There's So Much To Do in Russell County!

FORT MITCHELL - Located in Fort Mitchell, Alabama at 561 Hwy. 165. Hours: Monday - Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Sunday 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Visitors Center at entrance to Fort Mitchell. Fort Mitchell was established in 1813 and is one of the oldest forts in the region. It is known as "The Gateway to the West."

THE PHENIX CITY AMPHITHEATER - Located next to the picturesque Chattahoochee River, the amphitheater provides outdoor concerts and entertainment for all ages

EAST ALABAMA MOTOR SPEEDWAY - A 3/8 mile, 60 foot wide dirt track. The season begins with monster trucks, stock car racing, and demolition derby.

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CALLAWAY GARDENS - A, 2,500 acre woodland garden and resort featuring golf, tennis, fly-fishing, trails, and more.  It also is home to the Cecil B. Day Butterfly Center, the Sibley Horticultural Center and Mr. Cason's Vegetable Garden.  It is located in Pine Mountain, Georgia, about 40 minutes from Phenix City.

FDR STATE PARK - At the top of Pine Mountain in Pine Mountain, Georgia.  On of FDR's favorite picnic spots and truly a beautiful place to visit at any time during the year.

COLUMBUS COTTONMOUTHS - A class A ice hockey team.  Home games are played in the Columbus Civic Center.

COLUMBUS LIONS - Local Arena Football Team

COLUMBUS MUSEUM OF ART -  A growing collection of fine art with a special exploration center for children and an outstanding display depicting the development and history of  our area.

NATIONAL CIVIL WAR NAVAL MUSEUM AT PORT COLUMBUS - One of the world's largest collections of Confederate Naval artifacts.

NATIONAL INFANTRY MUSEUM - Located at Fort Benning, it is one of the south's best military museums.  It contains a wide variety of artifacts of America's foot soldiers and the struggles they have faced and overcome.

WESTVILLE - Located in Lumpkin, Georgia, Westville is a living history village which shows the daily life and activities of the 1820's.  The village was created by moving and restoring period homes found in the nearby counties.  It is about 1 hour from Phenix City.

PROVIDENCE CANYON - Known by many in our area as the "Little Grand Canyon" it is one of the most beautiful canyons in the Southeast.  It is the perfect spot for hiking and picnicking.  It is located about 5 miles from Lumpkin, Georgia and about 1 hour from Phenix City.

THE LITTLE WHITE HOUSE - FDR's favorite retreat.  It includes a large collection of artifacts from Franklin and Eleanor's years in the White House and a chronicle of their love for the Warm Springs area.  It is located in Warm Springs, GA about 40 minutes from Phenix City.