Put some sizzle in your summer with a Memorial Day beach vacation. There’s no better way to kick start the season and put the fun into high gear than with a trip to Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. Start planning now for Memorial Day, May 25, and get (more…)
Grab your paddle and sense of adventure and slide into a kayak for an afternoon on the waters of the Alabama Gulf Coast. From rivers to back bays and even the turquoise gulf waters, your options for gliding along the water run the gamut from serene (more…)
Get creative with some hot ideas for putting some punch in your homeschooler’s lessons. Whether you’re looking for a hands-on demonstration or wish to explore Alabama Gulf Coast history and culture, you’ll find a variety of options ready for your (more…)
Celebrate the arrival of spring with a vivid splash of color that you can touch, hear, see, feel and taste at the 41st Festival of Art in Orange Beach, March 14 and 15 at the Coastal Arts Center near Waterfront Park. Festival hours on Saturday, March (more…)
Gulf Shores and Orange Beach have long been considered the go-to places for spring break family fun. These two beach cities offer families the chance to put aside the school books and enjoy rest and relaxation. This year, you don’t have to do anything (more…)
Gulf Shores Mardi Gras parade.
Carnival season is here, which immediately brings to mind parades, beads and revelry! But did you know you don’t have to travel to the Big Easy for (more…)
The Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, Alabama area might just be the perfect homeschool vacation or field trip destination. The area is known for its beaches and warm Gulf waters. This makes for awesome nature and marine studies. Did you know the Gulf Shores (more…)
Get your taste buds ready and the antacid at hand for the Flora-Bama’s Super Bowl Chili Cook-Off on Super Bowl Saturday, Jan. 31. Teams of three can pre-register and dress in costume to show team spirit. Tasters are also welcome at this event that benefits (more…)
There’s more than one way to celebrate Valentine’s Day along the Alabama Gulf Coast. Here are some fun suggestions for how to spend your time.
Take your love up, up and away with a hot air balloon ride over Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. Grab your (more…)
Grab your bags and get a mask, it’s Mardi Gras on the Alabama Gulf Coast. Mardi Gras, the pre-Lenten season of merriment and fun, kicked off on Twelfth Night (Jan. 6) and continues until the clock chimes midnight on Feb. 17. From the time when the first (more…)