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Whether you choose Gulf Shores or Perdido Key beautiful beaches are not far away! enjoy what the locals do when you stay on the Alabama/Florida Gulf Coast.

Trade Your Backyard For The Beach

With more than 30 miles of beaches with sand so fine and sugar white that it squeaks under your feet, the Alabama/Florida Gulf Coast is a breathtaking place to stay and create lifelong memories with family and friends.

Explore fun water activities such as jet skis, banana boats and even pontoon boats!

This area is home to a variety of vacation properties offering immediate access to the area’s magnificent beaches and beautiful turquoise waters. When you stay on the Alabama/Florida Gulf Coast the beautiful beaches turn into your background for the duration of your stay when you choose a gulf-front property!

Enjoy the beautiful scenery from your two-bedroom Gulf Shores rental.
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Gulf Coast Marine Life

Get up close to Gulf Coast marine life

Visiting Gulf Shores gives travelers ample opportunity to check out the natural landscape of the area. For a chance to see many local habitats in one place, vacationers should check out The Estuarium at Dauphin Island Sea Lab, which features informational and interactive exhibits.

Keep Alabama Beaches Beautiful

Take Home Beautiful Beach Memories, Leave Only Footprints

The new Leave Only Footprints campaign encourages guests to remove their beach gear from the beaches of Gulf Shores and Orange Beach so they can enjoy an even more pleasant experience on the Alabama Gulf Coast.

Gulf Shores Trails

Explore Gulf Shores Area Nature Trails and Parks Year Round

In Gulf Shores, Fort Morgan, Orange Beach and Perdido Key, we celebrate Earth Day all year long as we work to preserve our beautiful ecosystem for future generations to enjoy. Great places to visit on the coast include the Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge, Gulf State Park, the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo and the Gulf Islands National Seashore.

What to wear during your stay at the beach

What to wear during your stay at the beach

Leisure seekers heading to Florida and Alabama's Gulf Coast for a beach-filled vacation will undoubtedly pack a few essentials items such as sunscreen and sunglasses. Fashion-savvy travelers, however, may want to think about their wardrobe before hitting the road to Gulf Shores, Fort Morgan, Orange Beach or Perdido Key.

Go fishing at Gulf State Park Pier

Go fishing at Gulf State Park Pier

Aspiring anglers who visit Gulf Shores will definitely want to check out Gulf State Park Pier, which is the largest pier on the Gulf of Mexico. With opportunities for fishing and relaxing, it's an ideal spot for sitting back and enjoying a gorgeous day along the coast.

Learn what items may help make your beach trip all the more enjoyable.

What to bring to the beach in Gulf Shores

Anyone planning a trip to Gulf Shores will probably be spending lots of time at the beach during their stay. Here's an outline of some items to bring as you pack your bags for a trip to the beach.

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Gulf Coast Seafood Restaurants Delight Visitors & Locals Alike

Looking for the best seafood on the Gulf Coast? Try these restaurants in Gulf Shores, Fort Morgan, Orange Beach and Perdido Key. Your taste buds and your family will thank you!

The Track Gulf Shores

The Track Family Recreation Center

Ride the Wild Woody or choose another fast-paced go-cart track for hours of entertainment and a memorable experience at The Track Family Recreation Center in Gulf Shores whether you visit during the day or spend the evening.

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Waterville USA

Slow your pace as you float along throughout the park on the Crystal Waters Lazy River or test your surfing skills at the Flowrider.

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50 Fun & Free (Or Nearly Free) Things To Do On The Gulf Coast

From the beach to fishing, birding and fantastic festivals, there are plenty of ways to enjoy activities on the Alabama/Florida Gulf Coast for free or nearly free.

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Enjoy Beer, Food & Football At The 2018 Festival Of Flavor

Hit the quaint streets of downtown Foley, near Gulf Shores, for the 2018 Festival of Flavor for food, wine, beer and SEC football.

August 14, 2018 - Attractions

Food, Music & Fun Take Center Stage At 2018 BBQ And Blues Cook-Off

Just north of Gulf Shores beaches, the BBQ & Blues Cook-Off will be held March 18, 2018, at Foley's Heritage Park. Support schools and enjoy great barbecue and blues music.

March 12, 2018 - Attractions

Feed Your Soul At The 2018 Zydeco & Crawfish Festival In Gulf Shores

Come to Gulf Shores for the 2018 Zydeco and Crawfish Festival. Celebrate the music, food, entertainment and more!

January 16, 2018 - Attractions

Cruise The Coast At The Bama Coast Cruise In April

Feed your passion for cars and the coast by attending the 2018 Bama Coast Cruise car show and exhibit at The Wharf in Orange Beach in April 2018.

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