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Discover Fairhope And Point Clear On A Coastal Alabama Tour

July 11th, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

Take a coastal Alabama tour of Point Clear and Fairhope

There is so much to do and see in Fairhope and Point Clear, AL. Castles, beaches, gardens, antebellum homes, Civil War cemeteries, and more. See just what you can discover here on a coastal Alabama tour!

The Alabama coastline is a history and nature lover’s paradise. It’s also a wonderful place to sight-see, shop, and dine. Those of us who live here and those who have visited can’t imagine why you’d go anywhere else! But how on earth can you discover all there is to see and experience? Well, a coastal Alabama tour is a great way to start.

There are a number of excellent touring companies that specialize in the Alabama coastline but few focus specifically on Fairhope and Point Clear. One that does is Landmark Tours.

Based out of Fairhope, Landmark Tours offers a wide range of coastal Alabama tour options. They can take you to USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park, Fort Morgan, and the Alabama State Port. They also offer tours of Alabama’s sugar sand beaches, birding trails, the Mobile-Tensaw Delta, and provide dolphin tours.

Best of all, they offer tours of Fairhope and Point Clear.

Fairhope is located atop a bluff across the bay from the city of Mobile. It’s location provides for awe-inspiring, panoramic views of Mobile Bay. A small, walkable town, Fairhope if full of the charm the South is famous for. Founded in the late 1800’s, Fairhope is full of history, beauty, and entertainment.

Fairhope’s offers a cosmopolitan collection of art galleries, boutiques, museums, public art, and numerous restaurants that have been featured on the food Network! There a even a couple of castles in town you can tour! The Rose Garden at the Fairhope Pier is just one reason the town is known as the Village of Flowers.

Point Clear, just two miles south of Fairhope, also faces Mobile Bay. While much smaller than Fairhope, Point Clear contains lots of antebellum and Civil War history.

Tour the Point Clear boardwalk and see all the antebellum bay-front homes. Marvel at the grandeur and history of Point Clear’s Grand Hotel. Visit the lovely and solemn Confederate Rest Cemetery.

All this history made you hungry? Take a tour of Punta Clara Kitchen for some classic Southern sweets like pralines, jams, cakes, candy, and more. Delicious!

Coastal Alabama Tour

As we said above, there are lots of great tour companies offering tours of the numerous attractions on the Alabama coast. Landmark Tourswww.landmarktours.com just happens to be our hometown tour company.

Coastal Alabama Lodging
Point Clear Cottages Bed & Breakfast is proud to be a part of the Fairhope community. Our Alabama B&B guest cottages offer gracious southern hospitality and classic comfort on the shores of Mobile Bay. Come explore the area and discover why so many return time and again!

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