venues.
Phone: +1 (205) 758-2906
- Moundville Archaeological Park (12 miles)
This historic site hosted a large community from A.D. 1000 to A.D. 1450. Visit the nearby museum to browse more than 200 artifacts, including ancient jewelry, pottery and ceremonial objects.
Phone: +1 (205) 371-8732
University of Alabama
- Bryant-Denny Stadium (3.2 miles)
Home of the University of Alabama’s legendary Crimson Tide football program, Bryant-Denny Stadium is located less than 10 minutes from the Country Inn & Suites.
Phone: +1 (205) 348-2262
- Paul W. Bryant Museum (3 miles)
Legendary football coach Paul “Bear” Bryant roamed the Alabama sidelines for 25 years, amassing six national championships. Learn more about his legacy by visiting this museum nestled on the University of Alabama campus.
Phone: +1 (205) 348-4668
- University of Alabama (3.7 miles)
Take a prospective student tour, attend graduation ceremonies or cheer on your beloved Crimson Tide at this picturesque campus.
Phone: +1 (205) 348-6010
- University of Alabama Football Season
- Moundville Native American Festival
- Kentuck Festival of the Arts