Take the Helm Theater at GulfQuest

Take the helm in this simulator, identical to those used to train professional boat pilots. You’ll get the chance to navigate vessels around the Port of Mobile, Mobile Bay, and the Tombigbee River. The simulations in this interactive exhibit are based on models of real downtown #Mobile, #MobileBay, and river locations. https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2Fwanderlust.usa.by.rail%2Fvideos%2F554644841645736%2F&show_text=0&width=560

WildNative Tours (Video)

Captains Mike and Chris with WildNative Tours led a delightful water tour from the Mobile River to Mobile Bay to the Tensaw Delta giving fun and informative talks about the ports, the wildlife, the ecosystem, crab and shrimp fishing, and fun facts like in the video where Captain Chris explains how mobile homes got their…

Mobile Bay, Alabama–Eco-Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Check in at Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel Featuring an unbeatable downtown location and a wide range of outstanding amenities, the Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel provides an award-winning home base for business and leisure travelers alike. You’ll find stylish nautically inspired hotel rooms, complete with luxury amenities such as marble bathrooms and…

Locally Made Foodie Stops in Fredericksburg, Texas

Farm-to-table. Pick-your-own. What about locally made? Next time you visit Fredericksburg, Texas, plan to savor these locally-made favorites. Chocolat Specializing in liquid-center chocolates filled with spirits, wine, coffee, and fruit nectar, Chocolat is the sole American manufacturer using the European method which dates back nearly two centuries. Locally made and more than 28 years in business, Chocolat…

The best places to go apple picking in the US

THE SEASONAL CHANGE from summer to fall is a sensory event for many of us. After the heaviness of the summer heat, there’s a briskness in the air, a depth of colors, a crunch underfoot — and the anticipation of tasting the autumnal harvest: apples. Read Jill’s entire article on Matador Network.

Follow the Trail of Tears in Southeast Tennessee

I stood in front of the Memorial Wall, reading the names of the 2,535 Cherokee heads of household identified in the 1835 Census, the Henderson Roll, and then forced into removal along the Trail of Tears. The number of household members was listed too, so in all, of the 16,542 Cherokees identified for removal by…