One look at Mobile, Alabama and you know that people like to party. I mean, where else does a glowing, 600-pound MoonPie descend at the stroke of midnight on December 31st to welcome the “Sweet” New Year?
So here’s a surprise. Did you know that Mardi Gras in Mobile, Alabama is the oldest annual Carnival celebration in the United States? It started in 1703 – that was 15 years before New Orleans was founded!
We have chased gyros around the globe – from London to Athens to Amman – and back to New York, Chicago, and now … Mobile, Alabama! Who knew! Before arriving in Mobile, we checked Tripadvisor to see what restaurants were popular. When the Mediterranean Sandwich Company (specializing in gyros)
Dauphin Street in Mobile, Alabama is the quintessential Old South. Hundred-year-old live oaks embrace and shade stately 19th Century mansions. And even with cars buzzing into downtown, it’s easy to envision grand carriages carrying cultured ladies to their tea parties.