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Total Mileage/Average drive time
62 miles, 1 hour, 19 minutes

Southern Alabama offers plenty of gorgeous views, from river waterfalls to scenic overlooks to wilderness parks to waterfront resorts, all accessible along the way as you motor to the Gulf Shores.

1) Mobile
Starting Point

Adventure awaits you at Battleship Memorial Park. Stroll the decks of the Battleship USS Alabama, walk into a World War II submarine and check out combat aircraft. Celebrate the oldest annual carnival in the U.S.—Mardi Gras—and discover its mystical history, pageantry and traditions at the Mobile Carnival Museum. Shake off that spell and putter to the Magnolia Grove Golf Club with three beautiful courses offering 54 challenging holes of golf and year-round availability. Hop on Interstate 10 crossing under the Mobile River via the George Wallace Tunnel to Highway 59 South and savor the views as you motor toward the shore.

2) Gulf Shores
62 miles, 1 hour, 19 minutes

Bury your toes in the Gulf's sugar-white sands while watching the turquoise waters ripple across the beach. Connect with nature at pristine beaches, wildlife preserves and nature centers, or explore the Gulf Shores with a trail ride, balloon flight, bike trail, parasail flight or paddleboat ride. This is the best locale for beach living, natural beauty and southern hospitality on the Gulf Shores.