Want to snag some beach swag?
Travel south just a short distance to several retailers that specialize in souvenirs of all shapes and sizes. Find the perfect gift with a wide variety of unique gift options. Personalized license plates, air-brushed t-shirts, coffee mugs, beachwear, and towels are just a few of the finds that’ll make fun stocking stuffers for the upcoming holidays. The Original Oyster House Boardwalk in Gulf Shores also boasts unique shops and boutiques to cover everyone on your list.
Many of the island’s most popular restaurants feature gift shops offering t-shirts, cookware, cookbooks, and other coastal treasures certain to brighten any holiday gift bag.
Want to shop ’til you drop?
Shopping centers such as The Wharf in Orange Beach boast stores with one-of-a-kind merchandise. Mark off another gift as “complete” when you peruse the wares available in the unique boutiques found at The Wharf.
Enjoy outlet shopping?
Tanger Outlet Center offers more than 120 outlet and designer retail stores that feature everything from golf clubs to cookware to clothing and accessories. Take a break in the food court or just people watch from a bench. When you’re done for the day, head back to a Gulf Shores restaurant to refuel.
Support local businesses.
Restaurant gift cards make great stocking stuffers and gifts, so stock up on them while you are here. And don’t head back home without checking out the specialty gift items or creating your own unique piece of hand-blown glass art or pottery at the Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach. Any item from the center is a one-of-a-kind holiday gift that’s guaranteed to please.
Gulf Shores and Orange Beach are home to many coastal crafters that offer unique gifts. From local beer and bites to handmade crafts and art, you can cross everyone off your shopping list and bring them home treasures they will love.
Let Alabama Gulf Coast’s shopping options help you wrap up your holiday.
Of course, the best holiday gift does not always come from a retailer. Give the gift of the beach with another vacation!
Book yours today and find the best lodging and things to do for your loved ones.