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Montgomery [1] is the capital of Alabama.

Understand

Montgomery is one of the most important cities having played the roles of the first capital of the Confederate States of America, the inauguration of Jefferson Davis as President of the Confederate States and having been the battlefield for the civil rights movement with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. leading non-violent protests and the Montgomery bus boycott sparked by Rosa Park's arrest.


Get in

By plane

  • Montgomery Airport, 4445 Selma Highway, Phone: +1 334 281-5040, [3]. The Montgomery Airport is a small airport with US Air Express, Delta Connection, Northwest Airlink, and Continental Express operating out of the airport.

By car

The two major interstate higways that server Montgomery are I-85, which connects Montgomery with Birmingham and I-65.

By bus

  • Greyhound, 950 W South Blvd., Phone: +1 334 286-0658, [4]. Hours: The bus station and ticketing is open 24 hours/ 7 days.

Get around

Montgomery Area Transit System (MATS) [5] operates the bus and trolley system in Montgomery.

See

  • Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, One Museum Drive, Phone: +1 334 240-4333, (Email: info@mmfa.org, [6]. Hours: Tuesday - Saturday: 10 AM - 5 PM Thursday: 10 AM - 9 PM Sunday: 12 PM - 5 PM. Admission: Free.
  • Civil Rights Memorial, 400 Washington Avenue, Phone: +1 334 956-8200, [7].
  • Blount Cultural Park, 6055 Vaughn Road, Phone: +1 334 274-0062, [8]. Hours: Sunday - Saturday: 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM.
  • Hank Williams Museum, 118 Commerce Street, Phone: +1 334 262-3600, [9]. Hours: Monday - Saturday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Sunday: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM.
  • Alabama State Capitol, 600 Dexter Avenue, Phone: +1 334 242-3935, [10], Hours: Monday - Saturday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM.
  • Rosa Parks Library and Museum, 251 Montgomery Street, Phone: +1 334 241-8615, [11], Hours: Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Saturday: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM.
  • Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, 454 Dexter Avenue, Phone: +1 334 263-3970, [12]. Hours: Tuesday - Friday: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Saturday: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM. Rev. Martin Luther Kind, Jr. preached at the church for six years. Admission: Adults: $5, Children: $3.
  • 'Montgomery Zoo, 2301 Coliseum Parkway, Phone: +1 334 240-4900, [13].

Do

  • Alabama National Fair, [14]

Learn

  • Alabama State University, [15].
  • Southern Christian University, [16].
  • Auburn University Montgomery, [17].
  • Faulkner University, [18]. Is a small Christian university.
  • Huntingdon College, [19]. A small United Methodist affiliated college.
  • Air University, [20]. AU is operated by the U.S. Air Force.

Work

Buy

Eat

Budget

Mid-range

Splurge

Drink

Sleep

  • America's Best Inn, 977 W. South Blvd., +1 334 288-5740, Fax: +1 334 286-0042, [21].
  • America's Best Inn, 5135 Carmichael Road, +1 334 270-9199, Fax: +1 334 270-9199, [22].
  • Best Western Hope Hull Inn, 7731 Slade Plaza Boulevard, +1 334 280-0306, Fax: +1 334 284-0909, [23].
  • Best Western Monticello Inn, 5837 Monticello Drive, +1 334 277-4442, Fax: +1 334 277-9669, [24].
  • Residence Inn Montgomery, 1200 Hilmar Court, +1 334 270-3300, Fax: +1 334 260-0907, [25].
  • SpringHill Suites Montgomery, 1201 Townplace Drive, +1 334 409-9999, Fax: +1 334 409-0061, [26].
  • TownePlace Suites Montgomery, 5047 Carmichael Road, +1 334 396-5505, Fax: +1 334 396-5504, [27].

Budget

  • Motel 6, 1051 Eastern Boulevard, +1 334 277-6748, Fax: +1 334 277-9195, [28].

Mid-range

  • Courtyard Montgomery, 5555 Carmichael Road, +1 334 272-5533, Fax: +1 334 279-0853, [29].
  • Fairfield Inn Montgomery, 5601 Carmichael Road, +1 334 270-0007, Fax: +1 334 270-0007, [30].
  • Holiday Inn, 1185 Eastern Blvd, +1 334 272-0370, [31].
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 4273 Troy Highway, +1 334 281-6000, [32].
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 9250 Boyd-cooper Parkway, +1 334 271-5516, [33].

Splurge

  • Montgomery Marriott Prattville Hotel & Conference Center at Capitol Hill, 2500 Legends Circle, Phone: +1 334 290-1235, (Fax: +1 334 290-2111, info@legendsgolfresort.com), [34].

Contact

Montgomery's area code is 334.

Stay safe

For emergencies dial 911 for medical and police assistance.

Cope

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