ACTIVITIES WITHIN 30 MINUTE DRIVE

Rattlesnake Rodeo, Opp.
Since 1959, the Opp Jaycees have attracted the attention of local and international visitors, as well as the media, with its annual Rattlesnake Rodeo. Last year, over 30,000 attended the event, which is held to raise funds for local charities.
Phone: (334) 493-9559.

Conecuh National Forest
Located on the Florida border just south of Andalusia, the Conecuh National Forest is comprised of 83,861 acres. The Conecuh offers its visitors two delightful recreational opportunities - Open Pond Recreational Area and the Conecuh Recreation Trail.
Contact: (334) 222-2555

Frank Jackson
Take in the wilderness scenes while reeling in the day's catch. Surrounding Lake Frank Jackson, just one mile from downtown Opp, is Frank Jackson State Park. Of the park's 2,050-acres, 1,000 are covered by the lake. The lake is specially stocked and managed for prime freshwater fishing. Bass, bream, crappie, and catfish are abundant. Each April anglers converge on the park for a bass fishing tournament. Boat launch ramps and a grassy beach provide water access for boaters, canoe paddlers, and swimmers. Trails covering two miles cross the park for hikers and birdwatchers to explore the wildlife of the area. There is a playground and picnic area along the lake, and 32 fully equipped lakefront campsites. For more information call: 1-800-ala-park

Florala
A pristine lake is the center of attention at this recreation facility. The town of Florala, aptly named for its position on the Florida-Alabama border, is home to Florala State Park. The 40-acre park lies along beautiful Lake Jackson. Considered one of the cleanest and clearest bodies of water in the state, the lake supports fishing, boating, swimming, and water-skiing. A boat launch and piers provide access to the water for fishermen hoping to capture the bass. A recently upgraded RV park offers full hook-ups, while a 30 site tent camp and primitive sites are available for those without vehicles. Picnic areas lie along the beaches, a playground sits beside the picnic tables, and an adjacent community building provides indoor meeting spaces. For more information call: 1-800-ala-park

World Championship Domino Tournament, Andalusia.
Sponsored by the Andalusia Rotary Club, the tournament boasts over $20,000 in prize money. Both singles and doubles tournaments are held each year. There are also children and teen divisions.
Phone: (334) 222-5830.

Three Notch Museum, Andalusia.
The museum is located in the old Central of Georgia Depot. The depot, which was built in 1899, is the oldest and only wooden commercial building left in downtown Andalusia. The museum complex, which includes the depot, three railroad cars, a country store, and a log cabin, houses railroad memorabilia, farm implements, historical items, and period merchandise. The structure is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Hours: Fri-Sat: 9-12 Sun: 2-5 Phone: (334) 222-2030.

The Central of Georgia Depot, constructed in 1899, is the oldest and only wooden commercial building remaining in downtown Andalusia. The board-and-batten structure features two waiting rooms, the ticket agent's office, and a baggage area. Most of the original design has been preserved to maintain its historical character. The building was restored by the Covington Historical Society to exhibit articles of historical significance.

The Central of Georgia Depot was named to the National Register of Historic Places on August 30, 1984.

The Three Notch Museum features permanent and rotating displays of: Railroad Memorabilia, Old Photographs, Handmade Lace and Linens, Depression Glass, Hand woven baskets, Farm Implements, Memorabilia of life in rural South Alabama, Items depicting the histories of local businesses, and Political Memorabilia.

 2,700-acre Gantt Lakeand the 700-acre Point A Lake offer fishing, boating and water sports, and Point A Park has camping and picnicking facilities.

On the Campus of LBW College in Andalusia, golfers enjoy playing the nine -hole public golf course, and walkers stroll along the beautiful nature trail, a walker's paradise.

Birding the Conecuh Forest(Open Pond Area)
South Alabama Birding Association
1040 Fort Dale Rd. , Greenville 36037

Admission: Yes
Group Rates: N/A
Motor Coach Parking: N/A
Handicap Accessible: N/A

Phone: (334) 222-255
Fax: (334) 222-6485

Features:
Red Cockaded Woodpecker, most visible in May. During the rest of the year the best time to see them is at dawn or dusk. The Red Cockaded Woodpecker cavities have been known to house flying squirrel, red bellied, red headed and pilated woodpeckers, great crested fly catchers and Eastern bluebirds.(Stop by the Ranger Station for more information.

