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Arts_and_Cultural [ return to top ]

Alabama Shakespeare Festival


1 Festival Drive
Montgomery
1-800-841-4ASF
Hours:   Box Office Hours:
Monday-Saturday 10:00am - 6:00pm
Sundays Noon - 4:00pm
Perfromance Nights Until 9:00
BACKSTAGE TOURS EVERYDAY EXCEPT MONDAYS!
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website
shakespeare festival
Details:   The Alabama Shakespeare Festival is the only professional theatre in the country that stages a rotating repertory of classical works with a live-in acting troupe and births new plays infused with the heat, fire and ingenuity of the South. ASF is the fourth largest Shakespeare festival in the world and attracts more than 300,000 annual visitors.
 


Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts


1 Museum Dr
Montgomery
334-244-5700
Hours:   Tue - Sat 10 am to 5 pm
Thur 10 am to 9 pm
Sun 12 pm to 5 pm
(Closed Mondays and the following holidays: Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s Day and Independence Day
Cost:   Free
map 

website
montgomery museum of fine art
Details:   Located in Wynton M. Blount Cultural Park, off Woodmere Boulevard, the Montgomery Museum of Fine arts is the oldest fine arts museum in Alabama.
 


Armory Learning Arts Center


1018 Madison Avenue
Montgomery
334-241-2787
map 

website
Details:   The 34,406-square-foot one-time National Guard Armory was renovated in 1983 and designed to support comprehensive art, music, dance and gymnastic instruction. The facility includes 3 dance studios for ballet, jazz, tap and modern dance classes, an art gallery, fun studios for art, drama and music workshops, and the city's only public photography lab.
 


Capri Theatre


1045 E. Fairview Ave
Montgomery
334-262-4858
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website
Details:   Located in Old Cloverdale District, down the street from Huntingdon College and the Montgomery Country Club. Built in 1941, as Montgomery's first neighborhood cinema, it was originally known as the Clover. It was remodeled and renamed The Capri in 1963. Today it shows independent films and award-winning classics.
 


Davis Theater of Performing Arts


251 Montgomery Street
Montgomery
Office 334-241-9567
FAX 334-241-9756
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website
Details:   Originally opened in 1930 as the Paramount Theatre, it was renovated and reopened in 1983 by Troy University. Enjoy professional musicals, symphony concerts, dance and other performances.
Home to the Montgomery Symphony Orchestra, Alabama Dance Theatre and the Montgomery Ballet.
 


Faulkner University Dinner Theatre


5345 Atlanta Highway
Montgomery
877-840-0457
Hours:   The Box Office hours are M-F 8:00 - 4:00. The Box Office is not open on Saturday or Sunday.
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Details:   The theatre doors open at 6:00PM. Dinner is served from 6:15 until 7:00. The show begins promptly at 7:30.
 


SAC's Gallery -Society of Arts & Crafts


529 S. Perry Street, Ste 14,
Montgomery
(334) 265-9931 Phone: (334) 265-9931
Fax: (334) 286-0265
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email
website
Details:   SAC's Gallery was founded in 1979 by members of the Society of Arts and Crafts of Montgomery and Central Alabama and has operated for over twenty years. It is located in the Mulberry District which is very convenient for shopping. It provides an excellent opportunity for SAC's members to display and sell their original work. It is a non-profit organization recognized by the State of Alabama.
 


Wetumpka Depot Players


300 South Main Street
Wetumpka
(334) 567-8668
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website
wetumpka depot players
Details:   In the spring of 1980, a small group of local people with varied skills and diversified occupations decided to form a community theatre. Some of the people were interested in making money to restore a historic building, an old depot; some were interested in developing their construction and technical skills; others were interested in acting and directing. The group selected Harvey as their first play, gave the group a name, The Wetumpka Depot Players, and as it is said, "The rest is history!"
 



Crafts_and_Antiques [ return to top ]

Mom's Flea Market & Consignment


3811 Hwy 14
Millbrook
334-285-4380
map 

website
Details:   8450 sq ft. Located next to Fred's in Grandview Shopping Center
 


Eastbrook Antique Mall & Flea Market


425 Coliseum Blvd
Montgomery
(334) 277-4027
Hours:   Mon - Fri; 10 am - 6 pm
Sat; 9 am - 6 pm
Sun; 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
map 

website
Details:   One of the regions largest facilities with 60,000 sq ft. Spans three floors with over 300 dealers. Layaways & deliveries available.
 


Pickwick Antiques


3851 Interstate Court
Montgomery
(334) 279-1481
Hours:   Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
map 

website
Details:   Fine antiques, period furniture, porcelain, silver and paintings can be found in this store. There are also locations of the shop in Birmingham Fairhope, Destin and Atlanta.
 


Prissy Hen


104 N Bridge St
Wetumpka
(334) 514-8260
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prissy hen antiques
Details:   Home Decorating Supplies, Antiques and collectibles
 


Wetumpka Flea Market & Antiques


5266 US Highway 231
Wetumpka
(334) 567-2666
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website
 



Family [ return to top ]

Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum


1919 9th St
Calera
800-943-4490
map 

website
Details:   Museum featuring operating standard and narrow gauge trains, two restored depots, an indoor collection of railroad artifacts and memorabilia, and an outdoor collection of railroad cars, locomotives, and cabooses.

