2nd Jun, 2014

Visit South Baldwin County Alabama Attractions

Visit South Baldwin County Alabama Attractions

Residents, guests, and tourists agree that South Baldwin County real estate is some of the most picturesque in the region.  Within minutes, we can all be on the white sandy beaches of the Golf Coast or exploring the intriguing waters and a statuary along Mobile Bay.  Baldwin County, Alabama beaches a broad range of recreational, educational, and cultural attractions.  There’s something here for everyone to get involved with all year-round.  Come visit and stay for a while!

Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival

South Baldwin County ALComing up is the 10th Annual Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival in Foley, Alabama.  Presented by Tanger Outlets, the 50 colorful balloons will flow through the sky on Friday and Saturday, June 13-14, 2014.  Festivities include:

  • Live music
  • K-9 World Famous Frisbee Dog Show
  • Petting zoo with baby alligators
  • Kid’s Fun Zone
  • Homemade Ice cream
  • Crafts

The Hot Air Balloon Festival will be held at the Foley Sports Complex, 18507 US Highway 98 W.  Take Interstate 10 to Exit 59/Loxley.  Continue south for 15 miles.  Turn right on Highway 98/W. Laurel Ave. for 2.5 miles.

Attractions in South Baldwin County

Of the excellent climate in Baldwin County allows for outdoor activities and events all year round.  Wonderful parks, entertainment, and museums provide high quality activities for the entire family.  Here are some places to go for journeys and family fun:

Barnwell:  Oak Hollow Farm

Bon Secour: Swift-Coles Tidewater Mansion

Elberta: Baldwin County Heritage Museum, Suite Home Cheese Farm

South Baldwin CountyFairhope: Weeks Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve east of town; Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail, Fairhope French Quarter, Gator Alley Boardwalk, Fairhope Municipal Pier, Historic Blakeley State Park, Five Rivers, Oak Hollow Farm, Eastern Shore Art Center, Point Clear Promenade.  The many parks and recreation facilities include Founders Park, Volanta Park, Fairhope Municipal Pool, Fairhope Recreation Center, Barnwell Park, and Stimpson Field, Quail Creek Golf course, public boat launch at Pier Street, Toddler Park, and Fairhoper’s Community Park downtown.

Foley: Performing Arts Center, Foley Archives & History Museum, Train Depot, and Model Train Exhibit; Holmes Medical Museum, Graham Creek Nature Preserve, Foley Heritage Rose Trail,  There are also numerous parks including Beulah Heights Park, Evans Park, and Foley Heritage Park, Foley Horse Arena, Foley Kids Park, Max Griffin Park, Melvin Roberts Cedar Street Park & Walking Trail, and John B. Foley Park.

Gulf Shores: Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge, Fort Morgan Historical National Landmark, Track Family Recreation Center

Mobile: USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park

Orange Beach: US Branyan Back Country Trail

Buying and Selling Baldwin County Real Estate

For information about Fairhope Alabama homes for sale and other properties in Baldwin County and Mobile, contact Lucinda Briggs of RE/MAX by the Bay at (251) 423-7127.

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