I will add to this list as questions come up about other sorts of interests in the Montgomery area. If you have questions about a particular sort of venue, please ask. - Vickie
Sites of Interest in and around Montgomery
Restaurants in the downtown area. All these are within walking distance of the capital and from the Embassy Suites and other downtown hotels for anyone who might want to stay over. http://www.dreamlandbbq.com/Montgomery.aspx
Dreamland BBQ is a favorite with locals - , ribs, chicken, pork, beef, sides, and banana pudding. Online menu. Eat inside or outdoors. 101 Tallapoosa St.http://www.wintzellsoysterhouse.com/
Wintzellís Oyster House, Seafood, online menu. 105 Commerce St.http://www.chrishotdogs.com/index.html
Chrisís hotdogs is a favorite with the downtown lunch crowd. Online menu - burgers, hotdogs, soups, salads, sandwiches. 138 Dexter Ave.http://www.alleystationdeli.com/
The Deli at Alley Station, soups, sandwiches, salads, online menu. Eat inside or outdoors. 130 A. Commerce St.http://www.sazapizza.com/
Sa Zaís Italian food, 130 Commerce St.
Burger King, Madison Ave.
Wendyís, Madison Ave.
Subway, Dexter Ave.
American Deli, 971 Ann St. Ė sandwiches, wings, fish, salads
Embassy Suites, downtown. 300 Tallapoosa St. 334-269-5055.
Marriott, Renaissance, Montgomery, 201 Tallapoosa St., 334-481-5000
Hampton Inn & Suites, 100 Commerce St., 334-2650-1010
Local Sites of Interest:
Alabama State Capital, tours use 1 N. Union St. entrance, 334-242-3935 Sat. hours 9-3.
First White House of the Confederacy, 644 Washington Ave., 334-242-1861
Old Alabama Town, 301 Columbus St.334-240-4500
Union Station Train Shed, 300 Water St.
Dexter Avenue Baptist Church, 454 Dexter Ave.
Alabama Dept. Archives & History, 624 Washington Ave.
Harriett II Riverboat, 200 Coosa St., 334-625-2100, cruises resume in March.
Montgomery Zoo, 2301 Coliseum Pkwy.
Montgomery Museum of Fine Art. One Museum Dr.
Ft. Toulouse/Jackson, off Hwy. 231 on Ft. Toulouse Rd. in nearby Wetumpka.
Eastdale Mall, 5501 Atlanta Hwy., 334-277-7380 and the Shops at East Chase 7274 Eastchase Pkwy.
Eastbrook Antiques & Flea Mkt. 325 Coliseum Blvd.334-277-4027
Prattville Pickers, nearby Prattville, AL, 616 Hwy. 82, West, 334-322-6564
Angelís Antiques, Exit 62, off I-85, 1 block. 334-745-3221
Creek Casino, Riverside Wetumpka, Hwy. 231, Wetumpka, 334-514-1826
Creek Casino, Montgomery, 1801 Eddie Tullis Rd., 334-273-9003