The museum is dedicated to the preservation, restoration, and operation of historically significant railway equipment. Our exhibits, operating railroads, and educational programs function as both a unique means of tourism and recreation, and also a way to preserve the rich history of Alabama and our nation.
 


Priester Pecan Company


I-65 exti 26 at State Hwy 185
Fort Deposit
334.227.8355
Toll-Free (800) 277-3226
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website
Details:   Relax in a country atmosphere and enjoy free samples of homemade pecan candies and baked goods, free coffee and ice water.
 


Alabama Nature Center


3050 Lanark Road
Millbrook
800.822.9453
Hours:   The NaturePlex is open 6 days/week from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Alabama Nature Center Members are able to come out on Sundays from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. through their personal card access.
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website
Details:   Lanark and the new Alabama Nature Center contain 350 acres of striking forests, fields, streams, wetlands and ponds that are traversed by five miles of boardwalks and trails in three regions: Still Creek Run, Turkey Ridge, and Hilltop Pass.
 


Barber Berry Farm U-pick


Alabama River Parkway near the toll bridge
Millbrook
(334) 549-4710
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website
Details:   Barber Berry Farm is a U-Pick farm where you can pick your own pesticide-free blackberries and blueberries from June through the middle of July. You can also pick pesticide-free muscadine and scuppernongs when they are in season from mid-August through September.

They also grow peaches, nectarines, plums, plumcots and persimmons along with hydroponic tomatoes and other vegetables which are for sale at their fruit stand when they are in season.

Pumpkin Patch and Hayrides are available in October.

Please see website for more details, hours and directions.
 


Ice Palace Ice Rink


1000 Eastdale Mall
Montgomery
334-277-2088
Cost:   Admission Charged
map 

website
Details:   Ice skate year-round in a climate-controlled enclosed rink inside Eastdale Mall, Alabama's only ice rink in a mall
 


Man Wildlife Learning Museum


325 Vandiver Blvd
Montgomery
(334)240-4900
Hours:   9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily
Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Years Day
Cost:   See website
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Details:   A 28,000 square foot natural history museum dedicated to wildlife conservation through education.

Adjacent to Montgomery zoo
 


Montgomery Zoo


2301 Coliseum Parkway
Montgomery
(334) 240-4900
Hours:   • Daily 9 am to 5:30 pm
• Last ticket sold at 4:30 pm
• closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Day

Opens at 5:30pm for Christmas Lights Festival.

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Details:   Visit our Montgomery Zoo Photo Gallery

Location:  South off Northern Blvd between Lower Wetumpka Road and Colisem Blvd. Access to the Zoo is available from either Northern Blvd, Vandiver Blvd, or Fairground Road.
Zoofari Gift Shop
Wide variety of items that can't be purchased outside the zoo. Souvenirs, T-shirts, figurines and more.

McMonty 102 Express
Miniature train that guest may ride for an adventure around the zoo.

Refreshments
Full service eatery- The Overlook Cafe. Hot dogs, hamburgers, sandwiches, drinks and ice cream. Additional drink/snack machines located throughout zoo.

Stroller Rentals
Available at the Zoofari Gift Shop. Strollers are available on a first come, first serve basis.

Handicap Access
Handicap accessible. In addition, wheelchairs are available at the Zoofari Gift Shop on a first come, first serve basis. Ask at admissions window inside the gift shop for assistance
 


The "Mooseum"


201 S. Bainbridge Street
Montgomery
334- 265-1867
Hours:   Monday-Friday, 8am-12pm and 1pm-4:30pm
Cost:   Free Tours
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Details:   A hands-on children's educational center with a unique agricultural theme focusing on Alabama's $2 billion beef cattle idustry.

Call to schedule free tour
 


W.A. Gayle Planetarium


1010 Forest Avenue
Montgomery
(334)241-4799
Hours:   • Mon-Thur 7:30 - 4:30
• Fri 7:30 - 12:00
Cost:   General Admission $5.00
Children under 5 free
Over 65 $4.00
(current as of Dec 2013)
map 

website
gayle planetarium
Details:   Public shows are offered Monday through Thursday at 3:00 P.M. and every Sunday at 2:00 P.M.
Reservations are not required for these presentations.
The planetarium also hosts and presents special events during the year
 


Riverfront Park & Amphitheater


200 Coosa St
Montgomery
map 

website
Details:   Located at the foot of Commerce and Coosa streets near Union Station on the banks of the Alabama River. Picnic area, playground and amphitheater
 


Alabama Department of Archives and History


624 Washington Avenue
Montgomery
(334) 242-4363
Hours:   Museum Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30-4:30

Research Room Hours: Tue-Fri 8:30-4:30
Cost:   Admission: Free
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website
Details:   Museum galleries include American Indian, Sampler, Military, Tattered Banners, and Hands-on Gallery featuring Museum Make and Take craft activities and Grandma's Attic.
 


