Stormy Skies Over The Port City Of Mobile Alabama
The port of Mobile is the only deep water port in the state of Alabama. In 2014, it was number nine in the nation of deep water ports. This enables them to service the extremely large cargo ships that come into port. Mobile has terminals up and down the intercoastal waterway all the way to the Great Lakes, Tennessee River Valley, and even the Gulf of Mexico. The port has easy access to two interstates, and five major railroads. It is obvious that this is a major international commerce activity for Mobile.
Another major use of the Port of Mobile is that it is home to several cruise ships, including Carnival Cruise Line. Taking a cruise in or out of Mobile adds many opportunities for cultural experiences and amazing historical encounters. This is an old city that has a spectacular variety of the older southern mansions and many other cultural events. There are many high quality hotels and motels close to the cruise terminal, so adding a day in Mobile could not be easier.
For centuries Mobile was a major world crossroads for the Spanish, French, and African traders. This unique heritage sets Mobile apart from it’s neighbors and the rest of the state. There is also a major Creole influence in Mobile. All of these things create a very unique flavor for those who choose to visit. Mobile is full of historic and fun cultural events and shows. Add all these things to it’s marvelous southern hospitality and the almost perfect weather, and you have a city that offers more than just your normal adventure. If you are looking for a southern adventure, then discovering Mobile, Alabama is the perfect destination. It’s time to pack your bags and head to the port of Mobile, for a one of a kind experience. Welcome to the gem of Alabama!