Fort Morgan is a historic military fort located on scenic Mobile Bay in southern Alabama. While the site is no longer an active military establishment, the area continues to be popular for vacationers because of its fabulous location and gorgeous beaches. When you choose to stay in a lovely Fort Morgan beach condo, you can make yourself right at home while enjoying a fabulous coastal getaway
The beaches in the Fort Morgan area are a huge draw for visitors, and many enjoy how unspoiled the beach experience is here. Most will enjoy beach access from their Fort Morgan condo or beach house, but there are different beach access points along Fort Morgan Road, which is the main road that runs east to west in this area. Beaches are popular for sunbathing, swimming, walking, jogging, flying kites and more. Just off of the beaches, excursions for sailing, deep sea fishing, parasailing and more add some spice to your beach vacation.
When you need a break from the sun but want to get out of your condo to see some sites along the Alabama Gulf Coast, a shopping trip may be in order. The Tanger Outlet in nearby Foley is home to dozens of top stores as well as restaurants and entertainment venues. There are also smaller shops located just east of Fort Morgan in the popular Gulf Shores area. In Gulf Shores, you will find small gift shops for souvenirs, t-shirts and more to take back home with you.
There are numerous other activities in the local area that you can enjoy as well. Close to Fort Morgan, the Kiva Dunes Resort & Golf Course provides you with exceptional beach views while you golf. The Golf Club of the Wharf and the Gulf Shores Golf Club are additional golfing opportunities in the area. The Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge is east of town and provides you with a wonderful place to learn more about native wildlife and to see it in its natural habitat. In the Gulf Shores area nearby, you can also watch movies, go mini golfing, use go karts and have other types of family-friendly fun.
The weather along most of the Gulf Coast is well-known for having mild winters, warm summers and high levels of humidity, and this is exactly what you can expect when you travel to Fort Mortgage. This area is known for having average highs in the summer months that range for the 80s to the low 90s, but there are days when the temperature exceeds 100 degrees. The winters are mild, and the average highs are in the 50s and 60s. The area receives more than 60 inches of rain per year, and snowfall is very unlikely most years. While the area receives heavy rainfall during tropical storm and hurricane season, rainfall is also common in the spring, fall and winter months.
If you plan to fly into the area, you will need to fly into either Pensacola or Mobile for access to a large airport. Then, rent a car to travel along Interstate 10 to Highway 98. From Highway 98, take Fort Morgan Road west until you reach the turn for your vacation rental. There is a smaller airport in the Orange Beach area if you which to fly closer, and this is the Jack Edwards National Airport. It has a limited number of flights from different locations across the country.