Activites abound in and around Gulf Shores to meet every couple's idea of romance.

Looking for an extra romantic way to celebrate your relationship in the Gulf Shores area? The stunning beaches and cozy Gulf Shores rentals are ideal, and the area also offers more options for lovebirds looking for an extra memorable vacation that perfectly suits their personalities.

Show your love in Gulf Shores

There's no doubt that Gulf Shores, Alabama, and the surrounding beach towns of Orange Beach, Fort Morgan and Perdido Key are romantic vacation destinations. The white-sand beaches and tropical waters are fitting for any honeymoon or romantic getaway, making a Gulf Shores area beachfront rental an ideal way to show your sweetie how much you care. 

For the athletic pair

There are Valentine's Day activites in Gulf Shores to meet every couple's idea of romance.If you and your beloved enjoy getting out and hitting the trails during the region's mild winter months, you might consider the 2013 Sweetheart 5K/10K/1m Run/Walk, held around Valentine's Day each year. You can register for this inexpensive event either online or at The Hangout, where the races start. Better yet, register the night before to carb up with an all-you-can-eat pasta dinner special at this very popular Gulf Shores establishment. 

The proceeds benefit The Gulf Coast Arts Council, Foley High School Junior ROTC and the Alabama Free Clinic of Baldwin County, so you can feel good about getting active and supporting good causes! Now that's a good way to spread the love. 

For the super-romantics

Floating above the land in a hot air balloon is a very special activity any time of year, and Taking Off Hot Air Balloon Co. makes sure your experience is top-quality. The 3-hour event, including your participation from setup to packup, offers a unique glimpse into the workings of these beautiful balloons. Scheduled early morning or late evening to take advantage of the lighter winds, these excursions create incredible memories of your visit to the Gulf Coast. And the traditional post-flight celebration inducts you as an official member of the world of hot air ballooning.

Although lounging on the beautiful beaches and relaxing in the comfort of your Gulf Shores rental are perfectly romantic ways to spend your time, the region's activities are also well-suited for lovebirds looking to add some unique elements to their vacation. 

Related Articles

Take your destination wedding to Gulf Shores, Alabama

Take your destination wedding to Gulf Shores, Alabama

You've been waiting for this moment since you were a little girl: your wedding day. What better way to tie the knot than on the beaches of the Gulf Shores, Alabama area, where you can sink your toes into the sugar-white sands and smooch the love of your life under the setting sun?

Go sailing with Wild Hearts in Orange Beach

Go sailing with Wild Hearts in Orange Beach

While the activities in Orange Beach, Alabama, are boundless, nothing quite compares to sailing in the beautiful waters of the Gulf Coast. On the Wild Hearts catamaran, one of the most popular charters in the area, you can enjoy whale watching while sipping a glass of wine with someone special.

Top 5 things to do at the beach in Alabama

Top 5 things to do at the beach in Alabama

There's so much more to do at a beach along Alabama's Gulf Coast than playing in the sand and jumping in the waves. When you feel ready to broaden your horizons by trying something a little different, consider taking a ferry or watching the moon rise.

Stay awake for the nightlife in the Gulf Shores, Alabama area

Stay awake for the nightlife in the Gulf Shores, Alabama area

When the sun goes down in Gulf Shores, Alabama, the moon comes up to reveal a nightlife that can only be described as fabulous. Restaurants shift from their routine of serving seafood to turning up the volume with live musicians and DJs, and drink specials for everyone.

Enjoy a unique honeymoon in Orange Beach

Enjoy a unique honeymoon in Orange Beach

Your honeymoon will be filled with wonder as you enjoy romance and create beautiful memories in Orange Beach, where the opportunities to steal a kiss are around every corner. From outdoors activities to deep relaxation, create your own style to celebrate your marriage.

Newest Articles

Ring in the new year in Gulf Shores

Celebrate the start of a new year with a relaxing getaway to Gulf Shores.

November 01, 2014 - Gulf Shores | Things to Do

Rubber ducks race for charity in Orange Beach

Cheer on rubber ducks in Orange Beach during a fun race for a good cause.

September 26, 2014 - Orange Beach | Things to Do

Spot dolphins off the Gulf Coast

For a perfect view of dolphins, let a cruise take you through the waters off the Gulf Coast.

August 29, 2014 - Orange Beach | Things to Do

Location

 Map

Upcoming Events

  • Nov 30
    2014 NAIA Women's Soccer National Championship
  • Nov 30
    2014 NAIA Women's Soccer National Championship Friends and Family
  • Nov 30
    Arctic Express at Wales West RV Resort and Light Railway
  • Nov 30
    Greg Brown
  • Nov 30
    Horse & Carriage Rides at The Wharf
  • Nov 30
    Open Mic
  • Nov 30
    Photos with Santa at The Wharf
  • Nov 30
    SPA-liday SPA-rty Stuff Your Stocking and more Event

Local Weather

weather icon 59ยบ Conditions: Mostly Cloudy
Humidity: 60%
Wind: North 12 mph

Weather information provided by wunderground.com

Last Updated on November 25, 12:56 AM CST

Latest Video