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Things to do in Bessemer

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Park
“Red Mountain Park is a 1,500-acre public urban park that encloses a 4.5-mile-long section of Red Mountain, a prominent ridge that passes through Birmingham, Alabama. The woodland park contains closed mines and other artifacts of the city's industrial history.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Amusement Park
“ a water park and amusement park, located off Interstate 20/59 in Bessemer, Alabama”
  • 2 locals recommend
Night Club
“One of the longest-running juke joints in Birmingham. Housed in Gip’s home in Bessemer, this local institution promises a unique musical experience. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Point of Interest
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  • 1 local recommends
Lodging
“This is a great place to hang out for a nice meal or burger in their grill. If the wind is blowing in our direction, you can hear the bagpiper playing at dusk!”
  • 1 local recommends
Dog Run
“This is our pups favorite spot. There are tennis balls and frisbees on property. There is so much room for activities and friendly pups. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great food and casual atmosphere. Family friendly. The outdoor seating area is lovely.”
  • 1 local recommends
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“This is the oldest restaurant in Alabama & has the absolute best steak in the world!”
  • 1 local recommends
Colloquial Area
“Oxmoor is a neighborhood in Birmingham, Alabama with a population of 19,963. Oxmoor is in Jefferson County and is one of the best places to live in Alabama. Living in Oxmoor offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Oxmoor there are a lot of parks. Many young professionals live in Oxmoor and residents tend to have moderate political views.”
  • 1 local recommends
Grocery or Supermarket
  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

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  • 1 local recommends
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“Great food and casual atmosphere. Family friendly. The outdoor seating area is lovely.”
  • 1 local recommends
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“This is the oldest restaurant in Alabama & has the absolute best steak in the world!”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“I love Hibachi and this is the closest one around! Sake is delicious! They also have reduced prices for wine during the day. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Cajun / Creole Restaurant
“Wonderful cajun food, including gator, catfish, shrimp n' grits, and hushpuppies.”
  • 1 local recommends

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