The Courtyard Marriott Spanish Fort & Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Spanish Fort served as great host hotels for the 2015 event & we are excited to welcome them back again for 2016. 

Battleship 12K has reserved group room blocks at the Courtyard and Fairfield Inn & Suites Marriott hotels located across the street from race day registration! Time is running out, so please book your reservations quickly. The cutoff date to book is October 29th and rooms have a 72 hour cancellation policy. To quickly and easily book the group rate online, click here.


Making a mini-vacation out of your trip to the Eastern Shore & Mobile Bay? There is plenty to do within close proximity!

 

Beaches

Gulf Shores and Orange Beach (40-42 miles) 

Dauphin Island Beach (46 miles)

Pensacola Beach (55 miles)

Family Activities

Airboat Express (3.5 miles)
3775 Battleship Pkwy, Spanish Fort, AL 36527
(251-370-7089)
Enjoy a fun and educational tour of the second largest
delta in the country with an expert guide.

Delta Safaris (2 miles)
4981 Battleship Pkwy, Spanish Fort AL 36527
1-877-411-SAFARI
Prepare to be amazed, inspired and relaxed by the Mobile-Tensaw Delta with a variety of unique tour options. 

Kangarooz Family Fun Center (0.5 miles)
Located in the hotel shopping center
(251) 626-5250
Indoor inflatable center, music, food, face painting

Eastern Shore Lanes (6 miles)
10460 Eastern Shore Dr, Spanish Fort, AL
(251) 625-3400
Bowling, restaurant, bar, pool tables, laser tag, arcade
www.eslanes.com

Attractions

USS Alabama Battleship Park (6 miles)
2703 Battleship Pkwy, Mobile, AL 36603
(251) 433-2703
Battleship tours, aircraft pavilion, submarine
www.ussalabama.com

Bellingrath Gardens (31 miles)
12401 Bellingrath Gardens Rd
Theodore, AL 36582
(251) 973-2217
Themed estate gardens, historic home, 
Conservatory, nature walk, gift shop
www.bellingrath.org

Gulf Coast Exploreum and IMAX Theater (9.5 miles)
65 Government Street, Mobile, AL 36604
Permanent and traveling educational science exhibits,
hands on exhibits, IMAX films, gift shop
www.exploreum.com

Dauphin Island Sea Lab Estuarium (47 miles)
101 Bienville Blvd, Dauphin Island, AL 36528
(251) 861-2141
Marine research facility with exhibits, 
Touch tanks, and a gift shop
www.disl.org

Fort Morgan (60 miles)
51 Alabama 180, Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 540-5257
Built in 1834, Fort Morgan was active during four
Wars. Tours and exhibits. Enjoy on your trip to Gulf
Shores, and take the Ferry to Dauphin Island.
www.fortmorgan.org

Fort Gaines
51 Bienville Blvd, Dauphin Island, AL 26528
(251) 861-6992
Site of the Battle of Mobile Bay with rich history.
Enjoy on your trip to enjoy Dauphin Island beaches
and the Sea Lab, and take the Ferry to Fort Morgan.

Gulf Quest National Maritime Museum of the Gulf of
Mexico (11 miles) The first museum dedicated to the Gulf
Coast's rich maritime traditions – and one of the only
interactive maritime museums in the country.
www.gulfquest.org