Our City


Highlands College is located in the beautiful city of Birmingham, Alabama. With over one million people in the Birmingham-Metro area, there is always something to do. Commonly known as the “Magic City,” you will find that Birmingham is an exciting place to live. Just south of downtown and off of Highway 280, Highlands College is conveniently located near affordable housing, dining options, shopping, outdoor activities, and much more.

Local Favorites

Big Spoon Creamery

4000 3rd Ave South
Birmingham, AL 35222

Hattie B’s Hot Chicken

2808 7th Ave South
Birmingham, AL 35233

Johnny’s Restaurant

2902 18th St. South
Homewood, AL 35209

Saw’s BBQ

1115 Dunston Ave
Mountain Brook, AL 35213

The Pizitz Food Hall

1821 Second Ave North
Birmingham, AL 35203

Eugene’s Hot Chicken

2268 9th Ave North
Birmingham, AL 35203

Things to Do

Birmingham Museum of Art

2000 Reverend Abraham Woods Jr. Blvd
Birmingham, AL 35203

Civil Rights Museum

520 16th St North
Birmingham, AL 35203

Oak Mountain State Park

200 Terrace Dr
Pelham, AL 35124

Railroad Park

1600 1st Ave South
Birmingham, AL 35233

Red Mountain Park

2011 Frankfurt Dr
Birmingham, AL 35211

Ruffner Mountain

1214 81st St South
Birmingham, AL 35206

Top Golf

1111 24th St North
Birmingham, AL 35234

Vulcan Park and Museum

1701 Valley View Dr
Birmingham, AL 35209

Local Coffee

Cala Coffee

3950 Autumn Ln
Vestavia, AL 35243

O.Henry’s Coffee

3066 Healthy Way Suite 100
Vestavia Hills, AL 35243

Caveat Coffee

2832 Linden Ave
Homewood, AL 35209

East Pole Coffee Co.

1143 1st Ave South #103
Birmingham, AL 35233

Frothy Monkey

2320 2nd Ave North
Birmingham, AL 35203

June Coffee

213 25th St North Suite C
Birmingham, AL 35203

Domestique Coffee

1724 27th Ct South
Homewood, Al, 35209

Honest Coffee

960 Oxmoor Rd
Homewood, AL 35209

Resolute Café

3660 Grandview Pkwy
Birmingham, AL 35243