1.Frank Lloyd Wright-Rosenbaum House. Frank Lloyd Wright, known as one of the greatest American architects. Explore the only Frank Lloyd Wright home in Alabama. His architectural style was known as functional and based around needs rather than the European style of the day.
2.The Gunrunner Boutique Hotel. Experience this one of a kind hotel located in the heart of downtown Florence, Alabama, and also located two doors down from our RealtySouth Shoals office. Here will discover unique suites designed with a flare for Florence. It was featured in Southern Living Magazine and named as one of the “Top 12 Boutique Hotels to visit in 2019.”
3.University of North Alabama. Be a lion and experience the culture at UNA. Voted as the “#19 Best Colleges among Public Regional Universities in the South.”Learn more about all of the amazing accomplishments and ways to connect at North Alabama.
4.Turtle Point Yacht Club. The private club overlooks the stunning views of Wilson Lake. It is known for it’s beautiful golf course designed by Robert Trent Jones Sr.,and the incredible history. The Yacht Club has been around for 50 years and has over 600 members.
5.Helen Keller’s Birthplace. Explore the Ivy Green House, birthplace and home of Helen Keller. It is located in Tuscumbia, Alabama, and is one of many historic sites in North Alabama. The home is available for tours and is considered a museum for visitors to learn and enjoy. Each year the town puts on the Helen Keller Festival in honor of this extraordinary woman. Learn more about the Festival.
6.W.C. Handy Home Museum. Discover the former home and now museum of the “Father of the Blues,” where you will find photos, memorabilia and artifacts. He later went on to write many of his famous songs like “The Memphis Blues,” “St. Louis Blues” and “Beale Street Blues.”
7.Wilson Dam. It is one of 14 locks that sit on more than 650 miles on the Tennessee River Basin. According to Visit Florence Alabama, “ The main lock is a single chamber measuring 110-feet wide and 600-feet long. There are more than 1,000 lockages for recreational traffic each year. It is the highest single lift lock east of the Rocky Mountains with a normal lift of between 93 and 100 feet.”
8.FAME Recording Studio. Muscle Shoals, Alabama, has a rich history in music. One of the most iconic places around is the Fame recording studio, which has shared the mic with many famously talented musicians like Etta James, Wilson Pickett, and Aretha Franklin to Alicia Keys, Demi Lovato, and Jason Isabelle to name a few. This is a must see stop when exploring Shoals. Don’t forget to stop by the Alabama Music Hall of Fame.
9.Billy Reid is much more than a brand.This famous fashion designer lives and breathes “The Shoals” lifestyle. Reid has earned some of the most prestigious awards in fashion while living and working in Florence, Alabama. Visit the store when traveling to Shoals.
10.RealtySouth Shoals office. Be sure to stop by and meet our amazing team! We are ready to help you with your home buying or selling needs.Visit us today!
There are many reasons to love Muscle Shoals, Alabama. Considering moving to Shoals?
Here are some of the most popular subdivisions to consider living in.
Bentbrook Estates – Shadybrook Drive.
Indian Springs – Indian Springs Drive. Wilson Lake Waterfront is at the end of Indian Springs Drive.
Blackberry Trails – Plantation Springs Drive – a beautiful golf course community.
Stonegate Estates – Gallatin Way.
Hickory Hills – Hickory Hills Rd.
Creekwood – Knights Bridge Rd.
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