- The list below includes 55 free or cheap things to do in or near Mobile, Alabama, including 54 different types of inexpensive activities like History Museums, Historic Homes, Parks and Historic Ships.
- From Mobile Bay to Cottage Hill Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Mobile and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Fairhope, Daphne, Spanish Fort and Malbis.
Fairhope Municipal Pier is a great place to go and sit and relax or walk out to the end of to watch the beautiful sunsets over the Mobile Bay. Fairhope is often referred to as the jewel of the Eastern Shore and still retains much of its original small-town ambiance.
Salty Dog Paddlesports specializes in the new sport of stand up paddleboarding, one that combines surfing with kayaking. This company offers rentals, with a variety of equipment delivery options available, as well as training and even paddleboard yoga classes.
Situated on two acres, Fairhope Dog Park provides an off-leash canine recreation area with a separate field for small dogs. The park features dog waste bags with collection stations, drinking water, shaded areas and benches.
Fairhope's Christine Linson Gallery is an art gallery that features the work of Christine Linson, and artist who draws her subjects primarily from the Fairhope area and its landmarks. The gallery features prints and a variety of gifts.