Fairhope's downtown is a fantastic place to browse the various merchants for those unique gifts. The Downtown Fairhope Merchants work diligently to make sure that your shopping experience with them is one you'll remember. From dining to window shopping, Fairhope has whatever you palette needs.
Daphne is a Mecca for shopping and dining, with a wide variety of choices, from historic Olde Towne Daphne to the vast array of shops and restaurants along Highway 98, as well as the Jubilee Square Shopping Center, a moderate to high-end retail center, and the newly expanded multi-screen Rave Motion Pictures. Daphne's newest addition is The Eastern Shore Centre, an open-air lifestyle design, with over 80 retail shops and dining.
Point Clear is home to Punta Clara Kitchens where candies and other specialties are made from scratch in the kitchen of their turn-of-the century family home. You can also find many wonderful antique stores along Scenic 98 as well.
Spanish Fort has many unique antique and consignment shops along Hwy 31 which takes you thru town. There is also a wonderful bakery called The Little Cake Shop which will make custom cakes to your order that melt in your mouth.