Birding Trails Popular in Mobile
Anyone with an interest in birds will find the Alabama Coastal Birding Trail in Mobile a paradise. This trail covers two counties and guides tourists with directional and interpretive signs giving tourists endless opportunities for viewing the native and visiting feathered wildlife. While on the trail, keep your eyes open to get a look at the Bachman's Sparrow, the Barred Owl, the White Ibis or the Mississippi Kite.
Visitors to Mobile will also enjoy the Bellingrath Gardens where you'll find over 65 acres of landscapes containing numerous year-around blooming flowers. You'll also enjoy the 900-acre semitropical forest and a display of 19th century furniture and Boehm porcelain china at the Bellingrath Home.
If you're interested in an exciting tour the explores Mobile Bay and the Tensaw River Delta, then joint the Delta Outdoor Guide for an airboat tour. You'll enjoy this eco-tour experience with tours of swamps, sightseeing tours, and powerboat and airboat trips. There's no better way to enjoy nature than to go to where the environment is.
Alligator Alley is a great place to visit and have the chance to visit over 100 alligators in their natural environment. Because of Alligator Alley, many alligators are now safe. If you're brave enough, you can participate in one of the three daily feedings. This Mobile attraction offers the chance to learn about alligators from the informative staff. While visiting Alligator Alley, you may see other wildlife and birds who have made this sanctuary their home also.
The Estuarium at Dauphin Island Sea Lab is a great place for interactive and visual displays on the plants, ecology, resources and animals that make up the Mobile-Tensaw River Delta and Mobile Bay area. After tour the Estuarium, visitors can enjoy a walk through the Audubon Bird Sanctuary.
Mobile is also home of The Crossings golf course that has been home to the LPGA's Mitchell Company Tournament of Champions. The Crossings has been designed with hilly terrain and greens that are elevated well above the level of the fairway. The main tract of the course is The Falls which has large contoured greens and extensive cloverleaf bunkers. A waterfall cascading across stair steps can be found on the 10th hole that is a 570 yard par 5 hole. This hole is the greatest challenge to the best of players.
Mobile is home of a wide array of restaurants from fine dining to casual and family enjoyment. The Mobile area is famous for serving fresh seafood, so don't miss out on fresh oysters, shrimp, flounder or blue crabs. You'll find the seafood served in a number of ways so take your pick and enjoy.
Mobile and Mobile Bay can take care of all your shopping needs or desires with the numerous malls, and shopping venues located in the area. Whether you're looking for formal wear, casual wear, or beachwear, you won't have any difficulty locating a shop. If your wanting to search for antiques and gifts, the Mobile are also offers plenty of shops to fit you needs.