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Florence, Alabama

Florence, Alabama

Located in Northwest of Alabama, on the banks of the Tennessee River, the City of Florence is here since 1818, part of the Shoals area. With a history of more than 10,000 years, this river town received the name of Florence after the Italian city with the same name.

Now, this city is the perfect place to work, live, or retire or visit, depending on what you want to do. There are many things worth visiting in this area, and you get to benefit from the hospitality of the locals, the beauty of the landscapes and everything else that the city has to offer.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Indian Mound and Museum

The Florence Indian Mound is the Tennessee Valley area's largest domiciliary mound. The mound rises from history-43

Florence, AL Archaeology


W.C. Handy Birthplace, Museum and Library

William Christopher Handy gave the world "St. Louis Blues," "Memphis Blues" and "Beale St. Blues." Wealth of personal memorabilia, including trumpet, handwritten music and piano on which he composed "St. Louis Blues."

Florence, AL Museums


Children's Museum of the Shoals

Hands-on discovery experience for entire family. Exhibits educate while entertaining. Includes historical, musical, interactive, technological and indoor/

Florence, AL Museums

Things to do near Florence, AL

Twickenham Historic District & Guided Walking Tour

Alabama's largest antebellum district. Federal, Italianate and classical architecture. Also see 1819 Weeden House Musem, Alab...

Coldwater Falls

Manmade lighted waterfall, situated at head of Spring Park, is constructed of 2000+ tons of local sandstone and stretches 80'...

Big Spring Park

Lagoon with ducks and fish. Part of Indian Creek Canal, formerly used to transport cotton. Huntsville was settled in 1805 by ...

Twin Lakes Golf Club

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 1 days...