This tour tells the 315-year-old story of Mobile as a Native American settlement, a French settlement, a British port, a Spanish town, and a thriving and genteel American city.
This tour follows the beautiful streets of Alabama’s oldest city, and includes street views and explanations of Royal Street, Ft. Conde, Bienville Square, and much more. Our experienced guide will share the "Secret History" of our tattooed French founder, the distant location where our city was actually founded, and an historic fire hall hiding downtown in plain sight!
The tour begins at Serda's Coffee Company, 3 S Royal St, Mobile, AL 36602
Starts outside Visit Mobile Welcome Center
Parking is available at the city parking garage next door at 20 S. Royal Street.
Short Walk From Hotels
The tour is an 8-minute walk from any downtown hotels.
Bring Your Camera!
Our tours include lots of great photo opportunities. You may see a stunning street mural, impressive fountain, or hidden detail along the way. Share photos on your social media page.
Fun and Professional Guides
Our guides specialize in creating an engaging experienced for everyone, and we love questions and comments. This isn't a canned and scripted tour, but a conversation!
This is the Gulf Coast, where pop-up rain can happen—or not. Any tour that's cancelled or cut short by weather will be rescheduled at your convenience! Just email us the date and time you prefer.
Easy Walking. No Stairs!
Our tours move at a relaxed pace so that everyone can keep up. Mobile has no hills. and most of our tours include a restroom stop along the way. You may want a hat and comfy shoes.
"Great way to get out, enjoy the city, and learn about our history!"
Aimée Rambo Brown
"Went to the historical tour with my husband and son. We all enjoyed it very much!"