There is a lot to See and Do in Downtown Mobile
Your thoughts of Mobile likely begin and end with images of its iconic tunnel and the enormous warship docked in the bay. But the quaint city by the bay has more jewels in its crown than meet the eyes of those speeding through to the beaches ahead. Mobile’s rich history provides the backdrop for an eclectic getaway. Downtown alone, with its tree-lined parks tucked among beautiful French architecture, boasts enough restaurants, museums, and bars to ensnare you all weekend long.
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Host to over 1,400 hotel rooms in walking distance from an electric cuisine scene; with dozens of locally owned restaurants & cafes, museums, art galleries, nightlife, shopping, concerts, waterfront eco-tours, paddle boat cruises and one of the premiere meeting and exhibition venues in the South.
Urban Coastal Setting
Once called the Paris of the South, Mobile has long been the cultural center of the Gulf Coast and you’ll find an authentic experience found nowhere else in the southern United States. The twelfth busiest port in the country, Mobile is the social, economic and creative hub of the entire Gulf Coast – our colorful downtown has drawn people for centuries. Many large businesses are headquartered in downtown Mobile right next to quaint, locally-owned art galleries, shops, restaurants and bars. A fusion of economic development, innovation and old world charm.
Award Winning Convention Hotels & Venues
Experience genuine Southern Hospitality with over 6,000 rooms throughout the city available to fit every taste and budget. Choose from locally owned historic bed & breakfasts, 4 Diamond Hotels, boutique hotels, or International Collections including; Renaissance, Curio and Autograph.
Nestled on the Gulf of Mexico, Mobile is home to some of the best seafood in the country. Downtown plays host to 50+ restaurants in walking distance from convention center; Gulf to table isn’t a movement, but rather a lifestyle. But…Mobile brings much more to the table than seafood. French, Spanish and Creole roots, Mobile is where some of the world’s best chefs call home and where new and upcoming flock. A melting pot of culture and flavour, Mobile is where southern classics are infused with culinary innovation. As a city of six flags there is no shortage of diversity on Mobile’s menu.
Often referred to as the “Gateway to the Gulf;” Mobile is conveniently located at the intersection of interstates I-10 and I-65. The Port City, is accessible by two regional airports (MOB & BFM) and just a short drive from three international airports (GPT, PNS, & MSY). Mobile boasts traditional transportation (rental car, public transportation & taxi) and innovative options (rideshare, bike, pedicab & Segway) to help navigate the city. Whether traveling by bike, car, plane, boat or foot, getting to and around Mobile is simple and fast.
Located on the Gulf Coast, the coastal climate offers Mobile mild springs, autumns and winters, with an average of 220 sunny days a year. The temperate weather makes for the perfect pairing with the walkability of Mobile.