On Alabama's Beaches
Thankfulness and togetherness go hand-in-hand in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. Imagine eating Thanksgiving dinner on the balcony of a gorgeous beach resort or a beach house with family and friends. Mild temperatures, warm water and colorful sunsets are just the beginning of what makes fall on Alabama’s beaches so grand.
Many of the local restaurants offer pre-cooked meals and are open for dine-in or take-out on Thanksgiving Day. You’ll find family-friendly activities, boutique shopping at The Wharf, and plenty of bargains at Tanger Outlets on Black Friday.
This pleasant season also brings loads of fun to the area. From exciting events to outdoor adventures, check out some of the many options available during fall break in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach.
Gulf State Park Pier
Reel in a day of fun at the Gulf State Park Fishing and Education Pier. If you didn’t bring your rod, don’t worry. Rentals are available, and bait and tackle can be purchased, too. Spend a couple of hours there, and you may leave with a freshly caught dinner.
Tee up at one of the 15 magnificent golf courses in and around the area. The comfortable fall weather makes playing a round or two on the Alabama Gulf Coast a no-brainer. Whether you’re a beginner or an avid golfer, there’s a course for you.