By VIshal Vivek
From swimming to kayaking and paddle boarding, there is something here for everyone.
The island is home to The Audubon Bird Sanctuary which features more than 164 acres of habitat and six trails, perfect for birding.
Head to the iconic Fort Gaines, a pre-civil war brick structure where you can see original cannons, tunnels, kitchens, and a blacksmith shop.
Dauphin Beach is the most popular beach on the island and features sugary sand and clear waters. You can stroll along the pier, play with your pet, and enjoy sunbathing.
East End Beach which draws many birders and wildlife enthusiasts. You’ll find protected sand dunes here for wildlife such as nesting sea turtles and birds.
There is a range of accommodation options to choose from on the island. If you like RV camping, head to the local RV park.
Some notable dining establishments include Pirate’s Bar & Grill, Lighthouse Bakery, Reel Deal BBQ, and Seafood and Islanders Restaurant.