Daphne in Baldwin County, Alabama is situated on the eastern shoreline of Mobile Bay and is a suburb of Mobile. The city is home to more than 21,000 people and is therefore the most populous city in the county. Get on a bus rental and charter in Daphne, Alabama and experience "The Jubilee City" today.
The city adopted this nickname as it is one of the locations of the Mobile Bay jubilee. Jubilee is the natural phenomenon that takes place sporadically on the shores of Mobile Bay, when large numbers of shrimps and crabs, and even eels and flounders, leave deeper waters and swarm the bay's shallow coastal area. A jubilee is a celebrated event in Mobile Bay.
Visit the Daphne Museum, which was constructed in 1858 and was originally the old Methodist Church, the second oldest church in Baldwin County. It is included in the National Register of Historic Places. The church was then converted into a museum in 2001 where you can learn more about the city's and its surrounding communities' history. The Old Methodist Church Museum and Cemetery was later renamed the Daphne Museum.
Another museum worth visiting is the American Sport Art Museum & Archives. ASAMA boasts a collection of more than 1,500 pieces, including paintings, sculptures, prints, assemblages, photos, and posters, related to sports art, literature and history.
You should also check out the Civic Center, which is considered to be the center of community events. The center serves as a venue not just for private events like weddings, but also for theater performances, concerts, trade shows and conventions.
There's also the Daphne Public Library, where you can read about the city and the county, and a whole bunch of other subjects.
Additionally, a few other sites in the city are also included in the National Register of Historic Places. These are:
You may also want to schedule your trip to Daphne in time for the Jubilee Festival every September. The festival takes place at Olde Town Daphne and features fine art, crafts, great food, and entertainment.
With a bus rental and charter in Daphne, Alabama, you can take the kids and the entire family to any of the city's parks and outdoor venues, which include:
You can also check out Joe Louis Patrick Park, Belrose Park, Dryer Bay Access, Jubilee Courtyard, McMillian Bluff, and S.B. Williams Park.
You can then ask your bus rental and charter in Daphne, Alabama to take you to the Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce, which offers the best in arts, entertainment, and cultural opportunities. The area also offers fine dining and shopping opportunities.
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