Discover the best things to do in Monroeville

Home to the acclaimed fiction writers Harper Lee and Truman Capote, the city of Monroeville, AL has preserved their legacies in places like the Faulk Property and the Old Courthouse Museum. To learn more about these authors, take your family on a tour to see where they grew up and the places that inspired Lee's novel To Kill a Mockingbird. After a business meeting at the Country Inn & Suites, grab some fresh air between meetings with a walking tour through our charming city. For things to do outdoors explore Claiborne Lake, a perfect spot to throw a line in the water from your fishing boat.

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Alabama River Museum

15.84 mi / 25.49 km from the hotel
The Alabama River Museum showcases a collection of ancient artifacts, fossils, and Native American clothing and canoes from the region. Open by appointment only.

The Hybart House

2.68 mi / 4.31 km from the hotel
The Hybart House is a beautiful Mediterranean Spanish villa built in the 1920s, and it continues to host community events and group tours.

Claiborne Lake

23.4 mi / 37.66 km from the hotel
A fisher's paradise, Claiborne Lake is the perfect place to spend time exploring the shore or boating.

Coastal Alabama Community College Writers Fountain

1.87 mi / 3.01 km from the hotel
This beautiful and famous fountain outside the library of ASCC honors ten authors who called this region home.

Faulk Property

4.04 mi / 6.5 km from the hotel
You won't want to miss visiting the site where Truman Capote and Harper Lee lived and played as children.

Katherine Lee Rose Garden & War Memorial Gazebo

4.29 mi / 6.9 km from the hotel
More than 90 varieties of roses surround this beautiful gazebo that is a popular venue for local events.

Old Courthouse Museum

4.26 mi / 6.85 km from the hotel
Tour the Old Courthouse Museum, which served as the model for the final trial scene in the film version of To Kill a Mockingbird. Plan ahead to attend the annual novel reenactment at the courthouse, usually held in April and May.

Veterans Park

2.24 mi / 3.61 km from the hotel
This community park features war memorabilia, baseball fields, volleyball courts, a pool, and a playground.