The Alabama Gulf Coast
Fantasize about your next exciting adventure along Alabama’s Gulf Coast. Consider soaring above sugar-white sand beaches and turquoise waters via a helicopter or parasail into the sunny, clear-blue skies. Or if your type of adventure involves the water, Alabama’s Gulf Coast has many activities to keep the explorer in you entertained. Consider diving the sunken LuLu on a trip of a lifetime, claiming bragging rights amongst your friends by catching the biggest fish of your life or exploring the area via Jet Ski or sailboat.
A Nature Lover’s Paradise
Gulf Shores and Orange Beach are pure bliss for the nature lover. Paddle a kayak on the serene waters surrounding Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge or hike more than 27 miles of paved, winding scenic paths of the Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail. Visit Gulf State Park’s Nature Center to view live animal and native plant exhibits, including snakes, owls, rabbits and more. The nature center also offers guided nature walks, beach walks, pier walks as well as other educational programs. Or take a guided Segway tour through the Backcountry Trail in Gulf State Park.
Alabama’s Gulf Coast has many dining options to keep your belly happy from fresh Gulf fish and oysters to award-winning chefs cooking up their specialties with all fresh ingredients. After satisfying your hunger, check out the nightlife in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. Kick back a few cold ones at one of the many eclectic bars in the area and listen to some toe-tapping, live music. Or attend one of the many concerts, shows and festivals to keep you entertained for hours on end.
Grab a few cold ones at a nearby restaurant and chill out on the sugar-white sand beaches of Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. Consider taking a fishing pole, boogie board or skimboard to keep yourself entertained or you might prefer to let the waves lull you into a deep sleep.
This area has many fun things to discover and explore and is your one stop destination for excitement and fun in the sun. For more information about the area, order a FREE copy of our vacation guide, or view it online.
Practice your bunker shots or putts on one of the 15 area golf courses. Many of the renowned courses are PGA and Golf Digest rated, and they are designed by some of golf’s greatest players, including Arnold Palmer, Jerry Pate and Earl Stone.