After planning a wedding and entertaining guests, a honeymoon is a well-deserved escape for a bride and groom. Once the wedding is in the books, couples can look forward to romantic walks on the beach, candlelit dinners and fun activities, all while celebrating (more…)
Families, couples and even solo travelers who choose beach trips for their vacation usually have a few things in common: they love the sun, the sand and the water. As someone who has visited Gulf Shores and Orange Beach often, I can assure you, those (more…)
Are you reading this blog on your phone?
That’s no surprise. We are becoming slaves to our devices, checking phone messages, email and social media accounts day and night. Americans, especially, have a hard time leaving work behind when on vacation (more…)
Let’s name some things that go together:
Chocolate chips and cookies.
Tacos and margaritas.
Summer and sandy toes.
Beach vacations and budget talks.
Yes, you read the last one right.
Beach vacations and budget talks can mix! In fact, they (more…)
The beach is the number-one reason visitors choose the Alabama Gulf Coast as their vacation destination. The white-sand beaches combined with Southern charm create the perfect place for a beach retreat. The endless days basking in the sun and sand are (more…)
When planning a summer vacation, most people dream about playing outside, spending time with family, dining at great restaurants and enjoying local attractions. BUDGET is a six-letter word we don’t always like to think about. But with careful planning, (more…)
Beach volleyball is the NCAA’s fastest-growing sport, and during May 4-6 Gulf Shores will be serving up fun in the sun and sand as the area welcomes some of the country’s top talent for the 2018 National Collegiate Beach Volleyball Championship.
Gulf Shores and Orange Beach have lots of unique experiences, fun attractions and toe-tapping nightlife to help you celebrate your upcoming nuptials. Your friends will not run out of things to do whether you come for a long weekend or an entire week.
As the saying goes, “There are no strangers, just friends we haven’t met yet,” we welcome our friends, new and old, back to Alabama’s beaches each year. Stepping onto the cool, white sand and hearing the waves splash onto the shoreline is like a homecoming (more…)
Traveling with children isn’t always easy, but it can certainly be memorable and fun. With that in mind, we’ve compiled some traveling basics for vacationing with the under-5 crowd on Alabama’s beaches.
One of the greatest benefits of traveling with (more…)