Do you love a great, scenic byway? If you’re planning a trip to Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, you’re in luck. Alabama’s Coastal Connection is part of the America’s Byways system, a collection of 150 distinct and diverse roadways that include National (more…)
The saying “birds of a feather flock together” has never been truer than during the fall on the Alabama Gulf Coast. Gulf Shores and Orange Beach provide a major stopover for migratory birds from all over North America. The area is a birding paradise for (more…)
Just because you’re on vacation doesn’t mean you have to leave your fitness schedule behind. If you’re training for a race, you’ll find miles of pavement to pound on the trails in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. And if you prefer unpaved paths, you’ll find (more…)
Kids love the beach, so it’s not surprising that they love a vacation along the Alabama Gulf Coast. But did you know there’s so much more to do than play in the sand and surf when staying in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach? You’ll find so many kid-friendly (more…)
Sea oats swaying in the Gulf air is a familiar sight to Gulf Shores and Orange Beach vacationers every year. Do you know what purpose these picturesque plants serve on Alabama’s 32 miles of white-sand beaches?
More than just a backdrop for family photos, (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…)
For a few months each year, the beaches along the Gulf of Mexico are visited by thousands of special guests. While all of our guests are special, the ones we’re referring to are thousands of baby sea turtles.
The beaches along the Alabama Gulf Coast, (more…)
So much to do, so little time. You may need to extend your beach vacation by a few days (weeks, months) to see and do all that Gulf Shores and Orange Beach have to offer. We recently asked our Facebook fans what activities they look forward to the most (more…)
Good game, everyone! So, now what is there to do? Don’t worry – no matter what type of sporting event, athletes, teams, coaches and fans will find as much excitement afterward as they did during their championship or tournament. Those in town for sun, (more…)