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VISIT FAMOUS SHOALS ATTRACTIONS LIKE POPE'S TAVERN

Choose Radisson Hotel Sheffield for your next trip to the Shoals region of northern Alabama, and enjoy quick commutes to the area's top attractions. Visit Shoals Sound Studios to see where famous musicians like Clarence Carter, Tim McGraw, Rod Stewart and the Rolling Stones recorded musical hits, and then get outdoors on the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail, only 13 miles away. Situated between Florence, Muscle Shoals and Tuscumbia, our hotel is just minutes from Alabama Music Hall of Fame, 3614 Studios and Cypress Moon Studios. We are also less than four miles from the birthplace of Helen Keller. After a busy day of meeting at nearby businesses like North American Lighting, make your way back to the Radisson for a great night's sleep in comfortable accommodations.

Points of interest in the Shoals area include:

  • Fame Recording Studios (1.3 miles)
    You can almost feel the music history that emanates from these recording studios in Muscle Shoals, where greats like Aretha Franklin, Otis Redding and Little Richard all recorded music.  
    Phone: +1 (256) 381-0801
  • Pope's Tavern and Museum (3.2 miles)
    One of the oldest buildings in Florence, Pope's Tavern and Museum offers a variety of exhibits and artifacts that reveal the numerous ways in which the Civil War affected the Shoals region.
    Phone: +1 (256) 760-6439
  • Helen Keller Birthplace (3.7 miles)
    One of America's most enduring success stories, Helen Keller was born at Ivy Green in Tuscumbia on June 27, 1880. Touch the well pump that helped Keller's teacher Anne Sullivan break through Keller's disabilities and start her on the path to becoming a highly influential author and political activist. 
    Phone: +1 (256) 383-4066
  • Wilson Lake (4.8 miles)
    Pack a fishing rod and a picnic to enjoy a quiet afternoon at nearby Wilson Lake.
  • Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail (13 miles)
    Comprised of 26 golf courses with 468 championship holes, the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail is one of the country's finest collections of public courses. Take your pick of courses designed to delight and challenge golfers of all skill levels. 
    Phone: +1 (256) 446-5111
  • Key Underwood Coon Dog Memorial Graveyard (19 miles) 
    Established in 1937 by Key Underwood as a memorial to his beloved coon dog Troop, this graveyard is the final resting place of more than 200 coon dogs, each with a headstone and an epitaph. The cemetery is reserved for other coon dog owners who also want to bury their deceased pets.
    Phone: +1 (256) 412-5970
  • Rattlesnake Saloon (22 miles)
    Head to the Rattlesnake Saloon to dine on tasty food, indulge in a cold drink and kick up your heels to the sounds of live music. 
    Phone: +1 (256) 370-7220
  • Natchez Trace (45 miles)
    Make the easy day trip to the Natchez Trace to discover a wealth of natural beauty spanning 440 miles from Nashville to Natchez, TN. Don't miss popular scenic spots like Freedom Hills Overlook, Rock Springs and Buzzard Roost Springs.
    Phone: +1 (800) 305-7417
Additional attractions
  • Historic Wilson Lock & Dam
  • Pickwick Lake
  • Wilson Lake
  • W.C. Handy Birthplace, Museum & Library
  • University of North Alabama
  • Northwest Shoals Community College
  • Children's Museum of the Shoals
  • Shoals Theatre
  • Frank Lloyd Wright Rosenbaum Museum

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