Tuscaloosa, AL

Airports

Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport is Alabama’s largest airport serving the Greater Birmingham area and surrounding Southeastern cities.

Gameday

  • Scouts recommend heading to the stadium 3 hours before kickoff to avoid game day traffic.
  • Rideshare services drop off very close to the stadium, but are difficult to secure after the game.

Hotels

Distance from stadium: 0.8 miles

Scout Notes:

  • Alabama team hotel
  • Coach Saban interacts with hotel guests Friday night after team meetings. Super nice to all.
  • Hotel is walking distance to Bryant-Denny Stadium

Distance from stadium: 1.5 miles

Hotel Indigo Tuscaloosa Downtown is the city’s first waterfront hotel overlooking the Black Warrior River.

Local Eats

Five: website
Central Mesa: website
Archibald & Woodrow’s BBQ: website
City Café: website
Waysider: website
Dreamland BBQ: website
Babe’s Doughnuts: website

Sites to See

The Paul W. Bryant Museum is located on the campus of the University of Alabama, in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Founded in 1985, the museum was opened in 1988 to “house the history of Alabama football, with special emphasis on the legendary coach” Bear Bryant.

With more than 11,000 students, the UA Greek community comprises over 35 percent of the undergraduate student body and is home to 66 social Greek-letter organizations. Since Fall 2011, The University of Alabama has held the coveted honor of being the largest fraternity and sorority community in the nation with regard to overall fraternity and sorority membership.

The Riverwalk is an excellent paved trail along the southern bank of the Black Warrior River near downtown Tuscaloosa.

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