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
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.
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.
Make your way around Fairhope and take in mansions, Civil War trails, trunk shows and birding options.
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.
Fairhope Municipal Pier
This bayfront property features a quarter- mile-long pier, swimming, picnic areas, a rose garden, restaurant, walking trails and marina.
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.
Soak in the natural beauty where the Mobile, Spanish, Tensaw, Apalachee and Blakeley rivers flow into Mobile Bay.
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.
Eastern Shore Art Center
The site of wood-burning Pinewood Kiln, an Alabama Historical Landmark, the center features monthly exhibits and a concert series.
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
Grand Hotel Marriott Resort, Golf Club & Spa
This AAA Four Diamond rated resort was once a Confederate hospital.
Away at the Bay
This bed and breakfast is located in a quiet neighborhood and offers privacy and beautiful surroundings.
Church Street Inn
Experience Southern hospitality in this 1920s home turned bed and breakfast, located within walking distance of shops and restaurants.
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
Panini Pete’s has been featured on Food Network’s “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives” and “Guy’s Big Bite.”
Punta Clara Candy Kitchen
The shop, located in an 1897 Victorian home, sells a large selection of sweet treats.
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.
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.
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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
Fairhope 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