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GATOR IN MARSH


Explore the Mobile-Tensaw Delta On a Delta Airboat Tour!

Get out onto the water! Come and explore the incredible and diverse world of untamed wildlife on a...
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SOUTH SOUNDS

Discover the Mobile Waterfront with a Sunset Mobile Al Dinner Cruise!

Soak up beautiful sunset views of the Mobile waterfront in style from aboard The Perdido Queen, a classic...
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MOBILE MEDICAL MUSEUM


Mobile Medical Museum - 300 Years of Medical History

When you visit the Mobile Medical Museum, in Mobile, AL, you'll see thousands of fascinating artifacts...
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STINGRAY IN FLIGHT

Explore the Dauphin Island Sea Lab Estuarium

Get up close and personal with rays, crabs, turtles, lobsters and more when you explore the Dauphin Island...
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PLANTATION HOME

Visit Mobile's Historic Oakleigh House

Step back in time to the antebellum South with a visit to Mobile, Alabama's most popular attractions - the...
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Chickasabogue Park - Hiking, Biking, Disc Golf, and More!

Chickasabogue Park is a 1,100-acre multi-use outdoor recreation facility offering mountain biking, hiking...
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Featured Attraction: Battleship Memorial Park


Battleship Memorial Park in Mobile, Alabama is a military history park and museum containing a collection of historic aircraft and ships including the iconic USS Alabama and the USS Drum - both of which are National Historic Landmarks.

At Mobile's Battleship Memorial Park, you can explore the USS Alabama and the oldest American submarine on display in the world, the USS Drum.

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Airbus In Mobile, Alabama

To ask if we're excited about having Airbus in Mobile, Alabama is like asking if we're happy to be alive - you bet we are! The Airbus U.S. Final Assembly Line at the Brookley Aeroplex – the European company's first production plant in America - was initially announced in July 2012, broke ground in...

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Visit Christmas Past at the Bragg-Mitchell Mansion

Step back in time to a Christmas past - one without Scrooge and his ghosts - at the Bragg-Mitchell Mansion, one of Mobile, Alabama's most celebrated antebellum mansions! For many, the best part of the Christmas season is all of the beautiful lights and decorations that go up seemingly every where...

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Visit Battleship Memorial Park

Battleship Memorial Park in Mobile, Alabama is a military history park and museum containing a collection of historic aircraft and ships including the iconic USS Alabama and the USS Drum - both of which are National Historic Landmarks...

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Discover the Mobile Carnival Museum

New Orleans may be the noisiest city in America to celebrate Mardi Gras but Mobile is the oldest. Carnival in the US is traceable back to 1703, some 15 years before New Orleans was even founded. Learn all this and more at the Mobile Carnival Museum!

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Visit Mobile's Historic Oakleigh House

Step back in time to the antebellum South with a visit to Mobile, Alabama's most popular attractions - the Historic Oakleigh House Museum! A beautiful example of a pre-Civil War, southern home, the Historic Oakleigh House Museum in the Oakleigh Historic Complex is considered one of the...

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Let Mobile Botanical Gardens Grow On You

One hundred acres of both natural and cultivated gardens, woodlands, and trails make Mobile Botanical Gardens the largest collection of plants on the Gulf Coast and a great day trip for both gardeners and nature lovers alike! In the 1700's, before Europeans arrived to log it, Mobile Botanical Gardens...

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GulfQuest National Maritime Museum of the Gulf Coast

GulfQuest is a 90,000 square foot museum in Mobile, AL that is shaped like a ship and dedicated to the Gulf of Mexico's rich maritime traditions. You've never seen anything like this! GulfQuest National Maritime Museum of the Gulf Coast opened its doors to the public on September 26th, 2015 and it's...

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Tour the Dora Franklin Finley African-American Heritage Trail

Explore and discover the history and contributions of Mobile's African-American community on the Dora Franklin Finley African-American Heritage Trail. More than 40 stops illustrate the long and varied history of the people and events that have impacted Mobile's history. Stops include...

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Visit the Hank Aaron Childhood Home and Museum!

Hank Aaron, one of baseball's most iconic figures, had his humble beginnings right here in Mobile, Alabama. You can visit those early days and more at the Hank Aaron Childhood Home and Museum! Hank Aaron's achievements are legend and continue to cast a long shadow on the...

