Dauphin Island Information
About Dauphin Island
Dauphin Island is a barrier island located on the Gulf of Mexico in Alabama. The island can be reached by crossing a 3 mile long high rise bridge. Dauphin Island is 14 miles long, and 1.75 miles wide at its widest point with beaches that are open 7 days a week. The island is known for bird watching, history, and their white, sandy beaches.
Things to do in Dauphin Island
This island is a popular beach town. There are many activities at the beach including water slides, fishing, boogie boarding, and inflatable rentals. Lined with A/C restrooms, showers, food and drink vendors, and certified lifeguards on duty, your beach experience is definitely going to be a comfortable one. Pets, glass and grills are not allowed at the beaches and parking is $2 plus $3 per person over 12 years of age. Once you’ve had enough of the beach, be sure to check out Fort Gaines, a restored fort that dates back to the colonial era. This Civil War site attracts thousands of sightseers each year. The Mobile Bay Ferry is a ferry ride that crosses the bay and allows you to experience Dauphin Island’s beautiful scenery and wildlife. Want to keep exploring Dauphin Island’s wildlife? The Dauphin Island Sea Lab Estuarium is a great place to bring the kids and learn a bit about marine wildlife in the Gulf region. Dauphin Island Audubon Bird Sanctuary is another great place to spend an hour or a whole day and explore the many trails that expose you to a number of bird species who migrate through the island. For such a little piece of land, this island has some big adventures waiting just for you!
Dauphin Island Accommodations
Whether you’re chasing a single apartment, or you’re looking for a whole house for a family getaway, Tripping.com has your Dauphin Island vacation covered! If it’s a quick weekend or a long term vacation stay, we’ve got accommodations to suit every style and budget.
Vacation Rentals in Dauphin Island
Find the best Dauphin Island vacation rentals on Tripping.com. With over 1965 home rentals, take your pick from a wide variety of choices including studio apartments, luxury condos, and cozy cabin rentals. Prices in Dauphin Island range from €25 a night. Many rentals can also be booked directly online.Vacation home rentals found on Tripping.com offer more amenities than the average hotel room along with many of the comforts of home. Going on a business trip or need to stay connected? 1670 homes in Dauphin Island offer high-speed WiFi Internet so you won’t miss a beat. Travelling with kids? Let them splash around in any of the 741 rentals with pool or jacuzzi, or relax with the family in one of the 1677 homes with cable TV.For all those pet owners with dogs or cats, Dauphin Island offers 480 pet-friendly vacation rentals for your extended family. Find the perfect vacation rental that matches your budget and style on Tripping.com.
Search properties from 7 vacation rental sites in Dauphin Island where the top providers in that area are HomeAway, RedAwning, and TripAdvisor. There are 586 HomeAway rentals, 342 RedAwning short term rentals and 315 TripAdvisor vacation rentals.