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Dauphin Island Sea Lab – Kid and Family Programs

First established in 1960 as a laboratory of the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, the Dauphin Island Sea Lab off the coast of Alabama has been extensively developed and is now a top Gulf Coast research facility/estuarium. Today this […] READ MORE
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Fort Gaines on Dauphin Island

Fort Gaines is a well preserved 1800s fort on Dauphin Island that serves as a popular attraction for historic trips and tours. Located in the eastern region of the island, the fort was first officially established in 1819 as a […] READ MORE
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The History of Dauphin Island

Dauphin Island is a scenic barrier island located at the mouth of Mobile Bay and a must-visit Gulf Coast destination on any Alabama vacation. Although the island is known as a relaxed island travel destination today with plentiful options for […] READ MORE
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A Guide to Fishing on Dauphin Island

Dauphin Island fishing is a very popular activity because it offers unrivaled access to some of the best spots along the Gulf of Mexico. With many easy to find beaches, piers and jetties, and a variety of Dauphin Island charter […] READ MORE
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Audubon Bird Sanctuary

The Audubon Bird Sanctuary on Dauphin Island is considered a top thing to do for vacations, family trips and excursions. Hundreds of bird species have been spotted at the sanctuary, and Dauphin Island has been named as one of the […] READ MORE

Battle of Mobile Bay Commemorative Day

Get your history fix August 5th from 9am-5pm on Dauphin Island. The well-preserved ramparts of Fort Gaines have guarded the entrance to Mobile Bay for more than 150 years. Now a fascinating historic site, the Fort stands at the eastern […] READ MORE

Sunday Sunset Concert

When you stay with ACP Vacation Rentals at the end of July you can enjoy an evening of live music. On July 30th join us for a Sunset Concert featuring Eric Erdman and Ryan Balthrop starting at 6:15 PM on West End […] READ MORE

84th Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo

84th Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo The Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo, a Project of the Mobile Jaycees and the largest fishing tournament in the world takes place on Dauphin Island July 21-23. Founded in 1929, the fishing rodeo now […] READ MORE

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P.O. Box 1177
Dauphin Island, Alabama 36528

(251) 861-3311

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