Destination: The Gulf Coast States
Our southernmost states are around the northern beaches of the Gulf of Mexico. From Texas in the west to Florida on the Gulf’s east side, these states offer sun, sand, waves, cities, islands, picturesque towns and a collection of resorts that provide a balmy, idyllic setting for business and pleasure. Best of all, perhaps, many of them are drive-to destinations — no air or flight logistics required.
Alabama – Mobile
Mobile is Alabama’s Gulf Coast city. It’s accessible from three major airports and two interstates. It has more than 1,000 hotel rooms within walking distance of the Arthur R. Outlaw Mobile Convention Center, and its Southern charm, Mardi Gras history, deep-sea fishing and nature and outdoor activities make it a good bet for groups and planners.