The “Big Bass Capital of the World” is none other than the beautiful 45,000-acre Lake Eufaula. This body of water features 640 miles of shoreline and many public boat ramps and marinas. More than 280 bird species have been verified at Eufaula National Wildlife Refuge. Eufaula and its surrounding towns are also home to more than 700 historic and architecturally significant structures that provide a glimpse into the past. Troy University is also located in this region.
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What To See & Do
Hank Williams Sr. Boyhood Home & Museum
Visit the boyhood home of Hank Williams Sr. and explore the memorabilia.
Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail
Cambrian Ridge on the renowned Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail is known by avid golfers as one of the trail’s most challenging courses.
Eufaula National Wildlife Refuge
This refuge allows you to see herons, deer, alligators and more in their natural habitats.
Walter F. George Lake (Lake Eufaula)
These pristine waters are known as the “Big Bass Capital of the World.” There are excellent year-round opportunities for outdoor recreation.
Where To Stay
Candlelight Inn Bed & Breakfast
A delicious breakfast served with generous helpings of Southern hospitality makes this bed and breakfast an excellent place to relax.
Lakepoint Resort State Park Lodge
In addition to 101 hotel rooms, Lakepoint features modern campgrounds, cottages and cabins just six miles from Eufaula.
Where To Eat
A small family owned and operated deli, the Bread Basket serves hearty soups and delectable sandwiches.
A favorite among locals and Troy students, this eatery has fried chicken and sauces that will instantly become a favorite.
Bates House of Turkey
This restaurant serves everything from turkey sandwiches to turkey soup and turkey casserole.
Known for their wide selection of country cooking, sisters Pat Rogers and Geraldine Umbehagen have made their restaurant beloved in Troy.
Getting there by plane
Getting there by car
Getting there by bus or train
The Montgomery Regional Airport covers 2,000 acres and serves 16 counties in Central Alabama.
Montgomery Regional Airport
4445 Selma Highway
Montgomery, AL 36108
The Lake Eufaula area is accessible via Highway 82 from Interstate 65.
Greyhound offers daily bus service, including holidays, to and from Montgomery, which is about 80 miles away. 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.
Starnes Travel Inc.
950 W. South Blvd.
Montgomery, AL 36105