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Here's What You Should See and Do In Montgomery, Alabama

Popular Attractions

Civil Rights Memorial

400 Washington Ave, Montgomery, AL 36104

Maya Lin built the Civil Rights Memorial, an American monument, in Montgomery, Alabama. The granite fountain bears the names of 41 individuals who died as martyrs for the civil rights fight.

The Harriet River Boat

200 Coosa St, Montgomery, AL 36104

Come down to the River and relive history while taking a leisurely sail aboard the Harriott II, Montgomery's top downtown attraction. The focal point of Montgomery's entertainment district is this beautiful 19th-century steamboat.

Montgomery Zoo

2301 Coliseum Pkwy, Montgomery, AL 36110

Montgomery Zoo is a 40-acre zoo located on the north side of Montgomery, Alabama. It is home to approximately 750 animals representing 140 species.

Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts

Montgomery's, 1 Museum Dr, Montgomery, AL 36117

The permanent collection includes examples of 19th- and 20th-century American paintings and sculptures, Southern regional art, Old Master prints, and decorative arts.

Explore Old Alabama Town

301 Columbus St, Montgomery, AL 36104

A group of 19th- and 20th-century structures that have been restored make up Old Alabama Town, which depicts the lifestyle of the pioneers who settled and created central Alabama.

Where To Eat


129 Coosa St, Montgomery, AL 36104

Central is an elegant American restaurant delivering inventive cuisine in a striking industrial setting.

Dreamland BBQ

12 W Jefferson St, Montgomery, AL 36104

Dreamland BBQ is a local network of barbecue restaurants offering hickory-fired ribs, plates, sandwiches, wings, and comfort foods.

Vintage Year

405 Cloverdale Rd, Montgomery, AL 36106

Vintage Year is an upscale restaurant with a full bar and superb steak and seafood dishes with Southern influences.

Lek's Railroad Thai

300 Water St B, Montgomery, AL 36104

A Thai restaurant serving sushi, curry, and noodle dishes is located in the former Union Station.


130 Commerce St, Montgomery, AL 36104

At Sa-Za's Italian food and thin-crust pies are served in vibrant, brick-walled ambiances with striking artwork.

Where To Drink

The Gin Montgomery

9100 Eastchase Pkwy, Montgomery, AL 36117

The Gin is the only true neighborhood bar on the East side of town. Enjoy an evening with hand-selected Alabama craft beers!

Lower Lounge

101-A Tallapoosa St, Montgomery, AL 36104

Lower Lounge is an underground cocktail bar located in downtown Montgomery.

Alley Station -Rooftop Bar

130 Commerce St, Montgomery, AL 36104

An event venue in downtown Montgomery that is located in the heart of the Entertainment District.


166 Commerce St, Montgomery, AL 36104

A popular nightclub with a huge drink menu and a relaxing patio is housed in a refurbished historic structure.

The Tipping Point

5015 Hampstead High St, Montgomery, AL 36116

The Tipping Point is a family-friendly, indoor-outdoor restaurant & bar offering microbrews, comfort food & live music.

What to See

Hank Williams Museum

118 Commerce St, Montgomery, AL 36104

The Hank Williams Museum isn't just a tourist attraction; it's a look back at the career of Hank Williams, the pioneer of country music. The southern beauty of the Museum will enchant you.


201 S Bainbridge St, Montgomery, AL 36104

With a play area and a shop, this educational museum honors the cattle farming and cowboy traditions of Alabama.

Alabama Safari Park

1664 Venable Rd, Hope Hull, AL 36043

The 350-acre Alabama Safari Park is home to giraffes, llamas, and other creatures from all over the world, including those from Australia and Uganda.

Alabama State Capitol

The Alabama State Capitol, listed on the National Register of Historic Places as the First Confederate Capitol, is the state capitol building for Alabama. It is now a working museum.

Riverfront Park

355 Commerce St, Montgomery, AL 36104

The Riverfront Park is right next to the Alabama River. Riverboat rides, concerts, baseball & boating are among the attractions at this riverside compound.

Pet-Friendly Options

Hannah Daye Ridling Bark Park

6055 Vaughn Rd, Montgomery, AL 36116

An off-leash dog park.

Blount Cultural Park

1 Festival Dr, Montgomery, AL 36117

A sizable city park with walking trails, a dog park, duck ponds & statues in a picturesque setting.

The Legacy Museum

400 N Court St, Montgomery, AL 36104

The Legacy Museum: From Enslavement to Mass Incarceration is a museum in Montgomery, Alabama, that displays the history of slavery and racism in America. Pet- Friendly!

Lagoon Park Trail

Gunter Park Dr. E, Montgomery, AL 36109

The park covers approximately 432 acres, where you will find over five miles of biking and walking trails!

Looking For a Place to Stay?

Maddie's Manor- Capitol Heights-Mins to Everything

Come hang out at Maddie's Manor in Capitol Heights! Our four bedroom, three bathroom can sleep up to 17 guests can enjoy the charm and character of a home that was built in 1930! Here you're conveniently located as downtown is only 3 miles away so you and your guests will have easy access to all the museums, memorials, dining, shopping, and attractions Madison has to offer! From the spacious front porch to the sauna in the master bathroom, our home is sure to delight!

Winnie's Wonderland-Capitol Heights-AL

Welcome to your new favorite "home away from home" in Montgomery! Our newly renovated four-bedroom three-bathroom home is not only cute and cozy but it's also located right in the heart of Capitol Heights, giving you access to the best Montgomery has to offer! With Downtown being less than 3 miles away, guests will have easy access to all the memorials and museums, dining, shopping, and nightlife!

Breezy like Sunday Morning- Close to Everything!

Enjoy this adorable three-bedroom, two-bathroom home in Forest Hills that sleeps 10! Here you're only 10 minutes from downtown, the Legacy Museum, and the Rosa Park Museum, and 15 mins to Maxwell Air Force Base, Montgomery Zoo, and the airport! Not only does this home have ample space for you and your guests, but there is also a fully-fenced in backyard with a swing set!

Capitol State Heights-

Meet the future of the family stay-cation!! Complete with table tennis, air hockey, and corn hole boards, Capitol State Heights will make your next family getaway a hit with everyone, young or old, rain or shine! Capital State Heights is a four-bedroom, two-bathroom home with a music room, a game room, and plenty of space for grilling out and entertaining family or friends.

Courtyard Retreat 5 Min to ASU

This SPACIOUS 4 bedroom/2.5 bath home with 2 living rooms offers so much space for any family or group traveling to Montgomery. Located less than two miles from everything that Montgomery has to offer. We exemplify the term Southern Hospitality and strive to make your Montgomery your best experience! Pet friendly with fee, free wifi.

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