Discover the Best Things to Do in Tuscaloosa
As the home of the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa is a year-round destination for Crimson Tide fans from across the globe. Our Country Inn & Suites is conveniently situated near I-20/59 and I-359, allowing quick commutes to the campus and other 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 just minutes from the hotel. Here for a business trip? You can easily reach companies like Michelin, Faurecia, Phifer and The Westervelt Company.
University of Alabama Attractions:
- 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 on the UA campus.
Phone: +1 (205) 348-4668
- Bryant-Denny Stadium (3.2 miles)
Join more than a hundred thousand houndstooth-clad fans each autumn at Bryant-Denny Stadium, home of the University of Alabama’s Crimson Tide football dynasty.
Phone: +1 (205) 348-2262
- The 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 that opened in 1831.
Phone: +1 (205) 348-6010
Arts and Entertainment:
- The Bama Theatre (4 miles)
This popular downtown venue hosts a variety of theatrical performances, concerts and art house film screenings. For a family outing, get tickets to one of the theater’s kid-friendly productions.
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. See something you like? Head to the gift shop to take home your own piece of creativity.
Phone: +1 (205) 758-1257
- Tuscaloosa Amphitheater (5.5 miles)
This concert venue, the largest of its kind in West Alabama, welcomes world-renowned artists such as Eric Church, Willie Nelson and Kings of Leon.
Phone: +1 (205) 248-5280
- Midtown Village (2.3 miles)
Designed to provide a pedestrian-friendly retail experience, this popular collection of shops features well-known stores like Ulta, Loft and Old Navy.
Phone: +1 (866) 644-2521
- The Bama Belle (4.3 miles)
Step back in time with a ride on the Bama Belle riverboat, a charming replica that treats guests to scenic sightseeing tours and dinner cruises on the Black Warrior River.
Phone: +1 (205) 275-0560
- Mercedes-Benz U.S. International 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
- 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
- The Battle-Friedman House and Gardens (3.7 miles)
With early 19th-century architecture and antique furnishings, this antebellum home embodies the classic elegance of Tuscaloosa’s history.
Phone: +1 (205) 758-6138
- Moundville Archaeological Park (12 miles)
This historical site, which was home to a Native American community from A.D. 1000 to 1450, now offers a museum with more than 200 artifacts, including ancient jewelry, pottery and ceremonial objects.
Phone: +1 (205) 371-8732