Bama Lanes


3020 Atlanta Highway
Montgomery
(334) 272-5423
map 

website
 


Brunswick Zone Bowling Center


1661 Eastern Boulevard
Montgomery
334-819-7171
Hours:  
map 

website
Details:   Bowling, Billiards, Lounge, Yogurt Shop and Arcade.
 


Harriott II Riverboat Cruises


Montgomery
 

website
Details:   Come down to the River and re-live history while enjoying a relaxing cruise on Montgomery's greatest downtown attraction, the Harriott II. Docked beside the uniquely built Riverwalk Amphitheater, this elegant 19th Century riverboat is center stage of Montgomery's entertainment district. The Harriott II offers dinner, dancing, and live entertainment, along with activities for children, making this a perfect night out for the family.
 


Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Plant Tours


Montgomery
 

website
Details:   2-million-square-foot manufacturing facility resides on 1,744 acres of land and includes stamping, welding, paint, vehicle assembly and an engine shop. Hour long educational and entertaining guided tours of the state-of-the-art facility are now available.
 


Pump it up "The inflatable party zone"


1029 Lagoon Business Loop
Montgomery
334-277-5678 (local)
1-800-485-5826
Cost:  
map 

website
Details:   Only at Pump It Up "The Inflatable Party Zone" can you enjoy a private, indoor party with giant interactive inflatable play structures.

A Pump It Up party is a fun and unforgettable event for ages 2 to adult! Surf our website for more information, or give us a call.

Don't forget to bring your socks!
 


BAMA Lanes


1714 E. Main St
Prattville
(334) 358-8600
map 

website
 


Firehouse Family Fun Center


1231 S. Memorial Drive
Prattville
(334) 358-8271
map 


Details:   Miniature golf, bumper boats, go-cart rides and batting cages
 


Smith-Byrd House Tea Room


137 N. Washington St.
Prattville
(334) 365-1459
map 

website
Details:   Authentic Victorian atmosphere Tea Room along with full service Bed & Breakfast.
 


Wonder World Family Fun Center


127 N. Memorial Drive
Prattville
334-365-6600
map 

website
Details:  
• Rollerskating
• Inflatables
• Snack Bar
• Arcades
• Parties
• After School Care
 


Skate Zone 2000


88 Red Eagle Parkway
Wetumpka
334-567-4434
map 

website
Details:   Inline or old style skates, pool tables, snack bar, video games and practice skating area.
Birthday party rooms available.
 



Golf [ return to top ]

Willow Point Country Club


2544 Willow Point Rd
Alexander City
256-212-1407
map 

website
Details:   Private
18 Holes
 


The Pines Golf Course


307 Deatsville Hwy
Millbrook
(334) 285-7529
map 

website
Details:   Public
18-hole well-landscaped golf course located on Deatsville Highway just north of Hwy 14
 


Arrowhead Country Club


50 Ocala Dr
Montgomery
334-272-7180
map 

website
Details:   Private
18 Holes
 


Back 9 Pitch & Putt Inc


13055 Wares Ferry Rd
Montgomery
334-215-0776
map 


Details:   Public
9 Holes
 


Cottonwood Golf Club


7160 Byron Nelson Blvd
Montgomery
334-281-3344
map 

website
Details:   Semi-Private
18 Holes
 


Cypress Tree Golf Course


Montgomery
334-263-7587
 

website
Details:   Private, Military
(Located on Maxwell AFB)
36 Holes
 


Lagoon Park Golf Course


2855 Lagoon Park Dr
Montgomery
334-271-7000
map 

website
Details:   Public
18 Holes
 


Magnolia Golf Club


3346 Elsberry Rd
Montgomery
334-288-3310
map 


Details:   Public
18 Holes
 


Montgomery Golf Center


Montgomery
334-288-9662
 

website
Details:   Public
9 Holes
 


Tallapoosa Lakes Golf Course


1501 Dozier Rd
Montgomery
334-260-4900
map 

website
Details:   Public
36 Holes
 


Wynlakes Golf & Country Club


7900 Wynlakes Blvd
Montgomery
334-279-0297
map 

website
Details:   Private
18 Holes
 


Capitol Hill (Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail)


2600 Constitution Ave
Prattville
334-285-1114
map 

website
Details:   Public
54 Holes
 


Prattville Country Club


Prattville
334-365-4497
 

website
Details:   Private
18 Holes
 


Lakeside Golf & Country Club


Tallassee
334-283-4090
 


Details:   Public
18 Holes
 


Emerald Mountain Golf Club


245 Mountain View Drive
Wetumpka
334-514-8082
map 

website
Details:   Public
18 Holes
 


Quail Walk Country Club


2110 Holtville Rd
Wetumpka
334-567-5014
map 

website
 



Historic [ return to top ]

Coosada Town Hall


5800 Coosada Rd
Coosada
334-285-3700
map 

website
Details:   See "Indian Exhibit" section on website link for details.

