Trying to escape the city for a day? Enjoy the beautiful scenery as you drive down to Calera for a fun-filled day in this quaint town. Despite its size, Calera has plenty of fun things to do and places to see, and the locals will make you feel right at home.


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8176 Highway 31
Calera, AL 35040

If you’re looking for traditional Southern barbecue, look no further. Fred’s Small Time Bar-B-Q is a must for those who crave tender ribs, savory barbecue chicken and mouth-watering pulled pork — not to mention their fried okra and other soul food sides. Many consider Fred’s a best-kept secret.


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56 Marketplace Circle, Suite C
Calera, AL 35040

Looking for that perfect dress or outfit for Spring Break adventures? PODOS Boutique carries a large assortment of clothing, shoes, accessories and jewelry. You’ll be sure to turn heads in any of their high quality, fashion forward apparel. Not to mention they also do personal monogramming and screen printing!


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Rosebud Lane
Calera, AL 35040

Need to relieve some stress? Check out Central Alabama Paintball Park. Shoot your friends with low-impact paintballs while playing Capture the Flag, Respawn, Total Elimination or Last Man Standing. Whether it’s your first time playing paintball or you’re an expert, this paintball park caters to your needs.