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Are you longing to dig your toes in the sand and feel the waves wash over your feet? Or maybe you’re looking to get out and experience the natural wonders of the Coast. Perhaps you’re searching for unique experiences and memorable adventures. You’ll find all of this and more on beautiful Alabama’s beaches, Gulf Shores and Orange Beach.
Our destination is the ideal spot for an extraordinary beach vacation. Located on the Alabama Gulf Coast, the area boasts over 32 miles of gorgeous sugar-white sand beaches, perfect for playing or relaxing. You’ll be in beach mode from the moment you arrive until your final minutes here.
While the beaches are incredible, they aren’t the only reason to visit our two communities. The area offers plenty to do, see, and eat. You’ll find endless entertainment with exciting attractions and activities that all ages will enjoy. Get wild at the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, make a big splash at Waterville USA, or shop until you drop at The Wharf. The fun doesn’t stop there either—countless watersports are available, including jet-skiing, paddle boarding, fishing, kayaking, and even more water activities like boating, sailing, and cruises.
There are so many ways to reconnect with the natural beauty surrounding you. The iconic Gulf State Park is the ultimate spot for those wanting to immerse themselves in the great outdoors. Inside the park, you’ll find over 28 miles of trails perfect for biking, hiking, and running through nine distinct ecosystems found throughout the park. You might even spot some of the local wildlife. Guided Segway tours are also available and provide a unique way to explore the park and learn about its environment.
If you’re looking for even more exciting ways to check out the area, embark on a dolphin cruise or go on a charter fishing excursion for a one-of-a-kind adventure. Our two communities offer various signature experiences that will allow you to encounter the destination in unique and unforgettable ways.
Be sure to bring your appetite when you visit. While here, you’ll also enjoy the excellent meals, delectable desserts, and novelty drinks that make up the unique taste of the Alabama Gulf Coast at any of the area’s more than 200 restaurants. Fresh Gulf seafood, mouthwatering burgers, and irresistible desserts are just a few of the delicious eats you’ll find. To complement your meal, choose from a variety of drinks, including locally brewed beers, hand-crafted cocktails, and coastal specialties such as the Bushwacker. Not only are the food and beverages incredible, but so is the dining atmosphere. With waterfront dining, live music, and amazing views of the Gulf, dining out here is unparalleled.
Whether it’s feeling the waves wash over your feet, biting into a delicious meal as you overlook the water, or riding a bike along the beach, memories are waiting to be made on Alabama’s beaches. Start planning your next trip to Gulf Shores and Orange Beach and get ready to relax, indulge, and explore our stunning white-sand beaches.
Gulf Shores and Orange Beach have spectacular accommodations and rentals, award-winning restaurants, and amazing events. Our paradise is brimming with Southern hospitality, featuring one-of-a-kind attractions like championship golf, nature trails, water sports, and amusement parks (like the well known Waterville USA).