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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
School’s barely back in session, but for most students, fall break is already on the brain. We’re firm believers that fall is one of the best times for a beach vacation , so the fact that schools let out for a week only helps to...Read more
It’s that time of year again! Shiny new school supplies are lining the shelves of stores and teachers are hard at work prepping for the onset of new students. Sure, you could buckle down and make the kids scrub the house so that everything is...Read more
Most American’s vacation hours are spent during summer when it’s warm, the kids are out of school, and everyone is just itching to get away. How long ago has it been since that vacation? Are you itching yet? Even if it’s only been a few...Read more

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