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Dauphin Island Area Activities & Attractions

Dauphin Island…it’s more than just a beach…it’s a family friendly community for those who enjoy a laid-back lifestyle and the Island’s natural beauty. Enjoy sugar sand beaches, vibrant sunsets, salt water breezes and lazy days. We think you’ll appreciate Dauphin Island’s charm and relaxed atmosphere.

While you won’t find amusement parks, crowded shopping malls, fast food chains and traffic lights, you will find local events and activities to take part in throughout the year. Enjoy miles of beachfront, a seven-mile-long bicycle/jogging trail, incredible fishing, scenic canals and shorelines for kayaking. Explore 137 acres of birding habitat and maritime forest, the Alabama Aquarium with its 10,000 square foot aquatic exhibition hall and historic sites like the Indian Shell Mounds and Fort Gaines Civil War Fort.

Dauphin Island Events

We may be a small Island, but we know how to have big fun!  Depending on the season, you’ll find local activities to enhance your stay.  The Summer Movie Series is a family favorite and…

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Local Dining

What are you craving? Flounder Ponchartrain, fresh oysters, classic southern shrimp and grits, a fried fish po-boy or fresh caught steamed Gulf Shrimp? Yum! Not a seafood fanatic?  Don’t worry there’s pizza, burgers, BBQ, tacos,…

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Explore the Gulf Coast

Take advantage of Dauphin Island’s fabulous location along the Gulf Coast to add a mainland adventure or day trip to your stay.  Dauphin Island is nestled in between New Orleans Louisiana and Pensacola Florida. Spend…

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