Dauphin Island

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Dauphin Island is a barrier island located three miles south of the mouth of Mobile Bay in the Gulf of Mexico. Approximately 14 miles long and 1¾ miles wide at the widest point, Dauphin Island offers a variety of beach, outdoor recreation, educational and historical pursuits. Here are our favorite images from Dauphin Island, Mobile's Beach:

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Mobile Bay's Sand Island Lighthouse loses its namesake island again

The $6 million worth of sand that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers pumped around the lighthouse in October and November to re-create the long-lost island has started to move west, as scientists predicted it would.

Sand Island Lighthouse - sits on the southernmost point of the state of Alabama and was first lit in The Places Youll Go, Places To See, Sand Island, Dauphin Island, Army Corps Of Engineers, Sweet Home Alabama, Island Lighting, Wonderful Places, Beautiful Places

Mobile Bay's Sand Island Lighthouse loses its namesake island again

The $6 million worth of sand that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers pumped around the lighthouse in October and November to re-create the long-lost island has started to move west, as scientists predicted it would.

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Coastal Archives - Alabama Birding Trails

Alabama’s Gulf Coast is a paradise not only for birders, but for visitors with many different outdoor interests. The Coastal Birding Trail features six birding loops in Baldwin and Mobile counties totaling over 200 miles. Each loop covers different ecological regions representative of the northern Gulf Coast and enables birders to experience different assemblages of bird species within each region.

Fort Gaines @ Dauphin Island-this place is amazing. (check your pictures that you take of this place. I hear its haunted. Alabama Baby, Sweet Home Alabama, Vacation Memories, Vacation Spots, Dauphin Island Sea Lab, Fort Morgan, Mobile Alabama, Orange Beach, Down South

Fort Gaines - Alabama - 1821

Fort Gaines - Alabama - 1821 Site of Civil War Battle of Mobile Bay

The Estuarium is an exciting educational public aquarium highlighting the four key habitats of coastal Alabama: the Mobile Tensaw River Delta, Mobile Bay, the Barrier Islands and the Northern Gulf of Mexico. Dream Vacations, Vacation Spots, Dauphin Island Sea Lab, Alabama Vacation, Gulf Shores Vacation, Orange Beach, Beautiful Beaches, Day Trips, Perdido Key

Public Aquarium

The Estuarium is an exciting educational public aquarium highlighting the four key habitats of coastal Alabama: the Mobile Tensaw River Delta, Mobile Bay, the Barrier Islands and the Northern Gulf of Mexico.

 I miss my kids and nephews spending the summer riding their bikes, hanging out at Ship & Shore. They can't wait until we build a new house back there! Dauphin Island Sea Lab, Sweet Home Alabama, Building A New Home, Gulf Of Mexico, Outdoor Settings, Bike Trails, Outdoor Recreation, Home And Away, Wonderful Places

Dauphin Island Revival

Dauphin Island is a land of piney woods, saltwater waves, a Civil War fort and zero Burger Kings. Here, there are no high-rise condos. In fact, it doesn’t even have a skyline. Current...

Our Dauphin Island Rentals are perfect for family vacations! Finding the perfect Dauphin Island Vacation Rental is easy, just enter your Dates to check available Dauphin Island rentals. Dauphin Island Rentals, Dauphin Island Beach, Dauphin Island Alabama, Porch Brackets, Trip The Light Fantastic, I Love The Beach, Tropical, Dream Vacations, Lighthouses

Dauphin Island Rentals- Find the Perfect Dauphin Island Vacation Rental

Our Dauphin Island Rentals are perfect for family vacations! Finding the perfect Dauphin Island Vacation Rental is easy, just enter your Dates to check available Dauphin Island rentals.

 Although the island has several bird sanctuaries, the main one is the Audubon Bird Sanctuary. Dauphin Island is the first landfall encountered by many birds as they migrate no (Favorite Places Home) Dauphin Island Sea Lab, Alabama Vacation, Fort Morgan, Mobile Alabama, I Love The Beach, Sweet Home Alabama, Orange Beach, Gulf Of Mexico, Most Visited

Dauphin Island Revival

Dauphin Island is a land of piney woods, saltwater waves, a Civil War fort and zero Burger Kings. Here, there are no high-rise condos. In fact, it doesn’t even have a skyline. Current...

Jemison's Bait Shop at Dauphin Island. These are hard shell crabs - when soft shell are in season, you just clean em, remove the bad stuff and batter em up and fry em. OMG, I never ate better! Alabama Baby, Sweet Home Alabama, Dauphin Island Alabama, Fairhope Alabama, Blue Crabs, Mobile Alabama, Down South, Fish Art, Keepsakes

Authentic Throwbacks

Every Smalltown, U.S.A. has them; these are ours – people and places that stand the tests of time with grace and vigor. Birmingham photographer Major Adam “Gonzo” Colbert...