Attractions May 08, 2021
The Fascinating Town In Alabama That Is Straight Out Of A Fairy Tale
Alabama is home to many fascinating towns, including several that are quite magical. One of these towns in particular is Fairhope. For information about Fairhope, including why it’s straight out of a fairy tale, take a look below.
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Fairhope is a beautiful coastal town on the eastern shore of Alabama's Mobile Bay. It's also one of the state's most fascinating towns because of its fairy-tale-like appearance.
Two iconic attractions that help give this town its fairy-tale-like appearance is Mosher Castle and Sheldon Castle. Mosher Castle (pictured) is the home of artist Dean Mosher and his wife, Pagan. It was designed by Mr. Mosher and constructed mostly from local materials. It has its very own moat and drawbridge, and it receives thousands of visitors each year.
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Sheldon Castle (pictured) was built by Craig Sheldon in 1946. It's currently used as an airbnb, so anyone can have their very own fairy-tale experience. Click
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Tolstoy Park is another iconic attraction that looks like something from a fairy tale. It was the home of Henry Stuart, a well-known hermit from Idaho that had contracted tuberculosis. He later became known as the "Hermit of Montrose."
For those of you who enjoy exploring the outdoors, you'll want to visit Weeks Bay Reserve. It has 6,000 acres of wetlands and water bottoms, in addition to a scenic nature trail that attracts hikers from near and far.
Fairhope is also home to Fairhoper's Community Park, a magical park for kids. It includes everything from a state-of-the-art playground to a pirate themed splash pad.
When it comes to shopping, Fairhope's French Quarter is the place to be. This section of town is home to a variety of unique shops.
And finally, one of the town's most popular attractions is the Fairhope Municipal Pier. According to the locals, this pier is the perfect place to catch a sunset.
For more information about Fairhope, you can view the city's website
Have you ever been to Fairhope, Alabama? If so, did you visit any of these places? Let us know in the comments below.
For more information about Weeks Bay Reserve, be sure to take a look at the following article:
The One Nature Reserve In Alabama Everyone Should Visit This Summer. Address: Fairhope, AL 36532, USA