Mobile Carnival Museum

Mobile Carnival Museum

Did you know that Mardi Gras was born in Mobile, Alabama? Me neither. But they set me straight pretty quick at the Mobile Carnival Museum!  Mardi Gras is presented as a family friendly kind of event in Mobile. You see lots of children in the pictures of Mobile Mardi Gras crowds. So, in that sense, …

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BURRITT ON THE MOUNTAIN - Huntsville, Alabama

Burritt on the Mountain

Burritt on the Mountain, located 5 miles east of downtown Huntsville is near the top of the famed Monte Sano, Italian for “Mountain of Health”, where the Hotel Monte Sano once stood. The mansion was built as a retirement home by Dr. William Henry Burritt, and was left to the city of Huntsville after his …

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Gulf Quest

GulfQuest National Maritime Museum – Hands On Fun for All Ages

GulfQuest, National Maritime Museum of the Gulf of Mexico is located in Mobile, Alabama. The stated purpose of the museum is “To inspire people of all ages and backgrounds to understand and appreciate the Gulf Coast’s Rich Maritime Heritage through exhibits, programs and activities.”  But what you really need to know about Gulf Quest is that …

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Cathedral Caverns

Cathedral Caverns

Cathedral Caverns, located in northeast Alabama, is a spectacular sight for the whole family. Now an Alabama state park, the cave has paved walking trails that are accessible to strollers and wheelchairs. It is a great first cave experience for the whole family. History of the Cave The caverns were originally occupied by native Americans. …

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