Gulf Shores & Orange Beach
2017 Awards and Honors
January TravelingMom.com: "Best Beaches for Families in the U.S." (mentions Gulf State Park) Travel Pulse: "10 Best Be...
2018 Awards and Honors
January Saltwater Sportsman: "America's Best Winter Fishing Destination"  BestLifeOnline.com: "The 30 Best Beache...
About the CVB
The Alabama Gulf Coast Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) was founded in 1993 as the official destination marketing organizati...
Arts and Culture
Artists of all mediums are drawn to Alabama's beaches, where they perfect their trades and enrich the lives of both guests and res...
Culinary
After an action-packed day of sun, surf and sand, visitors to the Alabama Gulf Coast are certain to find a restaurant for every pa...
Destination Overview
Name Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Tourism promotes the cities of Gulf Shores and Orange Beach in addition to the unincorporated...
Did You Know That...
Baldwin County is the largest of Alabama’s 67 counties and is larger than the state of Rhode Island. Pirates ...
Diving
Founded by the Alabama Gulf Coast Area Chamber of Commerce in July 2012, the Alabama Gulf Coast Reef and Restoration Foundation&nb...
Economic Impact
Current Lodging and Retail Tax Data For current lodging and retail tax data for the Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and Fort Morgan are...
Educational Adventures
Adventure awaits along the Alabama Gulf Coast with fun and educational opportunities by sea and land. Discover the wild side of Gu...
Fishing - An Overview
Hook Onto a Charter Recreational fishing is a staple activity on Alabama’s Gulf Coast, and charter fishing trips offer a gr...
Fishing - Artificial Reefs
Leading the Nation in Artificial Reefs The Alabama Gulf Coast proudly showcases the largest artificial reef program in the natio...
Fishing - What to Catch and When
Alabama Saltwater Fish Species ...
Golf
Coastal Alabama is an ace for golf travel with seven courses in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach and eight more within an hour's drive...
History
Citrus trees, Native Americans and a once-emerging fishing industry are scattered throughout coastal Alabama’s rich history....
Meetings
Gulf Shores and Orange Beach offer the perfect mix of business and pleasure, providing excellent meeting facilities in a relaxing ...
Nature - Birding
Alabama Coastal Birding Trail The Alabama Coastal Birding Trail attracts avid bird watchers and novices to its six loops that win...
Nature - Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge
With 7,000 acres of wildlife habitat, Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge provides a safe haven for more than 370 species of migra...
Nature - Business of Nature
Nature tourism is central to the destination, and it is the mission of several organizations to protect and nurture the area's vit...
Nature - Butterflies
The autumn skies of Alabama’s Gulf Coast are filled with orange as Monarchs migrate to their wintering grounds in Mexico. A ...
Nature - Gulf State Park Profile
Located in Gulf Shores, Gulf State Park is home to 6,150 acres where visitors may discover the stunning wildlife and natural habit...
Nature - Quick Facts
As the vacation experience evolves, families desire more than spending all week basking in the summer sun on the beach. Nature-bas...
Nature - Weeks Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve
As part of a network of research reserves in different areas around the country, Weeks Bay serves as a living laboratory for resea...
Nightlife
Even though the sun will eventually set on every picture-perfect vacation, the fun does not stop at nightfall as the Gulf Shores a...
Pet Friendly
With an abundance of wildlife and animals in the community, Gulf Shores and Orange Beach want pets to feel at home here, too. Enjo...
Sports
Athletes, whether professionals or youth, enjoy staying and playing on Alabama’s beautiful beaches, which also offer a large...
Sustainability
With white sand beaches, turquoise waters, rich vegetation and diverse marine and wildlife, locals and visitors alike know the imp...
Trails
Endless miles of sugar-white sand remain the area’s number one attraction; however, individuals searching for an activity o...
Water Activities
Having plenty of water-based activities to enjoy comes with the territory of being located on the Gulf Coast. Between inshore adve...
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