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Celebrate America’s birthday on the byway

America turns 242 this year, and there are plenty of ways to celebrate the birth of our nation along Alabama’s Coastal Connection. When you’re finished filling up on hotdogs, hamburgers and beer, head to some of these Independence Day celebrations happening all along the beach byway. As usual, Fort Morgan is blowing it out for ...Read More

Inside activities along Alabama’s Coastal Connection

We treasure our mild winters here along the Alabama Gulf Coast, but on the rare occasions when temperatures drop into the 30s, it’s not a bad idea to have a plan in place for indoor fun to keep the whole family entertained. We’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite cold-weather activities to enjoy ...Read More

Taking a tour of the GulfQuest museum

There are plenty of ways to get out and explore all Alabama’s scenic byways have to offer. But there are places just a bit off the byway that are worth a little extra drive time. For a crash course in all things coastal, consider a trip to the GulfQuest National Maritime Museum in Mobile. The museum ...Read More

Homeschool Stops on the Alabama Coastal Connection

There’s so much to see, so much to do! Homeschoolers who visit Alabama’s Coastal Connection have nearly limitless points of interest that will engage your students and provide ideas for teaching everything from science to history to art. Try the Connecting with Nature itinerary to put science ideas under the magnifying glass for your children. Your ...Read More