Montgomery Travel Guide

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You're Going to Love Montgomery

From the capital of the Confederacy to the birthplace of the modern civil rights movement, Montgomery, Alabama, has a long and remarkable history. Its many landmarks include the Rosa Parks Library and Museum, the Civil Rights Memorial, and the Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald Museum, as well as its hospitality and charm.

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Montgomery

What to do in Montgomery

Alabama State Capitol
Dexter Avenue Baptist Church
Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts

When to Visit Montgomery

Montgomery has a humid subtropical climate with mild winters and hot summers. If you're not one for the heat, the best times to visit are the spring and fall, when temperatures average 60 to 75.

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When the weather is nice in Montgomery

How to Get to Montgomery

Airports near Montgomery

Airlines serving Montgomery

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Where to Stay in Montgomery

Try the Embassy Suites Hotel, a high-rise with full amenities; the Red Bluff Cottage, a quaint downtown inn with a view of the Alabama River; and the Renaissance Montgomery Hotel, featuring a rooftop pool, luxury rooms, and three restaurants.

Popular Neighborhoods in Montgomery

Where to stay in popular areas of Montgomery

Most booked hotels in Montgomery

How to Get Around Montgomery

The Cost of Living in Montgomery

Shopping Streets

Downtown Montgomery features a host of great shopping spots, including the SAC's Gallery, which showcases the work of local artists. The Eastbrook Antique Mall near Dalraida houses 300 vendors selling everything from furniture to glassware, while the Eastdale Mall has an array of fashion, gifts, and accessories for the whole family.

Groceries and Other

The Fresh Market sells locally sourced products as well as a gourmet selection of take-out; Renfroe's Market, a local favorite, features a large selection of fresh and packaged items; and the Publix chain carries all your shopping staples. A gallon of milk is priced at $3.33 and a dozen eggs at $2.39, on average.

Cheap meal
Cheap meal
$15.00
A pair of jeans
A pair of jeans
$35.60
Single public transport ticket
Single public transport ticket
$2.00
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$4.00

Where to Eat in Montgomery

For BBQ, Jim 'N Nicks is hard to beat, with pork dishes priced under $15. Café M showcases fresh international cuisine with lunch specials priced at $15 per person. Martin's Restaurant specializes in fried chicken, catfish, and salmon croquettes, with daily specials for under $10.

Most popular restaurants in Montgomery

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