Alabama State Capitol building in Montgomery, Alabama.


Explore Alabama's capital, Montgomery, a city steeped in Civil Rights Movement history. Discover historical sites that pay homage to this pivotal era, or nestle amidst top Montgomery hotels to indulge in the vibrant arts and entertainment scene. Catch a family-friendly Biscuits baseball game before taking a stroll along the scenic Alabama Riverwalk or enjoying a boat ride at Montgomery Riverfront Park.

Enjoy nearby cities like Alexander City, Prattville and Selma.

Alabama State Capitol building in Montgomery, Alabama.

The Rosa Parks Museum and Children’s Wing

The Rosa Parks Library and Museum, affiliated with Troy University, is a state-of-the-art facility that commemorates Rosa Parks, the "Mother of the Civil Rights Movement." The museum provides an interactive, multimedia experience, depicting the events that ignited the Montgomery Bus Boycott and fueled the civil rights movement in Alabama and throughout the nation.

Explore Rosa Parks’ Legendary Life
I knew someone had to take the first step, and I made up my mind not to move.

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Show the Love for Alabama’s Restaurants Aug. 18-27

Alabama’s culinary expertise will be on display when Restaurant Week kicks off on Aug. 18. This culinary event showcases an appreciation of Alabama’s diverse cuisine over a two-week period from Aug. 18-27.

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Civil Rights: Tracing Selma to Montgomery

After winning the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964 and in 1965, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. began focusing his attention on Black voter registration in Selma, Alabama.

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Experience the Musical Sounds of Alabama

There’s a lot going on in the music industry in Alabama, both historically and in the present day. In fact, Alabama is known for its rich musical history.

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Experience Alabama's Civil Rights Trail.

In two 25-minute episodes of Travels With Darley , Darley Newman takes viewers to some of the most historic sites along Alabama’s Civil Rights Trail where she interviews those who participated in the movement as well as those who are making an impact in shaping the Alabama of today.

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Experience Alabama’s Rich Musical Heritage.

Alabama has a rich history in music, and many people are not aware of how deep the state’s musical roots go. Alabama’s contributions to the music industry are vast and include well-known artists such as W.C. Handy, Dinah Washington, Nat King Cole and the Commodores.

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MLK Day is a day for quiet reflection.

Next Monday, we celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday. The state of Alabama played a critical role in the Civil Rights Movement.

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How to Get There

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Montgomery is a nexus of travel convenience, strategically located at the intersection of Interstates 65 and 85. The city is further complemented by a selection of essential highways, including Highways 230, 31, and 80.
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The Montgomery Regional Airport is located southwest of downtown Montgomery.
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Greyhound offers daily bus service, including holidays, to and from Montgomery.

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