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Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge Kayak Tour
"On this tour you will visit a portion of the Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge that no driving tourist can reach.  This refuge was established by Congress in 1980 to preserve the coastal dune ecosystem to protect threatened and endangered species to provide compatible recreational opportunities and to serve as a living laboratory for students and scientists  Regularly and recently observed birds in BSNWR: Red-bellied Woodpecker Belted King Fisher Great Blue Heron
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Hard Rock Cafe Biloxi
"Back in 1979 Americans Isaac Tigrett and Peter Morton opened the first Hard Rock Cafe in London. Their landlord didn’t think they could pull it off so he granted them a three-month lease. How wrong that landlord was. Today the franchise - which includes cafes casinos and hotels - can be found in more than 63 countries. The franchise owns the world's greatest collection of music memorabilia and you can see it on display at its locations around the globe. Enjoy a prix-fixe menu at the Hard Rock Cafe in Biloxi Mississippi. Each meal comes with a dessert and your choice of tea
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Famous Tastes of New Orleans Food Tour
"Our tour maintains a laid-back walking pace so all participants get the full New Orleans experience. Our friendly guides know just about everything there is to know about New Orleans and they also truly enjoying spending time with our small personal tour groups. We invite you to submit your senses to the rich culture and life of this robust American city. Come and be our guest for a memorable New Orleans culinary experience! We will walk to five different food tastings (enough for lu which are included in the ticket price: (restaurants are subject to change) Johnny’s Po-boy— Established in 1950 this third generation French Quarter landmark dishes out the best po-boys in Nawlins. The sandwich was first served to striking streetcar workers in 1929 and has been a New Orleans favorite ever since. The Old Coffeepot— Classic Cajun and Creole Drive-ins and Dives. Tujague’s— This restaurant was previously a Spanish armory before it started slinging classic Creole dishes in an elegant setting. We’ll try their house specialty – a tender boiled beef brisket served in Creole sauce with ju the Creole pralines and hand-dipped chocolates here are made fresh daily with recipes that date back to the 18th century. New Orleans’ oldest candy store is still going strong. The Lunch Bell Ringeth! Come hungry!"""
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More Local Customs in Mobile

Future Mardi Gras Fat Tuesday Dates

Future Dates are Feb. 5th, 2008; Feb. 24th, 2009. These dates are the LAST day of Mardi Gras celebrations, which would be Fat Tuesday. Mobile Mardi Gras is the ORIGINAL one and is still done...
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DG4ever
Jun 26, 2007

The oldest Mardi Gras celebration in the U.S.

It may not be the same in comparison to New Orleans Mardi Gras (some people might consider that a good thing), but Mobile does have it's own celebration. A lot more mild and less wild, it is still...
RblWthACoz
Dec 25, 2005

Joe Cain Day

The Civil War crushed Mardi Gras for much of the south. Joseph Stillwell Cain is generally credited with reviving Mardi Gras in the Mobile area. In 1866, on Fat Tuesday, Cain and six of his friends...
RblWthACoz
Dec 25, 2005

Fried Green Tomatoes

YUM! I don't need to say much about this because if you like tomatoes and haven't tried these, you have to. If you have, you know what I'm talking about. There is just something about them. And...
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PA2AKgirl
Dec 19, 2004

Not my kind of thing, but...

In Mobile, it's perfectly acceptable and even preferable to buy some foods off the back of someone's pickup truck. Crawfish is a big one and boiled peanuts. I stick with the fruits and things that...
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PA2AKgirl
Dec 19, 2004

Home of the 1st Mardi Gras in the US

Mobile knows it can't compete with the New Orleans Mardi Gras, but if you're looking for something a bit less crazy and where the celebration began, Mobile is the place. 1703 was the 1st time Mardi...
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Mar 07, 2004
 
 
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Mardi Gras

January/February (2 weeks) - Mardi Gras in Mobile dates back to 1703 which is before New Orleans in 1837. There are dozens fo colourful Mardi Gras floats that parade through downtown during the weeks...
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keeweechic
Oct 06, 2002

The Azalea Trail

You will see sign posts down certain roads within the city area which states the Azalea Trail. This is a 27-mile trail which exhibits the region's beautiful flowers. The trail dates back to the 1930s...
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keeweechic
Oct 06, 2002

The recipent of mine WWII...

The recipent of mine WWII Battle Stars, the Battleship USS ALABAMA and her crew of 2,500 saw action in the Atlantic for a year before joining the Pacific Fleet in mid-1943. There she fought at such...
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Aug 24, 2002

Top Hotels in Mobile

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26 North Royal Street, Opening May 2007, Mobile, Alabama, 36602, United States
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5478 Inn Road, Mobile, Alabama, 36619, United States
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359 Church St., Mobile, Alabama, 36602, United States
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516 Springhill Plaza Court, Springhill Avenue & I-65, Mobile, Alabama, 36608, United States
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64 South Water St., Mobile, Alabama, 36602, United States
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301 Government Street, (former Lafayette Plaza Hotel), Mobile, Alabama, 36602, United States
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Top Things to Do in Mobile

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Mobile Bay

Of course a major attraction is the bay, which is formed by the estuary of the Mobile river. The bay is 413 square miles and is protected by barrier islands. Since Mobile is in the upper bay most of...
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Bienville Square

This historic square in downtown Mobile is the heart of the old French district and is named for the cities founder, Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne, Sieur de Bienville. The square is the heart of Mobile's...
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History Museum of Mobile

Museum of Cities' rich and varied history as part of 4 different nations. The museum sits in the old city hall building just across the street from Fort Conde. The museum has a small but interesting...
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Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

This Cathedral showing French influence was established in 1703 and is the seat of the archbishop of Mobile. the current structure was built in 1850 with the towers completed in 1884 given the...
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USS Alabama

A small museum with aircraft sits adjacent to the USS Alabama holding more aircraft than the ship can hold at one time. This museum includes non carrier based aircraft with a veritable whose who of...
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Fort Conde

Built originally as a wood stockade in 1711, the fort was replaced with a stone foundation in 1723. The replica cannon on the walls range from the French to the Spanish era at Fort Conde and sit...
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"Mobile and the Gulf Coast"
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"mobile alabama"
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"Mobile is a Secret Southern Powerhouse!"
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"Alabama's Bay Port on the Gulf"
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