Mobile is the 12th largest port in the US. Alabama’s saltwater port hosts an array of cultural sights which are sure to tantalize history buffs. The port has been a hub for visitors since 1702. Check out the restaurants, breweries, cafés, galleries and the bars the small town has to offer. The trade between the French and the natives brought the colonial influences from Britain & Spain. Battleship USS Alabama Museum is a ship that served in WWII. Cathedral of Immaculate Conception is another site which depicts French & Irish heritage. Mardi Gras Carnival is an acclaimed celebration that takes place here.