The City of Spanish Fort, AL
The city of Spanish Fort is located in the state of Alabama in Baldwin County and has a population of 7,539 as reported by the census of 2010. The largest nearby city to Spanish Fort is Mobile, approximately 15 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Spanish Fort, including Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, David's Catfish House, U-haul Co., Wendy's Old Fashioned Hamburgers and Olive Garden Italian Restaurant. For a larger selection of Spanish Fort restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Spanish Fort Museums, Golf Courses and/or Arenas, including the American Sport Art Museum and Archives, Fort Conde, Timbercreek Golf Course -Magnolia/Dogwood, Conde-Charlotte House and Battleship Memorial Park. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Spanish Fort please click on the Attractions tab above. The following airport is located in or near Spanish Fort:
- Gulf Shores Jack Edwards Airport (GUF)
Spanish Fort, Alabama Climate and WeatherIn the month of December, Spanish Fort experiences an average high temperature of 63 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in December are usually about 42 degrees with an average rainfall of 4.4 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Spanish Fort with daytime temperatures averaging 89 degrees in the summer, and 62 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Spanish Fort to receive an average of 5.33 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 6.73 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 102 degrees in the summer and as low as 5 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Spanish Fort should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 78 degrees, and nighttime lows of 56.
Spanish Fort, Alabama Attractions
1Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo - Gulf Shores,
The Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo opened in June 1989 in Gulf Shores, Alabama as Zooland Animal Park. It is operated by the Zoo Foundation, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, and relies on admissions, memberships and contributions for its funding. It was the basis of the Animal Planet show The Little Zoo That Could.
2American Sport Art Museum and Archives - Daphne,
The United States Sports Academy is an accredited, sport-specific institution located in Daphne, Alabama. It offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs as well as certificate programs. Founded in 1972, the Academy has provided its sports programs to more than 60 countries around the world.
3Azalea City Golf Course - Mobile,
The Azalea City Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Mobile County Alabama. Built in 1957, this Mobile course designed by Robert B. Harris is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 251-342-4221. The golf course dress code is as follows: Collared shirt, no cutoffs, denim OK.
Address: 1000 Galliard Dr, Mobile, AL 36608
4Battleship Memorial Park - Mobile,
Battleship Memorial Park is a military history park and museum that can be found on the western shore of Mobile Bay in Mobile, Alabama. It has a collection of notable aircraft and museum ships including the South Dakota-class battleship USS Alabama and Gato-class submarine USS Drum. The USS Alabama and USS Drum are both National Historic Landmarks, and the park as a whole is listed on the Alabama Register of Landmarks and Heritage.
5Bellingrath Gardens and Home - Theodore,
Bellingrath Gardens and Home is a 65-acre botanical garden and mansion that can be found on the Fowl River in Theodore, a suburb of Mobile, Alabama. The site was listed on the Alabama Register of Landmarks and Heritage on September 14, 1977 and on the National Register of Historic Places on October 19, 1982.
6Bragg-Mitchell Mansion - Mobile,
The Bragg-Mitchell Mansion, which is also referred to as the Bragg-Mitchell House, is a historic house museum in Mobile, Alabama. It was built in 1855 by Judge John Bragg and is the one of the most photographed buildings in the city as well as one of the more popular tourist attractions. The house has been attributed to John's brother, a local Alabama architect, Alexander J. Bragg.
7Carlen House - Mobile,
The Carlen House, which is also referred to as the Carlen House Museum, is a historic house museum in Mobile, Alabama. The house was built in the Gulf Coast cottage style in 1843. It was the residence of Michael and Mary Carlen, Irish immigrants, and their twelve children. Operated as a farm during the 19th century, the Mobile County School Board acquired 38 acres of the property from the Carlen family in 1923 as the site for a new public city school.
8Citronelle Municipal Golf Course - Citronelle,
The Citronelle Municipal Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Mobile County Alabama. Built in 1975, this Citronelle course is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 334-866-7881. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 18350 Lakeview Dr, Citronelle, AL 36522
9Conde-Charlotte House - Mobile,
The Conde-Charlotte House, which is also referred to as the Kirkbride House, is a historic house museum in Mobile, Alabama. The earliest section of the building, the rear kitchen wing, was built in 1822. The main section of the house was added a few decades later and is two and a half floors. The entire structure is constructed of hand-made brick with a smooth stucco plaster over the exterior.
10Creekside Golf Club - , Pensacola,
The Creekside Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Escambia County Florida. Built in 1972, this Pensacola course is open all year. For tee time information call the pro shop at 850-944-7969. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 5555 Esperanto Dr, Pensacola, FL 32526
Spanish Fort, Alabama Hotels
6Hampton Inn & Suites Mobile- Downtown Historic District
62 S Royal St
Mobile, AL 36602
Spanish Fort, Alabama Restaurants
This is a list of Spanish Fort Ethnic Dining restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Spanish Restaurants, Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Shops and American Restaurants. Happy Dining!
Spanish Fort Articles
Published March 16, 2011
Foley Alabama is a picturesque family friendly small town. There are lots of interesting shops and attractions and offers a relaxing alternative to more crowded cities.
Published March 4, 2011
All the exhibits at the Museum of Mobile Alabama give a wonderful overview of the city’s history, and all three are family-friendly, offering something for everyone.
Published March 4, 2011
Mobile Alabama is the birthplace of Mardi Gras which today is a season of balls and parties. The Mobile Carnival Museum features an excellent tour for learning more.
Published March 4, 2011
Learn about the USS Alabama Battleship, the USS Drum Submarine the aircraft pavilion. The USS Alabama Battleship Museum in Mobile is a tribute to military history.