Studies have also shown the beach is one of the best places to relax and relieve stress. We don’t need science to tell us we are more relaxed and happier when we are near water. Below is our list of five reasons the beach makes us happier.
There are numerous attractions along Alabama’s Coastal Connection Scenic Byway. Whether you are a lover of history, nature or adrenaline rushes, we’ve got you covered. In Mobile, check out the Battleship Memorial Park, a military history park and museum located on the western shore of Mobile Bay. It’s collection of notable aircraft and museum ships ...Read More
As you explore Alabama's Coastal Connection National Scenic Byway, it won’t take you long to realize why there is a strong movement to protect its natural beauty, wildlife and coastal barrier strength. Coastal ecosystems are both fierce and fragile. They’re vital for wildlife, those who make their home and livelihood inland, and global environmental systems. ...Read More
All along the Alabama Coastal Connection from Bayou La Batre to Daphne, spring is in full bloom. We’re lucky to have a long growing season in the Gulf South, granting us access to many varieties of fresh, delicious produce year-round. No matter where you stop along the beach byway, you’re sure to find a farmer’s ...Read More
Everyone vacations differently. Some folks plan their day around their meals. Some wake up early to get the most out of their day, while others indulge and sleep in late. Some seek adventure and some relish relaxation. If you prefer playing an active role in your vacation instead of being a passive observer, there are ...Read More
With so much natural beauty surrounding Alabama’s Coastal Connection, you’d be disappointed if you didn’t bring a camera! For professional and amateur nature photographers alike, the beach byway presents the perfect opportunity to capture our incredible local wildlife at work and play. Below are some of our tips for making magical photos (and memories) here. ...Read More
Get ready for flying beads, showers of moonpies and cascades of trinkets on Alabama’s Coastal Connection as Mardi Gras cranks up the floats for a month of fun. This season of revelry is celebrated on the Alabama Gulf Coast prior to the Christian season of Lent. Taking the first ride of the season are the ...Read More