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Visiting Montgomery

From Civil War to Civil Rights, this southern city is steeped in American history. Relive the refusal that sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott at the Rosa Parks Library and Museum, or visit the church where young Martin Luther King Jr. preached equality from his pulpit.

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From Civil War to Civil Rights, this southern city is steeped in American history. Relive the refusal that sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott at the Rosa Parks Library and Museum, or visit the church where young Martin Luther King Jr. preached equality from his pulpit.

Whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation in Montgomery. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and things to do; browse amazing photos; ask for advice in our friendly travel forums; and find cheap Montgomery flights and hotels. Then, after your trip is over, share your travel reviews, tips, and photos with friends and fellow travelers right here on IgoUgo.    Close

Stories and Tips Montgomery

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The Lightning Route

Written by chadk78 on 11 Jun, 2005

These trolleys have clanged along the streets of Montgomery since 1886 and still provide a viable form of transportation, as well as sightseeing opportunities. For only $1, you can ride all day long to your heart's content. A one-way pass is only $0.25.…Read More


East Fairview Avenue

Written by Barnburner on 03 Sep, 2000

The 1000 block of East Fairview Avenue, call 'The Block,' around the neighborhood I live in, Cloverdale, is the local strip for hanging out and seeing who is around having a good time. There are four restaurants, one all-night bar with live music, a…Read More


The beginning

Written by Barnburner on 31 Jul, 2000

To start off a journal about Montgomery, Alabama, the first thing that needs to conveyed is to open one's mind and get away from every pre-conceived notion. Living here my whole life I have heard all the stereotypes from people who have never been here.…Read More


The practicalities

Written by Barnburner on 02 Aug, 2000

It only seems relevant to begin everything with the practicalities. Granted, one comes to travel, to search, but what is important too is a place to sleep and food to eat and, of course, knowing that one is safe and well-taken-care-of. For the traveller who…Read More


Moving around a little bit

Written by Barnburner on 06 Aug, 2000

Wherever anyone wants to stay in Montgomery is completely up to the individual. Some people like the comforts of national places and some want the quaint little B & B. But what anyone travels to do is get around and look around. Having a car…Read More


Dexter Avenue

Written by Barnburner on 08 Aug, 2000

Montgomery's downtown area is relatively small but very well put together. Dexter Avenue runs right down the center of Montgomery, from Alabama's state capitol at the head of the street, to the city's most famous fountain at One Court Square. The name of the street…Read More


Stonehenge

Written by Barnburner on 26 Oct, 2000

Stonehenge is the place to go for local artists. This art store, gallery and frame shop is located at the corner of Cloverdale Road and Decatur Street. Though the place is not very big, it is very full of paintings, sculptures, crafts, prints,…Read More


King Kudzu

Written by Barnburner on 19 Feb, 2003

King Kudzu is Montgomery's alternative monthly entertainment newspaper. It lists schedules, events, articles about local entertainment, and has tons of ads from local bars, restaurants, etc. If you roll into town, find a King Kudzu. They're free and 15,000 are circulated each month, so they're…Read More


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