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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.
Scenic Viewpoint
“Historical Vulcan monument & gift shop surrounded by a nice park with a grand view off the mountain.”
  • 44 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“The newest mall around town. Stores are located in a village like set up, with a sprawling parking lot in between. Mildly walkable, and a decent movie theater. Lots of stores, and a few fun places to eat (ShakeShack, Flip Burger, California Pizza Kitchen, Zoes).”
  • 27 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Good beers, love their hard seltzer, an amazing outdoor space to watch football games and an incredible concert venue! ”
  • 30 locals recommend
Museum
“An important snapshot of Birmingham’s complicated history- a beautiful museum telling the story of the Civil Rights struggle in Birmingham and the country as a whole.”
  • 27 locals recommend
Museum
“One of the finest museums in the Southeast- extensive collection, thousands of works of art, in a beautiful museum.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Park
“Beautiful park near the center of town- you can explore the park and then grab a beer at Good People, Birmingham’s oldest brewery! ”
  • 27 locals recommend
Science Museum
“Fun rainy day activity for the whole family: hands-on science museum with Alabama’s largest aquarium and an IMAX theater.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Nature Preserve
“Pavillians, picnic tables, nature museum, public restrooms, hiking trails, historical mining site, beautiful views.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Bar
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“One of our top spots. AMAZING food and fun atmosphere. Their grapefruit sangria is killer. They don't take reservations, so we recommend getting there early or hanging out at the bar while you wait for a table. ”
  • 21 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“This facility is right down the street from the zoo, so don't forget to pair the two during growing season!”
  • 19 locals recommend
Place to eat
“This is a great live music venue that is very close, in Avondale. Check the schedule to see who is playing. The book some fantastic talent. They also have a fantastic coffee shop and cafe. It's definitely a hipster hang.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Birmingham’s best barbecue in my humble opinion! Hole in the wall delicious food right next to Avondale Brewery”
  • 17 locals recommend
Zoo
“Our city's zoo has gone through some dark periods but is now one of its crowning jewels. My last visit was great and the animals appeared well cared for. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bar
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“Only a 10 min walk or a 3 min car ride to enjoy some delicious food and drinks for lunch or a nice night out”
  • 20 locals recommend
Park
“Great outdoor activities, hiking, biking and even archery but check their website for more information. 15 mins away from our door step”
  • 22 locals recommend
Bar
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“Paper airplane themed, with craft cocktails that stand up. This place has great booths if you have 4 or 6 people and get there early. A periodic table of birmingham elements is on behind the bar, and the bartenders make custom drinks based on flavors you suggest. ”
  • 21 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bar
“One of our top spots. AMAZING food and fun atmosphere. Their grapefruit sangria is killer. They don't take reservations, so we recommend getting there early or hanging out at the bar while you wait for a table. ”
  • 21 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Birmingham’s best barbecue in my humble opinion! Hole in the wall delicious food right next to Avondale Brewery”
  • 17 locals recommend
Bar
“Only a 10 min walk or a 3 min car ride to enjoy some delicious food and drinks for lunch or a nice night out”
  • 20 locals recommend
Bar
“Paper airplane themed, with craft cocktails that stand up. This place has great booths if you have 4 or 6 people and get there early. A periodic table of birmingham elements is on behind the bar, and the bartenders make custom drinks based on flavors you suggest. ”
  • 21 locals recommend
Bar
“Arguably the best in Birmingham. James Beard Award-winning restaurant serving French-inspired southern food. Very expensive and will likely need a reservation.”
  • 24 locals recommend
French Restaurant
“Upscale French restaurant. Wonderful food (try the coconut cake) and wine selection. ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Fire grilled pizza crust, build your own pie or choose from their specials. Next to The Brewery with nightlife and live music entertainment. Great atmosphere. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Bar
“Old warehouse turned bar on Historic Morris Avenue with a rooftop patio and cool views of Vulcan and sloss furnace. ”
  • 20 locals recommend

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