Located inside the town hall is an impressive display of Indian artifacts and arrowheads found in the area. Locating next to the Alabama River, the Indians of "Coosawda" lived peaceably in the area for many years.
 


William Wyatt Bibb Cemetery


Coosada
 

website
Details:   See Historical Attractions section of linked website for details.

Mr. Bibb became Alabama's first governor in 1819. At 39, he was thrown from a horse in his plantation and four months later died from the injuries sustained. He is buried in the family cemetery in Coosada.
 


Confederate War Memorial


Main Street and Monument Drive
Millbrook
map 


Details:   This impressive but somber monument, located on the corner of , is a reminder of Millbrook’s southern heritage
 


First Whitehouse of the Confederacy


644 Washington Avenue at Union Street
Montgomery
(334) 242-1861
Hours:   8:00 am - 4:30 pm Monday-Friday
Saturday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:   Free (contributions greatly appreciated)
map 

website
first whitehouse
Details:   This historic site was the home of Jefferson Davis, Confederate President, and his family during the first year of the Civil War until May 29, 1861. The site sits across the street from the present day state capitol, the historic location of his inauguration on February 18, 1861, where visitors will find a bronze star commemorating the inaugural moment. The house was built in 1832-1835 and has been fully restored to its original grandeur after many years of neglect and was given to the State of Alabama from the White House Association in 1921.
 


Civil Rights Memorial Center


400 Washington Ave
Montgomery
334-956-8200
map 

website
Details:   Honors the achievements and memory of those who lost their lives during the Civil Rights Movement
 


Alabama Governor's Mansion


1142 Perry Street
Montgomery
map 

website
 


Hank Williams Gravesite Memorial


1305 Upper Wetumpka Rd
Montgomery
map 


Details:   Gravesite memorial at Oakwood Cemetary to country music legend Hank Williams
 


Hank Williams Museum


118 Commerce Street
Montgomery
334-262-3600
Fax: 334-262-0686
Hours:   Mon-Sat 9 am - 6 pm
Sunday 1- 4 pm
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website
hank williams museum
 


Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church & Parsonage Museum


454 Dexter Avenue
Montgomery
334-263-3970
map 

website
Details:   National Historic Landmark where Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. first preached his message of hope and brotherhood. Also a center point of the Montgomery bus boycott. A large mural in the church depicts King’s civil rights crusade from Montgomery to Memphis. Admission Charge: church donation encouraged. Call for tours at least one week in adva
 


The Lightening Route Trolly


300 Water Street
Montgomery
334-261-1100 or
1-800-240-9452
Hours:  
map 

website
Details:   Departs from the Montgomery Visitor's center. America's first citywide Electric Trolly system nicknamed the "Lightening Trolly Route" began operation in Montgomery in 1886 and enjoyed great success until a disastrous fire in1888. Began operation again 4 years later and continued until 1936. The city resumed ownership in the 1980's and continues to give guided trolley tours of over 26 downtown Montgomery attractions on a daily basis
 


Montgomery Visitors Center
Union Station ("The Train Shed")


300 Water Street
Montgomery
334-261-1100
1-800-240-9452
Visitor Information: 334-262-0013
map 

website
Details:   Built in 1898, Union station is a magnificent Romanesque Revival structure that originally served Montgomery as a train station and has been beautifully restored thanks to the National Trust for Historic Preservation and the City of Montgomery. It now serves as the Montgomery Area Visitors Center, where you'll find the Montgomery Convention & Visitors Bureau, Montgomery's official gift shop "The Depot" and Lek's Taste of Thailand restaurant.

Union Station has been a popular spot in the city and is even more popular now with the recent development of Montgomery's riverfront.

It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1973. In it's hayday, more than 44 trains would stop at the station each day.

The adjacent "Train Shed" is one of the few surviving structures of its type from the 1800's.
 


Old Alabama Town


301 Columbus Street
Montgomery
334-240-4500
Fax 334-240-4519
Toll Free 1-888-240-1850
Cost:   Admission charged
map 

website
old alabama town
Details:   Costumed interpreters guide you through life in the 19th and early 20th centuries in this fascinating 4-block "town". Visit over 40 buildings from a schoolhouse to a cotton gin and experience life as an Alabamian in the states infancy. Visit our Old Alabama Town Photo Gallery
 


Rosa Parks Museum


251 Montgomery Street
Montgomery
For Tours: (334) 241-866
Gift Shop: (334) 241-8616
Receptionist/Security: (334) 241-8615
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website
rosa parks museum
 


Alabama State Capitol


600 Dexter Avenue
Montgomery
334-242-3935
Fax: 334-242-2788
Cost:   Free
map 

website
Details:   Visit the only state capitol designated as a National Historic Landmark. Where Jefferson Davis took the oath of office as President of the Confederate States of America. Also the ending point of the Selma-to-Montgomery civil rights March where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivering a moving speech from the bottom of its steps.
Also enjoy great shopping the gift shop known as Goat Hill.
Guided tours are available.
 


