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Things to do

Get lost in Decatur’s dynamic geography. Whether you want to kayak, hike, or fish, our Scenic River Trail will satisfy. Bring the boat for riding and fishing on the Tennessee River. Or take the kids to the Adventure Park for a full day of family fun.

Around Morgan County

Carnegie Visual Arts Center

One of the cultural centers of Decatur’s arts scene and a multi-purpose community resource.

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Cook Museum of Natural Science

The Cook Museum of Natural Science is a state-of-the-art natural science museum in downtown Decatur, AL. It provides a hands-on, immersive experience where kids can explore, interact with, and learn about nature. Families leave the Cook Museum feeling fulfilled by their time together and inspired by the things they saw and learned.

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Historic Railroad Depot

A symbol of the city’s rich railroad heritage, which extends back to the 1830s. Due to COVID-19, the Depot is temporarily closed to the public.

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Morgan County Archives

A treasure trove of Alabama history, including original photos from the Civil War and court records from the 1933 Scottsboro Boys trial in Decatur.

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Activities

Armchair MoCo

We partnered with our friends at Red Sage to create Armchair MoCo: a great way to explore Morgan County, Alabama, while maintaining safe social distance!

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Downtown Scavenger Hunt

Test your knowledge with the Downtown Decatur Scavenger Hunt!

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Explore the Unknown

To tie in with our new social media video series, “The Unknown,” we’ve created a passport for those brave enough to visit the locations. Check out our mobile-exclusive passport for a chance to win an awesome prize!

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Local Recreation

Decatur-Morgan County has plenty of opportunities for sports enthusiasts. Facilities around the area cater to a variety of sports including cycling, soccer, softball, baseball, basketball, hockey, golf, fishing, tennis, and cross country. Decatur-Morgan County even has hot air ballooning.

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MoCo Mural Trail

Take a free mural tour of Morgan County Alabama! Unique and vibrant murals are popping up all throughout MoCo! You can mix and match any of the locations on the MoCo Mural Trail to best fit your location and itinerary! Did we mention it’s FREE?

 

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Outdoors

Morgan County is all about the Great Outdoors. From birding to walking trails, we’ve got you covered.

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Shopping

From the antique and specialty boutiques along the Historic Shopping Districts in Decatur and Hartselle, to the major department stores located in Decatur Mall, Decatur-Morgan County has a broad spectrum of shopping choices.

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Spas

There are many ways to unwind in Decatur-Morgan County. Try a new hairstyle or relax under the calming effects of a deep-tissue massage at one of the area’s various day spa locations.

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Sports

Sports are a big deal to Decatur and Morgan County. Each year, Morgan County hosts regional, national, and even international sports tournaments and events, including soccer, softball, baseball, fishing, tennis, and much more.

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