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
These events and festival are reason enough to come to Gulf Shores and Orange Beach this spring (as if you needed an excuse to come to the beach). Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday), Gulf Shores and Orange Beach February 13 Head to the streets of Gulf...Read more
Holiday shopping shouldn’t be an anxiety-ridden activity to be avoided. It should be fun! Although it’s easy to sit behind the computer and click add to cart, little compares to the supporting small businesses, especially when it comes to customer service and knowing the quality...Read more
When you grow up on the Alabama Gulf Coast, there are three certain things you have to learn before you ever hit grammar school. Things like manners, which team to cheer for, and oyster season is in months that have an “R” in them. Of...Read more
Tradition is very important to southerners, which is why we make it a point to celebrate our heritage every year. That’s exactly what happens twice a year in Elberta during the German Sausage Festival. During the last Saturday of both March and October, a celebration...Read more
The weather is preparing to cool slightly, football is in high gear, and dining alfresco reigns supreme. Here are two ways to enjoy all three. Lucy Buffett’s Lulu’s at Homeport Marina Lulu’s is located in the heart of Gulf Shores in Homeport Marina on the...Read more
Finding accommodations for your family’s beach vacation can be overwhelming. You know all beachfront condos in Gulf Shores are not created equal, but where do you being? Take it from us, these three condominiums make it easier to narrow down the sea of choices. Bang...Read more
When you’re traveling in the fall, you’re already taking advantage of condo rates being lower than the summer season. You’ve already got lower rates (and we’re guessing you’ve double checked these hot deals for even deeper discounts), and keeping your trip on a small budget...Read more