What To Do

What To Do


The Wildflower Cafe & Country Store
More than a cafe', The Wildflower is a one of a kind experience offering incredible Steaks, Burgers, Vegetarian and Organic Options plus Gourmet Coffee & Chocolate, Homemade Desserts, Smoothies and Wi-Fi service in a fun atmosphere with exceptional service and great food. Located in the Heart of Mentone at 6007 AL Hwy 117. 256-634-0066.
Twiggs Coffee Shoppe
Serving much more than coffee, Twiggs is not your typical soup and sandwich cafe! Chef Jennifer Ferguson features favorites such as broccoli & cheese soup and a Reuben panini! Located inside the Kamama Gallery in the heart of downtown Mentone at 5951 AL Hwy 117. 256-634-3001.
The Moonlight Bistro
A locally owned and operated restaurant where you will experience off-the-pier-fresh seafood, hand-cut beef filets, scrumptious pastas along with freshly baked breads, beautiful salads, tasty appetizers and homemade desserts. A warm and charming atmosphere will instantly relax you while the attentive staff spoils you.. Located in the heart of Mentone at 6080 AL Hwy 117. 256-634-4560.
Hardware Cafe
A cozy little sandwich shop serves up signature items such as chicken bacon smile, turkey Reuben, and tomato pie. Delicious sandwiches with a carmelized onion mayo or a balsamic reduction puts this cafe experience over the top! In the mood for dessert...try a cinnamon roll, mentone scone or some yummy Tofu ice cream. Located at 5190 AL Hwy 117 in Mentone. Open Sunday thru Friday for lunch. 256-634-4757
DeSoto State Park's Mountain Inn Restaurant
This restaurant-motel complex was remodeled from the original stone lodge utilizing the exposed stone walls, beamed ceilings and the extra large fireplace to enhance the mountain atmosphere. The restaurant features some of Lookout Mountain's finest dining. Read Chef Paula's interview in the Birmingham News. Located at 261 County Road 951 in Fort Payne. 256-845-5380.
Aunt Fanny's Fudge
Fantastic fresh fudge, homemade ice cream, real frozen fruit bars, fresh squeezed lemonade, gourmet coffees and lots more great treats! Located in the heart of Mentone at 6081 Hwy 117 behind Crow's Nest Antiques. 256-665-5160
Kamama Restaurant
Enjoy a relaxing day of music, art, dining and coffee. Kamama features a wide variety of fine art and antiques, as well as coffee, a casual lunch and delicious dinners most known for appetizing creativity and culinary finesse . Sit down and enjoy live music every Thursday at Kamama with your dinner, or stop by the organic produce stand to take the taste of Kamama home with you. 5951 AL-117, Mentone, AL. 256.634.3001
Mentone, Alabama Farmers Market
The Farmer’s Market is open every Wednesday and Saturday


Crow's Nest AntiquesThe Gourdie ShopWhite Elephant Galleries
6081 AL-117, Mentone, AL 359846089 Al Highway 117, Mentone, AL6152 Al Highway 117, Mentone, AL

Events & Things to Do

Orbix Hot Glass
Location: Fort Payne, Alabama.
Phone: 256.523.3188
Rhododendron Festival
Date: May 15 - 18, 2015
Fall Colorfest
Date: Third Weekend in October
Musical Mountain Christmas
Time Announced Seasonally
World's Longest Yard Sale
Yard Sale Date: August 6 - 9, 2015 Place: The Lookout Mountain Parkway and the U.S. 127 Corridor From: Gadsden, Alabama to Addison, Michigan
**Note - The World's Longest Yard Sale (also known as The 127 Sale) is a 4-day event. The dates will be determined each year by the First Thursday of the month of August. The event will take place Thursday to Sunday for 4 days of yard sale heaven!

Nearby Camps

The Cloudland, GA/ Mentone, AL area is a haven for wonderful camps for children
Riverview Camp for Girls
Phone: 800.882.0722
Camp Desoto for Girls
Phone: 256.634.4394
Camp Skyline for Girls
Phone: 800.448.9279
Camp Juliette Low
Phone: 706.862.2160

Outdoor Adventure

Celebrate the Outdoors…Miles of hiking trails, rivers, biking routes, and natural wonders for all outdoor enthusiasts.
Cloudmont Ski & Golf Resort
Location: 721 County Rd. 614, Mentone, AL 35984
Phone: 256.634.4344
Desoto State Park & Desoto Falls
Location: 7104 Desoto Pkwy NE, Fort Payne, AL 35967
Phone: 256.845.0051
Little River Canyon
Location: 4322 Little River Trail NE, Fort Payne, AL 35967
Phone: 256.845.3548
Cloudland Canyon State Park
Location: Cloudland Canyon State Park 122 Cloudland Canyon Park Rd. Rising Fawn, GA 30738 Walker County
Phone: 706.657.4050