Capitol Park in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.


Welcome to Tuscaloosa, where the vibrant spirit of the University of Alabama infuses every corner of this lively city. Nestled alongside the scenic Black Warrior River, Tuscaloosa is a captivating blend of rich history and contemporary culture. Immerse yourself in the arts at the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center, trace the footsteps of history at the iconic Foster Auditorium. Don't miss the chance to visit architectural gems like the Jemison-Van de Graaff Mansion, the immersive Paul W. Bryant Museum, and the enlightening Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum. For a taste of local life, shop your heart out at the bustling Tuscaloosa River Market.

Enjoy nearby cities like Demopolis, Moundville, and Northport.

Capitol Park in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

The Tuscaloosa Amphitheater

The Tuscaloosa Amphitheater, nestled on 15 scenic acres by the Black Warrior River, is West Alabama's largest outdoor theater and a hub for arts and entertainment. Minutes from the University of Alabama and blocks away from downtown, it's a premier destination. Voted Alabama's No. 1 amphitheater in the 2018 "Best of Bama" awards, it hosts top concerts, the annual Celebration on the River, featuring the Tuscaloosa Symphony Orchestra, and Holidays on the River with an ice skating rink.

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Architectural and cultural gems nestled on the Black Warrior River.

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How Alabama Shaped Sports in America.

Alabama has played a significant role in the history of American sports, and it’s not just one sport but a multitude of sports. Many well-known athletes that have become household names, began their careers in Alabama. One of Alabama’s more famous athletes, who was born in Oakville, Alabama, Jesse Owens, ...

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Take in all Tuscaloosa has to Offer this Fall.

The West Alabama city of Tuscaloosa is steeped in history. The city was named after the great Choctaw Chief Black Warrior, and it was incorporated into Alabama’s territory a day before Congress admitted Alabama as a state in 1819.

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Alabama’s BBQ Restaurants, Sauces and Competitions.

One thing Alabamians know is barbecue, and we’re not talking about the kind where you throw hot dogs and hamburgers on a grill. No, we mean truly authentic, cooked-to-precision barbecue pork, ribs and chicken: the kind you’d travel miles to eat.

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Alabama Breweries

It’s no secret that Alabama’s craft beer scene is truly one of the best, and its large variety of brews is giving craft beer connoisseurs something to cheer about. So, come and enjoy a cold one and escape from the stresses of life at one of Alabama’s amazing breweries. Here are five to get you started:

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Tour the Alabama Civil Rights Trail

The U.S. Civil Rights Trail features locations from 14 states that continue to play an important role in the fight for civil rights. Alabama is home to 30 stops along the U.S. Civil Rights Trail, and each one tells the stories and retraces the steps of civil rights trailblazers...

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The Most Haunted Places in Alabama

Everyone loves a good ghost story, and Sweet Home Alabama has plenty of them. From North Alabama to South Alabama, the state has its fair share of bone-chilling haunts, and we’re bringing you five that you can explore for a hauntingly-good time. Read on, if you dare….

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Tuscaloosa is accessible from Interstate 20, Interstate 359 and Highway 82.

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