Mobile, Alabama

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Mobile is a city and seaport in the northern Gulf of Mexico in the state of Alabama, USA. It is located at the junction of the river and bay of the same name and the port has always played a key role in Alabama’s economy, from the early days as a trading center between the French and Native Americans down to its current role as the 11th largest USA port.

As one of the Gulf Coasts cultural centers, Mobile houses several art museums, a symphony orchestra, a professional opera, a professional ballet company, and a large concentration of historic architecture. Mobile is known for having the oldest organized Carnival/Mardi Gras celebrations in USA.