Alabama Archives and History Museum


624 Washington Avenue
Montgomery
(334) 242-4435
Hours:   See website
Cost:   Musuem tours free
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website
Details:   Preserving records and artifacts of historical value and promoting a better understanding of Alabama history.

Special kids section
 


Goat Hill Museum Store


600 Dexter Avenue
Montgomery
(334) 353-4969
map 

website
Details:   The best place for gifts made in & about Alabama
Entrance at the rear of the State Capitol
 


Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail


Montgomery
 

website
Details:   Commemorating the 54 mile historic civil rights march in 1965 from Selma to Montgomery Alabama.
 


Autauga County Heritage Museum


102 East Main St
Prattville
map 

website
 


Buena Vista Mansion


641 Co. Rd. 4
Prattville
334-361-0961
map 

website
Details:   Originally called Montgomery House; 1821 Greek Revival plantation home was significant to cultural development of central Alabama. Remarkable circular staircase spirals 24 ft. to 3rd-floor banquet room. Available for weddings; parties; tours; etc. See Prattville Points of Interest on our maps page for detailed location.
 


Daniel Pratt Historic District


101 West Main Street
Prattville
334-361-0961
map 


Details:   New England style village founded by Daniel Pratt in 1839; patterned after the towns of his native New Hampshire. Some of the buildings have been in continuous use since circa 1850. The Historic District is listed in the National Register; 1984. See Prattville Points of Interest on our maps page for detailed location.
 


Heritage Park


W Main St & Court St
Prattville
map 

website
Details:   Located within Daniel Pratt Historic District; this park overlooks Autauga Creek and the manufacturing complex around which this New England style village was developed. Daniel Pratt founded Prattville in 1839; and patterned the town after those of his native New Hampshire. Pratt chose this site to manufacture cotton gins because of the abundant water power. The many artesian wells gave Prattville the name; 'The Fountain City.' Some of the buildings in view here have been used continuously since circa 1850. The Historic District is listed in the National Register; 1984. (Description courtesy of Cahaba Trade Commission and Historic Prattville Redevelopment Authority). See Prattville Points of Interest on our maps page for detailed location.
 


Historic Pratt Cemetery & Overlook


Gin Shop Hill Rd
Prattville
(334) 361-0961
map 

website
Details:   Overlooking the old mill and Pratt Mill Dam; See Prattville Points of Interest on our maps page for detailed location
 


Historic Prattvillage and Gardens


Prattville
 


Details:   View the historic homes and structures along this nationally registered area. The Autauga County Heritage Association tries to preserve the area. It was successful in remodeling the Mims Hotel and the Slaton House. Master gardeners maintain gardens. See Prattville Points of Interest on our maps page for detailed location.
 


"Ma Brown" Cabin


212 S. Main St
Wetumpka
map 


Details:   The affectionately know "Ma Brown" cabin is located at Goldstar Park and provides a good example of a classic "Dog Trot" cabin (circa 1850).
 


"The Old Calaboose"


Wetumpka
 


Details:   Located adjacent to Bibb Graves Bridge, wisit Wetumpkas first jail built in the early 1800's
 


Fort Toulouse/Jackson Park


2521 W Fort Toulouse Rd
Wetumpka
334-567-3002
Hours:   Dawn to Dusk
map 
email
website
fort toulouse
Details:   A national historic landmark - French Colonial Fort and Living History Program. War of 1812 living history program monthly, Arboretum, nature trails, campground, boat launch and visitor center. Also features "Alabama Frontiers Days" held each May, featuring reenactments of colonial battles, crafts, living history exhibits, archers, food and various other entertainment.
 


Elmore County Museum


212 S. Main St
Wetumpka
map 

website
Details:   Now housed in the "Old Post Office" in historic Wetumpka. Wide variety of interesting Elmore County history on display.
 


Museum of Black History


1004 Lancaster Street
Wetumpka
Hours:   Tours by appointment
map 


Details:   Collections focusing on schools, churches and donated artifacts

For hours of operation and tour information call 334-567-5109
 


Vietnam Memorial


212 South Main Street
Wetumpka
map 


Details:   Memorial to the fifteen men from Elmore County who lost their lives in the Vietnam conflict.

The memorial was designed by Jonathan Tinsley of Wetumpka. He designed the tablet as his Eagle Scout project and oversaw its creation. Dedication ceremonies for the monument were held February 4, 1995.
 



Miscellaneous [ return to top ]

Millbrook Library


3650 Grandview Road
Millbrook
(334)567-1308
Hours:  
map 

website
 


Garrett Coliseum


1555 Federal Dr
Montgomery
(334)242-5597
Fax (334)240-3242
map 

website
Details:   Facility for presenting family entertainment including Rodeos, Concerts, Social Events, Expositions, Trade Shows, Sports Events, Horse and Cattle Shows and Sales, Circuses and Conventions. Also home to the National Fair each October
 


RSA Tower & Capitol City Club


Montgomery
 

website
Details:   Opened in 1997, the RSA tower provides an excellent overlook for many River Region sites.

