Author: Andrew Felts

As the Communications & Public Relations Manager at Visit Mobile, Andrew actively promotes the iconic destination to international and domestic media. When he's not hosting a press trip around the city, you are likely to find him at community events or traveling and exploring various cultures and cuisine.

100 Reasons Why Tourism Matters to Mobile

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 10:00 AM by Andrew Felts

There's no denying that tourism matters in Mobile! Tourism brings cash to our communities, creates jobs, enhances the local economy and improves the quality of life for residents. At the same time, travel and tourism heightens cultural awareness, help create a sense of place for a community and can

LoDa District Cocktail Crawl

Monday, August 30, 2021 10:00 AM by Andrew Felts

Cheers from Mobile! Our beautiful LoDa District makes the perfect backdrop for your cocktail crawl while visiting. What are you waiting for? Enjoy these cocktails and more while strolling through our vibrant entertainment district!

FEATURE: The Van Antwerp Old Fashioned

Monday, August 16, 2021 11:00 AM by Andrew Felts

The Van Antwerp Building has stood at the corner of Royal and Dauphin Street in downtown Mobile since the mid-19th century. For almost 7 decades, the Van Antwerp was a three-story building which housed G. Van Antwerp & Sons' drug store. At the turn of the century, the Van Antwerp Building grew to 120 feet becoming the city of Mobile's first skyscraper and the first reinforced concrete skyscraper in the Southeastern United States.

Celebrate Labor Day in Mobile

Friday, July 30, 2021 11:00 AM by Andrew Felts

Mobile is the perfect place to kick back and relax this Labor Day weekend. As the city that was Born to Celebrate we always know how to have a good time! As an added bonus, we’ve made planning your three day weekend easy so you can explore Mobile at your own pace and in your own style! Check out these itineraries to get started:

Your Dreamy Date Ideas in Mobile

Friday, July 30, 2021 10:00 AM by Andrew Felts

The Netflix-and-chill days are out. Instead, surprise your special someone with a day or evening out in Mobile. With dozens of unique date spots all around the city, it’s easy to create a memorable experience with your sweetheart in this charming city. Here are six dreamy date ideas to choose from:

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