Hidden Treasures
in Mobile, AL

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If you’re looking for must-see hidden spots in the area, you’ve come to the right place. We have everything you’re looking for to enjoy the town – whether for a few, fun vacation days or as a new resident. The area is full of quaint little plazas and gardens, and gorgeous cathedrals for a fun-filled afternoon with friends and family.

Among hidden treasures, you will also find important memorials and historic buildings that you won’t want to miss during your outing. Below you’ll find a detailed description of each location, along with their address, phone number, and website, to check out more information. We also have a useful map to easily plan your visit to every spot you want to hit.
Bragg-Mitchell Mansion
Bragg-Mitchell Mansion

(251) 471-6364

1906 Springhill Ave
Mobile, AL 36607   Directions Website

If you describe your relationship with your significant other as “a classic” or “time-tested,” then you will surely appreciate those exact same qualities when you enjoy a romantic date at the Bragg-Mitchell Mansion. This impressive structure was built in 1855 and is one of the most elegant structures of its kind on the Gulf Coast. There are twenty rooms here, and among the finely decorated interior you will marvel at double parlors, a lavish dining room and grounds that are meticulously landscaped with Mobile's signature oak trees and azaleas.

Historic Oakleigh
Historic Oakleigh

(251) 432-6161

300 Oakleigh Pl
Mobile, AL 36604   Directions Website

Mobile's history is alive and well at the Oakleigh Historic Complex. Travel back in time as you tour the majestic antebellum mansion that dates back to 1833. You will be truly impressed with the breathtaking Greek Revival-style architecture that features large white pillars and an unmistakeable 19th century timeless quality. When you tour the mansion, you'll be immediately struck by your tour guides as they are dressed in the finery of the day that add an air of authenticity to your visit. The rooms are adorned to look much as they did before the Civil War, and they feature American and European antiques as well as items that actually belonged to the people who once dwelled in this incredible structure.

Mary Parker Antiques
Mary Parker Antiques

(251) 473-9227

418 Dauphin Island Pkwy
Mobile, AL 36606   Directions Website

When the people of Mobile think antiques, they think Mary Parker. She has been collecting, refinishing and selling antiques in the area since the 60's. At Mary Parker Antiques, you will be amazed at not only the selection of vintage furniture, housewares and collectables, but you will also be impressed by the excellent condition in which these items are offered. So if you are out to find a memorable gift for someone (or acquire something special for your home), come by and find what you are looking for at Mary Parker Antiques.

Meg's Books and More
Meg's Books and More

(251) 649-0100

6950 Moffett Rd
Mobile, AL 36618   Directions Website

Despite the prevalence of today's technology, there are still several people who enjoy reading a good book. These are the folks that like to actually turn the pages and feel the physical book in their hands as they absorb what is written therein. A haven for such book lovers is Meg's Books and More. This appealing gem of a bookstore offers an incredible selection of used and rare books that will please even the most discerning collector.

Serda's Coffee Company
Serda's Coffee Company

(251) 415-3000

3 S Royal St
Mobile, AL 36602   Directions Website

Need a good reason to perk up? Find it at Serda's Coffee Company. The relaxed yet classy ambiance of the shop makes it perfect to go grab a cup of your favorite blend (there are several on the menu) and just grab a table to enjoy the surroundings or perhaps set up your computer or tablet to do a bit of work. The staff is always friendly and cordial and there is a regular schedule of live acoustic music, so make sure to check the website for more details.

Tanners Pecans Candies and Gifts
Tanners Pecans Candies and Gifts

(251) 473-4560

10 Springdale Blvd
Mobile, AL 36606   Directions Website

Having a sweet tooth that goes unsatisfied can sometimes be a tragic thing. Save yourself from a taste bud-deprived tragedy by visiting Tanners Pecans Candies and Gifts. This is a family-owned business that offers not only the tastiest candies, but also pecans and other assorted nuts and delectable treats all offered in various bags, containers and tins that make them the perfect gift. Of course, don't forget to pick up a little something for you, too!

Toomey's Mardi Gras
Toomey's Mardi Gras

(877) 450-5077

755 McRae Ave
Mobile, AL 36606   Directions Website

When in Mobile, you will surely be aware of the significance of Mardi Gras. To get a little taste of the celebration no matter what time of the year that you visit, check out Toomey's Mardi Gras. This celebratory store specializes in products for parties and special occasions with a special emphasis on events with a Mardi Gras theme. Find such essentials as masks, jewelry, and of course, the infamous throwaway beads.

USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park
USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park

(251) 433-2703

2703 Battleship Pkwy
Mobile, AL 36602   Directions Website

The kids will love the sights, sounds and attractions while mom and dad will enjoy the historical aspects of the USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park. This great family attraction allows you the opportunity to tour two National Historic Landmarks. These are the USS Alabama and Submarine USS Drum as well as an incredible display of 20 rare and historic aircraft. In addition to touring the vessels, you can take a little bit of this history home with you when you buy an item from the gift shop.

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