The Capital City Club, on the 21st and 22nd floors provides an upscale environment with its contemporary design and decor for those with discriminating taste. The open atmosphere provides an excellent opportunity for conducting business dinners or just enjoying the unparalleled views from the massive expanse of glass surrounding the club.

The Capitol City Club is a member's only club and those interested in membership information should contact 334-834-8920.
 


Farmers Market


1655 Federal Drive
Montgomery
(334)242-5350
Hours:   7 a.m.-5 p.m.
map 

website
Details:   Next to Garrett Coliseum
Features farm-fresh food for sale and a restaurant
 


Southern Homes & Gardens


3561 Wetumpka Hwy
Montgomery
(334)277-6746
Cost:   Free
map 


Details:   Self-guided driving tour gives visitors close-up view of growing fields.

Walking paths wind through acres of landscaped grounds with ponds, decorative bridges and lush gardens.
 


Prattville Library


254 Doster St
Prattville
(334) 365-3396
map 

website
 


Talisi Hotel


14 Sistrunk St
Tallassee
334-283-2769
map 


Details:   Dec 2013 - Heavily damaged by fire in 2009 and currently closed. Reconstruction underway to reopen sometime in the future.
 


Wetumpka Airport pleasure flights


1241 AL HIGHWAY 14
Wetumpka
334-285-5843
Hours:   By appt only
Cost:   As of June 05, subject to change
Intro flights:

$55 (30 minutes)
$10 each extra person (max 3 people)

Longer flights available, there is a per hour fee + pilots fee.
map 


wetumpka airport
Details:   Pleasure flight in cessna
 


Jasmine Hills Gardens


3001 Jasmine Hill Road
Wetumpka
334-567-6463
Hours:   Open only on special weekends during the spring and fall.
map 

website
Details:   Beautiful gardens and outdoor museum focusing on Greek history. Also see our Jasmine Hill Gardens Photo Gallery
 


Santuck Flea Market


7300 Central Plank Road
Wetumpka
(334)567-7400
Hours:   First Saturday of every month (Except January & February) Daylight to 2 p.m.
Cost:   Free
map 

website
Details:   Features antiques, collectibles and arts/crafts from vendors
 


Wetumpka Library


212 S. Main St
Wetumpka
(334)567-1308
Hours:   Mon-Fri 8am to 6pm.
Saturdays 9am to 5pm.
Closed Sundays
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Wind Creek Wetumpka Casino


100 River Oaks Dr
Wetumpka
Hours:  
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Details:   60,000 square foot casino with 2,500 electronic bingo machines and 5 restaurants.
 



Movies [ return to top ]

AMC Festival Plaza 16


7925 Vaughn Rd
Montgomery
Showtimes: 888-AMC-4FUN
Office: 334-244-1355
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Promenade 12


2399 Cobbs Ford Rd.
Montgomery
(334) 285-1818
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Public_Parks [ return to top ]

Panther Park


Eclectic
 

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Details:   Wooden playground with walking track.
 


Mill Creek Sports Complex


Shirley Lane
Millbrook
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Details:   located at the end of Shirley Lane this 5-acre action packed facility is where the Dixie Youth League and Girl's softball play. The complex offers six baseball fields, a paved walking track and a pavilion for social gatherings.
 


Village Green Park


Millbrook
 

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Details:   Park includes walking trail, stage extensive wooden playground (Kid`s Kingdom), picnic pavilion and baseball fields.
 


Kid`s Kingdom at the Village Green


Millbrook
 

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Details:   Extensive wooden childrens playground. Walking trail, picnic tables, baseball fields. Adjacet to "The "Village Green".
 


Robinson Springs Park


Monument Drive
Millbrook
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Details:   Located on Monument Drive, the park offers a small gazebo along with several tables and benches. A fountain now graces the springs. This is one of the sources of Robinson Springs, after which this area of the city is named. A must-see area.
 


Millbrook Memorial Center Park


3108 Park Ct
Millbrook
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website
Details:   This 15-acre park is home to the Village Green, a well-maintained recreational spot that serves as a gathering place for concerts, craft fairs and the like.

Adjacent to the Village Green is Kid's Kingdom, a children's wonderland that was built by volunteers.

Also includes a 5-acre park with lighted softball field, tennis courts, basketball court and playground.
 


Wynton M. Blount Cultural Park


Montgomery
(334) 244-5700 or
(334) 271-5353
Hours:   Open daily until sundown
Cost:   Free
 

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blount cultural park
Details:   Located on Festival Drive just off Woodmere Boulevard
Park features walking trails, ducks and ponds and is home to the Alabama Shakespeare Festival and the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts.
 


Ida Bell Park


Montgomery
 

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Details:   Across from Shakespear Park on Vaughn road
Playground, Picnic Pavilion, Walking trails
 


Lagoon Park


2855 Lagoon Park Drive
Montgomery
334-271-7000
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website
Details:   Features 18-hole, par-72 golf course, tennis courts, six softball fields
 


Shakespeare Gardens


Montgomery
 


shakespeare gardens
Details:   Located in Blount Cultural Park with access from Vaughn Road or Woodmere Drive east of Eastern Blvd

One of seven such major gardens in the USA. 56,700 sq.ft. garden complex that features plants and flowers, willow arbors, shade trees, and garden shrubs. This facility includes a thatched-roof Pavilion, public restrooms, and a 325-seat Amphitheater.
 


