Mobile vying for USA Today’s “Best Summer Travel Destination” top honor—needs your vote

Uss Alabama
USS Alabama in Mobile (Pat Byington/The Bama Buzz)

The city of Mobile has been nominated as one of 20 cities nationwide for 2023’s Best Summer Travel Destinations in USA Today’s Readers’ Choice Award.

Selected by a panel of experts, each community is now seeking votes from USA Today readers for the honor.

Here is what they said about Alabama’s third largest city.

“Located on Alabama’s Gulf Coast, this port city has plenty for everyone to do, from the nearby Bellingrath Gardens and Battleship Memorial Park to art museums and airboat tours. Indulge your sweet tooth at Mo’Bay Beignet Co., learn about Mardi Gras at the Mobile Carnival Museum and take in local history by way of the Dora Franklin Finley African-American Heritage Trail.”

How to Vote

Downtown Mobile
Downtown Mobile (Pat Byington/The Bama Buzz)

Want to help the Azalea City win? 

You have until April 16th to vote. Cast your vote online —HERE.

The winner will be announced on April 28th. As of Friday, According to Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson, the Port City has jumped from 7th to 1st on the Leaderboard. 

Of course, there is still plenty of time for the other cities—Asheville, N.C., Jackson Hole. WY., Chicago, and others to catch up.

Help put Mobile over the top.

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