Gulf Shores Spring Beach Trip

Spring is Coming, and the Beach is Calling

Book your lodging and begin planning your spring getaway.

Beachfront condos on the Alabama Gulf Coast

It’s never too early to start planning your next warm-weather trip to Gulf Shores and Orange Beach where Southern hospitality welcomes you back again and again. 

Book direct with local rental management companies who know the destination and can offer assistance in finding the perfect hotel, condo or beach house. It’s also a good idea to spend a little time browsing through the great spring rates!

The Gulf in Orange Beach, AL

Soak up the sunshine and coastal breeze by choosing restaurants with outdoor seating. Not only is it a great way to have a fantastic dinner with a view, but it makes it easy to stay safe while dining out in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. Savor authentic seafood dishes and hand-crafted cocktails in a waterfront setting at Cobalt the Restaurant. Or enjoy dinner on picnic tables in the sand at local gathering spots such as The Gulf, where seasonal menus and mojitos are well-loved. These restaurants and many others offer to-go options as well.

Golf Kiva Dunes

Plan ahead with reservations and/or prepaid bookings for your favorite beach experiences including parasailingpaddle boardingdeep-sea fishing and sunset cruises. A little planning can save some money and ensure you don’t miss out on the things you love most. 

Spring is a fantastic time to get some fresh air in the natural areas of Alabama’s coastal communities. Catch the colorful migratory birds as well as frolicking dolphins while paddling Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge or hiking/biking Gulf State Park’s Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail system with more than 28 miles of paved trails. Bring your sticks and tee it up at more than a dozen area golf courses, including award-winning golf paradise, Kiva Dunes.  

Fort Morgan State Historic Site in Gulf Shores, AL

Toss in a little education between beach outings with museums and historical relics like Fort MorganOrange Beach Indian & Sea Museum (originally built in 1910 as a schoolhouse) and the Gulf Shores Museum telling the coast’s history through exhibits and events. 

There are so many ways to celebrate spring in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. Plan much-needed family time, a gal-pal trip or a romantic getaway. No matter which route you plan to take, Alabama’s beaches are the perfect spring vacation destination.

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