While many of us daydream about kicking back on a white-sand beach with a fruity cocktail in one hand and a good book in the other, many vacationers also crave active experiences while traveling. An Adventure Travel Trade Association study shows that (more…)
Vacations may be for throwing caution to the wind and stepping out of your comfort zone, but one thing you may not like straying far from is your fitness routine. Beat the post-vacation letdown by staying energized and active. That may mean sticking to (more…)
A wellness weekend may mean different things to different travelers. For some, it means hitting the pavement and racing toward the finish line in a beach race. For others, it’s beachfront yoga and a Swedish massage. No matter which category you fall into, (more…)
How long has it been since you took a road trip with your best girlfriends for fun in the sun in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach? If you can’t remember, then it’s obviously been too long. If you said last year, then it’s still too long! Some of our favorite (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…)
You haven’t seen a crawfish race? Then you haven’t been to the Annual Waterway Village Zydeco & Crawfish Festival held in Gulf Shores. The fun begins when the pots start boiling at 10 a.m. on April 16 on the banks of the Intracoastal Canal.
By definition, taking a vacation means kicking back and relaxing, especially when you’re at the beach. If you’re like me, your entire itinerary consists of applying sunscreen, catching some rays and splashing in the surf long enough to cool off. I do, (more…)
While the pleasant temperatures in the fall and winter may not be conducive to some of the warmer weather activities, teams and athletes will find that there is still plenty of outdoor fun for visitors who want to stay active during their time on the (more…)
Longing to experience nature on the Alabama Gulf Coast from more than a beach chair? There are several places in the Gulf Shores and Orange Beach area that will put you in touch with the fauna and flora that keeps visitors coming back for more.