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Follow The Mobile Bay Civil War Trail: The Battle For Mobile Bay

The Battle of Mobile Bay Civil War Trail is over 90 miles long, stretching from the Gulf of Mexico to north Mobile County. All along its length you'll discover the sites of famous Civil War battles and learn about the day to day life of average sailors, soldiers, and civilians during America's Civil War...

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Pack Your Clubs: It's Time To Discover Mobile Golf Courses

Looking to get in a few holes or more of golf during your Mobile getaway? Great idea! Alabama is a golf lover's paradise and Mobile golf courses offer some of the best golfing around, so grab your clubs and let's go! Along the Gulf Coast, golf is a year-round sport. Many golfers come to the state...

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Dive In to 5 Rivers - Alabama's Delta Resource Center!

5 Rivers refers to the spot where the Mobile, Spanish, Tensaw, Apalachee, and Blakeley rivers flow into Mobile Bay. It also names Alabama's Delta Resource Center, an incredible facility for outdoor recreation! 5 Rivers Delta Resource Center is an extraordinary facility in the Mobile-Tensaw...

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It's Shipwrecks, Pirates, and Treasure at GulfQuest National Maritime Museum!

Shipwreck! Pirates & Treasure is the newest, interactive, multi-media exhibit at Mobile's GulfQuest National Maritime Museum! Come see over 500 artifacts recovered from deep-ocean shipwrecks around the world! Odyssey Marine Exploration is an American company that finds...

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Explore the Mobile-Tensaw Delta On a Delta Airboat Tour!

Get out onto the water! Come and explore the incredible and diverse world of untamed wildlife on a Mobile-Tensaw Delta airboat tour! Alabama's Mobile-Tensaw Delta is a complex network of rivers, creeks, bays, lakes, wetlands, and bayous flowing out into Mobile Bay. 5 major rivers flow into...

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Historic Fort Conde - The Fort of Colonial Mobile

You'll feel like a time traveler when you visit Fort Conde, the Fort of Colonial Mobile, a partially reconstructed, 1724 French fort in downtown Mobile, AL! Fort Conde stood watch over Mobile from 1723 to 1820, just three years shy of 100 years. The fort was built by the French and named...

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Explore History at Mobile's Battleship Memorial Park!

Step back in time to see what life was really like during WWII aboard the USS Alabama. Battleship Memorial Park presents Living History Crew Drills that will immerse you in a history that should never be forgotten! Battleship Memorial Park in Mobile, Alabama is a military history park and museum..

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Discover Historic Fort Gaines - Guardian of Mobile Bay

Historic Fort Gaines, on Alabama's Dauphin Island, is one of the best preserved, 19th century shoreline fortifications on the east coast. Best known for its Civil War role during the Battle of Mobile Bay, the fort is now a historic site offering living history tours...

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A History Of Crime And Enforcement At The Mobile Police Museum

If you're interested in the history of law enforcement from a variety of angles, you should definitely visit the Mobile Police Museum. The museum offers a fascinating collection of artifacts from over 180 years of Mobile law enforcement history...

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Celebrate The Return Of Spring At Mobile Botanical Gardens

Come celebrate the return of spring! Mobile Botanical Gardens' annual "Plantasia!" Spring Plant Sale and Providence Hospital's Festival of Flowers both help to set the stage every March. Come revel in the natural beauty and great plant deals this March in Mobile, AL...

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Explore the Dauphin Island Sea Lab Estuarium

Get up close and personal with rays, crabs, turtles, lobsters and more when you explore the Dauphin Island Sea Lab Estuarium! Come discover the secret worlds of the Mobile-Tensaw Delta and the Gulf of Mexico. The Dauphin Island Sea Lab Estuarium exhibits take you beneath Alabama's...

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You'll "Dig" the University of South Alabama Archaeology Museum

Come discover over 12,000 years of Gulf Coast history and prehistory at the University of South Alabama Archaeology Museum! Exhibits showcase artifacts from ancient Woodland cultures, mound-building Mississippian peoples, early French settlers, and archaeologists at work.

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Take A Walk Down Alabama's Alligator Alley!

