Florence (Alabama)

Florence is a city in northwest Alabama near Mississippi and Tennessee.

Get in

By car

US Highway 72 which runs from East-West from Chattanooga to Memphis passes through Florence. Most major attractions, hotels,restaurants, etc are located on or near US 72 or Florence Blvd as its known within the City of Florence. US Highway 43 runs North-South from Nashville, TN to Mobile Alabama. It travels the same path as US 72 through Florence.

Florence lies about 48 miles west of Interstate 65 Exit 351 in Athens, Exits 340A-340B Decatur/Huntsville, Exit 310 at Cullman.

By plane

Near Florence, there are a few options for flying in and out. Delta Air Lines has service to Northwest Alabama Regional Airport. More flights can be found leaving from Huntsville, AL; Birmingham, AL; Nashville,TN; and Memphis, TN. Huntsville would be the shortest drive at just over one hour. The others are a little more than two hours drive.



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Go next

Huntsville, Alabama (Direct interstate access from I-65 and I-565 in Huntsville, Alabama. The U.S. Space & Rocket Center is located at exit 15 off I-565.). Daily 9AM-5PM, closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day. Adults $20.95; Children (6-12) $15.95; Under 6 years free.

Routes through Florence

Columbia Jct W E  N  S  Tuscumbia Tuscaloosa
Corinth Tuscumbia  W  E  Athens Huntsville
Becomes Jct S N  W  E  Tuscumbia Decatur

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