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The Pros and Cons of Living in Alabama

Ever wondered what it’d be like to live where the warm Gulf breeze mixes with Southern living?  Honestly, Alabama is often overlooked in the rush to more famous seaside locations.  But as a Mobile local, I can give you an insider’s scoop on life by the coast.  It’s pretty magical.  Picture strolling under majestic oak … Read more

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Should I Move to Alabama?

Good question!  I totally get where you’re coming from.  Moving is a big deal, and you want to know you’re making the right decision.  As someone who’s called Alabama home for most of my life, I’m here to help you peel back the layers of this place.  In this article, we’re going to dive into … Read more

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Explore Mentone, Alabama’s Finest Bed and Breakfasts

Mentone, Alabama, is the perfect getaway in the South if you’d rather skip the beaches,  No, it’s more than just a getaway — it’s an experience.  From cozy bed and breakfasts to stunning landscapes, this quaint town invites you to embrace relaxation, adventure, and a taste of authentic Southern charm.  We visited for the first … Read more

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Budget-Friendly Bliss: Uncover Cheap Weekend Getaways in Alabama

There are TONS of getaway spots all over Yellowhammer State, but we’ve handpicked a few that are more affordable.  Cheap doesn’t have to mean leaky roofs, poor service, or being remotely located!  So, if you’re on a budget, you can still have a beautiful weekend getaway at one of the places below.  You deserve it!  … Read more

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Our Top Places to Stay in Fairhope Alabama

Heading to the lovely town of Fairhope?  Lucky you!  (it’s one of our favorite staycation spots, as it’s only a 40-minute drive from our front door). Fairhope boasts a range of accommodations to suit every traveler.  From quaint bed and breakfasts to modern hotels, there’s a place for everyone.  And if you’re on the hunt … Read more

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15 Top Neighborhoods in Spanish Fort, AL

Are you looking to move to Spanish Fort? Good choice! Spanish Fort has many unique communities that attract new residents every year.  From peaceful streets and stately properties to conveniently located subdivisions, Spanish Fort has something to offer everyone.  Now, let’s explore your options and go through the best neighborhoods in Spanish Fort, AL!  Audubon  … Read more

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VRBO Gulf Shores: Top Rentals for 2023

Are you ready to find your perfect vacation spot in Gulf Shores?  2,287 incredible houses, 4,722 inviting condos, and countless other vacation rentals await you!  Whether you’re embarking on a family adventure or a fun-filled getaway with friends, VRBO rentals have the required amenities.  Here are the top Gulf Shores vacation rentals you can book … Read more

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35 Best Airbnb Orange Beach

Are you hunting for a vacation spot with good vibes, crystal-clear waters, and sugar-white sands? Orange Beach is the place to go! Airbnb Orange Beach has some of the MOST luxurious spots if you’re wondering where to stay during your vacation.   There are houses, condo units, cottages, and more that perfectly balance comfort and luxury. … Read more

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17 Best Hotels in Ocean Springs, MS

Ocean Springs is home to some of Mississippi’s luxurious and affordable hotels, primarily because of its accessibility to the Gulf Coast.  The town offers excellent accommodations for your family vacation or a romantic getaway for an average nightly price of $100.  So get ready, as this list provides you with the best hotels in Ocean … Read more