Mobile Alabama is a lively and lovely city on the Gulf of Mexico. The city has been a major seaport and shipbuilding center for centuries. They & been celebrating Mardi Gras in Mobile for 60+ years, longer than New Orleans, so they know how to have a good time here. A great way to enjoy the sights of Mobile city is boat tours. Delta Outdoor Guides & Airboat Tours help visitors explore Mobile Bay, the Tensaw River and the surrounding swamps. Other interesting tours include, chartered fishing tour, dolphin spotting tours and sunset cruises. For an insight into US maritime history, tour the USS Alabama moored near Fort Conde.