Even on vacation, you can’t pass up a trip to the outlets to visit the big-box retailers. Whether you’re on the hunt for housewares or designer labels, Tanger Outlet Center in nearby Foley has you covered with stores like J.Crew, Nike, and Williams-Sonoma. This outlet center boasts more than 120 stores, including Old Navy, Coach, and Polo Ralph Lauren. If you’re an avid outlet shopper, you may need to add an extra day to your vacation!
At Pelican Place in Gulf Shores, you’ll find national stores like Target, Bed Bath & Beyond, and Books-a-Million. There are plenty of local shops here as well, such as Gourmet World Market, Beach House Boutique, and Coastal Cakes and Confections. While here, stop by The Yard Milkshake Bar, where you can grab a milkshake unlike any you’ve ever had. You can even drop the kids off at Jurassic Golf or XIT Escape Room to keep them entertained while you browse.