Econo Lodge Inn & Suites
2682 South McKenzie Street
Foley, AL 36535
Phone: (251) 943-9100
Fax: (251) 943-9421
Elberta Town Park is probably famous for the semiannual Elberta German Sausage Festival which is an eagerly awaited event in this small town. Apart from Elberta's acclaimed sausage and sauerkraut, you will find many other German dishes that are authentic and delicious in here. The festival also has 250 booths dedicated to arts, crafts and baking goods that will just vie for your attention. Fun, food and entertainment are what makes this three decade old fundraiser going stronger every year. Elberta Town Park also has a fenced-in kids zone for tots to play safely. This green belt of the township hosts movie nights as well and is a community park.
Putt around ancient graveyards, old shipwrecks, and historical markers of Jean Lafitte and Blackbeard on two exciting 18 hole miniature golf courses located at this venue. The entire family will enjoy the exotic island atmosphere with cascading waterfalls, mysterious caves, sea fog, and the lush tropical atmosphere.
This fun location offers go-karts, bumper boats, a Kids Kountry, a 5,000 square foot arcade, miniature golf, a skycoaster, bungee jumping, and a refreshment center.
The production site for thousands of striped bass and red drum for annual restocking of depleted coastal fisheries, this center also conducts studies and research that enhance our understanding of the life history of red snapper, various finfish, and shrimp.
A testament to the evolution of American coast defense fortifications from 1834 to World War II, this historical site of military defense was occupied during the War of 1812, Civil War, Spanish American War, and World War I and II. Visit the fort and museums for an exciting educational experience for the entire family.
With pristine white beaches and cool blue waters, the Gulf State Park is a great option to spend your holidays. Spread across an vast area of 6150 acres (2488.81 hectares), this beautiful park has a lot to offer. Unwind and relax yourself by strolling on their nature trails or take a dip in the water. Fishing is a major activity that takes place in the park and it is surely something you can try your hand at. There are a whooping 496 campsites on the park, which are modern and visitor-friendly.
Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo was established in 1989. This zoo is home to over 500 animals and reptiles that can be visited and petted. School picnics, birthday parties and family gatherings can be organized at this zoo. Add this place to your itinerary and don't miss a chance to get up close with lions, tigers, monkeys, and so on. This zoo is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Nestled in a beach resort community, this 20 acre water and amusement park's main attractions include a 25,000 square foot wave pool, a 1,800 foot float river, an area for kids, a 300 foot triple drop water slide, a 350 foot enclosed ultra high speed water slide, and a 450 foot blind high speed water slide. The amusement park includes go-karts, a large roller coaster, an ejection seat, laser tag, miniature golf, rides for kids, a motion theater ride, and 10,000 square feet of games.
Designed by Mark Cline, the artist behind roadside attractions such as the Bamahenge (Foamhenge), the Lady in the Lake is a lovely fiberglass addition to Bay La Launch. Accessible via Fish Trap Road and Harpoon Drive, the sculpture features a pretty woman, towering 50 feet (15.24 meters) high, bathing in the bay waters. Cline had designed Lady in the Lake as per the orders of billionaire George Barber (of the Barber Motorsports Park fame), which was initially installed inside the pond at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum in Birmingham. However, in 2014, Mr. Barber had the installation moved down south to Barber Marina, in the Alabama Gulf coast so that it can be enjoyed by a larger demographic of art enthusiasts and tourists. The sculpture can be now found about 11.5 miles (18.50 kilometers) south of Downtown Elberta, floating about in the waters, with a pretty face and shapely knees peeking out.
This 20-acre ecological restoration project is an ongoing endeavor to put nature back into land once stripped bare. Features a caterpillar nursery, acres of restored butterfly habitat, and over 100 species of native plants. The Biophilia Native Nursery offers hummingbird and butterfly attracting plants, beach wildflowers and sea oats, Venus fly traps, pitcher plants and other carnivorous plants, and other beautiful, unusual, or ancient native species.
This company can help you realize your dream of riding a Harley Davidson motorcycle. They rent Harleys, scooters, jet skiis, and parasail.
A bird enthusiast�s paradise, the Alabama Coastal Birding Trail spans two counties, is composed of several loops, and features directional and interpretive signage. The Alabama Coastal Birding Trail is made possible by the partnering of the Alabama Gulf Coast Convention & Visitors Bureau, Mobile Convention & Visitors Corporation, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.