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Fairhope

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A vibrant town that lies on Alabama’s Gulf Coast, Fairhope has long been known for its lovely parks and its sweeping panoramic views of Mobile Bay. Make sure to visit the shops, boutiques, cafes, art galleries, gift shops and fabulous seafood restaurants in Fairhope and the surrounding area.

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What To See & Do

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Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail

This part of the trail is located at Lakewood Golf Club and the Grand Hotel Marriott Resort, Golf Club & Spa.

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Fairhope French Quarter

Home to the South’s largest crape myrtle, this area of Fairhope invites you to relax, enjoy live music and browse the unique shops.

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Landmark Tours

Make your way around Fairhope and take in mansions, Civil War trails, trunk shows and birding options.

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Gator Alley Boardwalk

This half-mile boardwalk allows you to get a close-up view of alligators, fish and other wildlife. Please don’t feed the alligators.

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Fairhope Municipal Pier

This bayfront property features a quarter- mile-long pier, swimming, picnic areas, a rose garden, restaurant, walking trails and marina.

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Historic Blakeley State Park

Take a step back in time at the site of the last major battle of the Civil War where Fort Blakeley fell.

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Five Rivers

Soak in the natural beauty where the Mobile, Spanish, Tensaw, Apalachee and Blakeley rivers flow into Mobile Bay.

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Oak Hollow Farm

Go horseback riding, take a hike, enjoy a hayride, fishing or nature trails. Oak Hollow Farm has a party barn and 300 acres of fun.

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Eastern Shore Art Center

The site of wood-burning Pinewood Kiln, an Alabama Historical Landmark, the center features monthly exhibits and a concert series.

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Point Clear Promenade

Take a walk on this beautiful bayside promenade and view 28 homes that are part of the Point Clear Historic District.

Where To Stay

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Grand Hotel Marriott Resort, Golf Club & Spa

This AAA Four Diamond rated resort was once a Confederate hospital.

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Away at the Bay

This bed and breakfast is located in a quiet neighborhood and offers privacy and beautiful surroundings.

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Church Street Inn

Experience Southern hospitality in this 1920s home turned bed and breakfast, located within walking distance of shops and restaurants.

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Hampton Inn Fairhope-Mobile Bay

Enjoy modern amenities in the middle of Fairhope's downtown historic district, just steps from shopping, restaurants and Mobile Bay.

Where To Eat & Drink

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Panini Pete’s

Panini Pete’s has been featured on Food Network’s “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives” and “Guy’s Big Bite.”

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Punta Clara Candy Kitchen

The shop, located in an 1897 Victorian home, sells a large selection of sweet treats.

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Big Daddy’s Grill

Complete with a riverside patio, rocking chairs and frequent live music, Big Daddy’s is known for its po’boys and the Big Daddy burger.

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Felix's Fish Camp

Seafood is the main attraction at Felix's Fish Camp, but the panoramic view of Mobile Bay tends to steal the show.

Area Map

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Area Towns

  • Bay Minette

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    The county seat of Baldwin County, Bay Minette is conveniently located 35 miles from Mobile. This beautiful city boasts a population of about 8,500 and is surrounded by many historic sites and other attractions.

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  • Bayou La Batre

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    Nestled along the peaceful shores of the Mississippi Sound on the Gulf of Mexico, the small, picturesque city of Bayou La Batre is a community steeped in Southern tradition and heritage with a unique French flair. Bayou La Batre is known as the Seafood Capital of Alabama, which means that not only is it an outstanding place to eat seafood, but also to fish. In fact…

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  • Bon Secour

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    Located on the coastline of beautiful Bon Secour Bay in Baldwin County, this town has a rich history and some of the best fishing around. Originally a fishing village in the late 19th century, Bon Secour still provides a variety of seafood to customers near and far.

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  • Citronelle

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    This city in Mobile County sits atop the Citronelle Dome, a salt dome that is still rising.

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  • Daphne

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    Daphne was named by the first postmaster’s wife to recognize the abundance of laurel trees that were once abundant in the area.

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  • Dauphin Island

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    Dauphin Island is a bird watcher’s paradise and is part of the Alabama Coastal Birding Trail.

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  • Elberta

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    Located in Baldwin County, Elberta is home to the Baldwin County Heritage Museum.

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  • Foley

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    Just minutes from the white-sand beaches, Foley has many influences, including Native Americans, Spanish, French and English.

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  • Fort Morgan

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    This community on the tip of Mobile Point is home to an 1819 fort that served in the Civil War, Spanish-American War and both World War I and World War II. The fort played a major role during Battle of Mobile Bay and is a designated National Historic Landmark.

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  • Gulf Shores

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    The Alabama Gulf Coast boasts history, culture and 32 miles of beautiful white-sand beaches.

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  • Loxley

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    A town in Baldwin County, Loxley has a population of more than 1,000. It is conveniently located about 10 miles from Daphne and is about a 45-minute drive from Gulf Shores.

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  • Magnolia Springs

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    Magnolia Springs is located at the headwaters of the beautiful Magnolia River, which is the only river route for mail delivery in the continental United States.

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  • Mobile

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    Mobile retains many elements of its French, Spanish and British past along with its Southern hospitality.

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  • Mt. Vernon

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    Situated in beautiful Mobile County about 20 miles north of Mobile, Mt. Vernon has a population of 1,500.

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  • Orange Beach

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    The Alabama Gulf Coast boasts history, culture and 32 miles of beautiful white-sand beaches.

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  • Perdido

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    Nestled on the northern shore of Perdido Bay, this town has a population of about 500. It is located conveniently about 20 miles from Orange Beach.

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  • Point Clear

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    Located in Baldwin County, Point Clear has a population of 2,125.

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  • Robertsdale

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    Founded in 1905, this city is called the hub of Baldwin County. It has a population of more than 3,500 and is conveniently located near Gulf Shores and Mobile.

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  • Saraland

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    The third largest city in Mobile County, Saraland is a suburb of Mobile with a population of more than 13,000.

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  • Silverhill

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    This town is home to the Wales West Light Railway, a replica of a Welsh mountain railway. It is located in Baldwin County and has a population of more than 600.

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  • Spanish Fort

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    Spanish Fort was incorporated in July 1993, but its beginnings date back to 1781 after the American Revolution

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  • Stockton

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    The nearest community to Bottle Creek Indian Mounds, Stockton is an unincorporated community in Baldwin County.

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  • Summerdale

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    Located close to the beaches of Alabama, Summerdale has a population of more than 650.

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Getting there by plane
Getting there by car
Getting there by bus or train

The Mobile Regional Airport is a joint public and military-use airport serviced by four airlines offering 50 daily flights to and from Houston, Dallas/Fort Worth, Charlotte and Atlanta.

Mobile Regional Airport
8400 Airport Blvd.
Mobile , AL 36608

(251) 633-4510

Mobile is accessible via Interstate 10, the southern terminus for Interstate 65.

Greyhound offers daily bus service, including holidays, to and from Mobile. You will need to arrange transportation to your destination from the station. Hours of operation are subject to change. Call to verify information before making travel plans.

2545 Government Blvd.
Mobile , AL 36606

(251) 478-6089