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Things to do in Decatur

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
“This park boasts great water slides, wave pool, lazy river, picnicking by the Tennessee River and numerous festivals throughout the year. Be sure to visit the hot air balloon festival around Memorial Day. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Park
“An amazing place to visit especially when the cranes are in town. Kayak/ or canoe on part of the Alabama Scenic River Trail.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Museum
“Modern natural history museum with exhibits on zoology, geology, paleontology & nature art. People come from near and far to see this museum and it well worth your time to see it too. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“This a must when you visit Decatur and you love BBQ....Homey, chain BBQ joint plating pulled pork, chicken & baked potatoes, with a signature white sauce.”
  • 1 local recommends
Cinema
  • 2 locals recommend
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  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
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“Want to eat some bar food looking over the Tennessee River, listen to a live band (on the weekends), and watch trains and river traffic, check out the Hard Dock.”
  • 2 locals recommend
School
  • 1 local recommends
Pizza Place
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  • 1 local recommends
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  • 1 local recommends
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  • 1 local recommends
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  • 1 local recommends
Bowling Alley
  • 1 local recommends
Street Address
“Sprawling city park with golf, a huge wave pool, Olympic pool, Water slides, Nature Trails, an ice rink, batting cages, & other outdoor activities. Point also host several events through the year like the Alabama Jubilee Hot Air Balloon race held in May and the Spirit of America Festival on Independence Day (July 4th). ”
  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

American Restaurant
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This a must when you visit Decatur and you love BBQ....Homey, chain BBQ joint plating pulled pork, chicken & baked potatoes, with a signature white sauce.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
“Want to eat some bar food looking over the Tennessee River, listen to a live band (on the weekends), and watch trains and river traffic, check out the Hard Dock.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Pizza Place
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends

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