Conecuh Trail
Fastest entry points are on AL Hwy. 137, Covington County Rd. 24, At Open Pond Recreational Area and Blue Pond Recreational Area.

Hours of Operation:
Admission: Yes
Group Rates: N/A
Motor Coach Parking: Yes
Handicap Accessible: Yes

Phone: (334) 222-2555
Fax: (334) 222-6485

Features:
20 miles of hiking trail through Conecuh National Forest and meanders through forests containing Dogwoods, Holly, Longleaf Pines, Magnolia and Cypress . Picturesque Cypress Ponds are especially scenic.

 

ACTIVITIES WITHIN 1 HOUR DRIVE

Army Aviation Museum, Fort Rucker. 87,000 square foot facility housing a collection of many one of a kind Aircraft as well as research and development experiments in both rotor and fixed wing flight. Traces the history of Army Aviation from 1942 to present. Open daily 9-4 (CST) Close Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve/Day and New Years Eve/Day. Phone: (334) 598-2508.

Festival on The River, Geneva.
Features a parade, entertainment, arts and crafts, commericial displays, and a canoe race.

Pike Pioneer Museum, Troy.
The museum, which includes 15 acres of wooded land, offers the visitor a chance to see the way 19th century pioneers lived. Also on the grounds are a tenant house, log cabin, privy, windmill, well, a print shop, and general store. Hours: Mon-Sat 9-5 Sun: 1-5
Phone: (334) 566-3597.

Piney Woods Arts Festival, Enterprise.
Exhibitors from all parts of the United States participate in this annual April festival, which is held on the campus of Enterprise State Junior College. Exhibits include original paintings, photography, woodworking and stained glass.
Phone: (334) 347-0581

 

ACTIVITIES WITHIN 1.5 HOUR DRIVE

Montgomery Alabama, Capitol of Alabama, has shopping, antiqueing and all of the benefits of a large city.

© Alabama Shakespeare Festival
One Festival Drive | Montgomery, AL 36117
Box Office (Locally) (334) 271-5353 | Box Office (Nationally) (800) 841-4ASF (4273)

National Peanut Festival, Dothan.
Celebrate the harvest of the peanut crop in the "Peanut Capitol of the World"! The two-week celebration features arts and crafts exhibits, contests, beauty pageants, entertainment, and agricultural displays.
Phone: (334) 793-4323.

Landmark Park, Dothan.
Alabama's official state agriculture museum. Discover the natural and cultural heritage of the wiregrass Region in every corner of this 100 acre park. Wildlife, Exhibits, 1890's farmstead, interpretive Center and planetarium, picnic area and nature trails just waiting to be explored. Small admission charged for non-members. Open Mon-Sat: 9-5 Sun: Noon-6 Phone: (334) 794-3452.

Waterworld, Dothan
Ride the ocean-size waves in the giant wave pool or speed down one of the twisting 400 foot water slides! The kids can meet our lovable mascot Aquaduck or splash around the magical kiddie play area. Picnic tables, barbecue grills and concessions available. Operated by the City of Dothan. Season passes and group rates available. Located on Westgate Parkway.
Phone: (334) 793-0297 or 793-0368.

Southeast Alabama Community Theatre, Dothan.
Built originally as the City Auditorium in 1915 this neo classical revival structure has some Italian Renaissance Influence. From the White Marble Elegance of the lobby to the lavish velvets of the parlors. All areas have been restored to reflect the elegance of the turn-of-the-century southern life. Call 793-0127 for information or Box Office: 334-793-0195. The opera house also houses several play by the Southeast Alabama Cultural Theater Group. Call 334-794-0400 for information on the group and schedule.

Wiregrass Museum of Art, Dothan.
Features exhibitions of 19th and 20 century art. The museum also offers ARTventures, an exhibit hall for children, which provides a variety of activities and experiences relating to the arts.
Phone: (334)794-3871.

