Halfway between Birmingham and Huntsville, Cullman is conveniently located with roughly 50 miles to each. Lewis Smith Lake, a popular recreational area, is located southwest of Cullman. This popular fishing, water skiing, and boating destination covers 21,000 acres with over 500 miles of shoreline. Smith Lake Park also features campgrounds, a seasonal swimming pool, a waterside, lake swimming, and picnic areas.
The Cullman County Museum has interactive displays and exhibits, an Archeological Room, a Primitive Room, a gift shop, a clothing store that showcases turn-of-the-century apparel, and Main Street, a gallery highlighting small-town life during the Civil War era.
Other great locations include the Clarkson Covered Bridge, listed on the National Register of Historic Places and one of the 14 covered bridges left in Alabama. The Ave Maria Grotto is a unique four-acre park that contains 125 miniature reproductions of some of the world’s most famous shrines and buildings.
Rent a Cullman apartment and enjoy historic sites, museums, and amazing parks. Heritage Park is a 70-acre complex offering ball fields, basketball courts, playgrounds, a water play area, a garden, and a 1.5-mile lighted, paved fitness trail. Cullman Wellness and Aquatic Center is a large, outdoor park with water slides, two competition pools (one indoor, one outdoor), an indoor leisure pool, a lazy river, a water play area, an indoor rubberized walking track, saunas, and a spa. Stony Lonesome OHV Park covers over 1,456 acres of ATV trails – ideal for dirt bikes, mountain bikes, rock crawlers, horseback riding, and hiking.
Downtown Cullman is a great place for shopping and dining with a wide variety of stores and restaurants. The Cullman Market is an outdoor market featuring fresh, local produce. From your new apartment in Cullman, you’ll also enjoy the Cullman County Fair, which takes place in September and features rides, exhibits, and live entertainment.