Category - Outdoors

Al Fresco Dining in Mobile

Monday, March 8, 2021 8:00 AM by Andrew Felts

The weather is delightful, the food is delectable and the time is perfect for you to dine al fresco at one of your favorite spots in Mobile! No matter what you are craving … homemade pasta, farm-to-table or the best taco plate, you’re sure to enjoy a fabulous meal while dining outdoors!

Here are


Wednesday, June 14, 2017 1:01 PM by Visit Mobile

Did you know that Mobile has championship golf courses right in its backyard? Meet Magnolia Grove - a 54 hole beauty that's carved through indigenous hardwood and pine. It's a golfer's paradise and one of the championship courses along the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail {RTJ}.

RTJ Magolia Grove

Nearly 12 million

Middle Bay Lighthouse Tour

Friday, September 23, 2016 10:16 AM by Visit Mobile

This 4 hour narrated boat tour is something so special!

A little history lesson for you - Mobile's Middle Bay Lighthouse is one of Alabama's most interesting lighthouses. There are just a couple of screw-pile light-houses left at sea in the United States that still stand on piles screwed into a

Splish, Splash!

Monday, June 20, 2016 1:56 PM by Visit Mobile

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Quack Quack Quack---Gulf Coast Ducks is officially open!

Mobile's newest attraction operates amphibious tour vehicles that provide an entertaining land and water tour for kids and adults alike!

The whole experience is all about entertainment, folks! The energetic tour guides bring hilarity and fun

Before You Reach The Beach

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 10:00 AM by Visit Mobile


Heading to the beach this summer? Need to stretch your legs? Instead of driving THROUGH Mobile this time, plan on stopping off for a bit to find out what this old city has new to offer. With the opening of GulfQuest National Maritime Museum last fall and great new exhibits at the Gulf Coast

Gardening On The Gulf Coast

Monday, May 2, 2016 3:10 PM by Visit Mobile

With the beautiful weather of spring, our thoughts turn to digging in the dirt! Bellingrath Gardens and Home has several events in May and June to help Gulf Coast gardeners with growing tips and long-range landscaping to create blooms and beauty all year long. Visit for details! Here

A Doggone Good Time in Mobile

Friday, April 1, 2016 3:28 PM by Visit Mobile

Traveling is fun. Traveling with your favorite furry, four-legged friend is even more fun! Mobile has long been a dog-friendly destination and we welcome you and your best friend in many ways. From dog-friendly hotels, restaurants and shops to numerous dog-centric events, we know you will both have

Winter Wednesdays at Bellingrath Gardens

Friday, January 22, 2016 11:31 AM by Visit Mobile

winter colors

Even during the cold season, Bellingrath Gardens is filled with blooms and beauty! Mobile visitors are invited to join the Winter Wednesdays series in January and February for sessions on gardening, history and more.

Here's the schedule:

January 27: Birding on the Gulf Coast

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All-Star Senior Bowl Lineup

Friday, January 22, 2016 10:58 AM by Visit Mobile

In just a few short days, the country's best collegiate football seniors will arrive in Mobile for the 2016 Reese's Senior Bowl! The Gridiron Glory will take place on January 30 at a packed Ladd-Peebles Stadium.

And, when we say All-Star lineup, we mean it.

Take a look at the teams:

The North


Trailing Mobile

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 9:12 AM by Visit Mobile

In Mobile, Fall usually means we're ready to strap on our tennis shoes and embrace the outdoors! From trails on land to trails at sea, Mobile can spark the inner outdoorsman in all of us!

Dr. Glenn Sebastian Nature Trails

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For over 30 years, nature fanatics have flocked to the University of South