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Decatur is set on the Tennessee River, making it the perfect place for outdoor
recreational activities such as boating, kayaking, jet skiing, canoeing or
fishing. At Point Mallard, you can enjoy the nature and bird trails and
even view the wildlife on Wheeler Wildlife Refuge.
In Decatur, there are also plenty of recreational facilities for you and your
whole family to get active. The Aquadome Recreation Center has something
for all ages. Whether you want to take a morning or evening fitness class,
join the Healthy Lifestyles Aquatics Program or just use the gymnasium for
free play, you’ll find what you’re looking for. Another place to check out is the
Fort Decatur Recreation Center. Here you can join an adult basketball league,
workout in the weight room or play a game of racquetball.
Shopping and Dining
When it comes to dining out in Decatur, you’ll be pleased with your options. From local restaurants to national franchises, you can have anything you’re in the mood for. Also, have we mentioned the finger licking good barbecue you’ll find here? Historic Downtown Decatur has plenty of local establishments with deli-style sandwiches, southern cooking, Mediterranean cuisine and of course, BARBECUE! Check out all of the downtown dining options here.
Arts, Science and History
Attractions in Decatur are certainly not limited. If you’re a fan of the arts and science, you might enjoy visiting the Carnegie Visual Arts Center, Cook Museum of National Science or see a show at Princess Theatre for Performing Arts.
If you’re a history buff, Decatur is your spot. Places like Old State Bank and Historic Railroad Depot have plenty for you to explore. Historic homes in the Old Decatur Historic District and New Decatur Albany Historic District, have plenty of lineage and family history for you to discover. The Historic Railroad Depot has nearly two centuries of railroad history. It’s certainly a place to visit more than once.
As host to some of the South’s premier festivals, Decatur welcomes hundreds of thousands of tourists from around the state, country and world each year. And we know how hungry traveling can make you! There are several events hosted in Decatur every year. The Carnegie Carnival is North Alabama’s premier Mardi Gras festival that benefits the Carnegie Visual Arts Center. Alabama Jubilee Hot-Air Balloon Classic occurs every Memorial Day weekend. This event has plenty of activities that people of all ages will enjoy. A cultural event that takes place every year is the Daikin Japanese Festival. Decatur-based industry, Daikin America, hosts a party for the entire community each May. The festival includes live entertainment, hot-air balloon rides, art contests and displays of Japanese culture.
With so many folks to feed, LawLers works hard to offer the best BBQ in Decatur year-round so that, no matter the reason for your visit, you’re well fed. Whether you’re a returning local or visiting for the first time, we’ll welcome you to your own table in our cozy, casual restaurant where you can feel like part of the family. Good food is one of Alabama’s strongest traditions and we want you to feel like one of us while you experience all Decatur has to offer. LawLers is proud to bring BBQ and comfort food to our ever-changing and event packed community of Decatur, AL.
Decatur, AL LawLers Location
Decatur, Alabama is located in Morgan County. In Decatur you’ll find cultural diversity, economic prosperity and a community spirit that you’ll want to be a part of. Decatur is home to several recreational activities, dining and entertainment options and events.
LawLers Barbecue offers fresh, home cooked barbecue and other good-for-your-soul food in the heart of “The River City.” No matter the time of year, LawLers Barbecue is a great place to bring the whole family for a casual, comfortable meal in one of the greatest cities in the South. With endless opportunities to explore and the added bonus of slow-cooked BBQ from LawLers, Decatur is your one stop shop for the perfect trip and the best barbecue in Alabama. No matter what your interests are, you’ll find a diverse community in Decatur ready to welcome you and show you around.
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