Ready to explore Mobile? Before driving your big rig downtown, you might want to consider local traffic levels. Mobile is one of the biggest cities in Alabama and, as a result, is one of the most congested. If you're visiting Mobile during Mardi Gras season, avoid driving through downtown in rush hour. Campers searching for somewhere to park their motorhome downtown should consider Walmart.
You won't want to miss out on visiting the USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park during your trailer rental in Mobile. Docked in Mobile Bay, the USS Alabama is a retired World War II battleship that now serves as a museum. Visitors can tour the ship's interior and learn what life was like for the crew aboard a WWII battleship. You can also tour a WWII submarine named USS Drum and see a collection of WWII planes at the Aircraft Pavillion.
Learn more about Mobile's Mardi Gras history at the Mobile Carnival Museum. One of the most unusual museums in Alabama, the Mobile Carnival Museum, features a collection of artifacts relating to Mardi Gras, including photos of past festivals dating back to 1886. Visitors can climb atop a float to experience what it's like to be in the parade and see robes belonging to Mardi Gras royalty.
Campers who're planning to spend their days exploring the beautiful wetlands of southern Alabama should head to Chickasabogue Park. Just north of Mobile, this wildlife refuge boasts 1,100 acres of untouched woodlands and rivers to enjoy. Hike down 17 miles of trails, play a game of disc golf, or work on your tan at the beach along Chickasabogue Creek. There are also RV campsites at Chickasabogue Park, in case you want to spend the night.