Rattlesnake Saloon

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Rattlesnake Saloon

 1292 Mount Mills Road, Tuscumbia (256) 370-7218 or (256) 370-7220 Thurs. – Sat. 11 am to 10 pm. (Closed Dec. & Jan.)

Uniquely Ours, the Rattlesnake Saloon inside Seven Springs Lodge, is a must see in Tuscumbia, not just a restaurant, but the complete dining experience. Once used to shelter Native Americans, the saloon offers great food for lunch and dinner. Take advantage of the talent that the Shoals area produces with the outdoor stage.

Fiesta Mexicana

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Fiesta Mexicana

117 Highway 72 East, Tuscumbia (256) 383-1400 Open daily 11am – 10pm

A taste of Mexico right here in Tuscumbia. Traditional Mexican cuisine.

Spring Park Light & Water Show

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Spring Park Light & Water Show

1 Spring Park Rd., Tuscumbia, AL 35674.  This show offers a spectacular display of dancing waters, with 51 flumes propelling water 150 feet into the air; choreographed to the music of Alabama’s nationally known artists with a focus on those who recorded in Muscle Shoals. A patriotic show is presented near holidays and a Christmas show is offered during December. (256) 389-1357. www.tuscumbiarailway.com. Presented at dusk on weekends, mid March – Dec. Free.

Waffle House

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Waffle House

183 Hwy 43 South, Tuscumbia (256) 383-8840. Open 24 hours, daily.

A traveler’s favorite, famous for waffles and omlets

J.J. Restaurant

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J.J. Restaurant

8225 U.S. Highway 72 West, Cherokee (256) 359-4080 Mon.- Thurs. 5:30 am to 8 pm; Fri. – Sat.; 5:30 am to 9 pm.

Get a taste of the ol’ days with favorites such as hamburgers, onion rings, and shakes! J.J.’s can cure your craving of the past! Great food, great atmosphere.

 

Spring Park

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Spring Park

 

1 Spring Park Rd., Tuscumbia, AL 35674.  The park provides the perfect atmosphere to enjoy a family picnic with playground and children’s amusements, including a train, carousel, roller coaster, and splash pad. Coldwater Falls is one of the most photographed spots in the county. More than 4.3 million gallons of water cascade down this 48-foot tall cliff daily. Near the falls, an Indian statue, Sacred Tears, stands 12 feet in height and pays tribute to Tuscumbia’s early heritage in commemoration of Native Americans. An amazing likeness to an American Indian chieftain is expertly carved by a chainsaw artist into an oak tree. Food vendors and restaurant dining available in the park.  (256) 386-5670.  www.tuscumbiarailway.com.  Open daily, year round.  For more information: (256) 383-0783

Coldwater Falls in Spring Park

Hardwood Restaurant

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Hardwood Restaurant

 1606 Hwy 72 East, Tuscumbia  (256) 320-5730  Wed. – Sat., 11am to 9 pm; Sun. 11 am to 3 pm

Great place for family dining, something on the menu for everyone. Want a taste of the Bayou in Tuscumbia? Try their signature dish, Shrimp and Grits. Live music on Fridays!

Cold Water Books & Coffee Shop

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Cold Water Books & Coffee Shop

101W 6th St Tuscumbia (256)381-2525 Mon. – Thurs. 7am-8pm; Fri.–Sat. 9am – 9pm; Sun 1pm – 5pm

Get a grilled cheese or a chicken salad croissant, add a pastry and a specialty coffee and then get cozy with a book and take in the scenery at one of Tuscumbia’s newly restored historic buildings.

Helen Keller Home

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Helen Keller Home

Helen Keller Home, 300 North Commons, W., Tuscumbia, AL 35674The dramatic life and times of Helen Keller are preserved at her birthplace and childhood home, Ivy Green. Built in 1820, the home and birthplace cottage are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Original furnishings of the Keller family decorate the home and museum, highlighted by hundreds of Miss Keller’s personal mementos, books and gifts from her lifetime of travel and lectures for the betterment of the world’s blind and deaf-blind. (See Events for “The Miracle Worker” play and Helen Keller Festival.)  (256) 383-4066; toll free (888) 329-2124.  www.helenkellerbirthplace.org

Hours: M-Sa 8:30 am – 4 pm. Admission. Gift Shop.

 

Claunch Café

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Claunch Café

400 South Main Street (Spring Park), Tuscumbia (256) 386-0222 Sun. – Thurs: 11am to 2pm. Closed Friday & Saturday

Pecan Chicken Salad is this cafe’s specialty, but also try one of the fabulous daily specials or any customer favorite off the menu.

City Restaurant

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City Restaurant

108 West 5th Street, Tuscumbia (256) 383-9809, Mon – Fri. 6am to 2pm. Closed Saturday & Sunday.

Known for it’s down home cooking, City Restaurant offers a wonderful breakfast and lunch menu.