Sitting on the edge of the Black Warrior River, groups visiting Tuscaloosa, Alabama, will find a budding art scene, thriving food scene and the beautiful campus of the University of Alabama. Whether groups visit in the height of football season and want to join the crowds of fans, or visit in the quiet spring, Tuscaloosa has plenty to offer.
“Tuscaloosa offers the perfect opportunity for groups to experience the frenzy of an Alabama game day and the serenity of life on the river all in one location,” said Don Staley, CEO of Tuscaloosa Tourism and Sports. “From our growing music scene to our incredible downtown shopping, there is something for every group to enjoy.”
Moundville Archaeological Park
Moundville Archaeological Park is one of the United States’ premier heritage sites. Called “The Big Apple of the 14th Century” by National Geographic, Moundville Archaeological Park was once the site of a powerful, prehistoric Native American settlement that, at its peak, was the nation’s largest city north of Mexico.
Mercedes-Benz Visitor Center
The Mercedes-Benz Visitor Center is an evolving, interactive tour through some of the legendary manufacturer’s greatest innovations and most promising future concepts. For more than 20 years, Mercedes-Benz has been manufacturing its popular automobiles right in Tuscaloosa. The visitor’s center is free to tour.
Home to the well-known Alabama Crimson Tide’s football team, Bryant-Denny Stadium is the eighth-largest stadium in the entire world, seating approximately 101,821 people. Walk among the statues of former national champion coaches and title plaques on the walk of champions, or get an insider’s take look on a behind-the-scenes daily tour.
Alabama Museum of Natural History
For more than 150 years, the Alabama Museum of Natural History has celebrated Alabama’s natural history through exhibits, collections and programs. Explore Alabama with specimen collections detailing its natural history and ancient past. Among the relics, groups can find the only meteorite in recorded history to ever hit a person.
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