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Mobile — A melting pot for a diverse mix of cultures – including French, Spanish, African, and Creole – this Gulf Coast city is the third most populous in Alabama, and the setting for some energized festivals (like Mardi Gras). It's also an up-and-coming cruise port.

Why Go

For exuberant Mardi Gras parades, delicious, sea-inspired cuisine, and a glimpse into America’s colonial past.

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This year's edition of Apple's now-famous annual smartphone release introduced two exciting devices: the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus. Apple made no bones ... Read More »

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