One Day in Mobile, AL Itinerary
Welcome to Mobile, Alabama — a 300-year old melting pot of cultures, cuisines, and camaraderie. Your next 24 hours will be filled with genuine southern hospitality, delectable dishes, and remarkable views. Are you ready to #VisitMobile?
PORT OF CALL
12 PM | UNPACK YOUR BAGS
The Malaga Inn will be your home for the next 24 hours. A historic, boutique hotel full of southern charm and … ghostly figures … whoops, did we mention ghosts? No worries, they’re friendly and will take good care of you!
1 PM | FIRST TASTE
An exceptional culinary experience will be the reason you return — we promise! Take your first bite on Dauphin Street at one of the many divine dining options within walking distance of your charming hotel.
2 PM | SEE THE SITES
Our city has many stories to tell. But, which one will you hear? Catch a guided tour to familiarize yourself with the city. Prefer to take on the city solo? No worries, throughout downtown Mobile, you will see beautiful historic architecture, fountains, our treasured live oaks, and more!
THE LoDa STROLL
Experience the history and culture of downtown Mobile’s Lower Dauphin Street Historic District. You’ll find some of the best shops, sips, and photo-op spots!
3 PM | ARTS & CULTURE
Art galleries galore! All within a few blocks of each other, you’ll discover many art galleries full of works from a variety of artists locally and around the world.
4 PM | SHOP
Check out the several retail locations downtown. Take home a piece of Mobile from Bienville Souvenirs & Gifts or pick up a funky gift from the local start-up incubator Urban Emporium!
5 PM | CHEERS!
Enjoy a pre-dinner cocktail at POST where mixologists will wow you with original, fresh libations crafted to your liking.
SAVOR THE FLAVORS
Anywhere you stop along the way in Mobile, you'll find a delicious experience waiting just for you. We believe that food is art, and in Mobile, well, we’re all artists!
8 PM | DINNER WITH A (SUNSET) VIEW
No one does boat-to-table quite like we do in Mobile. Choose from a variety of delicious restaurants while enjoying breathtaking views of the skyline beyond the waters of Mobile Bay.
8 PM | FINGER LICKIN’ GOOD
We take food seriously in Mobile. And we know sometimes you just want to “grub.” From fresh smoked BBQ to mouth-watering burgers, you’ll find a perfect meal to suit your cravings.
8 PM | CASUAL FINE DINING
That’s right, we said casual fine dining. It’s a thing here! Devour a delicious plate at Southern National, locally sourced ingredients at The Noble South, the unique fusion of flavors at NoJa, or many others!
BEFORE YOU HIT THE ROAD
We hate to see you go, but we can’t wait to welcome you back real soon!
9 AM | BREAKFAST
A variety of options to get your bacon, eggs and grits fix are just minutes away. Stop at the Spot of Tea for Mobile’s best omelet or head over to the Ruby Slipper for out-of-this-world benedicts!
10 AM | Dauphin Island
Grab a beach ball and your bathing suit and head just 45 minutes down the road to the Sunset Capital of Alabama: Dauphin Island. Splash in the waves and build giant castles in the sand, or check out the Dauphin Island Sea Lab and Estuarium and discover the beauty and wonders of the Mobile Estuary. After all, it’s the fourth largest estuary in the United States!
10 AM | Historic Mobile
No matter where you turn, history is right around the corner. Brush up on your trivia at the History Museum of Mobile, explore the battlegrounds of Colonial Fort Condé, or walk the streets of our historic downtown on a guided tour. It’s no secret that Mobile is home to some of the most beautiful homes in the south. Find out for yourself by visiting one (or all) of our charming downtown and midtown historic districts. All within a short distance of each other, you’ll experience the true heart and soul of Mobile.