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In this episode, we head to Dauphin Island, the perfect Gulf Coast getaway just off the coast of Mobile, Alabama. Brave the big iron bridge, bring a board and come see all Dauphin Island has to offer.
STAY: Surf Shack
This location is a one-bedroom vacation rental featuring an updated kitchen, an outdoor lounge and grill area, and original art made from beach materials.
EAT: Lighthouse Bakery
This island institution had been serving up sweet and savory treats since 1997. It is famous for the cinnamon rolls, but don’t miss the pigs-in-a-blanket.
Satiate whatever craving you may have at this two-for-one food stop specializing in tacos and waffles, but serving everything in between. Many call it “West Coast flavor with Gulf Coast soul.”
EAT: Dinner’s Ready
This spot is a mouth-watering, low-key takeout concept with an emphasis on seasonal pies.
DRINK: Pirates Bar & Grill
Did someone say beachside frozen adult beverages?
PLAY: Gray Gulf Charters
Charter a boat to visit the iconic lighthouse and watch bottlenose dolphins play in Mobile Bay.
The gallery features art from over 30 regional artists.