Panoramic view of the city of Montgomery
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Montgomery, the Capital City of the American South, is the second most populated city in Alabama. It is the county seat of Montgomery County and is located southeast of the center of the state, in the Gulf Coastal Plain. Montgomery has a humid subtropical climate going through short and gentle winters, moderately warm springs and autumns, and long, sizzling, humid summers.

Montgomery is a place rich in history. Many heroes have walked the streets of Montgomery, from Rosa Parks to Martin Luther King, Jr. Montgomery citizens have shaped the history of the country with their courage. They were front runners and leaders in the civil rights movement.

Of course, aside from it being rich in history, Montgomery also boasts of different visitors’ attractions and if you’re looking for new experiences and a whole lot of fun, then this is where you should be.

You could start by exploring Old Alabama Town—this town holds over forty restored Alabama structures which depict details of life in Alabama during the 19th an dearly 20th centuries. Lucas Tavern, a doctor’s office, Grange Hall, a school, a shotgun house, a drugstore museum, a cotton gin, and a corner grocery are only few of the featured infrastructures.

Alabama Cattlemen’s MOO-seum is a place you shouldn’t miss seeing as well. The museum is great for kids and kids at heart. It contains wonderful interactive displays and hands-on activities ensuring much fun for the whole family. This a great place for kids to learn about Alabama’s history and enjoy at the same time.

If it’s an adventure with nature that you want, head over to the Montgomery Zoo and experience seeing wildlife in natural, “barrier free” exhibits. Montgomery Zoo houses more than 700 animals from all over the world. And don’t miss an exciting ride on the Zoo’s train!

Another great stop for the nature lover is the Mann Wildlife Learning Museum. With its amazing interactive presentations of North American Wildlife collection, you’ll be amazed! These are only some of the great places you could visit in Montgomery. With all that this city has to offer, Montgomery promises each of its visitors a trip they’ll surely remember.

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