Life in Montgomery
Explore Montgomery’s top attractions, and then schedule a visit to check it out.
Incorporated in 1819, Montgomery is perhaps best known for its important role in the Civil Rights Movement. Montgomery was host to key events, like the Montgomery Bus Boycott, Selma to Montgomery marches and a sit-in and march by ASU students at the State Capitol.
Explore Montgomery’s civil rights history:
- ASU’s National Center for the Study of Civil Rights & African American Culture
- Civil Rights Memorial
- Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church
- Rosa Parks Library & Museum
Sports & Outdoors
Montgomery’s warm weather---the average yearly temp is 65°---makes it ideal for walking, hiking, biking, golf and other outdoor activities, and the city’s sports team and facilities can please any fan.
Explore Montgomery’s sports and outdoor activities:
- Blount Cultural Park
- Biscuits Baseball
- Montgomery Zoo
- Tuskegee National Forest (45 minutes away)
- Gulf Coast – Mobile Alabama (2.5 hours)
- Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail
If indoors is more your style, Montgomery has convenient shopping, museums, music venues and more.
Explore some of Montgomery’s entertainment venues: