Gadsden, in Northeast Alabama, is a place that some 37,000 people call home.
Montgomery, the state capital, is roughly 120 miles (193 kilometers) to the south of Gadsden, while Birmingham is 55 miles (89 kilometers) to the southwest.
Gadsden features some terrific links that are worth visiting if you want to get active with the locals. Among the more popular courses are the Twin Bridges Golf Club, Albertville Golf and Country Club and of course the Wills Creek Country Club.
If you like to grab a bargain while you are in this area, explore some of the bustling department stores and boutique shops. Check out Gadsden Mall, Mountain Top Flea Market and Boaz Outlet Center.
Should the weather turn nasty in Gadsden, set aside a few hours at the Imagination Place and the Guntersville Museum and Cultural Center. Examine the displays, study the collections or simply relax in the quiet.
Lovers of the arts will find plenty to applaud at the Mary G Hardin Center for Cultural Arts, one of the most popular performance spaces in Gadsden. Gadsden locals enjoy an energetic arts scene, so check the entertainment guides to see what’s on during your stay here.
If you are looking for somewhere to recharge your batteries, take a boat ride or enjoy sunlight on the rippling water, the local lake known as Weiss Lake is a great place to visit. Glistening with its own unique beauty this gorgeous location is a great place to relax and enjoy the local birdsong.
Those who enjoy the outdoors, will be pleased to learn that the local city also has some ecological preserves where visitors can enjoy unique surrounds and some notable plant and animal species. De-stress at Guntersville State Park and enjoy your escape from the paved streets.
If you are interested in art, culture and history visit the Gadsden Museum of Art, one of the most remarkable museums in Gadsden. Take a self-guided tour, browse the various galleries and try the interactive exhibits.