10 Must-Dos When You Visit Orange Beach & Gulf Shores for Spring Break
March 10, 2011
- Go to the Beach – we have miles of pristine beaches for you to enjoy. Typically this time of year the water is more than 70 degrees. If you feel like dipping your toes in, go right ahead.
- Catch a big fish – experience the thrill of reeling in a salt-water
sports fish by booking a tour with one of the many experienced charter fishermen in Orange Beach.
- Go on Safari – 5 Rivers Delta offers pontoon boat safaris as well as canoe and kayak tours through the Mobile-Tensaw delta.
- Go Geocaching – located between Orange Beach and Gulf Shores, Gulf State Park has the longest fishing pier on the Gulf of Mexico as well as a list of geocaching locations and hiking trails.
- Catch a game – Gulf Shores is a premier destination for national sports tournaments. You have a great opportunity to scout talent and see the stars of tomorrow competing today.
- Amaze the kids – the Exploreum in Mobile is a hands-on science museum for kids currently featuring Giant Insects.
- Explore history – Step into seafaring life at the Orange Beach Indian and Sea Museum. h Located in an old school house it retains original furnishings and has numerous artifacts related to fishing and Indian life. Call for a tour – 251-981-8545. It is open Tuesdays and Thursdays 9 – 1 and by appointment to groups of five or more.
- Enjoy live music – sway to the rhythm of the islands at one of several venues offering live music daily – LuLu's Homeport in Gulf Shores , the Hangout or plenty of others.
- Get a great deal – Tanger Outlets in Foley bogles the mind and staggers the imagination with possibilities. In addition to the many stores and nearby restaurants, the center offers photos with the Easter Bunny each weekend in April.
- Take in some beauty – Stop by the Orange Beach Art Center to enjoy a free stroll through the gallery of emerging local artists. For a $20 donation you receive a free blown-glass ball as a lasting souvenir of your visit to the area.