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The city is full of hidden gems and treasures. If you’re tired of always hitting the same spots, take a look at all the options below. We showcase businesses near you where you could spend countless hours of endless fun with your entire family.

Say goodbye to the boring weekends and routine birthday parties. Think outside the box and dare to try something new. Take a look at what your city has to offer – all within driving distance of your location. You might be surprised!
Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception
Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception

(251) 434-1565

2 S Claiborne St
Mobile, AL 36602   Directions Website

It doesn't matter if you are driving by or strolling past, you will definitely be struck by the incredible beauty of the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception. This incredible church and architectural attraction was built in the first half of the 19th century. The structure's architectural style is Greek Revival, and this basilica is noteworthy for several reasons, not the least of which are the glorious stained glass windows, hand-carved stations of the cross, as well as the smooth-polished marble designs. And don't miss a chance to snap several photos of the cathedral's front facade as it offers an excellent photo opportunity for every visitor.

Fort Gaines
Fort Gaines

(251) 861-6992

Mobile, AL
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Step onto the historic ground that sits under Fort Gaines. This storied point on Dauphin Island was built after the War of 1812 to better defend Alabama's port cities. Originally, construction on this fort began in 1821 but was beset with various problems that included the tides rushing into the work area that made progress on the structure highly challenging. Construction began again in earnest in 1850 after the location and building strategy was changed just in time to serve its purpose in the Civil War as it was a vital part of the Battle of Mobile Bay. When you visit this attraction, don't forget to stop in to the museum and gift shop.

Richards DAR House Museum
Richards DAR House Museum

(334) 208-7320

256 N Joachim St
Mobile, AL 36603   Directions Website

Get a sharp glimpse of what it was like to live in Richards DAR House Museum. The structure is an eye-catching example of Mobile architecture in the 1800s. The house features an awe-inspiring cast-iron facade that portrays all four seasons with an incredible amount of detail. See the meticulously decorated rooms in this house on a guided tour that includes a cup of tea, as well.

Spanish Plaza
Spanish Plaza

(251) 751-0279

Mobile, AL
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If you find yourself wandering around downtown Mobile, make sure to make your way to Spanish Plaza. This scenic, oak-shaded plaza is one of downtown's most photographed attractions, and once you get closer to it, it is easy to see why. One end of the plaza features a classically-styled European inn with iron-faced railings called Malaga. The impressive artwork displayed here won't escape your eye either, as you will be amazed at the Arches of Friendship sculpture, the “Fish Monger” statue and fountain and a plaque that remembers Bernardo de Galvez, the first governor of the Louisiana Territory.

Xtreme Paintball
Xtreme Paintball

(251) 639-0399

900-A Schillinger Rd S
Mobile, AL 36695   Directions Website

It's great when the kids can get some great exercise and have a great time doing it. That is exactly what they will experience when you take them to Mobile's Xtreme Paintball. This sport isn't for the fainthearted, as it is not played indoors but out on an expansive and highly challenging outdoor field. Whether it's a birthday party, a special family occasion or just because, the whole family will love the intensity and the non-stop adrenaline rush that a round of extreme paintball at Xtreme Paintball can bring. Field hours on the weekends vary depending on the number of participants.

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(251) 633-9514
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