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Chris & Al’s Guidebook

Golf
2 18-hole championship courses along the Tennessee River. Book Tee Times at 256-446-5111 or rtjgolf.com
Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail
990 Sunbelt Pkwy
2 18-hole championship courses along the Tennessee River. Book Tee Times at 256-446-5111 or rtjgolf.com
Closest city
Founded in 1818. Home to the University of North Alabama. Birthplace of W.C. Handy, the father of the Blues and Sam Phillips, the father of Rock ‘n’ Roll. It also has some of the most charming Southern homes.
Florence
Founded in 1818. Home to the University of North Alabama. Birthplace of W.C. Handy, the father of the Blues and Sam Phillips, the father of Rock ‘n’ Roll. It also has some of the most charming Southern homes.
Things to see and do
Nearby attractions and places of interest.
Home of FAME Recording Studios.
Muscle Shoals
Home of FAME Recording Studios.
Famous for Ivy Green, the birthplace of Helen Keller.
Tuscumbia
Famous for Ivy Green, the birthplace of Helen Keller.
A stagecoach stop, tavern and inn dating back to the 1800’s. It served as a hospital for both Confederate and Union soldiers during the Civil War.
Pope's Tavern Museum
203 Hermitage Drive
A stagecoach stop, tavern and inn dating back to the 1800’s. It served as a hospital for both Confederate and Union soldiers during the Civil War.
Arts gallery, museum and educational center.
Kennedy Douglass Center-The Arts
217 E Tuscaloosa St
Arts gallery, museum and educational center.
Frank Lloyd Wright employed the Prairie, Concrete Block and Usonian styles of architecture in the Rosenbaum Home. The house contains his original designed furniture.
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Frank Lloyd Wright - Rosenbaum House Museum
601 Riverview Drive
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Frank Lloyd Wright employed the Prairie, Concrete Block and Usonian styles of architecture in the Rosenbaum Home. The house contains his original designed furniture.
The museum houses artifacts dating back more than 10,000 years. There is a 42 foot high mound in front of the museum created by early Native Americans preceding the Chickasaw, Creek and Cherokee nations.
Indian Mound and Museum
1028 South Court Street
The museum houses artifacts dating back more than 10,000 years. There is a 42 foot high mound in front of the museum created by early Native Americans preceding the Chickasaw, Creek and Cherokee nations.
Enjoy a Labor Day celebration where the coon dog graves are decorated and live music and barbecue are a fun twist to Alabama’s attractions.
Coon Dog Cemetery
4945 Coondog Cemetery Road
Enjoy a Labor Day celebration where the coon dog graves are decorated and live music and barbecue are a fun twist to Alabama’s attractions.
Approximately a 40 minute drive but well worth the trip. Features space travel simulators and hands-on exhibits. This center is one of the most comprehensive U.S. space museums in the world.
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U.S. Space & Rocket Center
1 Tranquility Base
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Approximately a 40 minute drive but well worth the trip. Features space travel simulators and hands-on exhibits. This center is one of the most comprehensive U.S. space museums in the world.
Miniature golf and interactive haunted house
Arx Mortis
4051 U.S. 72
Miniature golf and interactive haunted house
Music
Both locations of the Muscle Shoals sound studios are here. Artists such as The Rolling Stones, Percy Sledge, Little Richard, Paul Simon, Willie Nelson, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Bob Seeger, Rod Stewart, John Prine and Boz Skaggs recorded here.
Sheffield
Both locations of the Muscle Shoals sound studios are here. Artists such as The Rolling Stones, Percy Sledge, Little Richard, Paul Simon, Willie Nelson, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Bob Seeger, Rod Stewart, John Prine and Boz Skaggs recorded here.
A small log cabin built in 1873 was the home of the “Father of the Blues”. Includes his trumpet, piano and original sheet music. Every year the Shoals hosts a 10 day W.C. Handy music fest.
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W C Handy Museum
620 West College Street
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A small log cabin built in 1873 was the home of the “Father of the Blues”. Includes his trumpet, piano and original sheet music. Every year the Shoals hosts a 10 day W.C. Handy music fest.
Repository of the Alabama’s musical history.
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Alabama Music Hall of Fame
617 U.S. 72
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Repository of the Alabama’s musical history.
Favorite Parks
Spring Park is another must see with a stone waterfall and mini amusement park and splash pad. There’s a kid sized roller coaster and carousel. There is also a train to transport visitors throughout the park.
Spring Park
Spring Park Road
Spring Park is another must see with a stone waterfall and mini amusement park and splash pad. There’s a kid sized roller coaster and carousel. There is also a train to transport visitors throughout the park.
Skateboarding park, tennis courts, billiards, horseshoe pits and playground.
Cox Creek Park
2500 Chisholm Road
Skateboarding park, tennis courts, billiards, horseshoe pits and playground.
College
Over 100 plus grad and under grad degrees are offered at this historic and beautiful campus.
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University of North Alabama
1 Harrison Plaza
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Over 100 plus grad and under grad degrees are offered at this historic and beautiful campus.
Motorcycle Enthusiast
Every year on the 3rd Saturday in September, bikers honor the famous Native American Indian Trail of Tears by riding from Chattanooga to Waterloo.
Trail of Tears Remembrance Association Motorcycle Ride
Every year on the 3rd Saturday in September, bikers honor the famous Native American Indian Trail of Tears by riding from Chattanooga to Waterloo.