View of Fort Conde in Mobile, Alabama.


Discover Mobile, Alabama; a historic coastal gem where every visit brings new experiences. Immerse yourself in the original Mardi Gras spirit, catch a captivating show at the Saenger Theatre or stroll through the Mobile Botanical Gardens. Don't forget to pay homage to history at the USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park. With a rich heritage spanning over 300 years, Mobile beckons with museums, historical treasures, and enough Southern flair to keep you coming back for more.

Nearby cities include Dauphin Island and Spanish Fort.

View of Fort Conde in Mobile, Alabama.

Mobile: Home of the Original Mardi Gras

The Mobile Carnival Museum celebrates the history and legends of Mobile Mardi Gras. Housed in a restored mansion on Government St, right where Mardi Gras happens, the museum comes complete with the majestic crowns, scepters, and robes of Mardi Gras Royalty. Don’t forget to visit the iron-clad balcony and throw a few Mardi Gras beads to the crowd.

Visit the Carnival Museum
The Original Mardi Gras Town

Explore Mobile

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Fine Dining Part 4: Mobile’s Culinary El...

Mobile, Alabama, is known for its historic and coastal charm with French influences. The vibrant history of the city includes the first-ever Mardi Gras celebration and parade that dates back to 1711.

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Travels With Darley: The Alabama for Foo...

It’s the Year of Alabama Food, and Darley Newman of Travels With Darley has embarked on a two-part series exploring the great eats in Central and South Alabama.

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Southern Comfort

Having a great vacation has a lot to do with where you stay. Check out (and check into) some of the best accommodations in Alabama.

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Ultimate Travel Guide to the Coastal Reg...

Kelsey and I were invited by Alabama Tourism to head to the coastal region of Alabama for a birding campaign. We were so excited to visit as this was one of the first big tourism trips we received.

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Show the Love for Alabama’s Restaurants ...

Alabama’s culinary expertise will be on display when Restaurant Week kicks off on Aug. 18. This culinary event showcases an appreciation of Alabama’s diverse cuisine over a two-week period from Aug. 18-27.

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Alabama’s Gulf Coast Is a Great Place to...

Alabama’s beautiful Gulf Coast is in the direct path of migratory birds during their spring return to the north.

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How to Get There

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Mobile is easily reached via Interstates 10 and 65. Additionally, visitors can use Highways 98, 90, and 43 to get anywhere in the city.
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The Mobile Regional Airport is located west of downtown Mobile.
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Greyhound offers daily bus service, including holidays, to and from Mobile.

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