Easter on Alabama's Beaches

Six Reasons You Should Spend Easter on Alabama's Beaches

If a serene beach sounds like the perfect setting for a long weekend, pack your bags and let the Easter Bunny find its way to you in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. These six reasons should convince you to spend Easter on Alabama's white-sand beaches.


Beach Easter Egg Hunt at LuLu's

No cooking. Sure, you could prepare a big holiday meal, but in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach you don't have to. Several beach restaurants offer typically offer Sunday brunch. Call your favorite restaurants in advance to inquire. Some may require reservations. 

Creating experiences. Whether you lounge in a chair and soak up the sun, throw a Frisbee or build a sandcastle, you're creating experiences and happy memories for years to come.

Enjoying nature. Fresh air, sunshine and new beginnings start with bike rides and hikes, so discover a whole different state of nature in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. Bike rentals are available and can be delivered directly to you or to the trails you want to explore. The Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail offers more than 28 miles of trails in Orange Beach and Gulf Shores. Venture toward the Fort Morgan area and explore the Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge, one of Alabama's last remaining undisturbed coastal habitats.

Beach Sunrise

View majestic sunrises and sunsets. Locals love this time of year on Alabama's white-sand beaches. During these early spring months, the sun sets directly over the beach, creating picture-perfect moments.

Attend a sunrise Easter service. Experience an Easter sunrise service with sand between your toes and clear-blue water in the background.

Enjoy family-friendly events. Check our calendar of events often for Easter-themed events planned during the long holiday weekend. 


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