Montgomery museums and outdoor activities in easy reach

A peaceful retreat off I-65, Prattville offers plenty of things to do just minutes from downtown Montgomery, AL. Make the Country Inn & Suites your starting point for local adventures, like hitting the links at the scenic Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail or animal-watching at the Montgomery Zoo. Downtown Montgomery is home to a wealth of historical museums, including the Rosa Parks Museum and The F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald Museum. If you're in town to attend sporting events or tour college campuses, our hotel is an easy drive from Alabama State, Faulkner and Troy universities.
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Alabama State University

7.81 mi / 12.57 km from the hotel
Watch the Hornets athletic teams in action, or take a peaceful stroll across the attractive campus. ASU is home to events and conferences throughout the year.

Rosa Parks Museum

7.29 mi / 11.73 km from the hotel
Learn more about the role Rosa Parks played in the Civil Rights movement at this historical museum, located on the site where she was arrested. Peruse numerous exhibits, including one that provides a look into the famous Montgomery Bus Boycott.

The F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald Museum

8.95 mi / 14.41 km from the hotel
F. Scott Fitzgerald, author of The Great Gatsby, and his wife Zelda, author of Save Me the Waltz, are memorialized at this museum that offers moving exhibits about the life and times of these great talents.

Auburn University at Montgomery

13.63 mi / 21.93 km from the hotel
In addition to undergraduate and graduate programs in more than 90 academic fields, this university is also home to Warhawks athletics.

Montgomery Zoo

7.09 mi / 11.42 km from the hotel
For a fun-filled day, stop by the 40-acre Montgomery Zoo and see more than 700 animals, including African cheetahs, Australian kangaroos and endangered Asian sloth bears.

AMC Loews Streets of Woodfield 20 Theater

7.63 mi / 12.28 km from the hotel
Take a self-guided or an expert-led tour of this restored building, which served as the temporary capitol of the Confederacy in 1861. The working museum includes a decorated Rotunda with eight murals depicting important episodes of Alabama history.