Vaughn Park


Montgomery
 

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Details:   Corner of Vaugh and Perry Hill
Picnic pavilion, extensive playground
 


Frasier Park


Doster Street
Prattville
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Details:   Wooden playground, picnic areas, duck pond, baseball field and swimming pool.
 


Wlderness Park and Bamboo Forest


Upper Kingston Road
Prattville
334-361-3640
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Details:   Dedicated in 1982; the 26-acre park is located within the city limits. It features a 60-foot bamboo with 6-inch trucks; hundreds of varieties of plants and Alabama's second-largest beech tree. Open daily from dusk to dawn. Call 354-3245 for guided tours. See Prattville Points of Interest on our maps page for detailed location.
 


Tallassee Park


Tallassee
 


Details:   Wooden playground and picnic area
 


Corn Creek Park


8935 Us Highway 231
Wetumpka
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website
Details:   Located on the Coosa River, with Picnic tables, hiking trail and river access.
 


Sonshine Park


3454 Firetower Road
Wetumpka
334-567-4225
Hours:   Dawn to Dusk
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Details:   Located on the grounds of Mulder Memorial United Methodist Church. Developed around biblical stories that children enjoy, including Noah's Ark, Jonah's whale, David and Goliath, The Wall of Jericho, and the Tower of Babel. Consists of traditional slides and climbing equipment with the addition of a puppet theater. Also includes pavilion, basketball court and tennis court.
 


Gold Star Park


212 S. Main St
Wetumpka
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goldstar park
Details:   Located on the banks of the Coosa River adjacent to downtown. State operated boat ramp for the Coosa River, picnic areas, gazebo, riverwalk pave path, playground, Elmore County Museum, two historic log cabins, a stage for performances, and several rustic bridges and walk ways. Christmas on the Coosa and Riverfest are held annually at Gold Star Park.
 


Wetumpka Memorial Park


120 Cotton Street
Wetumpka
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Details:   Picnic and play areas, a covered Bar-B-Que area that may be rented for social events, tennis courts, and the Fain Community Center.
 


Wetumpka Municipal Park


815 Kelly Fitzpatrick Drive
Wetumpka
334-567-1324
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wetumpka municipal park
Details:   Offers six ball fields serving girls and boys ages five to fourteen. All the fields are fully equipped with with covered dugouts, press boxes, and scoreboards. The large concession stand provides a variety of food and drink items during ball season.
 



Shopping [ return to top ]

THE SHOPPES at EastChase


7274 EastChase Parkway
Montgomery
334-279-6046
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Details:   Features upscale specialty stores and restaurants in an open-air lifestlye design center design. Home to more than 40 retailers, many exclusive to the Montgomery area. The Shoppes at EastChase offer a high quality, unique shopping experience.
 


Eastdale Mall


1000 Eastdale Mall
Montgomery
334-277-7359
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Details:   Features JC Pennys, Sears, Parisians, Dilliards and many other shops as well as the city's only ice skating rink.
 



Sports_and_Recreation [ return to top ]

Wind Creek State Park


4325 Alabama Highway 128
Alexander City
256-329-0845
Cost:  
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Details:   Spans 1,445 acres along the shores of scenic Lake Martin, a 41,000-acre clear-water reservoir perfect for fishing, swimming and boating. Park facilities include the largest state-operated campground in the United States with 626 sites, many of which are waterfront sites allowing campers to fish, swim and boat right out their back door. Other facilities include a marina, camp store, fishing pier, hiking trails, playground and picnic areas with tables, grills and shelters.
 


Chewacla State Park


124 Shell Toomer Pkwy
Auburn
334-887-5621
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website
Details:   Park includes 696 scenic acres and a 26-acre lake, rental boats, swimming area, playgrounds, hiking trails, mountain bike trails, a modern campground and picnic areas with tables, grills and shelters. There are newly renovated rustic cabins. Chewacla State Park is a great place to get away for some rest and relaxation or the perfect place to stay the weekend of the big ballgame.
 


Cherokee Ridge Alpine Trail


Cherokee Bluffs
 

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Details:   Visit our Cherokee Ridge Alpine Trail Photo Gallery

Getting There:
The trailhead can be reached from State Highway 50 via Overlook Drive.
From West go east on Highway 50 and turn left onto Overlook Drive .3 miles after crossing the Tallapoosa River at the Lake Martin Dam. The trailhead parking lot is 1.5 miles on the left.
 


Maxwell AFB/Gunter Lake Martin Recreation Area


Dadeville
Reservations:(334) 953-3509
Recreation Area: (256) 825-6251
 


Details:   Located on Lake Martin pviding beach, picnic grounds, playground, camping, boat/canoe rentals, cabin rentals and more. Military Affilliation/Authorized personnel only.
 


