The state of Alabama has so much to explore and even from its furthest corners can be visited within a day’s drive. Our first must-visit place in a new series of places to explore “in our own backyard” is the capital itself, Montgomery, Alabama. Whether you’re a born and raised Alabamian or a southern transplant, Montgomery is one of our state’s most rich historical cities. If you’re looking to get away for the weekend and learn more about Alabama’s heritage while having a great time, Montgomery is a spot you need to check out. We’ve rounded up our favorite places to eat, play, and stay in the capital of dreams!
Eat & Drink
From local BBQ joints that have been feeding locals since the civil rights to newly opened modern coffee shops, Montgomery is a city with a food scene as diverse as it’s community. This list encompasses a new food or drink experience through every open door, but all play a part in the vibrant culture that Montgomery offers!
Prevail Union Coffee
Hilltop Public House
Brenda’s BBQ Pit
Kru on Mt. Meigs
Whether you are a history buff or sports fanatic, there’s plenty to do in Montgomery’s entertainment scene! This list includes experiences from art appreciation to a look at life on the river. Honor past and present Alabama with this list of to-do’s.
The National Memorial for Peace & Justice
Civil Rights Trail
Biscuits Baseball Game
They may not be your first thought, but AirBnB’s are booming in Montgomery! For a full local experience curated to your needs, check out some of the fun spots to stay below! Included in this list is also a couple more traditional hotel stays.
Historic Dexter Ave Loft
A-frame Cabin on Pike Road
Renaissance Hotel & Spa
Wind Creek Casino & Hotel
Montgomery Marriott Prattville Hotel