- The list below includes 13 free or cheap things to do in or near Dothan, Alabama, including 17 different types of inexpensive activities like Bowling, Family Fun Center, Movie Theaters and Breweries.
- From Landmark Park to Dothan Area Botanical Gardens, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Dothan.
There are 130-acres of outdoor activities within Landmark Park. In addition to the standard nature natures and picnic areas, visitors can access an Interpretive Center, 1890s preserved farmstead, wildlife exhibits, and a planetarium.
With 50 acres to explore, Dothan Area Botanical Gardens offers a variety of flora to see; from poppies, to roses, to Black-Eyed Susans. It also has a vegetable garden where volunteers grow okra, corn, and other seasonal vegetables.
The World's Smallest City Block, as rrecorded in the Guinness Book of World Records, is a tiny gravel triangle crammed with a stop sign, a yield sign, a street sign, and a monument stating it is the smallest city block in the world.
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Dothan's Peanut Monument & Visitor Information Center is a large gold peanut sculpture in honor of Dothan, aka 'The Peanut Capital of the World.' The visitor center supplies a wealth of information about the surrounding area, and sells peanut memorabilia.
Highlighting scenes of nature, The Nature Gallery showcases sculpture, pottery, and paintings from local artists. The shop also sells handcrafted wire jewelry and participates in the city's yearly Christmas festival.
A 20,000-square-foot entertainment center, Fun Zone Skate Center features a laser tag arena along with bumper cars and a roller skating rink. It also provides party hosting, video and redemption games, a bounce house and a snack bar.
Carmike Cinemas is a 12 screen movie theater that offers stadium seating. The movie theater features various specials on both tickets and concessions and offers access to a variety of nearby stores and restaurants.
Featuring 24 lanes, Dothan Lanes provides open and league bowling along with automatic scoring and shoe rental. The bowling center has a snack bar with food and drinks, pool tables, arcade video games and a party room.