Just 35 minutes away from the city of Montgomery, Alabama, Fisherman’s Bay is close to numerous city attractions, including fine dining, shopping, theater, and museums, while outdoor recreation options are abundant right outside your front door! Boating, fishing, biking, hiking and the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail are easily accessible and close by. This quaint, waterfront fisherman’s paradise is located near major Interstates I-85 and I-65. Major airports are Birmingham (BHM) and Mobile (MOB) with regional airport Montgomery (MGM) near by.
For the fishing and boating enthusiast, Woodruff Lake offers countless recreational opportunities. Woodruff Lake stretches along 80 miles of the Alabama River and has an area of 20 square miles; 11 different parks surround Woodruff Lake with beaches, picnic areas, and boat launch ramps.
For sports fans, a short trip to Montgomery offers the opportunity to watch the Montgomery Biscuits baseball team. The Biscuits are the AA affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays; you can find a great seat to see the stars of tomorrow!
Golfers will love Capitol Hill, part of the renowned Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail, home of the LPGA Tours Navistar LPGA Classic. Capitol Hill has 54 holes of golf, including the Judge Course, one of the Top 10 Public Courses in America. Capitol Hill is conveniently located in Prattville.
An exciting new addition to the area is the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Garden. The Garden has themes as diverse as the "Pizza Garden," devoted to growing common ingredients in pizza. There is also a dinosaur garden that will feature plant life from the Ice Age and has survived the millenniums since that period.
Located near Fisherman’s Bay in Montgomery, AL, is the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, the oldest fine arts museum in the state. The museum also is home to an educational space, designed to teach visitors of all ages about the elements of art and the permanent collection of the museum.
Montgomery is a great place for theatre buffs to venture! The Alabama Shakespeare Festival celebrates the work of the bard from May through September with a host of different offerings. It is the sixth largest Shakespeare festival in the world!
Fun for the family! A great family experience is offered in Montgomery, at the Montgomery Zoo. The zoo encompasses over 48 acres and has 700 different species of animals from five different continents. The Zoo is a great place to learn about the wonderful animals we share our planet with.
If you're an outdoor enthusiast and need supplies or new gear for your weekend adventure, pick it up right down the road at the local Bass Pro Shop in Prattville, Alabama (Montgomery).