Our bed and breakfast near Mobile, Alabama is ideally situated a short 45 minute drive from Mobile. A day trip to Mobile can be a day rich in history when you explore the Battle of Mobile Bay Civil War Trail, tracing the path of Battle of the Bay and the Overland Campaign. The trail stretches from the Gulf over 90 miles to north Mobile County, and documents the military movements and way of life on and around Mobile Bay during this significant campaign. A series of interpretive signs at more than a dozen sites offers detailed exploration of the historic events which restored Mobile and the bay country to the Union. The stories of ship captains, fort commanders and common fighting men are told through first-hand accounts, historical references and detailed illustrations displayed on the signs.
Best Historic Activities in Mobile, AL
5 Rivers Delta – Where the Mobile, Spanish, Tensaw, Apalachee and Blakely rivers flow into Mobile Bay stands an incredible new facility for outdoor recreation, conservation and land stewardship. Part of the Bartram Canoe Trail.
Bellingrath Gardens and Home – Take the loop around Mobile to enjoy 65 acres of beautiful gardens, and a museum home with all of the charm of the Old South. Located on the Fowl River in Mobile and a must visit in any season
U.S.S. ALABAMA Battleship Memorial Park – Features the Submarine U.S.S. DRUM, military aircraft and equipment, an audiovisual theater, concessions and a gift shop.
Gulf Quest Maritime Museum – Adventures Aweigh, Have a Maritime, Navigate History and discover fun
History Museum of Mobile – Visit The Mary Jane Slaton Inge Gallery, our new permanent exhibit displaying the finer things of life in Old Mobile. The gallery is named for one of our longtime volunteers and friends, Mary Jane Slaton Inge, who was a lifelong resident of the Port City.
Colonial Fort Condé – The original Fort at 150 South Royal Street was built in 1723 by French explorers.
Mobile Carnival Museum – Discover the “Birthplace of Mardi Gras”
The Noble South – Located in the heart of Mobile, AL, The Noble South is an innovative “land to hand, farm to table” restaurant. Our ever-changing menu boasts an exciting combination of local products and traditional Southern ingredients.
The Hummingbird Way – Features regional cuisines and a fresh, reinvigorated take on Southern classics while utilizing the fresh produce and seafood harvest of the Mobile region.
Grand Mariner Restaurant – Best Fried Crab Claws anywhere just a little south of Mobile but much worth the drive
Dauphine’s Restaurant – Casual Fine Dining 424 ft. above Mobile Bay
Debris Po Boys & Drinks – A lighter side taste of Nawlins (muffalettas, etouffees, gumbos, etc.)