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All About Dothan, Alabama

While you might not have heard about this endearing southern American city, Dothan, AL, is well-known among peanut enthusiasts as the “Peanut Capital of the World” (Take that, Plains, GA!). Not only is Dothan the perfect place for peanuts, but the weather is also lovely, there are an awful lot of exciting things to do and see, and the charm oozes out of this city’s pores. Plus, the food in Dothan is some of the best in the south! 

If you’ve just arrived, give Move It Self Storage a call to store your things, and then set out and explore Dothan to find a new place to call home. The information below will help you do exactly that!

Life In Dothan, AL

Life in Dothan, AL, is laid back, with a chill vibe that permeates the place. That’s not surprising when you consider Dothan is located in the heart of central Alabama, a few hours south of Hotlanta, GA, and a few north of Panama City, FL. Dothan gets high marks in almost every way, from good public schools (they get a B grade), to diversity (A), weather (B+), cost of living (B+), and outdoor activities (B). 

Speaking of outdoor activities, in Dothan, AL, you’ll find plenty of boating, fishing, and hiking, plus a wide variety of bird species to watch. Making everything even better is that the cost of living in Dothan, AL, is 20% lower than the national average. Housing is the chief reason the cost of living is so affordable here. It’s nearly half the national average, with a median home cost of $147,600. (The US average is $291,700.) In other words, finding a great neighborhood with an affordable home that fits your family well should be a breeze when you move to Dothan, AL.

Things to Do in Dothan

There are many attractions in Dothan, AL, including some you won’t find anywhere else. We’ve listed the best of them below to help you get started enjoying life in Dothan to the fullest.

1. Dothan Area Botanical Gardens

A lovely botanical garden teeming with flora and fauna. You’ll want to visit regularly to see all the new plant species and watch them bloom, grow, and become gorgeous throughout the year.

2. Folklore Brewing and Meadery

Welcome to the only local brewery in Dothan, AL! If you’re a huge fan of craft-brewed beer (and who isn’t?), this will be your go-to place every weekend. Our recommendation: try their delicious experimental beers, many of which never get distributed elsewhere!

3. Water World

As the name suggests, Water World is a great place to cool off on a hot Dothan day. With several excellent water slides, rides, tides, and pavilions to rent and have a party, this is Dothan’s favorite place to beat the heat and have a great time with the family.

4. Wiregrass Museum of Art

One of the true gems in Dothan is the Wiregrass Museum of Art, where rotating exhibits bring the city the best art from around the country and the world. Plus, it’s free! (They do take donations, though.)

5. Adventure Land

With over 20 different activities, from bumper boats to go-karts, a huge arcade, multiple batting cages, and more, if your kids are chomping at the bit to do something fun, Adventure Land will be perfect!

Only in Dothan

As the Peanut Capital of the World, Dothan, AL, is the only city in the U.S. with the largest National Peanut Festival. This is the place to enjoy everything there is to enjoy about this famous legume. For example, did you know that the vast majority of peanuts grown in the United States are all grown within 100 miles of Dothan? It’s true! If you’re a peanut person who loves them plain, salted, or boiled, the National Peanut Festival in Dothan will be your favorite annual event!

Store your Stuff with Move It Self Storage inL Dothan, AL

If you need storage in Dothan, AL, look no further than Move It Self Storage! At our clean, safe, and secure self-storage facility in Dothan, you can store almost anything and get some great storage tools and tips. We also offer several different storage types, from traditional storage to vehicle, boat, office, and even climate control storage. So call Move It Self Storage today to find a unit near you in Dothan and start your house-hunting adventure with the peace of mind you deserve!