Tuskegee, a city with a centuries-old history, is less than 30 minutes away from Auburn and only 40 minutes away from Alabama's capital of Montgomery. Homes for rent in Tuskegee have the advantage of neighborhood amenities in addition to the destinations that can be found in nearby cities.
Things Tuskegee Renters Should Know
The seat of Macon County, Tuskegee's earliest settlers arrived in the late 1700s. A colony was created on the site in 1833 and incorporated a decade later in 1843.
Tuskegee is the birthplace of Rosa Parks, who was born in the city in 1913. Other famous figures were once inhabitants of the city, including The Commodores and baseball player Andre Thornton.
Booker T. Washington founded Tuskegee University in 1881, bringing the community acclaim from across the nation.
Useful Tuskegee Resources
Those interested in pursuing higher education or taking advantage of the offerings of Tuskegee University may benefit from a visit to the institution's website.
The website of The Tuskegee News is helpful for renters who want to stay current on local events.
The Tuskegee Area Chamber of Commerce public website has information on doing business in the city and close-by.
Recreational Activities in Tuskegee
Tuskegee has attractions available both for those who want to take to the skies and those who want to keep things down to earth. Skydive Tuskegee gives renters the chance to experience the exhilaration of free-falling in tandem with an instructor or go solo if they've got their airborne chops up. To learn more about the local pioneers of the heights, residents can stop by the Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site. Back on the ground, the Tuskegee National Forest offers primitive camping in addition to more than a dozen designated sites. The forest also has a hiking trail that covers roughly 8 1/2 miles and grants explorers a chance to glimpse numerous varieties of plant and animal species.