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5 Reasons to Visit Dothan, Alabama

Dothan, Alabama is the seventh largest city in Alabama, and it has so much to do!
Modern Times Jun 29, 2019
If you’re looking to take your family on an affordable vacation that’s chock full of history and fun, then look no further than Dothan, Alabama. This city is the perfect place to vacation, so give it a chance because it’s worth it!


If you’re looking for an educational place to take your family, Landmark Park in Dothan is a great place to learn about agricultural history. They can see animals and also learn about historical structures like an old farmhouse, smoke house, cane mill, and syrup shed.


There are so many events you can't miss in Dothan, including the National Peanut Festival. Approximately half of the peanuts in America are grown within a 100 mile radius of Dothan. The fall festival features rides, food, pageants, arts and crafts, and so much more.

It’s Affordable

Unlike expensive tourist areas, Dothan is affordable and won’t break the bank. There are plenty of restaurants that serve mouth-watering, down-home cooking, where you can get quality food that fits a variety of budgets. Even the accommodations are suitable for all budgets, with over 30 hotels to choose from.

The Arts

If you’re interested in visual arts, then Dothan is the place for you. The first Saturday in May is the annual Mural City Art Fest. The festival features various types of art and artistry. It is a great place to bring your children to do arts and enjoy the spring air.

The World’s Smallest City Block

Who doesn’t want to see a city that has a record in The Guinness Book of World Records? The Guinness Book of World Records deemed a triangular piece of land in Dothan the “World’s Smallest City Block”.
Dothan is a great place to spend your vacation without having to break the bank. Enjoy the Art Festival in May and then head on back for the best peanut festival you’ll ever see. Don’t miss your chance to visit Dothan today!