About 15,000 people call Scottsboro in Northeast Alabama home.
Montgomery, the state capital, is 160 miles (257 kilometers) south of Scottsboro, while Birmingham is 90 miles (145 kilometers) to the southwest.
Hit the trail and discover the popular nature reserves for which this special area is well known. Nature lovers will like the scenery to be found at DeSoto State Park, Little River Canyon National Preserve or Cathedral Caverns State Park.
Golf nuts will love Goose Pond Colony Golf Course, the best place to work on your swing in the Scottsboro area. Hire a set of clubs from the pro shop and hit the greens, then end the day in the clubhouse bar sharing stories with golf-obsessed locals.
The Fort Payne Depot Museum is the ideal oasis for lovers of culture in Scottsboro. Savor the quiet atmosphere, ask about any special events, pick up a souvenir at the gift shop or just enjoy the echoes of the past.
If you are ready to grab a bargain explore the stores that are part of the Unclaimed Baggage Center. This is a vibrant place full of clothes and accessory stores and fresh food venues.
The Sequoyah Caverns is the place to head for visitors who think they’ve seen it all in the Scottsboro area.