Area Attractions

Things to Do

Scottsboro, Alabama, the "land of lost luggage,” is a picturesque town nestled in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains on the banks of the Tennessee River. The world’s largest fresh water aquarium, the U.S. Space and Rocket Center, and several famous caves are all within an hour’s drive of Unclaimed Baggage. From the stunning natural wonders to delicious southern cuisine, you’ll want to discover all that the area has to offer. Here are our top picks for turning your shopping trip into a road trip you won’t forget.

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Area Attractions

  • U.S. Space & Rocket Center

    The U.S. Space & Rocket Center® is home to Space Camp and Aviation Challenge Camp, a Smithsonian Affiliate and the Official Visitor Center for NASA.

  • Huntsville Botanical Gardens

    Where there's always something growing on...

  • Tennessee Aquarium

    The Tennessee Aquarium in Chattanooga inspires wonder and appreciation for the natural world

  • Rock City

    Rock City is a true marvel of nature featuring massive ancient rock formations, gardens with over 400 native plant species, and breathtaking "See 7 States" panoramic views

  • Ruby Falls

    Ruby Falls is the tallest and deepest underground waterfall open to the public!

  • Cathedral Caverns State Park

    This truly amazing cave maintains a comfortable 60-degree temperature year round!

  • Buck's Pocket State Park

    Secluded in a natural pocket of the Appalachian Mountain foothills, the pocket itself is on an upstream tributary of Lake Guntersville

  • Goose Pond Colony Resort

    Goose Pond Colony is a public resort offering golf, camping, a marina, lodging, fine dining and many more amenities.

  • Russell Cave National Monument

    With a mapped length of 7.2 miles, Russell Cave is the third longest mapped cave in Alabama.

  • Lake Guntersville State Park

    Located along the banks of the 69,000-acre Guntersville Reservoir, this park offers camping, golf, resort, convention and banquet facilities, and much more

  • Lowe Mill Arts & Entertainment

    The largest privately owned arts facility in the South. With a focus on visual artists and makers, this historic textile mill in Huntsville has been redeveloped into 152 working studios for over 200 artists, makers, and independent businesses, 7 galleries, a theatre, a community garden, and event spaces.

  • Monte Sano State Park

    Located near Huntsville, Monte Sano sits on 2,140 acres with spectacular vistas from atop the mountain, especially when the fall leaves show off their colors. In the spring, native azaleas bloom along the 20 miles of hiking trails and 14 miles of biking trails.

  • Walls of Jericho

    "Grand Canyon of the South"

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  • Cups Café at Unclaimed Baggage

    Breakfast, lunch and light snacks available right inside the store. We proudly serve Starbucks® coffee!

    509 West Willow, Scottsboro, AL 35768

  • Payne’s Soda Shop

    Historic soda fountain on the Scottsboro downtown square.

    101 E. Laurel Street, Scottsboro, AL 35768

  • 50 Taters Comfort Food

    Southern comfort food with portions that are more than generous.

    29461 John T Reid Pkwy Scottsboro, AL 35769

  • McCutchen’s Magnolia House

    McCutchen’s offers a menu of southern cuisine in one of the town’s oldest Victorian homes.

    303 East Willow Street Scottsboro, AL 36768

  • The Docks

    Delicious seafood prepared southern-style with outdoor patio seating on the water.

    417 Ed Hembree Drive, Scottsboro, AL 35769

  • Buenavista Mexican Cantina

    Delicious Mexican cuisine with both indoor and patio dining options. A local favorite!

    24663 John T. Reid Pkwy, Scottsboro, AL 35769

  • Stevarino’s Italian Eatery and Pub

    Menu features traditional Italian fare as well as specialty sandwiches and hoagies.

    3509 S Broad St # 207, Scottsboro, AL 35769

  • The Lodge at Gorham’s Bluff

    Serving elegant, candlelit, four-course meals in a beautiful setting overlooking Jackson County.

    101 Gorham Drive, Pisgah, AL 35765

  • The Rock House Eatery and Catering Company

    Distinctive dishes created with the freshest ingredients.

    1201 Gunter Ave, Guntersville, AL

  • Barry's BBQ

    Open Thursday-Saturday for dinner. You’ll want to make plans to stop by and enjoy their BBQ ribs. Top it off with homemade cobbler and ice cream.

    85 Co. Rd. 527, Fyffe, AL 35971

  • KC's BBQ

    The food is amazing, the atmosphere is perfect, and the view is beautiful overlooking Lake Guntersville. Wings, brisket and bbq are just a few of the great items on the menu.

    2300 County Park Rd, Scottsboro, AL 35769