Millbrook Memorial Center Park


3108 Park Ct
Millbrook
map 

website
Details:   This 15-acre park is home to the Village Green, a well-maintained recreational spot that serves as a gathering place for concerts, craft fairs and the like.

Adjacent to the Village Green is Kid's Kingdom, a children's wonderland that was built by volunteers.

Also includes a 5-acre park with lighted softball field, tennis courts, basketball court and playground.
 


Grandview Family YMCA & Conference Center


Millbrook
 


Details:   65 acre funfest offering hiking, picnicking, canoeing, horseback riding, swimming and a health gymnasium.
 


Mill Creek Sports Complex


Shirley Lane
Millbrook
map 

website
Details:   located at the end of Shirley Lane this 5-acre action packed facility is where the Dixie Youth League and Girl's softball play. The complex offers six baseball fields, a paved walking track and a pavilion for social gatherings.
 


Shade Tree Riding Academy


566 Thornfield Drive
Millbrook
(334) 290-3727
map 

website
 


Montgomery Motor Sports Park


Montgomery
(334) 263-3267
 

website
Details:   Located on North Belt Dr (off North Blvd between Coliseum Blvd and U.S. Hwy 231)
1/4 Mile Dragstrip racing
 


Biscuits Baseball (Riverfront Stadium)


200 Coosa St
Montgomery
(334) 323-2255
map 
email
website
Details:   Home to the Montgomery Biscuits.
 


Riverwalk Skate Park


301 Bibb St
Montgomery
map 

website
Details:   Built by popular demand, features a 5' foot mini ramp along with other popular skateboard features. There is a skate shop located on the premise.
 


Lagoon Park


2855 Lagoon Park Drive
Montgomery
334-271-7000
map 

website
Details:   Features 18-hole, par-72 golf course, tennis courts, six softball fields
 


Montgomery Motor Speedway


480 Booth Road
Montgomery
334-262-6101
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website
montgomery speedway
Details:   1/2 mile oval paved track. Late Models, Super Stocks, and Pure Stocks and many other classes.

Back open and racing for 2009 season.
 


Lake Martin


Other
 

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lake martin
Details:   Boating, fishing, marina
 


Cooters Pond Park & Boat Launch


1844 Cooter's Pond Rd
Prattville
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Details:   Cooter's Pond overlooks the Alabama River. 51 picnic sites, boat launch with 40 trailer spots for Alabama River access and a hiking trail. See Prattville Points of Interest on our maps page for detailed location.
 


Victoryland Greyhound Racing


P. 0. Box 128
Shorter
Main (800) 688-2946
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website
Details:   I-85 at Exit 22, Shorter, Alabama
Discover the thrill of the chase 52 weeks per year with live greyhound racing and simulcast greyhound and horse racing from all over the country
 


Monster Mountain Motorcross Track


3172 Burt Mill Road
Tallassee
334-252-8897 or
334-312-7302
map 

website
monster mountain
Details:   Off-road motocross training and racing facility with a variety of tracks.
 


Sports Wearhouse Indoor Batting Cages


206 Autauga Street
Wetumpka
(334) 567-5356
Hours:  
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website
Details:   Sporting Goods

Indoor batting cages
Available for Individual & team use
Individual hitting & pitching instruction
25 yrs experience
2 cages with pitchers mounds
5 cages with pitching machines
 


Swayback Bridge Trail


98 Jordan Dam Road
Wetumpka
map 

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swayback trail
Details:   12 mile Hiking/mountain biking trail maintained by the Trail of Legends association of Wetumpka.

View a 360° Virtual Tour of the trail.
      
 


Bennett's Archery Indoor/Outdoor Range & Pro Shop


106 Kerri Lane
Wetumpka
334-514-1286
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Coosa Outdoor Center


107 River Road
Wetumpka
•(334)272-0952 weekdays
•(334)201-5510 weekends
Cost:  
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Details:   Canoe and sit-on-top kayak rentals.
Sales: Canoe, kayak, sit-on-top kayaks and related paddling gear and outdoor clothing
 


Coosa River Adventures


415 Company St
Wetumpka
334-514-0279
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website
Details:   Daily trips available 1 March to mid November (conditions permitting). Scheduling is a must!
 


Lake Jordan


Wetumpka
 


lake jordan
Details:   Boating, fishing, picnicking, marina.
Map of Lake Jordan Points of Interest
 


Marshall Anderson Challenge Course (M.A.C.C)


Wetumpka
334-514-1215
 

website
Details:   Challenge course is created to build self-confidence and teamwork. Your experience will be lead by knowledgeable staff that will provide participants with a safe and rewarding experience. This course can accomodate minimum of 12 participants both young and old. The Marshall Anderson Challenge Course accepts all groups. Appointments are available on weekdays and weekends. Allow four hours to complete the Challenge Course
 


Xtreme Sports Paintball


787 Cedar Lane
Wetumpka
•Field (334)567-0149
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website
 




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