If you're a fan of wildlife - or just want to see a prehistoric monster up close - then you'll love Alligator Alley alligator farm, in Summerdale, AL! Alabama's Alligator Alley is home to more than 450 alligators, from hatchlings to mature adults.

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Discover the Mobile-Tensaw Delta at 5 Rivers Delta Resource Center

5 Rivers Delta Resource Center is a great place to explore the natural wonder that is Alabama's Mobile-Tensaw Delta. The Mobile-Tensaw Delta is a fascinating place where five rivers come together into Mobile Bay. When the Mobile, Spanish, Tensaw, Apalachee, and Blakeley rivers flow into...

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Step Back In Time At the Bragg-Mitchell Mansion

There are a number of restored, historic houses in Mobile but the Bragg-Mitchell Mansion is the most spectacular Antebellum example in town. The mansion features double parlors, a lavish dining room, and grounds lush with live oaks and azaleas. 

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Mobile Medical Museum - 300 Years of Medical History

When you visit the Mobile Medical Museum, in Mobile, AL, you'll see thousands of fascinating artifacts that will take you back through 300 years of medical history! Mobile was at the center of Alabama's early medical history and is home to many of the state's medical firsts...

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Visit the Conde-Charlotte House Museum

Travel back in time to 18th century Mobile, Alabama with a visit to the Conde–Charlotte House historic house museum. The gateway to Mobile's history! Of them all, the Conde-Charlotte House Museum is billed as "the gateway to Mobile's history," and with good reason. The building...

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Discover Mobile's Richards DAR House Museum

Come tour the Richards DAR House Museum! This magnificently decorated, 1860's Italianate townhouse is located in Mobile, AL's downtown Historical District. Mobile is home to a number of historic house museums that you can visit and tour - and the Richards DAR House is one of them.

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Travel Along the Dora Franklin Finley African American Heritage Trail

Discover the history and often unsung heroes of Mobile's ethnically diverse past on the Dora Franklin Finley African-American Heritage Trail. The trail's more than 40 points of interest reveal otherwise forgotten chapters of history and stories of unrelenting courage.

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Discover the Mobile Waterfront with a Sunset Mobile Al Dinner Cruise!

Soak up beautiful sunset views of the Mobile waterfront in style from aboard The Perdido Queen, a classic paddlewheel boat, on a Mobile Al dinner cruise! Waterfront cruises aboard the Perdido Queen is one of Mobile, AL's newest attractions.

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Hit The Links - Public Mobile AL Golf Courses

If you're hoping to hit the links during your Mobile Bay getaway, you're in luck. The selection of Mobile AL golf courses open to the public includes a stop along the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail! It may just be warming up where you are but, here in the Gulf Coast, every season is golf season.

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Chickasabogue Park - Hiking, Biking, Disc Golf, and More!

Chickasabogue Park is a 1,100-acre multi-use outdoor recreation facility offering mountain biking, hiking trails, disc-golf, canoeing, fishing, and more! Spring has sprung and now is the time to start planning your spring or summer Mobile Bay getaway.

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GulfQuest - National Maritime Museum of the Gulf Of Mexico

GulfQuest, in Mobile, AL is a maritime museum like no other! Over 90 different immersive and interactive exhibits let you experience the history, environment, commmerce, and more of the Gulf. If you're ever looking for a fun way to fill an afternoon, look no further than GulfQuest National...

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Tour the Past at Oakleigh Historic Complex

Step back in time at Oakleigh Historic Complex, home to Mobile's oldest house museum, a Union barracks, the Cox-Deasy Cottage, and the Minnie Mitchell Archives. Oakleigh House, constructed in 1833 by James W. Roper, was one of the first major residences to be built outside of the Mobile...

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Mobile Airboat Tours - Discover the Mobile-Tensaw River Delta

Mobile Airboat Tours will get you out onto the Mobile-Tensaw River Delta the way no other tour can. Airboats are fast, fun, and exciting. Plus they can maneuver more quietly and in shallower waters than most boats for even better, up-close wildlife experiences!

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Tour the USS Alabama at Battleship Memorial Park

Visit the past and honor the memories of sacrifices made with a visit to the USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park in Mobile, AL. The 155-acre park is home to the WWII battleship USS Alabama, the USS Drum submarine, aircraft, tanks, artillery, memorials, and much more!