What to Do
From cool caverns to majestic mountain views to the sparkling waters of Lake Guntersville, a visit to Marshall County is sure to be memorable. There is a little something for everyone from history to outdoor adventures to old fashioned family entertainment. Visit our attractions and find out why Marshall County is one of North Alabama’s most popular getaways.
Monday - Sunday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Children 5 - 11 years of age: $6
Children under 4 years of age: FREE with parent or guardian.
Contact the caverns for field trips and group pricing information.
Cathedral Caverns makes a lasting impression as you enter the 126-foot-wide, 25-foot-high entrance and descend into the natural cave. Experience the beauty of stalagmite formations, a frozen waterfall, and the peaceful sound of Mystery River. Guided tours are wheelchair accessible and take approximately 1 ½ hours. Pathways are lighted and paved. Cave temperature is 60 degrees year-round.
After your tour, experience the thrill of discovery at the gemstone mine. The park also offers picnicking, a playground, primitive camping, and a souvenir shop.
1155 Lodge Drive
Who hasn’t dreamed about flying and speeding through the air like a bird? At Screaming Eagle at Lake Guntersville explore the wilderness from the bald eagle’s perspective, high in the trees tops atop Taylor Mountain. You won’t be able to contain your spirit of adventure after you have completed this course!
The Guntersville Museum
1215 Rayburn Avenue
Guntersville, AL 35976
Tuesday-Friday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Located in a beautifully restored building, the museum is home to a variety of exhibits depicting local history and culture. Native American artifacts, a natural history collection featuring birds native to the area and a permanent collection of work by nationally-acclaimed local artist Frank Nelson are just a few of the museum’s treasures.
Visit the museum’s website for information on traveling exhibits and don’t miss the annual Festival of Trees, displayed throughout the museum during the holiday season.
224 City Park Dr. (adjacent to Arab City Park)
Arab, Alabama 35016
Phone: 256-586-6397 or 256-550-0290
Thursday-Friday: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Saturday: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Group tours and field trips available by appointment
Unlock Alabama’s past with a visit to Arab Historic Village, featuring a collection of 10 original buildings and a museum with items dating from the late 1800s through the 1940s. The buildings include a one-room school house, a country church, a homestead, grist mill, and blacksmith shop, as well as a country store and a clubhouse. Annual events are held at the Village in the spring and fall.
See the Village transformed during the holiday season for Santa In The Park Fridays and Saturdays from Thanksgiving to Christmas. Event includes a visit with Santa, cookies, reindeer food, and live music. Hours are 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Admission is charged. Cell phone tour available for all buildings. Dial (256) 676-2171 and follow prompts.
1409 Darden Ave.
Albertville, AL 35951
Tasting room open Monday – Saturday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
The Mad Hungarian Winery features estate grown wines such as Chardonnay, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, and Petit Syrah, as well as fruit wines such as strawberry, watermelon, and locally grown muscadine. The Winery includes 5 acres of vines located on a 22-acre farm. The winery is one of 10 located along the Alabama Wine Trail. Jules J. Berta Vineyard is also one of 6 wineries located on the North Alabama Wine Trail.
10480 US Hwy 431
Boaz, AL 35956
Fall and Winter
Friday-Sunday: 6:30 p.m.
$15 per car load
Grab a carload of friends and family and enjoy a night at the movies under the stars. This refurbished drive-in offers two screens with double features nightly on weekends. Concessions are available. Great fun for the entire family at one low cost.
425 South McClusky Street
Boaz, AL 35957
Phone: 256-840-5838 or 256-840-5905
Monday and Thursday: 3:30 to 9 p.m.
Tuesday and Sunday: noon to 9 p.m.
Friday: 3:30 to midnight
Saturday: noon to midnight
Closed on Wednesday
Offering bowling for ages, as well as league bowling. Come on Saturday nights for Cosmic Bowling, an out-of-this-world experience for the entire family. Arcade and party rooms are also available.
Mountain Lake Water Recreation provides kayak tours and rentals on Lake Guntersville in Northern Alabama. We provide guided pontoon boat tours to the Hambrick Bat Caves, unique kayak tours of the lake to include bass, and crappie fishing as well as nature and bird watching. We also offer water recreation toy rentals such as wakeboards, water trampolines and more! Browse our site and see what we have to offer or call us at (256) 508-5672. Mention you found us on the CVB Website and receive 10% off.
610 W. Main Street
Phone: (256) 878-0605
he Albertville Museum Foundation serves to preserve and protect the history of the City of Albertville through the collection and display of artifacts and memorabilia related to the educational, commercial, agricultural, industrial, social and governmental facets of the City in an effort to educate residents and visitors so that we might learn from our past accomplishments and challenges while instilling a sense of civic pride among our citizens.