Red Bay Itinerary

Touring Red Bay

Below are suggestions of day tours while staying in Red Bay. Please contact the destination in advance for prices and guides.

  • Breakfast at featured restaurants
  1. Jack’s
    521 4th Avenue SE
    Red Bay, AL 35582
    (256) 356-8633
  1. McDonald’s
    606 4th Avenue SE
    Red Bay, AL 35582
    (256) 356-2911
  • Red Bay Museum
    400 4th Street SW
    Red Bay, AL 35582
    (256) 123-4567

The first exhibit to greet visitors is a re-creation of the Red Bay Hotel lobby, complete with original counter, neon sign, room door with transom and staircase. The next two exhibits are examples of general merchandise or dry goods stores. Directly across the aisle you will discover an original soda fountain from an early drug store. The Bay Theater is depicted next, showcasing the original ticket window glass and a player piano used for silent movies.

Identified as Site #51, Northwest Loop of the North Alabama Birding Trail, the farm features two wooded birding observation areas as well as three ponds and several miles of nature trails divided into 10 paths. Along with the bird observation sites and bird sanctuary, existing farm structures at Cypress Cove Farm have been modified for use as bird blinds and education facilities. The farm includes a working gristmill, antique tractors and blacksmithing demonstrations for groups.

  • Lunch at featured restaurants
  1. J’s Restaurant (Best Italian in Red Bay!)
    502 4th Avenue SE
    Red Bay, AL 35582
    (256) 356-8535
  1. La Estancia
    912 4th Street West
    Red Bay, AL 35582
    (256) 356-5683
  • Red Bay Family Park and Walking Trail
    602 2nd Street NW
    Red Bay, AL 35582
    (256) 460-2699

The Red Bay Family Fun Park, featuring the Red Bay Water Park, includes a pavilion, picnic areas, basketball court, and playground area. The Water Park opens mid-May and is open daily through mid-August. It include two adult water slides, four children’s water slides, a large swimming pool, and a concession stand. The Hoyt Keeton Walking Trail is a quarter-mile paved path that circles the park.

  • Bay Tree Park and Heritage Park
    5th Avenue
    Red Bay, AL 35582
    (256) 436-8852

Red Bay Park is located across from the Red Bay City Hall. Serving as a cornerstone for many of the local annual festival, the site contains walking paths, benches, restroom facilities, and a central gazebo. A time capsule, placed in Bay Tree Park and containing artifacts from the Centennial Celebration in 2007, will be exhumed in 2058.

  • Redmont Country Club
    1400 Redmont Drive
    Red Bay, AL 35582
    (256) 356-8070

Redmont County Club is an 18-hole, semi-private course open year round. A par 72 course, the course is 6,534 yards from the championship tees with a slope of 120 and a rating of 70.7. This is a fun course to play with lots of elevation changes, trees and hazards to contend with.

  • Dinner at featured restaurants
  1. Fourth Street Grill and Steakhouse
    607 4th Street NW
    Red Bay, AL 35582
    (256) 356-2226
  1. Swamp John’s Restaurant (The catfish is great!)
    5181 AL-24
    Red Bay, AL 35582
    (256) 356-2300
  • Places to stay
  1. Bay-Plaza Motel
    1103 4th Street SE
    Red Bay, AL 35582
    (256) 356-4452
  1. 2 Sisters Cottage
    800 Waldrop Drive
    Red Bay, AL 35582
    (256) 810-4354