No matter what’s happening around the world or with COVID-19, fall is always a beautiful time of year at The Waters. The pandemic is once again throwing a wrench in the fall events and activities we had hoped to have this year. But when we take a little time to think outside the box and explore the River Region, we can come up with many activities that will be perfect for a fall day this year.
Attractions Around the River Region Near The Waters
Many of these suggestions involve spending time at attractions that are primarily outdoors, so they will be safe and fun while allowing for fresh air and social distancing when necessary.
- Montgomery’s Freedom Trail — Montgomery’s Freedom Trail is a hot spot for tourists and locals right now. Attractions included in this self-guided, self-paced tour include the Alabama State Capitol, Rosa Parks Museum, Civil Rights Memorial Center, City of St. Jude, and much more.
- Alabama Shakespeare Festival — This $21.5 million performing arts complex in Montgomery was built in 1985 and is a wonderful venue for enjoying the classics, Shakespeare, contemporary plays, musicals, theatre for young audiences, and exciting new works. Read more about the recently announced 50th season.
- The National Memorial for Peace and Justice – This Equal Justice Initiative Museum and Memorial is a one-of-a-kind national site acknowledging the victims of racial terror lynchings.
- Hometown Takeover Wetumpka – Wetumpka, just a short drive from The Waters, is another hotspot for tourism in our area thanks to it’s fame from HGTV’s Hometown Takeover. Learn more from Josie Russell in this article where she shares about living at The Waters, what it was like to be involved in the show, and why downtown revitalization is so important.
- Montgomery Zoo — Open 7 days a week, you will find wildlife adventure, family fun, and educational experiences at the Montgomery Zoo and Mann Wildlife Learning Museum.
- The Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA) — The Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts is home to over 4,000 works of art. The museum’s collection consists primarily of works by American artists from the 18th to the 21st centuries and includes several unique virtual experiences.
- The Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald Museum — This unique museum is located in the historic Old Cloverdale Neighborhood of Montgomery. It is the only museum in the world dedicated to the lives and legacies of F. Scott & Zelda Fitzgerald. The Fitzgeralds lived in Montgomery from 1931 until 1932, writing portions of their respective novels, Save Me The Waltz and Tender Is The Night during this time.
- Old Alabama Town — Old Alabama Town is a collection of restored 19th and 20th-century structures reflecting the lives of the people who settled and developed the area. It stretches along six blocks in the heart of historic downtown Montgomery, depicting a cross-section of architecture, history, and lifestyles.
- Sweet Creek Farm Market — This premier Pike Road “pit stop” has delicious food, lots of activities, and farm fresh goodies. It will be a happening spot this fall!
- Riverwalk Stadium — Located as part of Montgomery’s Riverwalk, Riverwalk Stadium is a fun place to visit and home of the Montgomery Biscuits of the Southern League.
While original plans may change, there is so much to do in our area near The Waters in Pike Road, Alabama, and we can’t wait to visit all these attractions this fall!
Why settle for anything less? Your family deserves the best at The Waters in Pike Road, Alabama. Call 334-272-3200 to schedule a tour today.