Downtown Fairhope, Alabama at night.


Welcome to Fairhope, a dynamic coastal town celebrated for its captivating vistas of Mobile Bay. Experience the essence of home-away-from-home comfort at the inviting Grand Hotel and other splendid lodging options. As you embark on your journey, absorb the Gulf's splendor from Fairhope Pier or immerse yourself in the world of art at the Eastern Shore Art Center, which offers both creative classes and inspiring galleries. Relish the culinary delights at Fairhope's acclaimed, prize-winning eateries, and partake in the vibrant community spirit at the Fairhope Outdoor Farmer's Market. Whether your travels bring you with family, a significant other, or a group of friends, Fairhope extends its warmest invitation to all.

Nearby cities include Daphne, Gulf Shores, and Orange Beach.

Downtown Fairhope, Alabama at night.

The Fairhope French Quarter

Nestled in Fairhope's French Quarter, you'll find a captivating oasis housing Alabama's largest crape myrtle, a majestic symbol of nature's resilience. The cobblestone courtyard invites you to a unique sensory experience, where time slows down and urban chaos recedes. Live music serenades your senses, setting the stage for relaxation. Amidst this enchantment, explore eclectic shops, showcasing artisanal craftsmanship from handcrafted jewelry to intricate sculptures, where every piece tells a story.

Visit the Iconic French Quarter
European charm and artisanal craftsmanship in Fairhope’s French Quarter.

Explore Fairhope

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How to Get There

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Fairhope is accessible from US Route 98 from Interstate 10.

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