Destination guide

Get in on the year-round fun in Foley

Situated southeast of Mobile in Baldwin County, the historic town of Foley offers fun year-round activities and attractions for everyone to enjoy. With its close proximity to the Gulf Coast, about 14 miles south, you can soak up the morning sun on a sandy beach, and then grab lunch at a local tavern, followed by an afternoon of antique shopping. Foley vacation rentals are popular as a central location from which to explore the local area, while still being part of a relaxing small town that has plenty to keep you busy!

Things to do

Stop and smell the roses in Foley

Foley offers some unique attractions for visitors, including more than 500 varieties of roses on display along the City of Foley Antique Rose Trail. Yes, it may finally be time to stop and smell those roses! You can check out medical equipment from the 20th century at the first hospital in the county, now the Holmes Medical Museum. Train enthusiasts are sure to love the refurbished circa-1900s train depot which houses the City of Foley Museums and Archives, including a popular Model Train Exhibit. Plus, Foley Art Center showcases works from local craftsmen and artisans.

Activities

Bargain hunting, kayaking, and horses-oh my!

A great place to start your adventure is by visiting the Foley Welcome Center where you'll find information on a self-guided walking tour around the towns' historic sites. You can shop 'til you drop at antique stores and Tanger Outlets, or follow a Bargain Hunter's Thrift Trail map for even better deals. Families can burn off energy at Foley Kids Park, or explore the water trails by canoe or kayak in Wolf Creek Park. Check out the action at Foley Sport Complex, go bowling, or play a round at Foley Golf Course. Foley also hosts an annual rodeo in August, yee-haw!

Weather

Foley is truly a town for all seasons

When choosing Foley vacation rentals, you can get your fix of full-on summer temperatures, which hover in the mid-80s to 90s, or marvel at the fall colors while enjoying cooler temperatures in the 70s. During the winter months, temperatures can dip down into the low 40s, but usually average around 50 degrees. The hurricane season in Alabama runs from May through October, and there are occasional tornadoes in some parts of the state during the spring and fall. So be sure to pack your umbrella, or your red Wizard of Oz shoes!

Natural features

Gear up for the beaches and check out the nesting turtles

Foley vacation rentals are popular in this town of just over 16,000 residents, as you're only 14 miles from the white sand beaches of Gulf State Park along the picturesque Gulf of Mexico, and 30 miles west of Pensacola. It's a great location from which to explore the entire area! Wolf Creek Park is connected to Graham Creek Nature Preserve, where you can observe birds, deer, and even snakes in their natural habitat. At the nearby Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge, Loggerhead sea turtles nest annually from May until October.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Foley

Fly into Pensacola, FL (PNS-Pensacola Intl.), the closest airport, located 29.6 mi (47.6 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Mobile, AL (MOB-Mobile Regional), which is 38.4 mi (61.8 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Foley?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 9,618 vacation rentals near Foley. From 1,064 Houses to 8,222 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Foley for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Foley?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Foley:

  • Orange Beach East: 6,268 vacation rentals
  • Morgantown: 680 vacation rentals
  • Surf Side Shores: 1,309 vacation rentals
  • Perdido Key Coves One: 23 vacation rentals
  • Fort Morgan Pines: 148 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Foley?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Foley. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Foley Sportsplex: 10,581 vacation rentals
  • Glenlakes Golf Club: 10,390 vacation rentals
  • Holmes Medical Museum: 10,561 vacation rentals
  • Tanger Outlet Center: 10,624 vacation rentals
  • Pate's Country Music Hall: 10,335 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Foley listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Foley?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,064 Houses in Foley. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Foley include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 8,222 rentals available
  • Cottages: 122 rentals available
  • Cabins: 122 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Foley?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 8,438 vacation rentals with pool available in Foley. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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