Decatur / Wheeler Lake KOA Local Attractions

Local Area Attractions Near Decatur / Wheeler Lake KOA

Day Trip to Decatur
Day Trip to Decatur

Decatur, Al is rich in history and culture alike. Museums and Historic sites are plentiful.  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 Decatur's Civil War roots.
 
While in town, don't 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.

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Day Trip to Huntsville
Day Trip to Huntsville

Huntsville, also known as Rocket City, is well worth the visit. 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 Museumis the Tennessee Valleys premier hands-on science centers.Other local attractions include: Alabama Constitution Village- 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.

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Day Trip to Muscle Shoals Area
Day Trip to Muscle Shoals Area

The Muscle Shoals area of Colbert County includes the cities of Muscle Shoals, Sheffield, Tuscumbia and Florence. Here you will find a wide variety of things to do and places to see.  From music festivals to trails through canyons, to the many annual events, you'll find something to offer each time you visit us.  Visit the Colbert County Tourism website for all the details.

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