Gulf Shores & Orange Beach


  • Deals

    Find the best beach vacation deals at Gulf Shores & Orange Beach, where we have last minute deals & packages all year. Visit America's hidden gem this season!

    • Dining

      From beachside to upscale dining, the restaurants along the Alabama Gulf Coast are serving up some sizzling hot deals and specials! With a variety of cuisine options, you’re sure to find a deal that pleases both your wallet and your taste buds.

    • Attraction Deals

      Thrill seekers, adventurers and site seers, save money and experience more on your beach vacation! From ziplining and parasailing to blasting through waves on a jet ski, or paddling a kayak or canoe, your adventure awaits! Check out these great deals on Gulf Shores and Orange Beach attractions.

    • Spring Deals

      Planning a warm weather getaway & looking for a spring break rental? Check out the March, April & May vacation deals in Gulf Shores & Orange Beach, Alabama!

    • Summer Deals

      Visit Gulf Shores & Orange Beach in the summer for the best beach weather. Check out rentals & vacation packages for summer stays between Memorial & Labor Day!

    • Fall Deals

      Plan an autumn getaway to Gulf Shores & Orange Beach, Alabama. Check out our fall deals & vacation packages for your travel in September, October & November!

    • Winter Deals

      Escape the cold and visit the Gulf Coast this winter. Check out Orange Beach & Gulf Shores rental deals & vacation packages for December, January & February!

    • Photography Specials

      Love going through old photos and reminiscing? While you’re here create a lasting memory of your vacation with a beach portrait souvenir! Check out these great deals local photographers are offering on photo sessions.

    • Romantic Getaways

      With great deals and hassle-free planning it’s easy to take the romantic retreat you’ve always talked about. Experience the magic of a romantic getaway on the Alabama Gulf Coast and refocus on what matters most in life. Browse the deals below and find the perfect retreat for you and your honey.

    • Girlfriend Getaways

      Girlfriend Getaways Gather up your best gal pals! A beach vacation is the perfect place to get away and catch up on much-needed girl time! Choose to do as much or as little as you want; a day at the spa, a shopping spree or just relaxing on the beach. Check out these great deals just for you and the girls! Enjoy!

    • Concert Deals

      Music lovers, are you heading to the Alabama Gulf Coast to hear your favorite band? Our Concerts at the Coast Music Entertainment Series features a long list of concerts the whole family can enjoy. These rockin’ deals offer easy and hassle-free planning on Gulf Shores and Orange Beach lodging options.

    • Special Events Deals

      There’s always something happening on the Alabama Gulf Coast. With a plethora of events year-round, there’s always a great deal to be found. Whether you plan to visit during a certain event, or are exploring all events, check out the great deals listed below.

    • Fishing Deals

      Fishing Deals Reel in the big one and save and with these great fishing deals!

    • Golf Deals

      Save some extra green on these great golf deals and give a whole new meaning to tee time.

  • Stay

    Relax in a Gulf Shores & Orange Beach vacation rental, condo, hotel, beach house, or resort for your next vacation. Visit Alabama's Gulf Coast today!

    • Search & Availability
      • Availability

        For last-minute weekend getaways, you can’t beat Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. Our vacancy list makes planning beach vacations easier than ever!

    • Beach Houses

      Enjoy a spacious Gulf Shores & Orange Beach house for your family or group. Book a relaxing vacation in a Gulf Coast beach house rental today!

    • Condos

      Gulf Shores & Orange Beach condo rentals offer luxury amenities such as swimming pools, barbecue areas, golf courses, and spas. Book today!

      • Search by Building

        Planning on an extended stay or looking for a home-like atmosphere while away? Beach houses are perfect for larger families and groups. Or, maybe you prefer a condominium for a smaller party. Enjoy the peacefulness of a remote location or for more action, pick a spot closer to town. Experience an island-like getaway you’ll not soon forget! Peruse the listings and websites below.

    • Hotels

      Gulf Shores & Orange Beach hotels make life easy for the beach-loving guest, with accommodations ranging from luxury suites to standard rooms. Book today!

    • Bed & Breakfasts

      Enjoy a stress-free vacation at a bed and breakfast in Gulf Shores or Orange Beach, Alabama. Experience the southern charm and book today!

    • RVs & Camping

      Gulf Shores & Orange Beach offer RV parks and campgrounds for the nature-loving vacationer. Browse camping options and book your Gulf Coast trip today!

    • Pet-Friendly

      Bring your pet to your Gulf Shores vacation this summer! Choose from our pet-friendly beach vacation rentals & hotels today!

