Foley will be one of more than 20 Alabama towns that will host walking tours Saturday mornings during the month of April. The city touring program is organized by the Alabama Tourism Department and has been in existence for more than 20 years. Alabama is the only state in the nation to hold statewide, simultaneous walking tours.
The free walking tours, which primarily highlight historic, downtown areas are scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. each Saturday in April. In Foley, the tours will begin in front of the Welcome Center, located at 104 N. McKenzie Street in the heart of downtown Foley. The tour lasts about one hour, and covers 5 city blocks. Tours are led by area residents.
In Foley, the tour highlights the 1909 Railroad Depot building, the Magnolia Hotel, the Holk Building, the Holmes Hospital building and the Foley Hotel building. Other points of interest will be pointed out along the way.
Communities participating in the 2022 Walking Tours include: Athens-Limestone, Attalla, Bayou La Batre, Birmingham, Cullman, Decatur, Elba, Enterprise, Fairhope, Florence, Foley, Huntsville, Madison, Mobile, Monroeville, Montgomery, Mooresville, Moulton, Pell City, Prattville, Selma, Sheffield, Springville and Tuscumbia.
For more information, contact the Foley Welcome Center at 251-943-1200.