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Alabama's Coastal Connection National Scenic Byway Road Trip

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History enthusiasts and nature lovers delight in the scenery and sights along Alabama’s southern tip. A portion of the byway runs along the coast of Pelican, Mobile and Bon Secour bays—with their white sandy beaches and fishing villages. On SR 180, Fort Gaines and Fort Morgan overlook the site of the Civil War Battle of Mobile Bay.
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Take in the beauty of beaches, historic sites, towns, waterways and wildlife preserves along the Gulf Coast barrier islands and on both sides of Mobile Bay. Known for its connection with nature, Alabama’s Coastal Connection National Scenic Byway (SR 188/SR 193/SR 180/SR 135/SR 182) boasts stunning flora and fauna so have your binoculars and camera ready.