Beautiful October Weather on Dauphin Island!

October is one of the two best months of the year on Dauphin. The crowds have gone, the “off-season” rates have started, and the weather is near perfect! Daytime highs hover around 80 and the evenings are clear and cool. Here is the Dauphin Island weather forecast for the coming week. We hope you get a chance to enjoy this great weather on our beautiful Dauphin Island beaches this weekend.

dauphin island weather forecast
Weather forecast for Dauphin Island AL



Dauphin Island looks forward to annual arrival of snowbirds

As Dauphin Island approaches the last few weeks of the Summer season, Snowbirds begin booking Dauphin Island rentals for winter.


“Our atmosphere is very laid-back, very relaxed and very friendly,” said Mayor Jeff Collier.

Source: Residents on ‘laid-back’ Dauphin Island look forward to annual arrival of snowbirds |

Fishing Rodeo update – from

A Grouper landed at the Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo on Dolphin Island, AL
A Grouper landed at the Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo on Dauphin Island, AL

The crew of Karl Baldwin, Danny Winstanley, Randy Winstanley, and Danny Vise padded their lead in the new shark catch-and-release special category after rodeo assistant judge Dr. Marcus Drymon video-verified another 26 successful releases

Source: Fish that didn’t make it to the weigh station still stars of 82nd ADSFR’s second day |

Time to Pack Your Bags! Here is a handy “Packing List” for your Dauphin Island vacation

Packing for your Dauphin Island vacation

Use our handy Packing Checklist to help you prepare to relax during your Dauphin Island vacation.


All of our Dauphin Island Vacation Rentals include linens and fully-stocked kitchens.

However, you may want to bring some of the items below to make it easier to cook or to include some things from home.


For your Rental Home

  • paper towels (one roll provided)
  • coffee and coffee filters
  • napkins
  • all-purpose cleaner
  • sponges
  • laundry detergent
  • dish detergent
  • toys and games for the kids
  • groceries
  • condiments
  • aluminum foil
  • garbage bags (initial set provided)
  • baby equipment (if needed)
  • toilet paper (a starter roll for each bathroom is provided)

For the Beach

  • boogie boards/rafts
  • beach towels
  • beach chairs
  • beach umbrella
  • beach toys
  • fishing rods
  • tackle box
  • cooler
  • books
  • magazines


  • swimsuits
  • flip flops
  • sweatshirt for cooler nights
  • beach cover up
  • sun hat


  • shampoo/conditioner
  • soap
  • deodorant
  • toothbrush
  • toothpaste
  • razors
  • shaving cream
  • moisturizer
  • comb or brush
  • makeup
  • hair bands
  • aloe
  • hair dryer / curler

Health and Medicine

  • prescription medications
  • sunscreen (SPF 15+)
  • lip balm with sun protection
  • Tylenol/Motrin
  • car sickness medicine
  • insect repellent
  • bandaids

Personal Belongings

  • glasses
  • contact lenses and solution
  • sunglasses and case
  • cellphone and charger
  • wallet/purse
  • camera

For the Drive

  • soft drinks
  • bottled water
  • snacks
  • books for you
  • books for the Kids
  • sketch pads
  • pens/pencils portable DVD player / tablet
  • selection of DVDs
  • music
  • blankets and pillows
  • extra set of car keys
  • flashlight with fresh batteries




Fourth of July Fireworks Information for Dauphin Island 2015

Dauphin Island, AL- . They’re calling it “Red White and Boom” this year . . . . The Mobile Pops will perform at 6 p.m., and Dauphin Island’s annual fireworks show begins at 9 p.m. at the Dauphin Island public beach and pier, next to Dauphin Island Elementary School. Parking is available at the public beach for $5 per car. No glass, fires or camping allowed on the beach.

Please remember to leave early, traffic can be heavy going onto the Island.

DAUPHIN ISLAND FIREWORKS – JULY 4th – 9 p.m.fireworks on Dauphin Island's Public Beach


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