      • Lodging

        Did you know that the Alabama Gulf Coast is one of the most cat- and dog-friendly destinations around? Hit the beach with your best friend this summer!

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  • Play

    Discover all the best things to do when you visit Gulf Shores & Orange Beach, Alabama. Plan your next vacation to Alabama's white sand beaches today!

    • Things to Do

      Discover all the best things to do when you visit Gulf Shores & Orange Beach, Alabama. Plan your next vacation to Alabama's white sand beaches today!

      • Calendar of Events

        Check out the Gulf Shores and Orange Beach calendar of events for family-friendly and fun things to do in Alabama's Gulf Coast!

      • Attractions

        From the Gulf Coast Zoo to the Bon Secour Wildlife Refuge, Gulf Shores & Orange Beach's attractions are rich in natural beauty, history & family fun.

      • Golf

        Play golf year-round in Gulf Shores & Orange Beach, Alabama. We have pristine PGA-grade courses designed by legends like Arnold Palmer, Jerry Pate & Earl Stone.

      • Shopping

        Shop conveniently at Gulf Shores & Orange Beach stores. Our malls and outlets have everything you need from souvenirs, beach accessories, groceries & clothes.

      • Health & Beauty

        Unwind and de-stress at a local spa or massage parlor in Gulf Shores & Orange Beach. Get the ultimate health and beauty treatment on Alabama's Gulf Coast!

      • Museums & History

        Learn about the culture and history of Alabama's Gulf Coast when you visit a museum in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach, and Fort Morgan! Plan your trip today!

    • Beach & Water Sports

      Find the best water activities in Gulf Shores & Orange Beach, including jet skiing, kayaking, diving, and boating. Plan your beach and water activities today!

      • Explore Beaches & Water Sports

        Find the best water activities in Gulf Shores & Orange Beach, including jet skiing, kayaking, diving, and boating. Plan your beach and water activities today!

      • Beach Warning Flags

        Be sure to educate yourself about the beach warning flag system. Flags are posted at all public beach areas and beach conditions are monitored throughout each day. Please remember that the absence of red flags does not assure safe conditions. On Gulf Shores' city beaches, it is illegal to enter the water when the double red flag is being flown. This flag system has been adopted by the beaches within Orange Beach, Gulf Shores and the Gulf State Park.

      • Boating

        Rent a cat, console or pontoon boat & spend a fun-filled day cruising on the water. Find your perfect boat rental in Gulf Shores or Orange Beach, Alabama today!

      • Cruises

        Dolphin cruises are one of the most popular and unique attractions in Gulf Shores & Orange Beach. Book a dolphin cruise or dinner cruise today to find out why!Experience Gulf Shores and Orange Beach in a whole new way when you fish the back bays of the Alabama Gulf Coast or set sail on the open water.

      • Diving

        Beginner & expert scuba divers can safely & easily explore the reef wrecks off the Alabama Coast. Plan your Gulf Shores or Orange Beach diving excursion today!

      • Specialty Rentals

        Pack less & rent equipment like beach chairs, umbrellas, tents, beach wheelchairs & baby gear in Gulf Shores or Orange Beach. Get all the rentals you need here!

    • Outdoor Fun

      From casual biking to thrill-seeking activities like hang gliding, Gulf Shores & Orange Beach are filled with outdoor activities for the active traveler.

      • Fishing

        Fish for red snapper and other saltwater fish in Gulf Shores & Orange Beach. You can also hire a fishing charter with expert anglers to guide you on your voyage!

      • Biking
      • Nature & Trails

        Looking for the best hiking in Alabama? Explore the nature trails and parks of Gulf Shores and Orange Beach for a wonderful and wild experience.

      • History
      • Tours
    • My Vacation
      • Family Fun
      • Girlfriend Getaways

        Need a girls weekend away? Gulf Shores-Orange Beach AL entices BFFs with relaxing spa treatments, exquisite dining, outlet shopping and much more! Book now!

      • Music Lovers

        Watch popular musicians and bands play shows at Gulf Shores & Orange Beach. Check out the concert calendar to see who's coming to Alabama's Gulf Coast!

      • Snowbirds

        See why the Alabama Gulf Coast is one of the most popular snowbird destinations — view our snowbird vacation packages and plan to spend the winter here.

      • Couples

        Romantic beach getaways to Gulf Shores and Orange Beach are a great way to find relaxation and strengthen your relationship. Start planning today!

      • Voluntourism
      • Active Travel

        Gulf Shores and Orange Beach are the perfect destination for active beach vacations! Find fun fitness activities and plan your trip now.

