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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


Sam Parker's Guide Service

Year-round bass fishing on beautiful Pickwick, Wilson and Wheeler lakes. Specializing in trophy smallmouth. Day and night trips available. 25+

Florence, AL Shoppes

Funland Water Park, Inc.

Water-theme park featuring a 328-ft. waterslide, 378-ft. tube slide, 3 kiddie slides, pool, 2 go cart tracks, game room, concession, 18-hole miniature golf course, bait shop and Big Daddy\'

Florence, AL Water Parks

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

Things to do near Florence, AL

Old Railroad Bridge

Pedestrian bridge offers a beautiful view of the Tennessee River on Pickwick Lake. Dated 1839, began as a toll bridge for tra...

Joe Wheeler State Park

Cabins, 18-hole golf course, camping, marina, boat rentals, overnight docking. Picnic/day-use area: group pavilions, picnic a...

Cook's Natural Science Museum

Provides extensive collections of beautiful and exotic insects, mounted birds, animals, rocks and minerals, sea shells and co...

Valley Hill Country Club -Hillside/Valleyside

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...