Couples often retreat to Alabama’s Gulf Coast for a weekend getaway to relax, unwind and spend quality time together. It’s a great time to splurge on a luxury resort or a small beach house. Enjoying white-sand beaches is a given, but having an organized (more…)
Dreaming of a winter beach trip? Alabama’s beaches are just as spectacular during the winter as they are in the summer. The topography is simply stunning, with gorgeous white-sand shores, natural sea oats and gentle waves washing hues of emerald water (more…)
It’s no big secret that summertime is peak season on Alabama’s beaches. From spring break through Labor Day, beaches are gorgeous and filled with families enjoying the sun and surf. That time frame also brings slightly longer waits at your favorite restaurants (more…)
Sometimes holidays give folks an opportunity to get away and enjoy family time. The beach cities of Gulf Shores and Orange Beach are a little less crowded after kids go back to school, yet still attractive thanks to great weather in November.
If you’re (more…)
Coastal communities have many things in common. Water, of course, is a given. But other things such as nature, water recreation, food and wildlife all come to mind as well. And, while vacationers might not always come in contact with wildlife, it sure (more…)
Life as a mom can be demanding sometimes…who are we kidding? It’s demanding all the time. Whether you work outside the home or you are a full-time mom and domestic goddess there is a good chance you are being pulled in 100 directions. At some point every (more…)
“No more pencils, no more books . . .”
There’s something exciting about planning a trip to the beach, especially when it’s to celebrate no homework for a few months! School is out, summer is here and it’s time to take advantage of those vacation days (more…)
While family vacations are normally all about fun and adventure, it’s easy to sneak in some education without the kids even noticing! From the beach to the Blue Angels, visitors can enjoy the best of everything while learning new things and seeing something (more…)
History buffs will love discovering the history of the Gulf Coast including Native American museums, antebellum mansions, military forts, maritime and railroad museums, and much more.
Imagine when the thundering booms of cannons protected the turquoise (more…)