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Fairhope Travel Guide

On the eastern shore of Mobile Bay lies Fairhope, a lovely walkable town full of southern charm. Here, in Lower Alabama, visitors feel rather welcome thanks to the small-town vibe, friendly faces, genteel spaces, and leisurely pursuits to occupy their time. Whether it’s strolling the waterfront, relaxing on the beach, biking the local streets, admiring the antebellum architecture, or exploring eclectic attractions such as the quirky Castle House, there is something that will pique everybody’s interest.

Things to Do in Fairhope

When deciding on a place to meet up before exploring downtown, tell everyone to head to The Clock, a local landmark that’s not hard to miss. During the warmer months, the Fairhope Welcome Center offers interesting walking tours, but feel free to go out on your own, pop your head in one of the art galleries, check out the boutiques or enjoy one of the many public events happening throughout the year from the Outdoor Farmers Market to Alabama Birdfest, among others. Considered the “town square,” the Fairhope Municipal Piers & Park offers a place to admire the water, have a picnic, walk the trails and feed the ducks. Not too far away, the Fairhope Museum of History delves into yesteryear with exhibits and collections shining the spotlight on early residents, potters and the like. Over at the Eastern Shore Art Center, group shows highlight the work of talented artists from the area. As for nature, the Weeks Bay Reserve offers ample opportunity to learn about coastal habitats and a chance to see wetlands, marshes, and wildlife up close.

Best Time to Visit Fairhope

For the most part, the weather in Fairhope is pleasant, with occasional humidity in the summer and precipitation throughout the year. Since many people like to spend most of their time outdoors, early March to mid-May is the most comfortable, as it's not too hot nor too cold.

Price and Availability Index in Fairhope

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Fairhope is in August, while the cheapest month is in January. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Fairhope is in the high season in July. Fairhope has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Fairhope tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Friday. Vacation homes in Fairhope tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The weather in Fairhope

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Fairhope. The warmest months in Fairhope are June and May, when temperatures reach 91 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 23 ˚F. The wettest month in Fairhope is August with 13.08 inches of rain, while the driest month is November with 0.24 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Fairhope

Choose the perfect accommodation for your trip at AllTheRooms.com. We aggregate Airbnb, VRBO, Homeaway and more. Fairhope has 227 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. For those trying to keep costs down, the lowest priced place to stay in Fairhope comes in at $20 per night. The average price of accommodation in is $370 per night.

Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Fairhope can pick from 119 places to stay that provide WiFi. 16 places to stay include a breakfast. Driving to Fairhope? Then choose one of the 134 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. 5 hotels and vacation rentals have a pool or jacuzzi.

Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 42 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.

AllTheRooms aggregates vacation rentals, hotels and other unique accommodation types from 6 providers in Fairhope, including 90 places to stay from Airbnb, 45 accommodations from VRBO and 4 places to stay from Homeaway

151 accommodations in Fairhope have been reviewed: 74% are rated excellent or good. 63 places to stay in are instantly bookable.

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