When you go to the beach, walking barefoot in the sand is a given. Sand between the toes . . . ahhhh! But did you know there are lots of other places to explore on foot in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach? (Though I recommend shoes for most of them!)
There are plenty of restaurants in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach — many of them locally owned with lots of great food. Fresh seafood. Check. Locally sourced cuisine. Check. It’s all here. But, let’s be honest. Vacation is the time to indulge. Am I right?
Family-friendly Gulf Shores and Orange Beach might not be the first place you’d consider for a microbrewery business, but when a family with deep roots in the area makes a great brew, the whole thing makes sense.
Big Beach Brewing Company, located (more…)
When I think of the beach, my first thought is sand, sun and surf. And all the beaches deliver on that. Atlantic Coast beaches tend to offer gritty sand and gray-blue surf, while Gulf beaches provide powdery white sand and deep Caribbean-blue waters. (more…)
When vacationing at the beach, most people think sandcastles and sun, fresh fish and fun. But in Gulf Shores on the Alabama coast, there’s more to see and do. For those planning a long weekend escape or a weeklong getaway, add a visit to historic attractions (more…)
Quick! Name three gifts you got during the holidays last year.
Now name three things you did on your last vacation. Much easier, wasn’t it?
Years ago, my husband and I realized that vacations have a lasting impact on our family. “Stuff” doesn’t seem (more…)
I’ve been to Alabama many times through the years, but made my first trip to Gulf Shores and Orange Beach last year. I’ll be honest, I wasn’t expecting much, especially since I only recently realized that Alabama even has a beach! To say the trip surprised (more…)
Beach vacations are popular for families, and with good reason; they offer something for everyone. The beach might be the number one draw, but coastal dining, boating, fishing, hiking and shopping add to the experience. With just a bit of planning, (more…)