Perdido, AL is a small community with a rich history of over 100 years. It used to be home to many pirates, where old Spanish coins, guns, and pirate treasures were recovered. Today, it is bustling with life with popular signature landmarks that you and your elderly loved one can enjoy! It ranges from parks, entertainment venues, vineyards, and close-knitted retirement communities.
USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park
The Battleship Memorial Park will take your loved one back in time, opening your eyes to the incredible military past of America. The park offers guided tours for you and your loved one to see how veterans used to live and work aboard the iconic battleships. Your loved one might even have a few stories or experiences of their own to share!
If your loved one is an arts lover, they will enjoy visiting the Saenger Theatre. It is a historical landmark loved for its architectural beauty and array of entertainment it offers. It hosts over 100 music and entertainment events every year, with performances ranging from Ballet to the Blues.
One of the highlights are the Mobile Symphony, one of the nation’s top regional orchestras. Their world-class performances in the Saenger Theatre includes beloved classical masterpieces to modern works – from movie soundtracks to jazz and pop music. The Mobile Symphony is one of South Alabama’s largest performing arts group with over 75 professional musicians. Their concerts are not one to be missed!
Cooper Riverside Park
Located in the heart of downtown, the Cooper Riverside Park is a three-acre park that features lush greenery, sculptures, and a scenic view of the ships along the busy port. It is also home to the beautiful Mobile River. It is the perfect place for your loved one to take a walk, have a picnic, or simply sight-see on a Sunday afternoon!
If your loved one is a fan of alcoholic beverages, the Perdido Vineyards is a must visit! Established more than 35 years ago, they offer tastings of a variety of wines, vinegars and condiments. They also offer tours of their vineyards.
Mobile International Speedway
Opened in 1965, the Mobile International Speedway is Alabama’s fastest half mile asphalt racetrack! In its glory days dated back to the 1960s, the track hosted open-wheel racing that attracted many worthy competitors, such as Bobby Allison, Dale Hammac and Armond Holley. Today, it hosts races every other Saturday, a must-visit for sports lovers!
Experience Senior Living at SummerHouse Heritage Woods
SummerHouse Heritage Woods offers two senior living options to help our residents live an enriching and meaningful life in their golden years. We offer stylish amenities such as senior-specific wellness programs, chef-prepared dining, weekly housekeeping, social events, and more. We are located just 15 minutes to downtown Mobile where the above-mentioned landmarks are situated! Our schedule transportation makes it convenient for you to visit the landmarks on the weekends with your loved one.
If you would like more information or to schedule a tour, please feel free to contact us and a friendly member of staff will be in touch as soon as possible.