Those who study the past will define the future. The setting for many significant moments of the Civil Rights Movement, Montgomery understands its role in preserving these historical sites so that their lessons will continue to be told. Follow along the Civil Rights Trail and reexperience the events that changed the world. The state’s capital city is also home to a thriving arts and entertainment scene. Check out many of the city’s theaters and museums or take yourself out to the ballgame and go root for the Biscuits.


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The beauty of southern Alabama has inspired some of the greatest storytellers in American history, and the area continues to be the home of many artists, performers, and writers today. A strong artistic community is thriving in Montgomery, and there’s no better evidence of this than the annual Alabama Shakespeare Festival, one of the largest of its kind in the world. Every fall, Montgomery becomes the home for star-crossed lovers and maniacal kings alike as audiences enjoy passionate interpretations of the Bard’s classic works. And if you find the performances particularly inspiring, there are acting classes available, too.
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How to Get There

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Montgomery is accessible via Interstate 65, the state's main north-south route, and Interstate 85.
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The Montgomery Regional Airport is served by American Airlines, Delta Airlines, and Via Airlines and offers daily direct flights to and from Atlanta, Orlando, Charlotte, Washington D.C. and Dallas/Fort Worth.
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Greyhound offers daily bus service, including holidays, to and from Montgomery. You will need to arrange transportation to your destination from the station. Hours of operation are subject to change. Call to verify information before making travel plans.

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