Scottsboro Alabama Attractions
Located in Jackson County in Northeast Alabama, Scottsboro is located on the Tennessee River’s great Lake Guntersville. Local highways and Interstates serving the Scottsboro area are Interstate 65 and U.S. Hwy. 72 making it easily accessible to many local attractions and fun things to do.
Scottsboro is home to the oldest trade day in the country, Payne's Soda Shop (since 1869), chartered caves, trails, festivals, and more! Scottsboro is also home to the Unclaimed Baggage Center. This center sells articles of unclaimed and undeliverable airline luggage and it is less than 4 miles from Key West Inn and Suites - Scottsboro.
The city offers visitors and locals a wonderful outdoor experience with its city and county parks. The Scottsboro City Park and the Jackson County Park offer plenty of places to take the family for a picnic or a day in the sun. There is no charge for entry. Both parks have picnic tables, boat launches, fishing docks and swimming docks as well as a walking trail.
Scottsboro offers many family friendly attractions and facilities including Scottsboro Rec*Com. Nearby Scottsboro in Jackson County you will find more than 1,500 charted caves to explore! Visit Scottsboro and enjoy history and the beautiful outdoors in this scenic Northeast Alabama town!
Payne's Soda Shop • 1.5 miles
Payne's Soda Shop, located on the Courthouse Square, has been in business since 1869. The small, yet elegant, shop shows off a 1950s-themed design, offering the classic malt, and it even sports rare photographs of Scottsboro's past.
Scottsboro Recreation Complex (Rec*Com) • 2.6 miles
The City of Scottsboro has one of the finest recreation facilities in the State of Alabama: The Scottsboro Recreation Complex known as the Rec*Com. It consists of two air conditioned gyms, an indoor walking track, an indoor pool with men and women's locker and shower facilities, meeting rooms for various meetings, banquets, or seminars, and two racquetball courts. Activities offered at the center are basketball, swim team, swim lessons, Kids Klub, gymnastics, cheerleading, clogging, line dancing, etc. Located across from the Rec*Com are three outdoor basketball courts, a fenced playground area that includes swings and a modular playground system, picnic tables, and a skate park.
Unclaimed Baggage Center • 3.4 miles
Unclaimed Baggage is a one-of-a-kind store snuggled in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains and bordered by the 70,000 acre Lake Guntersville. Founded in 1970 by Doyle and Sue Owens as a part-time business, it soon became a full-time venture. In 1978, the Owens incorporated the company and watched it prosper as one of the great 'hidden' bargain centers for savvy shoppers.
Goose Pond Colony • 6.4 miles
Located on the banks of the Tennessee River's beautiful Lake Guntersville and nestled into the picturesque Cumberland Mountains, Goose Pond Colony awaits your arrival. Goose Pond Colony is a municipally owned resort that will take your breath away. With two beautiful 18 hole championship golf courses, full service marina, meeting facilities, The Docks Restaurant, swimming pool, beach area, Lake Guntersville and more.
Lake Guntersville State Park • 19.0 miles
Lake Guntersville State Park is many attractions within one place. Fishing from our 69,000-acre lake, renting a pontoon, canoe, or flat bottom fishing boat, hiking miles of trails, enjoying interpretive programs and taking to the greens on our 18-hole championship golf course, is just a sampling of things to do while visiting this paradise of nature.
Payne Soda Shop
The Unclaimed Baggage Store
*These are properties not yet themed or participating in Key West Inn programs, including the Premier Perks rewards program.