Getting to Dauphin Island is scenic and easy via the Dauphin Island Bridge or the Dauphin Island Ferry.
Dauphin Island general
The best kept secret on the Gulf Coast is Dauphin Island Beach.
Dauphin Island Alabama is a barrier island located just three miles south of Mobile Bay on the Gulf of Mexico. It’s a fabulous place for things to do, have fun with family and friends, or simply relax with its slower pace. Check out our list of things to do in Dauphin Island before you arrive […]
Packing for your Dauphin Island vacation can be fun. It helps get you into the vacation mindset and ready for the time of your life. If you’re one who worries about what to pack, we’ve got you covered. From just the comfort basics to the extras for the ultimate in a relaxing vacation, read on. […]
Dauphin Island is a true barrier island on the Gulf of Mexico; in fact, it is Alabama’s only barrier island! The coastal towns of Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and Fort Morgan are on peninsulas, not islands. Like most barrier islands, Dauphin Island has its share of high waters and storm surge during a storm event […]
It’s that time of the year again on Dauphin Island . . . . Dauphin Island is never really crowded, but at this time of the year, the birds seem to outnumber the people on the Island. Pelicans fly over in groups of a dozen or more, resembling a motorcycle gang of retired birds, riding […]
Dauphin Island Mayor Jeff Collier provided this update at 3:30 p.m. today- QUICK UPDATE: Contractors clearing sand from Bienville Blvd. are nearing the west end of the road (West End Beach) at the time of this post! Sand removal will shift to side streets first thing Thursday morning. DIW&S officials report water is on up […]
Dauphin Island was hard hit by Hurricane Nate. The west end of the island is still without power and utilities, but there is some progress to be seen in recovery efforts. Source: Crews Working 24 Hours a Day To Clear Bienville Boulevard of Sand | WKRG
Hurricane Nate made landfall overnight Saturday as a Category 1 Hurricane, with the eye centered about 80 west of Dauphin Island. The strong storm surge has caused damage to some of the Gulf-front homes on the West End of the Island, and the main road, Bienville Blvd, is buried under 3-6 feet of sand. The […]
The 59th annual Dauphin Island Race, scheduled to take place on Saturday, has been postponed due to forecasts for rain and windy conditions. “They are just trying to do what is best for everyone involved,” said Dauphin Island Mayor Jeff Collier. “While we hate to see it postponed, the safety of participants is first and […]
Michelle Matthews | [email protected] Email the author | Follow on Twitter on April 26, 2017 at 11:30 AM, updated April 26, 2017 at 11:39 AM Any way you dish it up, gumbo is perhaps the quintessential coastal Alabama dish. What could be better to sample on a beautiful Saturday as you watch hundreds of white […]
By Lawrence Specker | [email protected] Email the author | Follow on Twitter on April 24, 2017 at 11:25 AM, updated April 24, 2017 at 12:17 PM A principal organizer of the 59th annual Dauphin Island Race makes no secret about one of the keys to the event’s appeal: It’s usually a really good time. “The […]
DAUPHIN ISLAND, AL – The Town of Dauphin Island is planning a fireworks show, a sunset concert and movies on the beach to mark the Labor Day weekend. Events will include free, family-friendly movies are also planned during the evenings on Sept. 2 and Sept. 3 at the Dauphin Island West End Beach. On Sunday, […]
Dauphin Island, AL- Schedule of Upcoming Events for the Dauphin Island Area: February 2016 Events FEB 9 – MARDI GRAS DAY FEB 13 -20TH BATTLE OF MOBILE BAY 5K RUN AT HISTORIC FORT GAINES (ON DAUPHIN ISLAND’S EAST END) FEB 26 – LAST FRIDAY ART NIGHT FEB 27 – WINGS-CHILI COOK-OFF @ FINS BAR AND GRILL, […]
As Dauphin Island approaches the last few weeks of the Summer season, Snowbirds begin booking Dauphin Island rentals for winter. “Our atmosphere is very laid-back, very relaxed and very friendly,” said Mayor Jeff Collier. Source: Residents on ‘laid-back’ Dauphin Island look forward to annual arrival of snowbirds | AL.com
Dauphin Island, AL- . They’re calling it “Red White and Boom” this year . . . . The Mobile Pops will perform at 6 p.m., and Dauphin Island’s annual fireworks show begins at 9 p.m. at the Dauphin Island public beach and pier, next to Dauphin Island Elementary School. Parking is available at the public beach for […]
Dauphin Island, AL- Here are the Movies scheduled to be shown this Summer on Thursday evenings, at Dauphin Island’s West End Beach: 2015 Dauphin Island Movies On West End Beach West End Beach 2015 FREE Family Movie Series June 28 How To Train Your Dragon July 2 E.T. July 3 Jaws July 9 Tangled July […]
Colonies of the Gulf Coast March 7 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Fort Gaines, 51 Bienville Blvd, Dauphin Island, AL 36528 United States + Google Map 25th Annual Colonies of the Gulf Coast This is a family style event and everyone is welcome. The Fort’s museum and gift shop are always open. Come and explore life on ‘Isle Dauphine’ in […]
Great News! We have extended our Winter promotion! Stay with us before March 6, 2015 and receive a 20% discount from the normal rental rate. Some restrictions apply. A Special Vacation Offer Just for You! In honor of our 9th Year Anniversary on Dauphin Island, we are offering you 20% off any Beach House or Beach Condo […]
A Special Vacation Offer Just for You! In honor of our 9th Year Anniversary on Dauphin Island, we are offering you 20% off any Beach House or Beach Condo stay through the end of January, 2015. This offer is valid for new reservations made after 12/3/2014 for stays between now and January 31, 2015 and requires a three night minimum stay. Some blackout dates […]
Dauphin Island, AL- The 70’s Are Back . . . as in 70 degree temperatures! We had a cold snap last month, as did much of the Country, but beautiful sunny skies and 70 degree temperatures have returned.
It was a beautiful Labor Day weekend on Dauphin Island. If you missed itm or if you would like information on this season’s last Sunset Jazz Concert on Dauphin Island, click the link below: Beachgoers relax on Dauphin Island for Labor Day weekend | FOX10 News – Mobile.