Blue Springs
Dive into the refreshing and relaxing waters. A crystal-clear spring-fed swimming pool is the highlight of this 103-acre state park in southeast Barbour County outside Clio. A recently improved camping facility includes 50 sites with water and electricity, seven sites with full hookups and numerous primitive sites. After swimming, campers may pan fish in the Choctawatchee River, rent a paddle boat for river exploration, or play tennis on the park courts. A picnic area with pavilions, tables, grills, a playground and comfort stations is adjacent to the campground. For more information call: 1-800-ala-park

Christmas City, Ariton.
This seasonal attraction is open Thanksgiving Day through New Year's Eve. A three-and-one-half mile drive through a winter wonderland of more than three million lights depicting displays and animated scenes of the winter holiday season. Restaurants, unique craft and gift shops, a white chapel and nightly entertainment.

Claybank Jamboree, Ozark.
The Claybank Jamboree, named after the log-hewned Claybank Church built in 1852, is held on Ozark's Main Street. Visitors may browse for bargains among exquisite antiques, vintage furniture, handmade quilts, and other special keepsakes.

Beautiful Gulf Coast Beaches in Florida and Alabama.  Enjoy a days outing at the beach and return to Sweet Gum Bottom B&B for peace and quite.

 

ANTIQUES - ALL WITHIN 1 HOUR DRIVE

Andalusia

Davis Lane Antiques and Collectibles
From Hwy 29 turn onto County Rd. 49
334-222-7837
Antique Shop Wed-Sat: 10:00am-5:00pm
Refinish Shop Mon-Fri: 9:00am-5:00pm
Antiques, Custom Framing, Original Artwork,
Furniture Repair and Refinishing

Peterson's Antiques and Refinishing
1418 Riverfall St., Andalusia · 334-222-5440
Mon-Sat: 8:00am-5:00pm, closed Sunday
Antiques, Reproduction, Restoring

Plunder Parlor Antiques> 205 E. Three Notch Rd., Andalusia · 334-222-1549
Mon-Sat: 9:30am-5:00pm
10,000sq. ft. of Showroom

Sweetgum Bottom
Turn off of Highway #29 on County Rd. 43 · 334-222-6647
Thurs-Sat: 10:00am-5:00pm

2 Antique Houses and Barn.

Elba

Recollections-Antiques and Uniques
245 Court Avenue · 334-897-1560
Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri: 9:00am-5:00pm, Sat: 9:00am-12:00pm
Antique Glassware, Furniture, Collectible

Enterprise

Earl's Antiques and Thrift
105 Plaza Dr. · 334-347-0460
Mon-Sat: 8:30am-4:30pm

Gaston's Antiques
528 Glover · 334-347-0285
Mon-Sat: 9:00am-5:00pm
Antiques-Mostly Oak<

Mills House Antiques
206 N. Main St. · 334-393-3352
Wed, Thurs, Fri: 10:00am-5:00pm

Old New and in-Between Shop
105 S. Main, Enterprise · 334-347-3846
Mon-Fri: 9:30am-5:00pm, Sat: 10:00am-3:00pm, Closed Sunday

For additional Information on Enterprise Shops
Call 334-347-0581(Closed Saturday and Sunday)

Geneva

Downtown Geneva Antiques
425 S. Commerce St., Geneva · 334-684-6267
Mon-Sat: 10:00am-5:00pm, Sun 1:00pm-5:00pm

Luverne

Gingerbread House
Forest Avenue · 334-335-3207
Tues-Sat: 10:00am-4:30pm, Closed Sunday
Rhodes Grocery and Mercantile
Rutledge , (Hwy #10) near Luverne · 334-335-2391
7 days a week: 8:00am-8:00pm
Flea Market Items: Good Junk and Glassware

Sarah's Flea Mall
958 Forest Ave, Luverne · 334-335-5660 or 334-286-6026
Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat: 9:00am-5:00pm, Sun: 1:00am-5:00pm
42 Booths, Unique Items