      • Weddings
      • Bachelor & Bachelorette trips

        Plan your Bachelor or Bachelorette trip in Gulf Shores & Orange Beach. Escape to the white beaches on the Alabama Gulf Coast before your upcoming wedding.

      • Beach Birthday

        Birthdays are always better in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. What better way to celebrate another year than with your toes in the sand?

      • Education

        An education doesn't only happen in a traditional classroom. Leave those four walls behind because on the Alabama Gulf Coast a classroom comes in all shapes and sizes.

      • Guys Trip

        Gulf Shores & Orange Beach is the perfect place for a guys trip! Whether you're a nature enthusiast or a beach bum, you'll find many exciting adventures along the Alabama Gulf Coast.

  • Eat

    Savory, scrumptious and succulent are all words that describe Gulf Coast cuisine. If you’re searching for great, Gulf seafood straight off the boat, look no farther than the restaurants in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach that serve seafood fried, grilled, baked, broiled, blackened, steamed, nude or stewed. You can have your seafood in gumbo or on a po’boy, dressed or undressed, according to your liking. If you’re in the mood for something else, you’ll find a plethora of choices ranging from steaks

  • Plan
    • Apps & Mobile

      It’s easier than ever to plan a beach vacation on Alabama’s white-sand beaches when you use our mobile apps. Search the latest specials on beach condos and find out what restaurant offers nightly music with the Gulf Beaches App. You can even scout out an alternative route to the beach with the Scenic Byway App or get a preview of the hiking and biking trails with the Backcountry App. Discover a new definition of vacation planning when you download these fun and easy mobile apps.

      • Gas Calculator

        Going to Orange Beach/Gulf Shores? Use this road trip gas calculator to find out the fuel cost of one of the best Alabama road trips!

    • Photos & Videos

      See the beautiful imagery of Gulf Shores & Orange Beach! Find things to do and attractions to visit along the Alabama Gulf Coast.

    • Weather

      With bright sunny summers and warm winters, Alabama Gulf Coast weather offers year round opportunities for beach vacation fun.

    • Get Social
    • Maps & Directions

      How far you are from Gulf Shores and Orange Beach? Enter your zip code to find out and plan your next vacation with our Alabama Gulf Coast maps.

      • Taxis & Transportation

        Orange Beach and Gulf Shores, Alabama taxi and transportation services can provide a shuttle bus or yellow cab. Alabama Gulf Coast visitors check it out!

      • Getting Here

        If you put your compass point on Gulf Shores and Orange Beach and opened it just the littlest bit, you'd see how close we really are to your town. Cities like Atlanta, Chattanooga, Memphis, Nashville and Houston are all just a short day's drive away. And, if you live in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Birmingham, Montgomery or Jackson, you can be here in a few hours.

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    • Enewsletter Signup

      Keep up with your favorite Gulf Coast destinations with the E-Tidings newsletter! Get the scoop on news and upcoming Gulf Coast events. Sign up today!

    • Order a Vacation Guide

      Order your free Alabama Gulf Coast Vacation Guide and a variety of other Gulf Shores / Orange Beach AL guides about Civil War trails, fishing, golf and more.

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    • Welcome Centers

      Find all the vacation planning information you need at the Orange Beach and Gulf Shores welcome centers, open daily.

  • Contact Us

    Your official source for information on Gulf Shores and Orange Beach Alabama. Call our vacation experts or visit our Welcome Centers for all your vacation information.

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  • Weddings & Reunions
    • Weddings

      Say “I do” to an unforgettable Alabama Gulf Coast wedding. Fall in love with your ideal Gulf Shores / Orange Beach wedding location online, and we’ll help you plan all the details, so you can relax and enjoy your perfect day in paradise.

    • Reunions

      Gulf Shores / Orange Beach AL is the perfect destination for your next class, group or family reunion. Meeting spaces include traditional meeting rooms in condominiums and hotels that are perfect for an Alabama family reunion to local civic and community centers - ideal for an Alabama class reunion or larger group gathering.

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  • Conventions & Meetings

    Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Tourism wants to be your partner in planning your most successful meeting ever. We can help bring your business meeting or corporate retreat to the Alabama Gulf Coast with a variety of meetings and convention services.

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  • Girlfriends Getaway

    Connecting with longtime and new friends on the beaches and in the shopping centers of Gulf Shores, Alabama.

  • Fall Events Guide

    Fall in love with the fall festivals and 32 miles of sugar-white beaches on Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, Alabama


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