Destination guide

Head to the adventurous city of Bessemer

Come and experience Bessemer and its entertainment, history and opera. This city's football games, shopping and restaurants draw many visitors. Arlington Antebellum Home and Gardens and Vulcan Statue are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Bessemer

Do you want to discover attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Bessemer a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Alabama Splash Adventure (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • RTJ Golf Trail at Oxmoor Valley (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Bent Brook Golf Course (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Moss Rock Preserve (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Joe Tucker Park (10 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Birmingham Zoo (11.8 mi / 18.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Bessemer

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Bessemer is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Tannehill Park (11.8 mi / 18.9 km)
  • Birmingham Botanical Gardens (12.1 mi / 19.4 km)
  • DeBardeleben Park (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Red Mountain Park (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Moss Rock Preserve (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Cahaba Lilly Park (9 mi / 14.5 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Bessemer

The nearest airport is in Birmingham, AL (BHM-Birmingham Intl.), located 16 mi (25.8 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Bessemer?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 39 vacation rentals near Bessemer. From 23 Houses to 8 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Bessemer for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Bessemer?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Bessemer. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Alabama Splash Adventure: 50 vacation rentals
  • WaterMark Place Outlet Center: 51 vacation rentals
  • Bessemer Civic Center: 49 vacation rentals
  • DeBardeleben Park: 52 vacation rentals
  • Oak Mountain State Park: 63 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Bessemer listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Bessemer?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 23 Houses in Bessemer. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Bessemer include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 8 rentals available
  • Cabins: 3 rentals available
  • Cottages: 3 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Bessemer?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 3 vacation rentals with pool available in Bessemer. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.