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Adventureland Theme Park334-793-9100
Army Aviation Museum334-598-2508 888-276-9286
Largest collection of U.S. Army Aviation memorabilia. Museum exhibits, military airplanes, helicopters and gift shop. Open Monday – Saturday 9 til 4. Sunday, 12 til 4. Free admission.
Cherry Street A.M.E. Church334-793-9664 334-793-2394
Declared the “Mother Church” of the A.M.E. denomination in Alabama. Originally organized in 1877 as the Colored Methodist Church. Drive by.
Dothan Area Botanical Gardens334-793-3224
The reasons to visit the Dothan Area Botanical Gardens keep growing! A tranquil, paved nature trail meanders through a beautiful rose garden, through herbs, daylilies, camellias, azaleas, past a peaceful pond, Victorian gazebo and a demonstration garden. Open daily. Winter: 7 am til 5 pm, Summer: 7 am til 7 pm.
Dothan National Golf Club and Hotel334-677-3321
The 18-hole golf course was built in 1968 to complement the Hot Mineral Pool. The course is a championship caliber layout of over 7500 yards. It was host to the SEC Championship numerous times. It has a course rating of 75.8 and a slope of 129. The architect, Robert Simmons, has built some of the most beautiful courses in the country. He is known for allowing the golf course to take the shape of the land. Each hole at Dothan National is elegantly placed into the flowing hills of lower Alabama. Majestic pine trees line the holes. Wildlife is abundant throughout the course. Take note of the white and black fox squirrels who may come up to your cart looking for peanut butter crackers.
Dothan Opera House – NRHP334-615-3170
Built in 1915, the building represents the elegance of turn-of-the-century southern life. Theatrical productions, ballets and symphony performances are still held in this landmark. Tours available upon request. Free admission.
Dothan Survival Games334-793-8202
Dr. George Washington Carver Monument334-793-4323
National Peanut Festival Fairgrounds
The 6 ft. monument salutes Dr. Carver, who invented more than 300 uses for the peanut.
Farley Nuclear Visitors Center
Explore energy at the Farley Nuclear Visitors Center. Scheduled tours are available Tuesday through Friday upon request. Visitors Center open daily 7 am til 4 pm. Free admission.
Featured Players Theater334-673-1243
G.W. Carver Museum334.712.0933 334.794.3633
The museum is a tribute to Dr. Carver as a catalyst for southern agronomic prosperity and as a symbol of the creative link between science and art. Exhibits reflect the historical scope of contributions and achievements of African and African descended cultures as demonstrated by Dr. Carver. Open Tuesday – Friday: 10 til 5 pm, Saturdays: 1 til 5pm. Guided tours available upon request. Closed Holidays. Donations accepted.
Highland Oaks - Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail334-712-2820 800-949-4444
Highland Oaks Golf Course334-712-2820
Part of Alabama’s Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail and proclaimed by “Golf Digest” as the 7th best public course in the U.S. This world-class 36-hold facility offers three championship 9-hole courses, plus a 9-hole Par 3 course. Club house includes pro-shop, dining room, lounge and meeting room.
A theme park complete with a winter wonderland, tea room, chapel, and a replica of Bethlehem featuring manger, inn, and painted, life-sized animals. Christmas touches throughout the park include a 40 foot wide Christmas tree and more than 14 million lights on display. Open 5PM-10PM. Admission charged.