Take a Drive and Explore the Scenic Byway

When was the last time you set out to explore the back roads or coastal highways of the Alabama Gulf Coast?

Mobile Bay Ferry

If you've never done it, you're missing out on some of the most scenic and historic sites in the southeast. You may have come to Gulf Shores & Orange Beach for the white-sand beaches, but there is much more to experience while you're here. The Alabama Coastal Connection Scenic Byway is a great way to explore the road less traveled and learn about some of the area's best-kept secrets and best-known treasures. If you'd like suggestions, the Alabama Coastal Connection offers four itineraries where you'll discover the water, ways and wildlife of the Alabama Gulf Coast.


Aerial View of Historic Fort Morgan Alabama

Connecting with Nature
Connecting with the Land and the Sea
Connecting with the Past
Connecting with Each Other

The Scenic Byway takes you from land to sea by way of highway and ferry, as well as to some of the area's most historic places, like Fort Morgan where four wars were fought. The next time you take a road trip on the Scenic Byways of coastal Alabama, we'd love to know about it.

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