Let's Get Social
Welcome to the Gulf Shores and Orange Beach Social Hangout. This is your hub, your spot to find out everything social about your favorite beach destination. We invite you to like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, add us to your circle on Google+, check out our boards on Pinterest, and visit with us on all our other social channels. We love hearing from you and sharing the latest news from the beach. Experience a whole new state of connectivity when you hangout with us on our social networks.
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Enter to Win
We are giving away vacations, tickets & more! Check out our contests below for all the details.
• Adventure Contest - Tell us why you should WIN our great Adventure Vacation package in a 15-second (maximum) video.
• Instagram Photo Contest - We want to see your best shots of your vacation in Gulf Shores/Orange
Beach. Pick one or more of six categories and post a photo with the
• Facebook Photo Contest - Show us with photos why you should win a vacation to Gulf Shores and Orange Beach.
• Beach Friends Forever Instagram Contest - Show us your perfect “Beach Friends Forever” trip with a photo or video. Use the hashtag #GSOBBFF
• Beach Friends Forever Twitter Contest - Tweet a fun photo of your favorite places to eat, fish, shop, stay or
just hang out with your BFFs. Tell us why they are part of the best
vacation ever and use the hashtag #GSOBBFF.
• Beach Friends Forever Facebook Contest - We want to see your ideas of the perfect “Beach Friends Forever” trip to
Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. Post an itinerary with your favorite
places to visit and tell us why they are special.
• Fin-Tastic Contest - Submit a short essay telling us why you and your friends or family would make the best fishing reporters for Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Tourism.
• Eat Your Way Around the Beach Vacation Sweepstakes - enter for a chance to win a family vacation that includes a three-night stay.
• Eat Your Way Around the Beach Photo Contest - After you ‘Eat Your Way Around the Beach,’ you can enter your best photos here.
• Eat Your Way Around the Beach Recipe Contest - Do you have a recipe that rivals the best restaurants? Enter your favorite beach food recipe here.
• Read Your Way Around the Beach Vacation Sweepstakes - To top off your vacation reading fun, enter to win a three-night beach
• Read Your Way Around the Beach Trivia Contest - How well do you know Alabama writers and books set in Alabama? Put your knowledge to use in our trivia contest.
• Read Your Way Around the Beach Pinterest Contest - Create a Pinterest board telling your own Alabama story. Start pinning to win.
• Concerts at the Coast Ticket Giveaways - Register to win tickets to Jake Owen on August 22.
• Concerts at the Coast Vacation Giveaway - Register to win a 3-night stay during the Frank Brown International Songwriters Festival November 6-16.
No matter which social networks you prefer, you’ll likely find us. We’re sharing vacation inspiration on Pinterest boards and fun photos on Instagram to keep you connected. You’ll find daily tweets about upcoming events, and Facebook fans will be sharing their recommendations for the best spot for a burger on the beach or spa treatment. Our blogs keep you in-the-know about area events and YouTube videos provide a video diary of beach life along the Alabama Gulf Coast.