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Travel Tools

Everything you need to plan your visit to Florence, AL and the Shoals.

Are you headed to Florence, AL and the Shoals? We’ve got everything you need to plan your trip here. Get driving directions from nearby metro areas and look at which airports are most convenient for air travel. Visit the weather page to see what the climate will be like during your visit and pack accordingly.

If you need inspiration for planning your visit, then request a copy of the official visitor’s guide to Florence, Lauderdale County, and the Shoals.

Even after you arrive in the area, we’re here to help! Stop by the visitors center in McFarland Park, where our local experts can help answer questions and guide you to the best attractions and things to do in the area.

Plan with these helpful resources:

Weather & Average Temperatures

View the annual average climate, including highs, lows, and expected rainfall for Florence, AL.

Getting Here

Getting to Florence, AL and the Shoals is easy.

Request A Visitor Guide

Get a copy of the official visitors guide and get inspired!

Visitors Center

Located in McFarland Park, the Visitor Center has impressive displays and exhibits designed by...

Email Signup

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Colbert County Convention & Visitors Bureau

Our sister Convention & Visitors Bureau can be found on Hwy.72 in Tuscumbia.

Shoals Area Map

Find your bearings with the official Shoals area map!

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Tours & Itineraries

Get inspired to discover Florence and the Shoals with travel itineraries and tours.

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Family Fun

Find out about the best activities and attractions for families in Florence and the Shoals.

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Annual Events

Plan your visit around one of our top annual events, festivals, or holiday celebrations. See what’s happening throughout the year.

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Forecast
Saturday, May 25
H: 86°
L: 68°
Weather icon Thunderstorm with heavy rain
Thunderstorm with heavy rain
Sunday, May 26
H: 90°
L: 70°
Weather icon Scattered clouds
Scattered clouds
Monday, May 27
H: 86°
L: 68°
Weather icon Thunderstorm with rain
Thunderstorm with rain
Tuesday, May 28
H: 83°
L: 63°
Weather icon Few clouds
Few clouds
Wednesday, May 29
H: 81°
L: 61°
Weather icon Scattered clouds
Scattered clouds
Thursday, May 30
H: 75°
L: 55°
Weather icon Few clouds
Few clouds
Friday, May 31
H: 80°
L: 55°
Weather icon Few clouds
Few clouds
Saturday, Jun 01
H: 84°
L: 63°
Weather icon Broken clouds
Broken clouds
Sunday, Jun 02
H: 75°
L: 65°
Weather icon Overcast clouds
Overcast clouds
Monday, Jun 03
H: 82°
L: 65°
Weather icon Broken clouds
Broken clouds
Tuesday, Jun 04
H: 83°
L: 63°
Weather icon Few clouds
Few clouds
Wednesday, Jun 05
H: 84°
L: 67°
Weather icon Broken clouds
Broken clouds
Thursday, Jun 06
H: 69°
L: 59°
Weather icon Clear Sky
Clear Sky
Friday, Jun 07
H: 70°
L: 53°
Weather icon Clear Sky
Clear Sky
Saturday, Jun 08
H: 77°
L: 53°
Weather icon Few clouds
Few clouds
Sunday, Jun 09
H: 76°
L: 62°
Weather icon Overcast clouds
Overcast clouds