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Lake Eufaula & The Red Hills

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The “Big Bass Capital of the World” is none other than the beautiful 45,000-acre Lake Eufaula. This body of water features 640 miles of shoreline and many public boat ramps and marinas. More than 280 bird species have been verified at Eufaula National Wildlife Refuge. Eufaula and its surrounding towns are also home to more than 700 historic and architecturally significant structures that provide a glimpse into the past. Troy University is also located in this region.

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What To See & Do

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Hank Williams Sr. Boyhood Home & Museum

Visit the boyhood home of Hank Williams Sr. and explore the memorabilia.

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Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail

Cambrian Ridge on the renowned Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail is known by avid golfers as one of the trail’s most challenging courses.

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Eufaula National Wildlife Refuge

This refuge allows you to see herons, deer, alligators and more in their natural habitats.

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Walter F. George Lake (Lake Eufaula)

These pristine waters are known as the “Big Bass Capital of the World.” There are excellent year-round opportunities for outdoor recreation.

Where To Stay

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Candlelight Inn Bed & Breakfast

A delicious breakfast served with generous helpings of Southern hospitality makes this bed and breakfast an excellent place to relax.

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Lakepoint Resort State Park Lodge

In addition to 101 hotel rooms, Lakepoint features modern campgrounds, cottages and cabins just six miles from Eufaula.

Where To Eat

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Bread Basket

A small family owned and operated deli, the Bread Basket serves hearty soups and delectable sandwiches.

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Crowe's Chicken

A favorite among locals and Troy students, this eatery has fried chicken and sauces that will instantly become a favorite.

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Bates House of Turkey

This restaurant serves everything from turkey sandwiches to turkey soup and turkey casserole.

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Sisters’

Known for their wide selection of country cooking, sisters Pat Rogers and Geraldine Umbehagen have made their restaurant beloved in Troy.

Area Map

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Area Towns

  • Brundidge

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    Brundidge is a city in Pike County with a population of more than 2,000.

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  • Clayton

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    Clayton, found in Barbour County, has four properties listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It has a population of more than 1,400.

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  • Clio

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    Clio is located in Barbour County. It has a population of more than 2,200.

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  • Eufaula

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    Eufaula is situated high upon a bluff overlooking scenic Lake Eufaula on the west bank of the Chattahoochee River.

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  • Georgiana

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    Georgiana, site of Hank Williams’ childhood home, is a small town in Butler County with a population of about 1,700.

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  • Glenwood

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    Glenwood is a town in Crenshaw Count with a population nearly 200.

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  • Greenville

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    Butler County’s Greenville was first settled in 1819. Its original name was Buttsville but was changed in 1822 after becoming the county seat. Its population is more than 7,000.

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  • Louisville

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    Louisville is found in Barbour County with a population of about 600.

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  • Luverne

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    The town of Luverne was founded in 1889 in the central part of Crenshaw County. Its population is more than 2,600.

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  • Troy

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    The home of Troy University, Troy is a city in Pike County with a population of about 18,000. Originally known as Deer Stand Hill and first settled about 1824, it was later known as Zebulon and then Centreville before being renamed Troy in 1838.

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Getting there by plane
Getting there by car
Getting there by bus or train

The Montgomery Regional Airport covers 2,000 acres and serves 16 counties in Central Alabama.

Montgomery Regional Airport
4445 Selma Highway
Montgomery, AL 36108

(334) 281-5040

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The Lake Eufaula area is accessible via Highway 82 from Interstate 65.

Greyhound offers daily bus service, including holidays, to and from Montgomery, which is about 80 miles away. You will need to arrange transportation to your destination from the station. Hours of operation are subject to change. Call to verify information before making travel plans.

Starnes Travel Inc.
950 W. South Blvd.
Montgomery, AL 36105

(334) 286-0658

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