Murals in downtown street of Dothan, Alabama

Dothan

Dothan, the Peanut Capital of the World, offers much more than just peanuts! Discover top-notch golf courses, explore the Dothan Civic Center, soar at Xtreme Air Mega Park, and traverse the scenic Forever Wild Trails at Beaver Creek. Savor a diverse culinary scene at renowned eateries, then be captivated by evening performances at the renowned Dothan Opera House. Dive into history at Landmark Park, a living museum, and explore the legacy of George Washington Carver at the Interpretive Museum and learn about his extensive work with the peanut and many of the products we love today.

Murals in downtown street of Dothan, Alabama

National Peanut Festival

Celebrate the harvest season at the National Peanut Festival, the nation's largest peanut festival, held in Dothan, Alabama each fall. Join us in the heart of peanut country to honor local farmers and one of the most versatile food products on the market.

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The Peanut Capital of the World

Explore Dothan

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5 Dishes Worth Breaking Your New Year's ...

Whatever your New Year’s resolution may be, we can guarantee these dishes are worth breaking it for.

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Progressive Thanksgiving Table

Take your taste buds on a journey throughout our state with a progressive five-course Thanksgiving meal.

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Shrimp plate and drink from Fancy's on Fifth.


Alabama’s Catch for Savory Seafood

Whether you’re on a family vacation to Alabama’s Gulf Coast or road tripping through our great state, we have some of the best seafood in the South! Check out some of our favorite spots for the freshest catches and savory seafood below.

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Warm Up: Soups Across Sweet Home Alabama

It's soup season! It may be a bit chilly, but it’s warming up at these soup spots.

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Alabama Beer Flight 3: Wiregrass

We’re on to our third beer flight as we tour craft breweries all over the state! Just in time for summer, we’re heading down to the Wiregrass.

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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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How to Get There

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Dothan is accessible from Highway 84, Highway 431, and Highway 231.

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