Mobile, Alabama Attractions

Unusual landmarks, museums, roadside attractions, and hidden wonders in Mobile and the surrounding area.


Sights for Oddball Excursions

  • Bamahenge


    Elberta, Alabama

    The world's first full-size fiberglass Stonehenge was built by Foamhenge creator Mark Cline.

  • Athletes Made of Junk

    Athletes Made of Junk

    Daphne, Alabama

    Made of drainage pipe, propane tanks, and various other bits of scrap metal: football players, a weightlifter, a gymnast, and many others.

  • Dinosaurs in the Woods

    Dinosaurs in the Woods

    Elberta, Alabama

    Four realistic dinosaurs appear to be strolling through the woods, far from any logical tourist attraction.

  • Lady in the Lake

    Lady in the Lake

    Elberta, Alabama

    The giant Lady, a creation of artist Mark Cline, appears to be using the Bayou La Launch as a bathtub.

In and Around Mobile

Choice field reports and tips. Or check out: Complete list of Alabama attractions.

  • Elberta: Bamahenge
  • Mobile: Gaudy Mardi Gras Statues [tips]
  • Mobile: Mobile Carnival Museum [tips]
  • Mobile: U.S.S Alabama Battleship [tips]
  • Mobile: Sub USS Drum - Up On Blocks [tips]
  • Mobile: Mobile Medical Museum [tips]
  • Spanish Fort: Russian Sea Rescue Pod [tips]
  • Spanish Fort: 16-Foot-Long Dental Tools [tips]
  • Daphne: See Alligators from Town Boardwalk [tips]
  • Daphne: Athletes Made of Junk
  • Daphne: Bronze Fist Holds Flag [tips]
  • Fairhope: Hermit Hut of Tolstoy Park [tips]
  • Irvington: El Camino Chickens [tips]
  • Summerdale: Spear Hunting Museum [tips]
  • Summerdale: Alligator Alley, Home Of Captain Crunch [tips]
  • Moss Point: Gulf Coast Gator Ranch [tips]
  • Foley: Lambert's Cafe III - Home of Throwed Rolls [tips]
  • Gulf Shores: World's Largest Purple Octopus [tips]
  • Gulf Shores: Walk into a Giant Open-Mouthed Shark [tips]
  • Gulf Shores: Giant Shrimp [tips]
  • Elberta: Dinosaurs in the Woods

September 23, 2020

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