Dauphin Island is nestled away from the hustle and bustle of city life. You’ll feel right at home as soon as you step foot on the Island and take in a breath of fresh Gulf air. Dauphin Island thrives upon its’ emphasis on low-key, family oriented vacations. Forget road congestion, water parks and outlet malls – the island doesn’t even have need for a traffic light. Instead, envision bike paths, walking trails, miles of white sandy beaches and simplicity centered upon outdoor recreation and the environment. Dauphin Island is a true hidden gem of Alabama’s Gulf Coast.