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Mobile's Landscape

The Mobile-Tensaw River Delta is one of the largest intact wetland ecosystems in America. This maze of rivers, bayous, creeks, streams, lakes, and wetlands is home to an abundance of plant and animal life. The oak dominated hardwood forest, laden with Spanish moss, and intermingled with pines and an undergrowth of shrubs, herbs, and beautiful flowers plays host to 126 species of fish, 40 species of mammals, 69 species of reptiles, 30 species of amphibians, 500 species of plants and more than 300 species of birds. Now that's a lot of life.

 

 

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When it comes to plant life, this climate offers year-round gorgeous buds and blooms including azaleas (spring), camellias (winter), an array of tropical plants (summer), and chrysanthemums (fall). Mobile is referred to as the Azalea City, and was home to the historic Azalea Trail. There is a popular annual race, The Azalea Trail Run, -http://www.pcpacers.org/atr - that zig zags through the city during the peak of the azalea bloom.

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Bellingrath Gardens and Home is responsible for Mobile's reputation as an azalea mecca, and some of the country's largest and most incredible blooms can be enjoyed there each spring. Equally stunning is Bellingrath's display of outdoor cascading mums - the largest in the United States. Each November, the horticultural staff works tirelessly to present blankets of color which flow from the windows of the Bellingrath Museum Home, across the handrails of bridges, and through every nook and cranny of the 65 acre public garden.

 

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Haunted Ducks

or centuries Mobile has been home to pirates, vagabonds,…more
Oct 5 – Oct 30

Pumpkin Patch Express & Scary Night Trains at

Ride an authentic steam train, enjoy decorating your pumpkin,…more
Sep 28 – Oct 31

Thriller Nights of Lights

Enjoy this drive-thru laser and light show synchronized to…more
Sep 28 – Oct 31

University of South Alabama Jaguars Football

Cheer on the University of South Alabama Jaguars football…more
Sep 1 – Dec 1

Dark Secrets Tour

Stories of Disaster, Murder, and Hauntings Get ready, Mobile!…more
Oct 5 – Oct 27

Seward Farms Field of Fright

Are you Hungry for a Little Fright? Explore the Field of Fright!…more
Oct 13 – Oct 27

Seward Farms Maze

Join Seward Farms for our 2018 Season! Six Saturdays you won't…more
Sep 29 – Nov 3

Wine on the River

Join us for Mobile's 2nd Annual wine tasting event on…more
Oct 20

Boo at Bellingrath, Bellingrath Gardens and Home

Dress up your little ghosts and goblins for a day of Halloween…more
Oct 27

Halloween at the Exploreum

Join us for an Animated Halloween at the Gulf Coast Exploreum on…more
Oct 27

Gears and Beers

Join us on November 10, 2018 for the 4th Annual Gears and Beers!…more
Nov 10

Magic Christmas in Lights at Bellingrath Gardens

Bellingrath Gardens and Home is celebrating the 23rd year of…more
Nov 23 – Dec 31

 

  

 


 


 

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