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First Timer's Guide to Mobile

Wednesday, May 22, 2024 1:00 PM by Janae Hudson

Hi, there! Welcome to Mobile, the oldest city in Alabama. Mobile is home to so many iconic people and traditions. We are so excited to share every single one with you. Discover our Gulf Coast charm with this comprehensive guide tailored for first-time visitors. Even if this isn’t your first trip to

Mobile is Rated E for Everyone!

Friday, May 17, 2024 1:00 PM by Janae Hudson

Mobile takes pride in having a variety of attractions and flavors that appeal to all interests and cravings. One might say that we are “Rated E for Everyone.” Whether you’re 1 or 101, there’s something for you to enjoy in the Port City so book your stay, get away for a few days and let your

Summer is the perfect time to explore the vibrant city of Mobile, with its rich history, diverse culture, and beautiful natural scenery. Whether you’re a local looking to become reacquainted with your hometown or a visitor eager to experience the best of what Mobile has to offer, this bucket list

Black history is deeply woven into Mobile’s past. Juneteenth (short for “June Nineteenth”) is celebrated as the day that the last enslaved African Americans were emancipated. Join Mobile in honoring Juneteenth by celebrating at local festivals, visiting local exhibits and shopping with Black-owned

Weekend Wind Down in Mobile

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 2:00 PM by Janae Hudson

Picture this: It’s 5 o’clock on a Friday and you’re searching for activities to start your weekend on a fun note. There are so many options but you need help finding something that matches your interest. After landing on Visit Mobile’s event calendar and blog pages, you discover a new event you

The 251 Dictionary of Mobile-isms

Friday, April 19, 2024 8:00 AM by Janae Hudson

The South is the birthplace of so many iconic sayings. “Bless your heart,” “over yonder” and “fixin’ to” are just a handful. The Port City’s dictionary has phrases that many tried and true Mobilians swear by.

"Born under an azalea bush in Bienville Square on Joe Cain Day"

Definition: Huh?

It’s no secret that Mardi Gras is one of Mobile's most prized annual celebrations, but what keeps the good times rolling throughout the year? As home to various cultures and traditions, the Azalea City is the Gulf Coast destination where entertainment takes place all year round. Add these events to

Celebrating Mother's Day the Mobile, AL Way

Friday, March 22, 2024 4:00 PM by Janae Hudson

As Spring takes center stage and the scent of jasmine fills the air, we are one step closer to celebrating a day that’s dedicated to honoring the extraordinary women in our lives. Mother’s Day is a reminder of the endless love and support bestowed upon us by mothers, grandmothers and maternal

This year, make “discovery” your mission. Mobile’s renowned museums are nothing short of phenomenal and captivating. Recently, a few of the city’s museums have opened extraordinary exhibits that transport you across international waters, take you into the past and blast you into the future all

Cuban Wonders in Mobile

Friday, February 16, 2024 10:00 PM by Janae Hudson

The wetlands, culture and streets of Havana are alive within Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center's newest exhibit, ¡CUBA! This showcase of Cuban culture not only immerses visitors through delicate props and live reptiles but also seamlessly weaves together science, diversity, and history.

At the

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