Mobile, AL Self Storage Units
Welcome to Mobile, AL
Moving to Mobile, Alabama, sometime soon? If so, we’ve got answers to all your questions below to help make your relocation to Mobile less stressful. Read on to discover them all, including where to find a storage unit near you when you arrive.
Life in Mobile, AL
Life in Mobile, AL, is different from most cities. First and foremost, with a cost index of 82.9 out of 100, the cost of living in Mobile is lower than in many similar cities. One reason is housing, which is genuinely affordable. The median home cost in Mobile is $138,400, nearly half the U.S. average. Groceries, utilities, transportation, and miscellaneous expenses are also below the national average, making affordability one of the highlights of living in Mobile.
One minor drawback in Mobile is that jobs are a bit scarce. However, everything else is rated highly. Public schools are excellent, outdoor activities are abundant, and the weather in Mobile is outstanding most of the year. (Summertime, however, can be swelteringly hot and humid.) Mobile is also a diverse city with exciting nightlife and some of the best cuisine in the southern half of the United States.
Things to do in Mobile
You'll be pleased to know that, for about 10 months of the year, the weather in Mobile, AL, is phenomenal. That's good because there are many truly fantastic activities to enjoy in and around the city! Below are 10 of the best, including restaurants, festivals, and other attractions.
1. Mobile Museum of Art
Escape the heat and enjoy the best modern art from around the world at this first-class art museum in downtown Mobile.
2. Braided River Brewing Co.
With beautiful views and delicious brews, Braided River Brewing Company is a great place to cool off, throw back a few and enjoy a leisurely afternoon.
3. Gator Alley Boardwalk
Gator Alley Boardwalk will be a terrifying treat if you've never seen an alligator up close and personal. You'll also see plenty of people and enjoy a nice leisurely walk in the sun.
4. Mobile Carnival Museum
Carnivals have been a part of American life for hundreds of years. See the origins and history of some of the best at this unique museum.
5. Three Georges Candy
This is considered one of the city's best handmade candy and sweet shops. Our recommendation; try the rum-soaked fruit cake and white chocolate pretzels!
6. Mobile Flea Market
Featuring between 700 and 800 vendors, you've never been to a flea market as big as this one! There are plenty of places to find snacks, too, for energy, you'll need to visit all 800 vendors.
7. Mobile Botanical Gardens
100 gorgeous acres of beautiful flowers, trees, succulents, and more! Daily and weekly events include yoga, poetry workshops, art lessons, and picnics!
8. Mobile Opera
A genuine cultural experience in Mobile, the Mobile Opera will introduce you to the southern style “Opry” in all its glory. It's highly recommended you purchase tickets in advance as they are rather hard to come by.
9. Dauphin Street
Dauphin Street is attractive during the day but, after dark, turns into one of the most festive and exciting night spots in the entire city!
10. Anything on the Water
Mobile sits right on Mobile Bay which leads into the Gulf of Mexico. In short, the opportunities for boating adventures are endless! If you need boat storage in Mobile, AL, Move It Self Storage can help.
Only in Mobile
The Alabama Pecan Festival is a celebration of this humble nut that put Mobile on the map! It's one of the biggest festivals in the United States and attracts hundreds of thousands annually. The festival offers various exciting attractions, including live music, rides, carnival games, fantastic food, and many arts and crafts.
Safely Store Your Stuff with Move It Self Storage Mobile, AL
Move It Self Storage is your best choice if you've just arrived and need to store your things safely in Mobile. Move It Self Storage has 3 storage locations in Mobile, ready to securely store your belongings. We also offer several different storage types, including boat storage and RV storage in Mobile, AL.
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