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8 Things to Do this Memorial Day Around Lake Guntersville

Looking to make Memorial Day plans? The Lake Guntersville area will be booming with fun events and attractions to explore that weekend, making it the best time to come for a visit. Here are seven fun things to make time for when you are here for the long weekend in May.

Rent a Boat with Islands Boat Rental

What’s Memorial Day at a lake without getting on the water? Not much of one if you ask us! Islands Boat Rental is the perfect spot to rent a pontoon, kayak or maybe even get a guided boat tour with one of their captains. For complete details, click the link here.

Experience Sand Mountain Park and Amphitheater

Memorial Day at SMPA in Albertville will be jam pack fun! The Outdoor Water Park equipped with lazy river, giant slides and more opens for the season. And over at the amphitheater, Cole Swindell and Dylan Scott will be serenading concert goers on Sunday. Interested in the fun? Here is where you can find more information.

Join a Program at Lake Guntersville State Park

Lake Guntersville State Park has not just one but FIVE programs happening Memorial Day weekend. From a guided paddle, learning about monarch butterflies to raptor education, there is something your family will be excited to do this weekend. All of these events can be found on our event calendar here.

Hike Buck’s Pocket State Park

Right on the edge of Marshall County, you can hike up to see stunning bluff views at Buck’s Pocket State Park. The secludedness of this state park makes for a quiet and relaxing spot to get away from the busyness of the world. This state park has several miles to hike. You can find more info here.

Good Music and Good Food at Papa Dubi’s

One of the areas favorite restaurants is Papa Dubi’s! It is known for its cajun flare, and it is a locals go to for a good time. On Saturday, May 25, the Stolen Faces, a Grateful Dead tribute band will be putting on a show. This is free for everyone!

Scream for Ice Cream at La Michoancan

Ice cream is just the perfect way to end a great day. That is why Albertville’s La Michoancan is the place to grab some. Their homemade ice cream is so creamy and so yummy that you may ask for another cone to go. For their hours, click here.

Pose at Boaz’s Murals

Looking for the best photo-op? Downtown Boaz is filled with stunning hand painted murals that are worth taking a thousand pictures of. One in particular is a colorful set of butterfly wings that are perfect for your Instagram feed. It is located on Main Street.

Shop Downtown Arab

Looking for some of the best shopping, well you definitely should go to Downtown Arab. From the men’s specialty store, Southern General, to hand poured candles at Alabama Wax and Wicks, there is a shop that you will leave with a bag in your hand.

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