The mixing board at the Muscle Shoals Sound Studio.

Muscle Shoals

Muscle Shoals is a vibrant tapestry that harmonizes the best of music, nature, and outdoor adventures. Begin your journey at the legendary FAME Recording Studio, where the walls echo with the soulful melodies of musical greats, then meander through the Singing River Sculptures—a mesmerizing tribute to the area's iconic musicians.

When the call of relaxation beckons, Wilson Dam and Wilson Lake unveil their tranquil splendor, casting a serene backdrop for boating, fishing, and immersing yourself in the breathtaking Alabama landscapes. Golf enthusiasts can perfect their swing amid the emerald landscapes of Cypress Lakes Golf & Tennis, while the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at The Shoals challenges players with its strategic design.

Nature enthusiasts are beckoned to explore the scenic wonderland of the Rock of Ages Trail, where you can explore the area’s history with several churches made from different materials, dating back 100 years or more. Hikers, bikers, picnickers, and boaters will find plenty to do at the TVA Reservation, a sprawling reserve of Alabama nature and beauty with plenty of recreational opportunities.

The mixing board at the Muscle Shoals Sound Studio.

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