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Things to Do in Decatur Near Holiday Inn Express & Suites Decatur

Explore Decatur

Don't Go Home Without

Visiting Big Bob Gibson's BBQ, called best in Alabama by the Birmingham news, is a must-eat stop for any Decaur visitor. Friendly service and sweet tea are offered upon walking in the door, and there's always room for their homemade pies for dessert. Don't head homr withour a bottle of Big Bob's famous white BBQ sauce, which is bottled and sold in the store.

Must See

Everyone must see the Cooks Natural Science Museum, along with the NASA-Marshall Space and Flight Center only a short distance away. It’s a must see for all of our business and hotel travelers. Also one can enjoy boat and walking tours. The U.S. Space and Rocket Center and Botanical Garden in Huntsville, Alabama is only 35 minutes away and has many activities for young and adults.

Must Do

While in town, don't forget to visit Point Mallard Park, which offers the great outdoors like you've never experienced it before. Hidden among North Alabamas's wooded pines, the 750+ acres family park lets you stay in tune with nature 365 days a year. It has a great water park, 18 hole golf course, and indoor Ice skating rink.

Local Tips

Plan ahead and come during the summer to take your boat out on the beautiful river passing through the city of Decatur. Don't forget to pack comfortable shoes and clothes, extra supply of sunscreen, swimwear, hat, and sunglasses. There are many outdoor activities such as water park, hiking, golf, fishing, boating, etc.

Nearby Attractions

  • Point Mallard Water Park