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Mobile, Alabama

Take advantage of mild year-round weather to experience Alabama’s Gulf Coast.

What to do: For views of Mobile’s skyline, take a cruise around Mobile Bay aboard the wooden schooner Joshua, the Official Tall Ship of the State of Alabama. Then stroll through the city’s historic districts where you can tour antebellum homes or the USS Alabama battleship.

Where to stay: Spend the night at the 19th-century Malaga Inn, where you can enjoy true Southern hospitality in one of 39 rooms or suites in two restored Mobile homes centered around a picturesque courtyard; 800/235-1586 or malagainn.com.

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