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Fairhope Municipal Pier

Fairhope Avenue, Fairhope, AL
251-928-2136
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Ranked #2 of 16 attractions in Fairhope
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks
Description: The bayfront centerpiece of the town features duck ponds, a fountain and an award-winning rose garden.
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English first
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

I love taking a long walk along the pier when the weather is just perfect! It's so relaxing to watch the sun rise or set with the sound of the waves hitting the beach and pier. I enjoy taking family and friends there for fishing, walking, and to enjoy the many views.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

This pier was clean and well kept. I enjoyed the walk with my family, there was a cool breeze that kept the temperature bearable. Enjoyable.

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Hot Springs, Arkansas
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54 reviews 54 reviews
21 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

The pier in and of itself is lovely. It is a decent length; although I hear the original that burned was much longer in length. The people wandering around the pier are friendly. It is a pleasure to meet new people, enjoy pleasant conversations and see what the catches of the day are. However, the bathroom facilities are deplorable. They... More

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Columbia, Missouri
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

We loved the pier. We came to gulf shore al for our anniversary. Loved it so much we've decided to move there in Oct.

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Indiana
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99 reviews 99 reviews
37 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We visited the pier just expecting a scenic view, but we're pleasantly surprised to see a pod of 7-10 dolphins on the left side.They kept us entertained as we walked to the end. Very nice sightseeing!

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cape cod
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86 reviews 86 reviews
20 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Sticks out into Mobile Bay. Had a very good restaurant on the pier. After dark, you can see the lights of Mobile around 20 miles across the bay.

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Tishomingo, Mississippi
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40 reviews 40 reviews
8 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Beautiful area, we love the Fairhope area, and stop by there once a year on our way to Destin. We love driving down to the pier, and beach area to watch the sun set, this is a perfect place to do so.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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82 reviews 82 reviews
26 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014 via mobile

Beautiful and quiet, easy access, safe with free WIFI for 30 min! Wonderful pier, beautiful benches to sit and watch the sunset! One of my fav places to go!

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Well kept and just lovely!! The parks around are quite lovely too. Also has a tiny diner with a nice little view (didn't try the diner this trip)

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

What a wonderful place to view the bay! It's family friendly with easy access to parking and the walking/bike trails are a plus!

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