Mobile Bay is where modern development meets Gulf Coast living. It’s a relaxing lifestyle steeped in history, festivals, fresh seafood, and deeply connected to the outdoors and the Gulf of Mexico.
It is an exciting place where fun meets innovation; where the waterfront meets the arts; where coastal cuisine and Mardi Gras are celebrated; and where the splendor of lush foliage and the exotic beauty of the area is as evident as the Spanish moss dripping from the oak trees. Discover a multitude of adventures on a Mobile Bay vacation.
Fun-filled activities abound amidst the scenic beauty of this historic port city in near-by beaches and river delta hideaways. Mobile Bay’s one-of-a-kind attractions promise endless entertainment for visitors of all ages. Spend the day playing golf on one of twenty world-class golf courses. Prefer water over land? Cast a line from an exciting fishing charter boat bobbing in the Gulf of Mexico or venture through the second largest river delta in North America.
Mobile Bay’s unique culture and rich heritage have instilled a passion for the arts. This enthusiasm is showcased in the multitude of attractions, galleries and shops as well the largest and most innovative art museum along the Gulf Coast.
As a regional center for the arts, Mobile Bay’s calendar is filled with opera, symphony and ballet performances, live music concerts, theatrical productions, blockbuster exhibitions, and year round festivals. Join in the fun at block parties, artwalks, cook-offs, international events and of course America’s Original Mardi Gras.
These are just a few of the celebrations that take place throughout the year in Mobile Bay. We’ve made an art of enjoying the colorful history and culture of our region. Come see what it means to GO COASTAL and travel to Mobile Bay.
Historic antebellum homes, lush gardens and the oldest Mardi Gras celebration in America draw visitors to this gracious Southern city.
From around mid-February to early March, the city comes alive as it celebrates Mardi Gras with parades, floats, special events and parties.
Year-round, visit the nearby 65-acre Bellingrath Gardens and Home or the 100-acre Mobile Botanical Gardens, with nature trails and themed exhibits.
Sports fans enjoy the Hank Aaron Childhood Home and Museum. Also visit the Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center and the USS ALABAMA Battleship Memorial Park, home to a famous World War II ship.
Outdoor activities are plentiful. Walk the boardwalks through Alligator Alley, home to more than 100 alligators, some 13 feet long. Go bird-watching on Dauphin Island, one of the top flyways for bird migration in the United States.
Golf at one of Mobile’s 10 championship courses or charter a fishing excursion to land a trophy catch.