Tuscaloosa was named after the legendary Creek Indian Chief Tuskaloosa, whose name means "Black Warrior." Not surprisingly the town rests beside the beautiful Black Warrior River. Mining and river transportation sustained the city for years, but in 1831 Tuscaloosa became the home of the University of Alabama. The hotels in Tuscaloosa include bed and breakfast inns, spacious family and executive suites, and great budget rooms. Guests will enjoy the free breakfasts, Wi-Fi, whirlpools, exercise centers, and exceptional southern hospitality offered by the staff.
Tuscaloosa hotels will help plan clients' special events. The hotels have beautiful event facilities and lodging for business meetings, banquets, reunions, weddings, and conventions.
Chuck's Fish is a classy dining venue with a great menu, which includes steak cooked to perfection, fresh fish, and sushi. Expect a warm southern welcome at Chuck's and excellent service.
Visitors love the Bama Theater — a beautiful, historic theater that is pretty much the talk of the town. For entertainment and cultural activities, the Bama Theater has it all.
University Mall offers 88 different stores with big retail chains like JCPenney and Sears. The mall is certainly one of the biggest shopping venues in the western part of Alabama.
Tuscaloosa is a college town with an awesome sports environment. The Crimson Tide (football team) is Tuscaloosa's pride and joy. The University of Alabama takes their sports seriously and from now until next May, sports events will surely make headlines.