Everyone loves Starbucks. It may be overpriced, but where else can you get a blended coffee that tastes like a Yankee Candle?
I'm sure y'all know about the Starbucks "Secret Menu" which includes a Harry Potter-themed Butterbeer or maybe you've attempted to order a Fruity Pepples frap--but did you know there's a list of secret menu items you can ONLY get in Tuscaloosa?
7 Secret Starbucks Menu Items You Can Only Order in Tuscaloosa
The Definitive Ranking of Chicken Finger Baskets in Tuscaloosa, AL
Y'all ready for a deep-fried hot take? CLUCK YEAH! Meg Summers is ranking the best chicken finger baskets in the Druid City.
How Do Fans Sing 'Dixieland Delight' in Tuscaloosa, Alabama?
Alabama football fans add a few extra lyrics
to 'Dixieland Delight' when it's played on the speakers in Bryant-Denny in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. What are they singing? And Why?
Do You Remember the Cotton Patch in Eutaw, Alabama?
This legendary restaurant has been closed for almost 12 years and yet it still lives in the memory of locals, UA students, and travelers alike. The Cotton Patch served everyone from Bear Bryant and Joe Namath to Hank Williams himself.
LOOK: Here are the best lake towns to live in
Many of the included towns jump out at the casual observer as popular summer-rental spots--the Ozarks' Branson, Missouri, or Arizona's Lake Havasu--it might surprise you to dive deeper into some quality-of-life offerings beyond the beach and vacation homes. You'll likely pick up some knowledge from a wide range of Americana: one of the last remaining 1950s-style drive-ins in the Midwest; a Florida town that started as a Civil War veteran retirement area; an island boasting some of the country's top public schools and wealth-earners right in the middle of a lake between Seattle and Bellevue; and even a California town containing much more than Johnny Cash's prison blues.