Delta Connections provides the only passenger service to Atlanta but the airport also has several taxi, helicopter, private pans, and military operations that happen each day. The city of Dothan itself is closed to the Georgia state line (20 miles to the west) and it is only 18 miles north of Florida. More than 60 thousand people live in the area and Dothan serves as a main transportation hub to parts of Alabama, Georgia, and Florida.
Things to do in Dothan
Fort Rucker is located about 20 miles northwest of Dothan. The US Army Aviation Museum is located there. You will need identification to visit the museums as it is a training base. Admission is free. There are many golf courses, tennis courts, and other recreational sports locations throughout Dothan. The National Peanut Festival is held in November each year. It includes music, parade, arts, and attractions for all ages.
At the National Peanut Festival Fairgrounds you can view the Dr. George Washington Carver Monument. Carver revolutionized the way many plant sources including peanuts and sweet potatoes. Go to the Adventureland Theme Park; it has miniature golf, bumper boats, batting cages, roller coaster simulation, and go-kart tracks.
Along the Rose Clark Circle there are many chain restaurants including Chili’s, TGI Friday’s, Subway, Applebee’s, and KFC just to name a few. Zack’s Family Restaurant serves up Southern Style cooking almost like Grandma used to make and some dishes even better! The local favorites are the fried green tomatoes and the homemade cornbread. Mildred’s Restaurant and Tea room is a cute little destination that serves their dishes with southern hospitality. There’s always a house soup and soup of the week, and salads. Entrees include Chicken Almandine Crepes, Sandwiches, and the quiche of the week. Lunch is served buffet style and the plate includes 1 entrée, 2 vegetables, 1 roll, 1 dessert, and a drink.
Dothan Hotel Shuttles
Everything can be found around the Rose Clark Circle including some of the best chain hotels and accommodations. The LaQuinta Inn, Country Inn & Suites, Holiday Inn Express, Howard Johnson Super 8, and Clarion Suites are all hotels that are situated along the Rose Clark Circle. Adams Inn on Montgomery highway usually have the best rates. Adams is a no frills accommodation with satellite tv, microwave ovens, refrigerators, and Wi-Fi.
DHN Contact Information
Dothan Regional Airport
800 Airport Drive
Midland City, AL 36303
Airport Code: DHN