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Tuscaloosa Travel Guide

Alabama is a dreamy, colorful, and interesting state with plenty of outdoor activities and cultural must-sees. Tuscaloosa is located in western Alabama and it is home to the University of Alabama, which houses 40 thousand students annually. The university has a well known football team, the Crimson Tide, which has its own stadium in the area and a few recent National Championships to flaunt. Tuscaloosa is an old city, as it was incorporated in 1819. Named after the chief of the indigenous tribe that was living in this area before the chief's defeat by Spanish explorers. Tuscaloosa is a popular destination all year around because it is beautiful in summer when plenty of outdoor activities are available to visitors and later in the year this area becomes a winter wonderland. Do not hesitate to visit this gorgeous city and explore all the amazing things to do.

Things to Do in Tuscaloosa

Tuscaloosa is a historic city with plenty of historical and heritage sites and landmarks. Most of these landmarks are in outdoor facilities so this is the perfect place to explore and be outdoors as well. Capitol Park is an amazing place to visit for those interested in history and want to see ruins which are almost 200 years old. This used to be a governmental building in the early 1800s. Another vintage and historical building in Tuscaloosa is the Jamison Van de Graaff Mansion, which is a landmark open to visitors with guided tour, all free of charge. The mansion is simply beautiful inside and out and the traditional Alabama architecture will mesmerize most. Tuscaloosa also has some great parks to check out, including Moonish Park, a cute little park in the heart of the city. It is perfect to take a nice evening stroll or let the children play on the playgrounds here. Furthermore, Lake Nicol is fantastic hidden gem where visitors can hike, explore, fish, kayak, and much more. It is an excellent place to spend a nice warm day. Additionally, Tuscaloosa is a great place for museum lovers, as the city has a dozen of wonderful museums and art galleries. The Tuscaloosa Museum of Art is a museum which focuses on local art. The Bryant Museum is a very popular destination, and it is located on the University campus. This museum focuses on Alabama history and how football started to play an important role in the state's zeitgeist.

Best Places to Stay in Tuscaloosa

The best areas to stay at Tuscaloosa are Wood Villas and Wood Ridge where there are beautiful parks, lakes, and streams. In this area guests are also close to restaurants and bars. Vacation rentals in Tuscaloosa are very popular so it should be easy to find the perfect vacation home for your needs. Most of the vacation homes feature full kitchens, large living rooms, and multiple bedrooms.

Best Time to Visit Tuscaloosa

The best time to visit Tuscaloosa is September when visitos can spend time on the lake or explore the city without overwhelming heat and humidity. It is also the beginning of the football season in the fall. Roll Tide!

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The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Tuscaloosa tends to be Thursday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Tuscaloosa tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Mondays.
The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Tuscaloosa is in September, while the cheapest month is in June. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Tuscaloosa is in the high season in September. Tuscaloosa has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The Weather in Tuscaloosa

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Tuscaloosa. The hottest month in Tuscaloosa is May, when temperatures peak at 97 ˚F. The coolest month is November, when temperatures drop to 16 ˚F. The wettest month in Tuscaloosa is July with 16.32 inches of rain, while the driest month is February with 1.59 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Tuscaloosa

Find the perfect vacation rental for your vacation at AllTheRooms.com. We compare Airbnb, RedAwning, Priceline and others. AllTheRooms has 866 vacation rentals, hotels and other great places to stay while you enjoy Tuscaloosa, with everything from cheap hostels and homestays to extravagant Airbnbs and hotels. A vacation in Tuscaloosa can be affordable - our lowest price rental is available at $17 per night. The average price of a vacation rental is $290 per night.

If you would like to stay connected during your vacation, then you can choose from over 311 accommodations in Tuscaloosa that have WiFi. We have 56 accommodations that include a breakfast included. You can maintain your workout regime by staying at one of 40 accommodations that provide gym facilities. If you're planning on getting to Tuscaloosa by car, be sure to choose from 257 accommodations that provide parking. We have 58 hotels and vacation rentals that have a pool or jacuzzi.

If you're traveling with a furry friend, then make sure to select one of the 68 pet-friendly accommodations available.

In Tuscaloosa AllTheRooms currently compares hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 4 providers, including 237 places to stay from Airbnb, 32 accommodations from RedAwning and 32 places to stay from Priceline.

424 of the accommodations in Tuscaloosa have been reviewed and rated. 51% are rated excellent or good. 229 places to stay in are instantly bookable.

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