Now Muscle Shoals has got the Swampers
And they've been known to pick a song or two
-Sweet Home Alabama, Lynyrd Skynyrd
Muscle Shoals is most famous for creating the Muscle Shoals Sound. Stand in the same place as artists such as Aretha Franklin, Little Richard, the Osmonds, Alabama and many others at both FAME and the original Muscle Shoals Sound Studio during their scheduled tours. You can also check out Pathways: Walk Through the History of Muscle Shoals.
The 3rd weekend of each month, peruse the Shoals Flea Market- featuring handmade crafts, antiques, baked goods, produce, plants and so much more.
Our campground is the perfect base camp for those attending annual events in Muscle Shoals. The Trail of Tears Motorcycle Ride, Recall LaGrange, Helen Keller Festival, W.C. Handy Music Festival, Alabama Renaissance Fair and holiday season events are among the most popular.
Also known as The Rocket City, Huntsville is located only 40 miles from the campground and features the U.S. Space and Rocket Center- this fully interactive museum is home to the historic Saturn V rocket.
With more than 100 exhibits, theater shows and live demonstrations, EarlyWorks Childrens Museum and Sci-Quest Science Center are the Tennessee Valleys premier hands-on science centers.
Other local attractions include: Alabama Constitution Village- Where costumed guides lead tours at the site of the 1819 Constitutional Convention; Huntsville Botanical Gardens- 112 lush acres of beautiful gardens; Burritt on the Mountain- 1800s farm life with log cabins and barnyard animals, hike one of the many nature trails or tour Dr. Burritts mansion.
Decatur, Al is rich in history and culture alike. Museums and Historic Sites such as: the Blue and Gray Museum of North Alabama, the Decatur Civil War Walking Tour, Historic Bank Street, the Old Decatur and Albany Historic Districts, The Old State Bank and the Princess Theatre Center for the Performing Arts offer exciting educational experiences and are a great way to see Decaturs Civil War roots.
While in town, dont forget to check out Cooks Natural Science Museum. Talking exhibits and impressive life displays bring their extensive collections to life, including one boasting over 50 species of insects, animals, and water life from the Tennessee Valley regions.