Dauphin Island Visitor’s Guide: How to Spend 2 Perfect Days

What should you do if you only have 2 days on Dauphin Island? This 2 day Dauphin Island visitor’s guide will take you to the best spots around the island.  

Let’s dive into the perfect Dauphin Island visitor’s guide with all the best things to do! 

Dauphin Island Visitor’s Guide: What to Do in 2 Days

Fort Gaines is the perfect place for a few hours of outdoor adventure and sightseeing. The fort was constructed in 1821 and served as an outpost during the American Civil War.  

Fort Gains

Located on the grounds directly north of Fort Gaines is the Estuarium and Sea Lab.  

The Estuarium and Dauphin Island Sea Lab

Self-Guided Tours

As its name indicates, this facility is a place where you can learn about sea life and aquatic ecosystems.  

East End Beach

After exploring Fort Gaines and the Estuarium, take a walk over to the East End Beach.  

This white sand beach is perfect for spending the afternoon. The beach is close to the Audubon Bird Sanctuary. 

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