Opelika: Small City, BIG Impression
Folks who live in Opelika will tell you that their hometown is a special place, offering all the graces of Southern hospitality, history and culture with a mix of modern innovation, revitalization and progress.
Alabama was the setting for many important historical events that changed our country and had a lasting impact on the entire world. Throughout the state, youll find landmarks and museums dedicated to The Civil Rights Movement, the Space Race and Moon Landing, the Tuskegee Airmen, and more.
A guide to historic destinations in each of Alabama's 67 counties featuring historical and cultural information and engaging original artwork.
The Alabama Brewers Guild, in cooperation with the Alabama Bicentennial Commission, has enlisted breweries from across Alabama to collaborate in concocting a series of beers, each honoring one of the states five capitals. St. Stephens Stout for St. Stephens (Good People Brewing Co., Birmingham), Badlun Brothers Imperial Porter for Huntsville (Straight to Ale, Huntsville), Mulberry Road Belgian Style Dubbel for Cahawba (Cahaba Brewing Co., Birmingham), Duffie's Tavern Strong Ale for Tuscaloosa (Cahaba Brewing Co., Birmingham), and Bitter Constituent for Montgomery (Common Bond Brewers, Montgomery) bring unique flavors inspired by the rich heritage of the once-capitals of Alabama.
Get ready to travel to the sites of several old mill towns, visit a Civil War fort that straddles the Alabama/Georgia line, explore birding sites and lakes and visit a town that honors sports hero Joe Louis, World Boxing Heavyweight Champion from 1937 to 1949.
With dozens of museums, a beautiful riverboat and baseball stadium, historic homes and churches, and great lodging, entertainment and dining venues, its no surprise that downtown Montgomery is a mecca for tourists. But why not explore all Montgomery has to offer?