Aerial view of Lake Martin in Alexander City, Alabama.

Alexander City

If you’re visiting Alexander City, plan to extend your stay. Wind Creek State Park is a popular hiking, fishing, camping, and picnicking destination. Don’t miss Lake Martin, a 40,000-acre park area with various events and activities. Known to locals as “Alex City,” this large city in Tallapoosa County is home to adventure destinations, museums, parks, shopping centers, and dining destinations galore. No matter what you’re in the mood for, you’re sure to find it in Alexander City, AL.

Aerial view of Lake Martin in Alexander City, Alabama.

Explore Alexander City

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On Lake Time

Summertime, and the livin’s easy, so the song goes. People love to escape the hustle and bustle of the city during the summer, and there’s no better place to find a slower pace in the summer than on the lake.

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At Home on the Road

RVers find a range of places in Alabama to pull in overnight, from primitive sites to resort-like accommodations, many of which are located within easy distance of top attractions.

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Experience Life on One of Alabama’s Pristine Lakes.

At over 1,400 miles, Alabama’s waterways are the most navigable in the nation. This includes 16 lock-and-dam structures and six river systems.

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Dine on the Water

It’s sweet summertime! When the weather is this pretty, we want to be as close to the water as possible, even at dinnertime. Here are some of our favorite waterfront eateries, so you can eat a good meal and enjoy the view.

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Alabama's Best Cheesy Dishes

Sometimes it’s okay to be a little cheesy, especially when it comes to your food! If you’re a lover of all things cheese, add all these dishes to your must-eat list. Whether you love cheese dip, grilled cheese or cheesecake, we have the perfect fit for you in Alabama.

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Top 10 Parks & Natural Destinations

Alabama Gulf Coast Beaches Little River Canyon National Preserve Oak Mountain State Park Wind Creek State Park DeSoto State Park Monte Sano State Park Lake Guntersville State Park Cheaha State Park J.D. & Annie S. Hays Nature Preserve Lakepoint State Park

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