Families will find kid-friendly activities in Bessemer, and visitors give high marks for the top-notch restaurants. This city also attracts tourists with its football matches and shopping. Top sights around the area include Arlington Antebellum Home and Gardens, Vulcan Statue and Birmingham Civil Rights Institute.
- You'll find 157 Expedia hotels and other accommodation options in the larger area of Birmingham
- The closest major airport is in Birmingham, AL (BHM-Birmingham Intl.), 16 mi (25.8 km) from the city centre
Sightseeing and Staying in Bessemer
The city is well liked for its places to shop, and WaterMark Place Outlet Center is a favourite for retail therapy. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Alabama Splash Adventure and Bessemer Civic Center.
As you plan your holiday retreat, you'll find 11 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from in Bessemer. Here are top ones based on Expedia user reviews:
- Best Western Plus Bessemer Hotel & Suites - This 2.5-star hotel features free breakfast, an outdoor pool and free WiFi. It's a favourite with Expedia travellers for its breakfast and overall value.
- Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Bessemer - Our customers like the breakfast and central location at this hotel. This 2.5-star hotel features free breakfast, an indoor pool and free WiFi.
- Hamilton Inn Bessemer - With a stay at this 3-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and an outdoor pool, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its overall value and proximity to shopping.
Popular places to see in the area include Arlington Antebellum Home and Gardens, 9.6 mi/15.4 km from the city centre, and Vulcan Statue, which is 11.1 mi/17.8 km away.
Dressing for Bessemer
- Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 22°C, whilst night-time temperatures stay around 1°C
- From April to June, the average is 32°C during the day and 8°C at night
- July to September sees average temperatures of 33°C during the day and 15°C at night
- Between October and December, you can expect 27°C as the daytime average and 1°C as the night-time average
- Average annual rainfall for Bessemer is 1364 millimetres
- July and August are usually the hottest months averaging 32°C, while January and December are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 2°C