Montgomery Journals

Weekend in Montgomery

A September 2010 trip to Montgomery by stvchin

Lightning Route Trolley Photo, Montgomery, Alabama More Photos
Quote: Out football weekend in Montgomery Alabama turned into a weekend of discovery and learning.

Dreamland BBQ

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Dreamland BBQ Photo, Montgomery, Alabama
I’ve read that Dreamland BBQ was one of the best restaurants in Alabama. Finding ourselves in Montgomery, Alabama, we decided to see if that was true or not. This Dreamland BBQ location is in a newly remodeled area of downtown Montgomery near the riverfront, called "The Alley," which sports shopping, restaurants, bars, and loft style living above these businesses. There was a little wait, as The Alley and Dreamland BBQ appear to be popular hotspots for locals and tourists alike.Dreamland BBQ’s interior is decked out in nice wood, with corrugated iron cladding. Various local area photos, news articles, and other local (Bama and Auburn) sports paraphernalia were prominently displayed. We too...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on May 24, 2011

Dreamland BBQ
101 Tallapoosa Street - The Alley
Montgomery, Alabama 36104
(334) 273-7427

Lightning Route Trolley

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Attraction | "Montgomery's "hop-on, hop-off" Civil Rights Tour."

Lightning Route Trolley Photo, Montgomery, Alabama
There is a "hop-on, hop-off" trolley tour of downtown Montgomery. There are two lines, Green, and Gold. The Green line seems to be focused on downtown Montgomery and is the shorter tour. The Gold line seems to focus more on Montgomery's notable Civil Rights cites. My friends and I ended up taking both. An all day pass is just $1 and a ticket can be purchased at the gift shop counter in Union Station. The ticket allows you to hop off at any site, and hop back on later. The buses run about every 20 minutes.The trolleys are diesel buses outfitted to resemble old streetcar trolleys. We were lucky and were the only ones on the bus. One thing that strikes you the second you board the bus are po...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on January 17, 2011

Lightning Route Trolley
300 Water Street
Montgomery, Alabama