Fairhope Alabama Attractions
Fairhope, Alabama, a small city of about 12,000 sitting high on the bluffs overlooking the eastern shore of Mobile Bay, has the charming feel of an Old World village.
The quaint downtown, created when the community was founded by a group of idealists over a hundred years ago, is vibrant and picturesque. Cafes, galleries, gift shops, boutiques and antique shops invite peaceful strolling, as do the shady waterfront parks, bluff top sidewalks and public pier.
Neighboring fishing villages harvest the bounty of the surrounding Gulf waters and local oysters, crabs and shrimp grace the menus of Fairhope's many restaurants.
Fairhope enjoys an ideal climate for outdoor enthusiasts who can fish, bike, hike, golf and play tennis year 'round. Quail Creek, the challenging municipal golf course, is popular with locals and visitors alike and sailboats of all shapes and sizes can be rented from local marinas. You will find that Fairhope's refined, tranquil atmosphere will charm and relax you - just what most of us are looking for in a vacation.
Mobile Bay • 1.6 Miles;
Spend the day shopping, sightseeing, or just relaxing. Visit many of Fairhope's quaint shops. Look for antiques, stroll on the pier, or enjoy a meal at one of the many restaurants Fairhope is known for.
Fairhope Municipal Pier • 1.6 Miles
The bayfront park and pier are the centerpiece of picturesque Fairhope. Duck ponds, a picnic area, a beautiful water fountain, and an award winning rose garden are just a few of it's many attractions. Come visit the pier and you'll see why it's truly a one of a kind place.
Quail Creek Golf Course • 2.5 Miles
19841 Quail Creek Drive, Fairhope, AL 36532, 251-990-0240
Quail Creek Golf Course is an affordable, city-owned course just minutes away from the shops, restaurants, and accommodations of downtown Fairhope.
USS Alabama Battleship - Mobile Bay • 14.0 Miles
2703 Battleship Pkwy, Mobile, AL 36601
Courage comes alive at Battleship Memorial Park, one of America's finest military parks. Here, along the shores of Mobile Bay, you'll experience heroism spanning more than seven decades from World War II to Desert Storm. The park includes, the mighty Battleship USS Alabama, Submarine USS Drum, air-conditioned aircraft pavilion, flight simulator ride, stirring historical videos military bombers and fighter planes, gift shop and snack bar plus much more.
Cotton Blossom Riverboat • 15.0 Miles
1 South Water Street, Mobile AL 36602, 251-438-3060
Enjoy a cruise aboard the authentic sternwheel riverboat, Cotton Blossom, featured on the national register of Historic Places. Offering sunset dinners, delta cruises, private charters.
Fort Conde Museum and Welcome Center • 18.2 Miles
Fort Conde, located in Mobile, Alabama, is a reconstruction, at 4/5 scale, of part of the original French Fort Condé at the site, also known as Fort Carlota (under Spanish rule) and Fort Charlotte (under British rule). Fort Conde offers costumed guides that lead tours, fire muskets and cannons, and take you back to the early days of Mobile. The Visitor Center has interactive video highlights of attractions and events, a movie overview of the City, historic murals, and a gift shop.
Boating & Fishing
Fairhope, AL Photos
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