Motorcycling the Gulf Coast
Bike Alabama's Beaches
From dive bars and diners to museums and marinas, there is much to be explored and discovered when you’re riding along the Alabama Gulf Coast.
We have five distinct runs that take riders throughout various attractions in and around Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. So, whether you want to ride around for a few hours or a whole day, we have something for everyone.
Note: Alabama State Law requires helmets to be worn by all riders. Please refer to the Alabama Motorcycle Manual for more information.
Off the roads, you and your buddies will find plenty of things to do,
food to eat and places to stay in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach.
Activities and Attractions
From hiking on the 28-mile Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail and kayaking down the Coastal Alabama Back Bay Blueway to ziplining, Jet Skiing and relaxing on the beach, there is much to be explored when visiting Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. And after your days filled with adventures, be sure to check out some of our nightlife options many of which are small pub-style venues that feature local and regional musicians nightly.
One thing we know how to do on the Alabama Gulf Coast it’s how to whip up a delicious meal. Seafood is king of the culinary scene and you can get it everyone from mom and pop diners to 5-star restaurants with James Beard award-winning chefs. Whether you want fried Gulf shrimp, stuffed grouper or flame-grilled oysters, you’ll find it all in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. And, of course, if you need something hearty, many of our local establishments offer non-seafood options such as juicy burgers, dry-aged steaks and fried chicken.
Don’t forget to check out our weather page to see what the average daily temperatures will be during your visit. Typically, we boast a beautiful, breezy, coastal climate that’s perfect for a day out on a motorcycle run.
With 18,000 lodging units, it’s quite simple to find your home away from home on Alabama’s beaches. Our destination offers a variety of accommodation options including hi-rise condos, large and colorful beach houses, boutique and nationally branded hotels, RV resorts, campsites and more. Many offer astounding amenities such as indoor and outdoor pools, fitness areas and covered parking, which is great for your bike. So, whether you’re traveling as a couple or with a group, our lodging partners have you covered when you book your stay in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach.