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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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Monday, Dec 04
H: 55°
L: 41°
Weather icon clear sky
clear sky
Tuesday, Dec 05
H: 58°
L: 38°
Weather icon clear sky
clear sky
Wednesday, Dec 06
H: 50°
L: 37°
Weather icon broken clouds
broken clouds
Thursday, Dec 07
H: 54°
L: 35°
Weather icon clear sky
clear sky
Friday, Dec 08
H: 62°
L: 41°
Weather icon clear sky
clear sky
Saturday, Dec 09
H: 64°
L: 55°
Weather icon heavy intensity rain
heavy intensity rain
Sunday, Dec 10
H: 48°
L: 36°
Weather icon light rain
light rain
Monday, Dec 11
H: 47°
L: 30°
Weather icon clear sky
clear sky