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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.

Lodging
“The park has great amenities and it is dog friendly! Mountain Biking, Hiking, Beach Area, Basketball, Grilling, Paddle Boarding, Flip Water Sports.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Bus Station
“We're located pretty close to the Galleria if you want to do some shopping.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Lodging
“Mountain biking and hiking are two of the most popular activities at the park. With more than 50 miles of trails visitors have plenty of options to choose from be it a short loop or an overnight trip. The Red Trail has even been included on the International Mountain Biking Association’s(IMBA) list of EPIC rides. The park also features a pump track and BMX course. Flipside Watersports cable skiing, boat rentals, basketball courts, nature programs, Peavine Falls, Oak Mountain Interpretive Center, 18-hole golf course and driving range, beach and swimming area, fishing lakes, boat rentals, picnic areas, demonstration farm and horseback riding facilities.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Route
“Your typical shopping experience, but gives you something to do (a variety of places to eat). Hoover is a great place to spend the day. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Park
“This place is wonderful because of the flowers, walking trails, lake and it is FREE!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Visit Oak Mountain State Park for golf, hiking, and camping. Very nice place. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
  • 1 local recommends
Movie Theatre
  • 2 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Located a few miles north for anyone coming in from out of town for a concert.”
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
  • 1 local recommends
Grocery or Supermarket
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“Pricey, but very fresh, clean and they have certain foods that regular stores don't offer. They also have great classes that re reasonable for flower arranging, cooking, wine, etc.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Park
“Tennis Courts, Baseball and Soccer Fields, running track, creek, playground.”
  • 2 locals recommend
BBQ Joint
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  • 1 local recommends