Joe Cain, Moon Pies & Mobile Mardi Gras

Chief Slacabamorinico would have been proud. The Chickasaw leader was “reincarnated” by Mobile resident Joe Cain in 1866 as a rebellion against occupying Union forces. The Civil War had brought a halt to Mardi Gras celebrations, and in April 1865, Union troops took control of the city. Mobile’s Mardi Gras festivities resumed unexpectedly the following year […]

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Mobile Bay: Gateway To The Gulf

Along the northern perimeter of Mobile Bay, a network of rivers forms a wildlife-rich delta that beckons canoeists and nature-lovers. Fishermen and sailboat enthusiasts relish the bay itself. On the south shore, where the bay meets the Gulf of Mexico, white sand beaches lure swimmers, shell hunters, and sunset photographers. Located in the wetlands of […]

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Beauty, History & Adventure Come Together in Alabama

Beauty, history, and adventure all come together in Alabama, a state rich in experiences for visitors to savor. It’s a place where you can take in all the sights, sounds, smells, flavors, and sensations that you’ll always remember. Tour the historic Alabama State Capitol in downtown Montgomery. Visit Dexter Avenue King Memorial Church where Dr. […]

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Using Campgrounds As Base Camps For Festivals

Campgrounds are great places to enjoy hiking, biking, swimming, boating, and other outdoor recreation activities during your leisure time. With RV and tent sites as well as a wide range of accommodations, campgrounds can also serve as base camps for those interested in attending festivals throughout the U.S and Canada. These events range from rodeos […]

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