Tuskegee & Phenix City
Tuskegee has a rich history as the site of major achievements by African-Americans. Neighboring Bullock County is home to several examples of 19th century architecture and offers plenty of opportunities for outdoor recreation.
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What To See & Do
Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site
Step back in time and share the experience of the Tuskegee Airmen, who fought powers overseas and racism at home.
Enjoy this city-owned recreational site complete with picnic areas, playgrounds and 92 acres of water for fishing, sailing and skiing.
Tuskegee National Forest
The Tuskegee National Forest offers camping, hunting and the Bartram National Recreation Trail, featuring eight miles of hiking and biking.
Commodores Studio Museum
Stop by the studio and see original equipment, costumes, records and other memorabilia of the hit group the Commodores.
Explore the 1899 family home of Booker T. Washington, built by Tuskegee students and faculty using bricks made by the students.
Tuskegee Human & Civil Rights Multicultural Center
Take an intimate look at the struggle for civil rights in the South.
Tuskegee Institute National Historic Site
This site showcases the accomplishments of the Tuskegee Institute and is home to the George Washington Carver Museum.
Where To Stay
Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center at Tuskegee University
This hotel offers Southern hospitality, irresistible food and live jazz every Friday.
Greenway Sportsman Club
This hunting and fishing resort south of Union Springs boasts two lodges, RV hookups, trails, horseback riding and more.
Where To Eat & Drink
A locally owned restaurant, Hilltop Grill serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, and is known for its slow-cooked pork and homemade stew.
Dorothy’s Restaurant at the Kellogg Center
This restaurant at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center is famous among locals and visitors alike for its sweet potato pie.
Located on the Alabama-Georgia state line in southern Alabama, Phenix City is a charming, progressive town with a rather infamous past. Formerly known as “sin city” in the 1940s and 50s because of rampant political corruption and illegal activities, today Phenix City boasts a population of about 25,000 upstanding citizens, a welcoming family-friendly atmosphere and…
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Getting there by plane
Getting there by car
Getting there by bus or train
Birmingham serves as the state’s major air travel hub. The Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport offers 130 daily flights to 51 airports in 48 cities throughout the United States.
Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport
5900 Messer Airport Highway
Birmingham, AL 35212
The Montgomery Regional Airport is served by American Eagle, Delta Connection and US Airways Express and offers daily direct flights to and from Atlanta, Memphis, Charlotte and Dallas/Fort Worth.
Montgomery Regional Airport
4445 Selma Highway
Montgomery, AL 36108
The Tuskegee & Phenix City area is accessible via Interstate 85.
Greyhound offers daily bus service, including holidays, to and from Montgomery, approximately 40 miles from Tuskegee. 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.
950 W. South Blvd.
Montgomery, AL 36105