Alabama's Coastal ConnectionThere are many ways to explore Alabama’s Coastal Connection and we invite you to find your own. From a relaxing retreat off the beaten path, you can explore our small towns and coastal character. From a popular beachfront resort you can enjoy an assortment of recreational opportunities. Discover our history or explore our trails. Take to our waters by ferry or fishing boat, pirogue or pier. Whatever you choose, take your time. Make your own connections!

Connecting with Each Other

You won’t find any set itineraries here. There are too many options! The experiences and memories shared while traveling prove to be some of the best you’ll ever have, so find what fits your group best and enjoy. Here are a few suggestions:

Connecting with Food

When was the last time you took a food tour on the Scenic Byway? If you’re on Alabama’s Coastal Connection, you’ll have no end of choices. Whether you can spend one day or three, there is plenty to see and taste on the Scenic Byway.

Connecting with the land and sea

Folks living along Alabama’s Coastal Connection have always made their living from the land and the sea. Southern Mobile and Baldwin Counties have an agricultural heritage as rich as the soil. And along the water’s edge, where the land was too sandy to farm, recreational areas grew.

Connecting with the Past

The Civil War is just one chapter in the volumes of history along Alabama’s Coastal Connection. You can spend days touring our community museums, churches or cemeteries. Tour Dauphin Island, the cradle of the Louisiana Territory, home to Cadillac Square and Shell Mound Park, each rich with history and legend.

Connecting with Nature

There are many ways to enjoy Alabama’s Coastal Connection, but none offers more scenic views than this “Connecting with Nature” itinerary. Take two days and experience the beauty and variety of the natural assets of Alabama’s Gulf Coast and the interpretive facilities that help visitors understand their connection.

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