As beach weather beckons you to the Alabama Gulf Coast, it’s time to start planning for serious family fun. Of course, sandcastles, skim boards and splashing in the waves are timeless, essential activities in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. But, here are a few high-adrenaline...Read more
Since the USS ALABAMA, known as the “Mighty A”, took her place in Mobile Bay and opened to the public in 1965, more than 14 million visitors have stood in awe and remembrance of her service during World War II. During World War II the...Read more
If you only have a short weekend in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, fret not – that’s still plenty of time to dine decadently, get your adrenaline pumping, and get into a state of utter relaxation. DAY 1 Morning Is there anything more exciting than...Read more
These beachfront condos in Gulf Shores are perfect for your next couples-only or family vacation! Lighthouse 701 in Gulf Shores Floor-to-ceiling windows allow for exceptional views from both the living area as well as the bedrooms, and the convenient location to Sea-n-Suds (a restaurant popular...Read more
If you're looking to make a few new under-the-water friends while you're on your Gulf Shores and Orange Beach vacation, a dolphin cruise is the perfect way to spend the day (or evening)! Southern Rose For dolphin cruises, parasailing, kayaks, jet skis, paddleboards and more,...Read more
Birding enthusiasts love the Gulf Shores and Orange Beach area for its variety of feathered creatures that both reside here and migrate seasonally. Sitting on the balcony of your condo, you’re apt to see pelicans, seagulls, blue heron, and more. But if you want to...Read more
A project of the Mobile Bay Oyster Gardening Program, The Oyster Trail is a fun treasure hunt with which the whole family can get involved! What is it? The Oyster Trail is a project introduced by the Mobile Bay Oyster Gardening Program. This trail was...Read more
Sweet home Alabama can sometimes be forgotten between Louisiana’s potent personality and Florida’s beachy reputation; however, those who know know that Alabama is the place for savory seafood along the Gulf Coast. Needless to say, we’re obsessed with some of the culinary creativity that Gulf...Read more
It doesn’t matter if you’re simply looking for something out of the ordinary or if you’re trying to create something extraordinary, The Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach  is one of the most fascinating places in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. Located in the city's...Read more
Adrenaline junkies, look no further! Gulf Shores and Orange Beach are bursting with attractions offering big thrills. Here are four places to go to get your heart racing. OWA (all the things!) Drops, loops, twists, spins, and vertical acceleration can be found in the 21...Read more