Fort Morgan is a Top 10 “Affordable Down-South Destination" to escape winter.

With its unique history dating back to before the Civil War and its beautiful beach topography, the Fort Morgan area is a fantastic place to explore and escape winter's chill.

History & Affordability Reign Supreme In Fort Morgan

TripAdvisor recently named Fort Morgan to its Top 10 list of “Affordable Down-South Destinations To Escape Winter’s Chill.”

“History abounds in Fort Morgan, a town named after an old war post in honor of Revolutionary War hero Daniel Morgan, TripAdvisor stated. “Touring the fort is a must, and families will also enjoy casting a line in Mobile Bay, world-renowned for redfish and inshore fishing.”

Explore the fascinating history of Fort Morgan, hike the trails of the Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge and enjoy a variety of tasty restaurants from your Fort Morgan vacation rental properties, including beach houses and condos.
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Packing for any vacation can be a pain, but when you stay in Fort Morgan beach house rentals or condos, you can slim down your suitcase while saving some money during your stay. Fully functional kitchens and water sport rentals from nearby shops means you'll have room for all of your favorite beach clothes.

Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge

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Mingle with nature in Fort Morgan

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When you visit Fort Morgan, you'll find these arched casemates that the troops used for storage.

Give yourself a Fort Morgan history lesson

Everyone can benefit from a hands-on history lesson, and Fort Morgan provides just that for travelers staying in the area's vacation rentals. You can even pull up this guide on your smartphone as you navigate past each site and learn what it was like here for 19th-century troops.

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