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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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1065 Music Festival

Join us for a FREE weekend of music in Downtown Mobile on…more
Sep 29 – Oct 1

Thriller Nights of Lights

Enjoy this drive-thru laser and light show synchronized to…more
Sep 29 – Oct 31

Visit Mobile's Annual Business Meeting

Each year, Visit Mobile hosts an Annual Business Meeting at The…more
Oct 5

Seward Farms Maze and Field of Fright

Enjoy eight acres of towering corn and see if you can survive…more
Oct 14 – Oct 28

Greek Fest

Celebrate Greek Culture with Greek fare, dancing, a market and…more
Oct 19 – Oct 21

Wells Fargo Senior Bowl Charity Run

A 5K, 10K and fun run allows the Senior Bowl to give back to…more
Nov 4

Christmas Nights of Lights

Over 1 million LED lights, driven by over 10,000 computer…more
Nov 10 – Jan 1

Mobile International Festival

Sample global cuisine, culture, arts and more.    …more
Nov 16 – Nov 18

Lighting of the Trees in Bienville Square

The City welcomes in the holiday season with…more
Nov 17

 


 

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