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Fun and Interesting Things to Do in Wetumpka Alabama

Thursday, August 2, 2018   /   by Jessica Knight

Fun and Interesting Things to Do in Wetumpka Alabama

Wetumpka is a beautiful city that sits right at the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. Everywhere you look, you will find breathtaking scenery, whether it be the Coosa River, Lake Jordan, or the hills and valleys that make Wetumpka so special.  With it’s small-town feel, it is a great place for families to call home!

1.    Historical Sites and Museums

Fort Toulouse-Jackson
Located at 2521 W. Ft. Toulouse Road 
Call 334-567-4002 for more information

“Perched on a bluff near the junction of the Coosa and Tallapoosa Rivers, Fort Toulouse/Jackson State Historic Site, a 180- acre game and wildlife sanctuary attracts thousands of visitors each year and offers a variety of recreational and educational experiences.” -Wetumpka Chamber of Commerce

Wetumpka Impact Crater
Call 334-567-5147 for information or to schedule tours

“Wetumpka is the site of the only authenticated marine impact crater in the eastern United States and one of only 200 craters worldwide. Scientists describe it as the "best preserved marine impact crater in the world" because the location was covered by a shallow sea at the time of impact. Bald knob mountain is the highest point on crater rim. Crater related events are hosted each year by the Wetumpka Impact Commission, the City of Wetumpka and the Wetumpka Area Chamber of Commerce.”- Wetumpka Chamber of Commerce

Elmore County Museum
Located at 112 South Main Street in Wetumpka
For private tour information please call Kathleen Holt, Museum Curator 334-567-6688
“Various displays of vintage clothing, tools & area artifacts, two historical log cabins.” Wetumpka Chamber of Commerce

2.    Activities and Entertainment

Jasmine Hill Gardens and Outdoor Museum
Located at 3001 Jasmine Hill Rd
For more information call 334-263-5713
“Featuring 20 acres of Gardens & statuaries”- Wetumpka Chamber of Commerce

Coosa River Adventures
Located at 415 Company Street
Call 334-514-0279 for reservations
“Canoe & Sit-on-top Kayak rentals on Coosa River; Fishing, nature watching; Overnight excursions to Tallapoosa River” -Wetumpka Chamber of Commerce

Bennett’s Archery Indoor/Outdoor Range
Located at 106 Kerri Lane
Call 334-514-1286 for more information
“Family atmosphere, tournaments, video shooting, pop-up targets, practice bags, 3-D ranges and leagues.”- Wetumpka Chamber of Commerce

Wind Creek Casino
Located at 100 River Oaks Drive
Call 866-946-3360 for more information.

3.    Restaurants 

Hog Rock BBQ
Located at 7585 US Hwy 231
Phone: 334-567-4545

Smokin’ S BBQ
Located at 5826 US Hwy 231
Phone: 334-567-0605

Fire Steakhouse
Located inside Wind Creek Casino at 100 River Oaks Drive
Phone: 866-946-3360        

Wind Creek Buffet
Located inside Wind Creek Casino at 100 River Oaks Drive
Phone: 866-946-3360

If Wetumpka sounds like your kind of place, visit www.searchhomesinmontgomery.com to browse homes in the area, or call Camelot Properties at 334-730-0771 to schedule a time to meet with one of our knowledgeable agents!

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