The Guide:



Places to Lodge in Perry County, Alabama

Cedar Ridge Plantation
Route 1, Box 11
Marion, AL 36756
Contact: Larry or Laurette Turner, Owners
Phone: 205-447-8629
One of the oldest homes in Perry County, Cedar Ridge still has several of the original outbuildings - including the mule barn, carriage house, feed barn, smoke house and slave house. The three bedroom, two story home is located on 10 wooded acres and adjacent to hundreds of privately owned wooded land. Just one mile from the courthouse in downtown Marion - convenient to Judson College, Marion Military Institute, and shopping in unique antique stores of Marion.
There is a fully equipped, modern kitchen, one and a half baths, and central heat and air conditioning to ensure a comfortable and relaxing get away. If you want to step back to a simpler time and place, then Cedar Ridge is the place to stay. When reserving Cedar Ridge Plantation you will be reserving the entire home. The three bedrooms (one down and two upstairs), parlor, and dining room will be available to you, as well as the full equipped kitchen.  Breakfast food will be provided for your own preparation to fit your schedule, or can be prepared for you at a small additional price. Snacks and refreshments will also be provided.  There are several trails for walking, outbuildings open for your education and enjoyment, or just pick a rocking chair on one of the three porches and watch for deer, birds, and other wildlife.
Friday and Saturday night stays: $270 (or $150 each night) – other options available.
There is no hunting allowed on the property. Please NO Smoking

Directions from downtown Marion, proceed north on Washington street in front of the County Courthouse approximately one mile. At the fork in the road, take the right on County Road 7. Cedar Ridge Plantation is the first drive to the right.

The Gateway Inn
A nice quiet stay right off the main highway and only minutes from down town Marion. 
Restaurant is located on grounds for weekend evening meals.
1615 Highway 5 South
Marion, Al. 36756
Phone: 334-683-9166

Donavan Inn & Lakes
The Inn has central air, glassed-in sun deck, family room, roofed porch, satellite TV, mud room with washer and drier, and a wonderful view of nature and of the exotic animal area we call "Earl's World."  Guests at Donavan Inn have exclusive use of the Inn and full fishing privileges of the Donavan Lakes Fishing Club. The Club has nine lakes with heavy structure, 17 fishing piers with fish feeders, 1,000 acres of prairie, swamp, hardwoods, and wetlands that offer outstanding birding and trips into the wilds of nature.
County Road 38, 4 miles south of Marion on Hwy 45
Marion, AL   36756
Phone: 334-683-6389
Call for appointment

Folsom Inn Bed and Breakfast
1920s Cottage - Country Casual
$125/night for entire Inn
Dog Friendly
Located on Alabama Hwy. 14  West in Folsom (between Marion and Greensboro)
Stay includes continental breakfast, 2 bedrooms (1 double and 1 bunk room), 1 bathroom, kitchen sitting area, dining room, front porch for relaxing, back screened porch, walking trails, and you can enjoy an eagle nest, wildlife, more than 20 historic buildings, wildflowers, treasure forest and vegetable garden.
Hwy 14 West, Folsom AL, six miles west of Marion and 12 east of Greensboro.
Cooper Holmes   334-683-2848
Jenny Holmes  334-683-9955

Myrtle Hill Bed & Breakfast
The Bed and Breakfast is set in 12 acres of Victorian gardens and waterfalls. Begin your day with a plantation breakfast, Visit the historic sites - Judson College (1838), Marion Military Institute (1842), Marion Genealogical Library - and browse in antique shops of antebellum Marion while you anticipate the wide porches, comfortable rockers, complimentary refreshments and the sounds of a Southern twilight that await your return.
303 West Lafayette St.
Marion Al. 36756
Phone: 334-683-9095 – Call for appointment