#331 Flea Mall
11679 Montgomery Highway, Luverne · 334-335-2168
8:00am-5:00pm (except Christmas)
Leather Goods, Antiques, Collectibles

Dry Creek Auction
858 Forest Ave, Luverne · 334-897-3761
Antique and Collectible Auction 3rd. Sat. of the month: 10:00am, General Merchandise Auction, Every Fri: 7:00pm
Seller's welcome - call first
90% Old Merchandise Sold, Never a Buyer's Premium

Florala

Around the Corner Antiques
513 N. 5th St., Florala · 334-858-3655
Mon-Sat: 10:00am-6:00pm
5000 sq.ft. of 19th and 20th Century Antiques

Lost in Tyme Antiques
1417 E. 5th Ave., Florala · 334-858-2807
Mon-Sat: 9:30am-5:00pm, Sun: 1:00am-5:00pm
Variety of Antique Reproductions at Wholesale Prices

Stateline Mini-Mall
1513 W. 5th St., Florala · 334-858-2741
Glassware, Antique Furniture and Reproductions

Unique Country Antiques
1613 W. 5th Ave., Florala · 334-858-2090
Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat: 10:00am-5:00pm, Closed Tuesday and Sunday
Variety of Primitive Glassware, Jewelry, Kitchen Utensils and Pioneer Antiques

Vintage Antique Trove
1506 W. 5th Ave, Florala · 334-858-5021
Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri, Sat: 9:30am-5:00pm
Quality Porcelains (Nippo, Limoges, Austrian, Bavarian and Other countries)

Sugar Plum Alley
1513 W. 5th Ave, Florala · 334-858-4298
Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat: 8:00am-5:00pm, Closed Tues and Sun
Selection of Antique Glassware, Furniture and Gifts

Opp

The Depot Antiques
200 South Main St. · 334-493-9339
Mon-Sat: 9:00am-5:00pm
Antiques and Collectibles

Troy

Hillside Antiques
#231 S. Troy (Between Troy and Brundidge)
Mon, Tues, Wed., Fri., Sat: 10:00am-5:00pmSun: 12:30pm-5:00pm, Closed Thursday
China, Glassware, Antiques, Estate Sale and Appraisals

Brundidge

Abe's Antiques
103 S. Main St., Brundidge · 334-735-9550
Mon-Sat: 9:00am-5:00pm

Gingerbread Hall Antiques
131 Troy St. W. · 334-735-0224
Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat, Closed Thursday and Sunday
Historic Southern Home featuring Antiques, Gifts and Collectibles

Green's Antiques
794 S. Main St. (Downtown Brundidge) · 334-735-2247 greenp@snowhill.com
Sat only: 10:00am-4:00pm
All other days call for appointment

Green's Antiques
(First Brundidge Exit on #231) · S. Main St. Brundidge
334-735-2247 · greenp@snowhill.com
Mon-Sat: 10:00am-4:00pm, Sunday by Chance
Specialty: Old and Unusual Items

Rue's Antique Mall
123 S. Main St. · 334-735-3125
Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri: 10:00am-4:30pm
Closed Thursday and Sunday

Antique City Auction
Main Street, Brundidge · 334-335-5643
Every first Saturday of the month · 10:00am
7 Unique Shops, 2 Restaurants

Ozark

Reece's Antique Mall
231 S. Ozark · 334-774-2923
Mon-Sat: 9:00am-5:30pm,
Sun: 1:00pm-5:00pm
50 Booths of Antiques and Collectibles

Admirals Antiques
Rt #123 (Located Between Ozark and Newton)
334-299-3191
Mon-Sat: 10:00am-6:00pm · www.admiralsantiques.com
Crystal, large variety of Antique Furniture

Hartford

Browse Around Antiques
200 W. Commerce St. · 334-588-0065
Tues-Sat: 10:00am-5:00pm
Antiques, Furniture, Collectibles

Antique Barn and Flea Market
Junction Hwy #167 & County Rd. 61 · 334-588-0883
Mon-Sat: 9:00am-5:00pm, Sun: Noon-4:00pm

 


 
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