From picturesque parks to renowned museums, there’s no shortage of fun things to do in Dothan, AL. Plan your trip to Wiregrass Country today, and don’t forget to visit these family-friendly attractions that offer opportunities to get active, immerse yourself in local history and much more.
Adventureland Theme Park
Two 18-hole miniature golf courses, a figure-eight go-kart track and the Mad Max Virtual Roller Coaster are just a few of the thrilling attractions that make Adventureland one of Dothan’s go-to family fun destinations.
Dothan Area Botanical Gardens
Situated minutes from downtown Dothan and spanning 50 breathtaking acres, Dothan Area Botanical Gardens features cultivated gardens, a tropical greenhouse and a wetlands observation platform, along with nature trails for the whole family to explore.
Fun Zone Skate Center
In addition to this well-known destination’s skating rink, your family can also partake in bumper cars, laser tag, a rock wall and plenty of ticket games and other engaging activities for visitors of all ages.
Murals of the Wiregrass
Throughout downtown Dothan you’ll find a number of intricate, colorful murals depicting Wiregrass Country’s rich cultural history. Subjects of the murals include everything from local history to well-known Wiregrass musicians.
Peanuts Around Town
With nearby lands playing host to nearly half of the nation’s peanut crop, Dothan is often considered “The Peanut Capital of the World.” To celebrate this heritage, a variety of artists have collaborated on an exhibit featuring more than 60 uniquely decorated peanut sculptures located across Dothan. Seeking out all of the peanuts offers a fun way to explore as you search the city – will your family find all the peanuts?
Not far from Dothan’s other family fun centers, Water World features a diverse collection of exciting water slides, a wave pool and much more. Make a splash, cool off and don’t forget to pack a picnic for a full day of fun.
George Washington Carver Interpretative Museum
Located in the old grey hound bus station, the G.W. Carver Interpretive Museum is on the pulse of creativity and culture in the heart of the city. Taking a tour at The Carver Museum is like stepping back in time – you’ll be led through their Social Progress Heroes Timeline, introduce you to the life and legacy of Dr. George Washington Carver, and show you captivating art & photography collections that change year-round.
Wiregrass Museum of Art
This historic museum houses six unique galleries of compelling works from noted artists around the world. There’s a Youth Art Gallery that features hands-on exhibits installed with youngsters in mind to encourage kids to channel their creativity.