Dauphin Island, Alabama
This dog-friendly barrier island is located three miles south of Mobile Bay in the Gulf of Mexico. Visitors arrive on a three-mile-long bridge to enjoy the warm Gulf waters, white-sand beaches, and relaxing ambience. Check out the Aquarium, Audubon Bird Sanctuary, or Indian Shell Mound Park for birds, wildlife, and history.
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