Things To DO

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Things To Do ~ Close by and Inexpensive!




We would like to Create a page of things to do within a day's drive or so from our community.  We are looking for things that cost little or no money (or a least reasonably priced).  Our hope is to have a whole page full of topics individuals and families can refer to for new and exciting adventures!




Here are a few examples to Get You started:



Outdoor Fun / Hiking

  • Know a good place to hike/walk/visit/sight see?  Tell us!

  • Battleship USS Alabama.  Courage comes alive at Battleship Memorial Park.  Along the shores of Mobile Bay, experience heroism spanning more than seven decades from World War II to Desert Storm.   251-433-2703, Battleship Parkway, Mobile, AL.


  • Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge.  French for "Safe Harbor", this sanctuary for native flora and fauna provides a naturalistic paradise.  Over 6500 acres of coastline.  Fishing, trails, and much more.  12295 State Hwy 180, Gulf Shores, AL


  • Fort Morgan ~ Site of historical fort used in War of 1812, The Civil War, Spanish-American War, and World Wars I and II.  Museum, picnic tables, fishing pier, and bird sanctuary.  251-540-7125, 51 Hwy. 180 West, Gulf Shores, AL


  • Weeks Bay Estuary & Native Pitcher Plant Bog.  Nature Trails, Handicapped-accessible Boardwalk, Hummingbird and Butterfly Gardens, Displays, and more.  251-928-9792 HWY. 98 W. (between Foley & Fairhope)

  • (  The Baldwin County Trailblazers is a grassroots organization of volunteers whose mission is to establish a countywide network of biking, hiking, jogging trails in partnership with local government.



Family Fun



  • Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo.  ( 17 acres with many varieties of animals.  Open 7 days a week. 251-968-5731 1204 Gulf Shores Parkway, Gulf Shores, AL.


  • Sweet Home Cheese Farm.  Since 1987 Sweet Home Farm has been producing over 15 varieties of naturally-aged cheeses with no preservatives. Family owned.  Open Wed-Sat 10 am to 5 pm.  251-986-5663 27107 Schoen Rd., Elberta, AL.

  • National Museum of Naval Aviation: Visitors are wowed by this collection of over 140 meticulously restored aircraft representing Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard aviation.   Address: 1750 Radford Blvd, NAS Pensacola Pensacola, FL 32508 Tel: 850-452-3604






  • Pensacola Saenger Theatre ( ~  The Saenger currently plays host to Broadway musicals, opera, symphony and ballet. Local theatricals and world-renowned personalities such as David Copperfield, MISS SAIGON,CATS, STOMP, Ziggy Marley, Larry the Cable Guy, and Yanni have shone here as well.  Saenger Theatre Box Office: (850) 595-3880.  118 South Palafox Place.  Pensacola Symphony Orchestra Office: (850) 435-2533 / 205 Zaragoza Street. Pensacola Opera Company (850) 433-6737 / 75 S. Tarragona Street

  • Mobile Saenger Theatre.  ( Functions as a multi-disciplinary arts center, home of the Mobile Symphony Orchestra, Alabama Lyric Theatre, the Saenger Series, the Summer Movie Series, Etc.   The Saenger Theatre Box Office is open 9 AM to 5 PM Monday through Friday, and two hours prior to all ticketed performances. Call (251) 208-5600 for event information and to purchase tickets.




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