Things to do in Montgomery

Montgomery is a prime tourist destination along the Alabama River

Montgomery is the capital city of Alabama, USA. It is situated along the Alabama River and offers a range of activities for visiting tourists all year round. Different festival and tourist attractions await travelers and holidaymakers in Montgomery.


Things to do in Montgomery


Montgomery Zoo

One of the most visited tourist spot in the city is the Montgomery Zoo. It features more than 500 animals that came from five continents.


Mann Wildlife Learning Museum

Next to the zoo is the Mann Wildlife Learning Museum which features displays and exhibits of North American wildlife.


Performing arts

The performing arts scene of the city is also thriving. It is mostly concentrated in the Davis Theatre for the Performing Arts, which houses the Alabama Dance Theatre, Montgomery Symphony Orchestra, Montgomery Ballet, and other excellent theatrical productions.



If you are looking for world-class golf courses, you won’t get disappointed with the championship caliber amenities of the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail. There are 11 golf sites across Alabama and the one near Montgomery is located in Prattville.


When to go to Montgomery

The humid subtropical climate of Montgomery is characterized by hot and humid summers, mild winters, and warm springs and autumns. In the hottest month of July, the daily average temperature is 27.7°C (81.8°F). In January, the coldest month in the city, temperatures average at 8.1°C (46.6°F). There is abundant rainfall throughout the year; the months of January through March are significantly wetter and the month of October is drier. Summertime is the peak travel season in Montgomery while fall and winter is the low travel season. Because of the city’s moderate temperatures, you can choose to visit the city any time you like and there’s always a lot of things to do in Montgomery whenever you visit!


Alabama Shakespeare festival

You can visit the Alabama Shakespeare festival in the Carolyn Blunt Theatre when you spend your holiday in Montgomery. There are various productions throughout the year so you can find a showing almost any time you visit.

Montgomery Facts

Population205 293
CountryUnited States of America (USA)
CurrencyUS Dollar
AirportMontgomery Regional Airport , United States (MGM)

Montgomery average temperatures

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Golf in Montgomery

If you are looking for world class golf courses, you won’t get disappointed with the championship caliber amenities of the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail. It features stunning views and an 18 hole course in excellent condition. There are several other great public courses near Montgomery, for example Lagoon Park Golf Course, Capitol Hill Golf Course and Tallapoosa Lakes Golf Course.

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Montgomery Marathon

The Montgomery Marathon is an annual marathon set in the 'Capital of Dreams' Montgomery, Alabama in the month of March. The race starts in front of the water tower on Tallapoosa Street near the Hank Williams Memorial Park and follows a route around the inner city of Montgomery. The race ends in The Riverwalk Stadium near the Gun Island Chute waters. Apart from the main marathon the event also features a half-marathon, a 5k and 'The Mayor's Marathon Challenge' which is a an ongoing event during the year where children complete a full marathon by running a couple of miles each week. Take this great chance to kick of the spring with a marathon!

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