Some will give you reason to reflect; others will take your breath away with sheer excitement. Each is unique to the Mobile Bay area and we challenge you to experience them all!

Here are 28 Signature Moments in Mobile! 

The sights, sounds and artistry of Carnival culture can all be experienced at the Mobile Carnival Museum.

 The History Museum of Mobile is home to the Visit Mobile Welcome Center. Both are great places to start your visit.

 At Colonial Fort Conde, discover how the French, English and Spanish helped shape our city.

 Activities and experiments delight at the Exploreum Science Center.

On the scenic shore of Mobile Bay, USS ALABAMA Battleship Memorial Park showcases our country’s proud tradition of service with memorials, military aircraft, and the USS DRUM submarine.

Get inspired by incredible works of art at the Mobile Museum of Art.

Take a stroll through the 65-acre Bellingrath Gardens and Home with its beautiful landscape architecture. Include a tour of the stately home with its collections of porcelain, fine furnishings and more.

In West Mobile, stop by the Mobile Botanical Gardens for a peaceful retreat featuring one of the most diverse collections of camellias and azaleas in the United States.

At the Historic Oakleigh Complex more than 1,000 artifacts tell Mobile’s story from the 1830s including the Civil War and long past the Reconstruction era.

In one of our oldest historic neighborhoods, the Richards-DAR House Museum, framed in signature ironwork, awaits visitors.

For splendor in full form, the Bragg-Mitchell Mansion showcases elegant porches and parlors and is surrounded by towering oaks.

The Condé-Charlotte Museum House reveals a collection of artifacts representing the nations that have flown flags here.

With 300 years of local and world history, the Mobile Medical Museum is a fascinating stop.

Learn about our heroes and first responders at the original 1855 firehouse that is now home to the Phoenix Fire Museum.

Get prehistoric with a visit to the University of South Alabama Archeology Museum.

Ride the rails for train fun at Silverhill’s Wales West Light Railway.

Meet Captain Crunch and more than 200 other alligators (from the safety of an elevated boardwalk) at Alligator Alley in Summerdale.

Strap in for adventure with Airboat Express and Airboat Adventures and fly along the rivers bordering the Causeway.

On the Mobile River, GulfQuest National Maritime Museum of the Gulf of Mexico features more than 90 fascinating exhibits.

WildNative Tours offers exhilarating nature-based excursions where you can experience the diverse wildlife of America’s Amazon with expert guides.

For a sunset sail or to fish a honey hole, Making Waves Charters has the boat for you.

Folks who love to dance and dine on the rolling river will thrill onboard Perdido Queen Cruises.

Swing by the Hank Aaron Childhood Home & Museum, located next to the stadium named after Mobile’s favorite son, and baseball Hall of Famer.

Find your own field of dreams within the sprawling agricultural wonder of Seward Farm Maze.

For a variety of attractions, shopping and entertainment, look to the 250-acre playground that is OWA in nearby Foley.


-Visit Mobile