Fairhope by Foot

Free walking tours with historian, author, and amputee Alan Samry

Alan Samry
2021 Free Fairhope Walking Tours
Alabama Tourism Department
 Saturdays in April

All Tours begin at 10:00 AM at the Fairhope Welcome Center. 
Educational and entertaining Fairhope by Foot tours with Alan Samry.
Tours last approximately one hour and cover one mile.

April 3 – In the Footsteps of Fairhope’s Founders
Stroll through the center of town following the footsteps and tracing the places of Fairhope’s pioneers.  

April 10 – From Downtown Businesses to Bay Views  
Put on your best walking shoes as this Fairhope by Foot tour takes you past landmark buildings, homes of town founders, early hotels, and bay views from Knoll Park.

April 17 – Fairhope Public Library
Take a walk from past to present public library locations and hear Fairhope’s 120 years of literary history.  

April 24 – Art and Architecture
This uptown walk explores public art, artists, local builders, and historic buildings.

Please Follow COVID-19 Guidelines.

“We really enjoyed it. It’s great for Out-of-Towners.”

“And out of Continent-ers too!”

Stephanie and Paul G. Fairhope residents from the United Kingdom. Quirin 14, LA (Lower Alabama) resident from France.

“Alan pointed out so many interesting things that we have missed even though we have lived here for over six years!”

Margaret and Mike N.

“The walking tour of downtown was fascinating, informative, and entertaining. I highly recommend this tour with Alan, a very knowledgeable and gifted storyteller. I look at Fairhope with more insight now.”

Jane B. Fairhope resident since 1980


Alan is passionate about providing free, entertaining, and educational small group tours for Fairhope residents and visitors. “Small City, Big History Tour” begins and ends uptown near the Fairhope Welcome Center. “Bluff & Bay Tour” begins and ends at Henry George Park. Tour distance is about 1 mile and lasts approximately 45 minutes. Tipping is not necessary, but greatly appreciated. Call, Text, or Email to Schedule a Tour. alansamry@gmail.com, 251-210-8866

About Us

Alan Samry is eager to share Fairhope’s history with visitors and residents equally. Contact him to book an educational small group walking tour.

Get In Touch

  • alansamry@gmail.com
  • (251) 210-8866

Use “Walking Tour” in the subject. All Tours require 24 hour notice.

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Fairhope, Alabama

Header Image: Frank Stewart Postcard, postmarked 1936, but from an aerial photograph, possibly taken earlier. Many other historical photographs, including other header images are available from the Fairhope Single Tax Corporation Online Archives.