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Visit the Crossroads to the Future with a Charter Bus in Oxford, Alabama

Oxford in Calhoun and Talladega counties in Alabama is home to more than 21,000 people. It lies at the foothills of the southern end of the Blue Ridge Mountains and is very conveniently located between Birmingham and Atlanta. It was named Oxford due to the presence of a narrow crossing of Chocolocco Creek, allowing farmers to ford cattle from one side of the creek to the other. The city is nicknamed "The Crossroads to the Future." Come and discover it with a charter bus in Oxford, Alabama.

Arts & Culture

Check out the Oxford Performing Arts Center, which is the city's main performance and concert venue. The center, located in the middle of Historic Downtown Oxford, has a seating capacity of 1,130.

Meanwhile, the Oxford Arts Council is a volunteer group that promotes arts in the city. They put up concerts and other performances and events at schools and other venues for the public to enjoy.

The city also has a public library that gives people the access to information, educational, and recreational materials.

Oxford is the home of several annual events and festivals, like the Southern Preppers Expo in September, the Freedom Festival on July 4.

Historical Sites & Landmarks

Go to Historic Downtown Oxford, where you can spot old structures. The area also has a concentration of quaint stores and great restaurants.

The city also has these few sites that are listed on the National Register of Historic Places:

  • The Coldwater Covered Bridge, also known as the Hughes Mill Covered Bridge, which is a locally owned wooden covered bridge spanning the inlet to Oxford Lake and is the oldest existing bridge of its kind in the state. Built around 1850, the bridge can be found at Oxford Lake Park.
  • The Davis C. Cooper House, which was built by prominent local business leader Davis Clay Cooper in 1911. The house features a restrained Colonial Revival style and is one of a few large-scale example of the said style in the city.
  • The Dudley Snow House, which was built around 1832.

Parks & Recreation

Get on a charter bus in Oxford, Alabama and take the family to Bannister Park, a neighborhood park that features a basketball court, a children's playground, a lighted walking track, and green space where you can play Frisbee, soccer, and other games.

There's also Freedom Park, where the kids can play and run around. The park has a splash pad that the little ones will love.

You can also check out the Oxford Recreation Complex, which boasts four baseball fields, three playgrounds that include a state-of-the-art handicapped accessible Boundless Playground, soccer fields, five softball fields, batting cages, three miles of walking trails, a 29-acre lake, and two lake pavilions, among other amenities.

Then there's Bynum Community Center, whose amenities include a multi-purpose gymnasium and a playground; Friendship Community Center, which is not only a great place to play and exercise, but also to hold events and celebrations; and Oxford Civic Center, which features a multipurpose gymnasium, a swimming pool, baseball fields, a 4-field softball complex, a tennis court complex, a children's playground, covered picnic pavilions, a fishing pier, as well as pitching and batting cages, among others.

Oxford Lake Park is also worth checking out.

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