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Dauphin Island Travel Guide

Known as the Sunshine Capital of Alabama, Dauphin Island is a town in the Gulf of Mexico where vacationers can relax, catch some rays and have a good time. With pristine white sand and turquoise blue waters, the beaches in Dauphin Island are some of the best in Alabama. The town also offers activities for everyone to enjoy, including museums, historical sites, aquariums and green parks. When it comes to delicious food, you will find it right here in Dauphin Island with everything from southern favorites to seafood.

Things to Do in Dauphin Island

Top things to do include lazing around on Dauphin Island Public Beach. The beautiful sandy beach is where you can sunbathe and swim in the water, as well as there being nearby trails for a leisurely stroll. To learn more about aquatic life and the Mobile Bay Estuary, there is the Dauphin Island Sea Lab. For bird watchers, head to Audubon Bird Sanctuary. For history buffs, Fort Gaines is a popular historical site that was used to protect the entrance to the bay for over 150 years; while at shell Mound Park, visitors can view preserved archaeological sites from around AD 1100 to AD 1550.

Best Time to Visit Dauphin Island

Summer is a popular time to visit Dauphin Island, but cheaper accommodation is available and there is more pleasant weather in the spring and fall.

Condos in Dauphin Island

When searching for a Gulf front getaway perfect for family and friends, find your ideal beach house on Dauphin Island. This popular holiday isle destination has a host of vacation rentals that meet a variety of needs.

Sitting on the Gulf of Mexico, beautiful Dauphin Island rental homes offer comfort and style appropriate for both couple mini-breaks and big family reunions. Properties range from 2 bedroom 2 bath condos to typical 8 bedroom 4 bath elevated house rentals, some sleeping up to 20 people. To be with pets is to be without problems as many Dauphin Island vacation homes are pet-friendly.

A Dauphin Island vacation home is more than just a relaxing time on a gulf beach -- the island has an interesting past, inheriting its name from the 18th century French heir apparent Louis XV. Your appetite for military history will be satisfied by a trip to the famous Fort Gains, an important artefact from the American Civil War. Whether you want to unwind with family or discover with friends, find the perfect beach home on the gulf coast in a Dauphin Island beach rental.

Price and Availability in Dauphin Island

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The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Dauphin Island tends to be Sunday, while the most expensive day tends to be Thursday. Vacation homes in Dauphin Island tend to be busiest on Fridays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.
The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Dauphin Island is in June, while the cheapest month is in February. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Dauphin Island is in the high season in July. Dauphin Island has its low season in December, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The Weather in Dauphin Island

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Dauphin Island. The hottest month in Dauphin Island is May, when temperatures peak at 95 ˚F. The coolest month is February, when temperatures drop to 27 ˚F. The wettest month in Dauphin Island is March with 6.8 inches of rain, while the driest month is February with 0.78 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Dauphin Island

At AllTheRooms.com we have vacation rentals from all of your favorite providers - Airbnb, Priceline, RedAwning and others. We have 2,705 vacation rentals, hotels and other places to stay in Dauphin Island ranging from cheap options to luxury places to stay. In general, an accommodation in Dauphin Island will cost you $234 per night.

If you need to stay connected during your vacation, then you can choose from over 675 accommodations in Dauphin Island that have WiFi. We have 9 accommodations that come with breakfast included. Fitness fanatics can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 148 accommodations that have gym facilities. If you are driving to Dauphin Island, you'll want to pick from 526 places to stay that provide parking. 324 places to stay come with a pool or jacuzzi

AllTheRooms has 211 pet-friendly places to stay in Dauphin Island, so if you're traveling with your pet you won't have any problems.

In Dauphin Island AllTheRooms currently compares hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 3 providers, including 389 places to stay from Airbnb, 155 accommodations from Priceline and 155 places to stay from RedAwning.

1,078 of the accommodations in Dauphin Island have been reviewed and rated. 37% are rated excellent or good. 966 places to stay in are instantly bookable.

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