At one time, Dauphin Island was the headquarters for the French colonization along the Gulf Coast. With its location in Mobile County (Gulf Coast Region), it puts itself in the Mobile, Alabama metro area.
The Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge is nearby providing the wildlife in the area a refuge from the everyday stress. Also nearby is the Estuarium at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab.
The area provides Island Cruises and local historic sites including the Fort Gaines Historic Site
and the Fort Morgan State Historic Site. Deep Sea Fishing Charters are available for people wanting an adventure and the Isle Dauphine Golf Club
are available for relaxing inland.
Some of the accommodations in the area are the Alabama Coastal Properties, Angel Realty Inc., Boardwalk Realty Inc., Dauphin Island Beach Club Condominiums, Dauphin Island Real Estate, Dauphin Surf Club, Gulf Breeze Motel, Harbor Lights Inn, and the Island Realty Corporation.
History Shell Mound Park |
Sports and Sporting Events Dauphin Island Fishing Pier | Mobile Bay Ferry |
Vacation Rentals Dauphin Surf Club |
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12/09 Coming to The area
Musical Echoes Fort Walton Beach FL April19-21 Musical Echoes Flute Festival hosts the largest Native American Flute and Art Festival in the USA. Located on the beautiful Emerald Coast of Fort Walton Beach/Destin Florida, the festival offers a garland of exqusite sights and sounds.
Pensacola Repticon Show Pensacola FL April27-28 Features two days of reptile fun, with over 100 tables of top-quality reptiles, amphibians, exotic pets and pet products, hourly seminars and presentations, door prizes sponsored by Exo Terra, and much more!
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival New Orleans LA April25 The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, a/k/a Jazz Fest, is a 10-day cultural feast in which thousands of musicians, cooks and craftspeople welcome 500,000 visitors each year. There are two main components: the Louisiana Heritage Fair and the Ev ening Concert Series. The Lousiana Heritage Fair is the signature feature of the Festival, showcasing unforgettable music on 12 stages, delicious Louisiana cuisine in two large food areas, and crafts artisans from the region and around the world demonstrating and selling their work.
Pensacola Crawfish Festival Pensacola FL May4-6 The festival is one of the largest crawfish boils in the state and is always held in downtown Pensacola on the beautiful waterfront of Bartram Park. The Pensacola Crawfish Festival brought a little of the Louisiana bayou right here to Pensacola Bay.
Gulfport Music Festival Gulfport MS May10-11 Huge weekend music festival featuring headliner entertainment, food booths, and more!
Hangout Music Festival Gulf Shores AL May17-19 Located directly on white sandy beaches surrounded by palm trees, the festival treats guests to a unique festival experience and consistently features a diverse selection of top touring artists.