As a symbol, locals recommend the first place for traveler to visit is University of Alabama Arboretum of Tuscaloosa and Tuscaloosa Farmers Market as the next destination. Do not hesitate to trust them, they will absolutely give you surprise than what you expect before. The best season for visiting this city is mid-spring and mid-fall because it is the suitable time to play outside with enough warm weather. Bryant-Denny Stadium can provide you a good spot for having an excellent view of this city.
For people who interested in art can go to Tuscaloosa Museum of Art, where exhibits collection of 19th century and 20th century art, and you won’t be charged for anything. Capital Park and Tuscaloosa River Walk can make up a paradise for outdoor lovers obviously. After tired with these activities, you can buy some local souvenirs in the Southern Letterpress with highly quality. If you have interests to explore the society of ancient Mississippian, Moundville Archaeological Park is the appropriate option for you and Native American Festival also can offer you some absorbing things in the early October.
If you visit Tuscaloosa in spring, you can catch on Druid City Arts Fest and Kentuck Festival of the Arts in the fall. If you are fond of movies, then go to Bama Art House film series which take place in the historic Bama Theatre. If you attach importance to breakfast, then to grab it at Waysider where definitely hit your spot. And having a try of Big Daddy as it is the favorite one for late night eats of locals.
I believe Epiphany can definitely satisfied you for having a fancy nigh with a delicious dinner, heading to Alcove afterward for drinking can be an extra candy for you! By the way, skip Dreamland and Bar-B-Que is a good idea.