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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 warmest months in Dauphin Island are June and May, when temperatures reach 93 ˚F. The coolest month is November, when temperatures drop to 23 ˚F. The wettest month in Dauphin Island is September with 9.85 inches of rain, while the driest month is February with 0.6 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Dauphin Island

At AllTheRooms.com we have accommodations from all of your favorite providers - Airbnb, Priceline, RedAwning and many more. AllTheRooms has 2,705 rentals, hotels and other great places to stay while you enjoy Dauphin Island, with everything from cheap hostels and homestays to extravagant Airbnbs and hotels. An average rental in Dauphin Island costs on average $234 a night.

Those needing to get some work finished during their trip to Dauphin Island can pick from 675 places to stay that have WiFi. We have 9 accommodations that come with breakfast included. Choose from 148 accommodations that provide gym options, so you don't miss a single workout. Driving to Dauphin Island? Then choose one of the 526 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. 324 places to stay have a a pool or jacuzzi

If you're traveling with your best friend, then be sure to select one of the 211 pet-friendly accommodations available.

We combine a wide variety of Dauphin Island accommodations including vacation rentals, home stays, hostels and other unique places to stay into one easy search. We show results from more than 3 providers, including 389 places to stay from Airbnb, 181 accommodations from Priceline and 155 places to stay from RedAwning.

1,078 accommodations in Dauphin Island have been reviewed; 37% are rated excellent or good. You can instantly book any of 966 places to stay right now.

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