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Waterville in Gulf Shores, Alabama

When you vacation on the Gulf Coast of Alabama and Perdido Key, Florida, there are lots of attractions to keep the entire entertained for the whole trip.

Fun Things To Do In Gulf Shores



From pristine beaches to playful family entertainment options and from festivals to fresh seafood, the Alabama/Florida Gulf coast has it all.

Soar into fun at The Track when you brave the Skycoaster. If you don’t want to fly high in the sky, they have awesome bumper boats or go carts for those who want to channel their competitiveness!

The Gulf Coast has festivals year round! Enjoy music while getting some sun and running through the sand at the Hangout Music Festival or enjoy the cool air in October at the German Sausage Festival in quaint Elberta, Alabama.

Enjoy food, fun and family any time of year on the beautiful Alabama/Florida Gulf Coast.

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