Tuscaloosa is a town that has been taken over by college students from various different backgrounds. T-town’s quaint and homey atmosphere may be deceiving, but there is an abundance of things to do… if you know where to go. Our section includes some of the best places to eat, shop, and explore, along with some hidden gems that many Tuscaloosans don’t even know about. These gems will make you look like more of a “local” than the actual Locals.

Eat Local

Among the various activities to do in T-Town, dining locally is arguably the best.
The best place for…? Check out the local food survey under this section to find out where UA students go to get all their foodie needs.

Shop Local

Among the abundance of local boutiques, Tuscaloosa has everything to meet all your shopping needs, from business casual to night out.

Hang Local

Explore Tuscaloosa’s great outdoors, local hangout’s, as well as the great indoors of local fine arts and culture.

Weekend Getaways

Looking to explore even more places or to get away for the day, or weekend? Adventure off on a road trip to the nearby cities and states.