Gulf Shores & Orange Beach
Family Beaches. Family Fun.
A beach vacation on the Alabama Gulf Coast is a family affair. Families have called Gulf Shores and Orange Beach their home-away-from-home for generations, and the tradition continues with you.
While our white-sand family beaches and clear Gulf waters beckon children to build sandcastles and teenagers to hone their skim board skills, parents watch and take photos as their family files memories away. With beach activities like volleyball, parasailing and boogie boarding, there’s plenty of fun for kids of all ages, from toddler to teen.
Document the milestone moments of your beach vacation by scheduling a photo session with one of our local photographers. Create new traditions year after year, watching your children grow up on the beautiful beaches of Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. Whether it is a family vacation, wedding or reunion, our local photographers are here to capture your most treasured moments.
When you’re not soaking up the sun, amusement parks featuring go-kart races and miniature golf offer a fun way to spend the day. You can even get your adrenaline rush as you travel along a mile-long zip line course or plunge down a waterslide. A beach vacation is also the perfect time to introduce your family to charter fishing in Orange Beach, home to the country’s largest artificial reef program.
Whether you have a 6-year old or 16-year old, family-friendly restaurants in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach offer something for everyone. From great eats to play areas and live entertainment, your options are as varied as your children’s tastes.
Many local restaurants offer catering services. Whether you’re looking to cater a wedding, reunion or a small family dinner party in your beach house or condo, you’re sure to enjoy sumptuous food and drinks while you relax and savor an unforgettable dining experience.
Come make memories to last a lifetime. Experience a tradition like no other when you spend your family vacation on Alabama’s white-sand beaches.