This small town in Alabama has some great charm. Mainly a retirement town as well as a large (and still growing) University presence, it has a small American town feel. It has all of the basics you need, restaurants, shopping mall, parks, and a couple of bars. While the small town life is not for...more
Located close to the University, Montagu's is a favorite spot for UNA students. With great student discounts and great prices in general, head on over for a great philly cheesesteak or one of the best burgers and fries in the neighborhood.
Now if you are in Alabama and looking for authentic southern food straight from Granny's kitchen, Garden Gate is the answer. While the menu may not be vast and the meal of the day changes every day, you can taste the heart and soul in every dish you eat. This food is authentic southern food and is...more
If you are looking for a small-town diner feel, look no further than Trowbridge's. This little diner in down-town Florence is like a step back in time. Go to the counter and order you favorite flavor of ice cream for only a couple of dollars! Try out their grilled cheese too, it is quality!...more
When the sun is shining and the heat is too unbearable, grab your inflatable raft and a six pack of cold ones and head down to Wildwood Park. This small park is beautifully shaded with picnic tables and walking trails. Situated next to a creek, there is easy entrance for small boats/canoes. So wade into...more
If you are a big Mexican food fan like me, then Rosie's is perfect! Their queso is awesome and they have a wide selection of Mexican dishes. A little known secret is that they have FREE ice cream for desert. It isn't found on the menu, you just have to ask your waitress/waiter for it! Also, in...more