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Things to Do in Tuscaloosa Near Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tuscaloosa-University

Explore Tuscaloosa

Don't Go Home Without

Tour the William Gorgas Home, Alabama Museum of Natural History and the Paul W. (Bear) Bryant Museum on the beautiful University of Alabama Campus. Consider a walk in downtown Northport which is minutes away and "a must stop" to visit Kentuck Art Museum filled with arts and crafts by local artisans. Jack Warner Pkwy runs by the Black Warrior River, you can take a relaxing shady walk on Riverwalk.

Must See

While staying at this hotel in Tuscaloosa AL, don't miss the chance to visit the incredible Moundville Archaeological Site. This historic Indian settlement is 12 miles south of Tuscaloosa, has 26 ancient earthen mounds, and is also home to the Jones Archaeological Museum. Indian Days events are held every fall. Lake Tuscaloosa is a man-made lake stretching 22 miles through north Tuscaloosa County.

Must Do

Walk through the University of Alabama campus, and visit the Natural Science Museum in Smith Hall or the Bryant Museum adjacent to Bryant Conference Center.

Local Tips

Veterans Memorial Parkway is also known as 15th Street East, so if your GPS system is having trouble finding the hotel's location in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, try refining your search. Remember, the property is also directly across from the University Mall. Driving to Tuscaloosa from Birmingham, you might consider taking Exit 79 to bypass Interstate construction. Please check ALDOT for road detours.

Nearby Attractions

  • University of Alabama
  • Mercedes Benz Visitor Center
  • Bryant-Denny Stadium
  • Rhoads Stadium/Tennis/Soccer/Rec Fields
  • Univ of Ala Aquatic Center/Colemen Coliseum
  • Bryant Conference Center
  • Paul Bryant Museum
  • Kentuck Art Museum
  • Moundville Arch Park
  • Alabama Museum of Natural History
  • Bama Theatre/All American City Walking Tour
  • Childrens Hands On Museum
  • Lake Tuscaloosa
  • Lake Lurleen

Nearby Dining

  • Starbucks
  • Texas Roadhouse