Sail Into Summer in Mobile

Tuesday, May 25, 2021 10:00 AM by Andrew Felts

Summers down South are hot … in more ways than one. The Port City is located on the banks of the Mobile River, and sometimes just being close to the water can bring your body temperature down! To make your summer vacation planning easier, check out these fun things to do to help you enjoy your stay

Make A Splash on Dauphin Island This Summer

Thursday, May 13, 2021 12:00 PM by Shannon Mason

To me, Dauphin Island is a place like no other. The family-friendly beach town has all the charm of a perfect beach vacation while being far enough away from the hustle and bustle of city life. This has been my family’s beach vacation destination for years! Here, you will find white, sandy beaches,

It's Hopping, Mobile's Brew Scene That Is

Thursday, May 13, 2021 10:00 AM by Andrew Felts

Local beer is better—it’s just the glorious truth! American Craft Beer Week is an annual springtime salute to local beer and local breweries; and in Mobile, that’s an easy salute. Local breweries abound in downtown Mobile. Head over to one, or all, of our taprooms and enjoy fresh brewed, local beer.

Mobile Mardi Gras Fun Facts

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 12:00 AM by Visit Mobile

  • Originated in 1703, Mobile is THE birthplace of America's original Mardi Gras.

  • Joe Cain is the man. He brought Mardi Gras back to life after the Civil War by leading an impromptu parade down the streets of Mobile and we've been doing it ever since. He has a whole day dedicated to him during

A First-Timer's Guide to Mobile Mardi Gras

Monday, May 10, 2021 12:00 AM by Visit Mobile

For us locals, Mobile Mardi Gras is a sport and knowing the ins, outs, and everything in between is all part of the fun! So for you first-timers, let us bring you up to speed. Here's what you need to know if you're a first-timer to Mobile Mardi Gras:

We love Moon Pies— Banana, chocolate, peanut

Mobile is a historic city with a storied past, but Mobile is more than battleships and azaleas, (though those are pretty awesome). Mobile is a cultural melting pot with a different flavor for all senses. While Mobile has a ton to see and do, perhaps consider exploring Mobile the way the locals do.