Attractions

There are plenty of attractions to enjoy in Gulf Shores. Whether you're a history buff, ocean lover or a family making memories with the kids, your days will be filled with fun, adventure and lots of smiles.

The Hangout Festival

The Hangout Festival

The Hangout Beach, Music & Arts Festival will be held May 18-20 in Gulf Shores, Alabama. Hangout Music Festival is the first and only festival of its kind. Located in beautiful Gulf Shores, Alabama, Hangout features an eclectic musical lineup with stages located directly on white sandy beaches with ocean views. Hangout features today`s top rock `n roll and contemporary artists in an idyllic sun-soaked setting. No other location allows music fans the opportunity to hear three consecutive days of their favorite bands while experiencing mind, body and spirit rejuvenation on the beach.
Location: 101 E. Beach, Blvd, Gulf Shores
Phone: 251-948-3030
Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo

Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo

See everything from alligators to giraffes! Visit the reptile house, aviary, petting zoo, gift shop, concessions and picnic area.
Location: 1204 Gulf Shores Parkway Gulf Shores
Phone: 251-968-5732
Barefoot Naut-A-Limos

Barefoot Naut-A-Limos

More than a boat ride! We make Memories! We offer Free Dolphin Trips packaged with 12 PRIVATE all day inclusive, Fun Filled Family Water Activities from Xtreme Tubin` to Private cruising to Sundrenched Islands!
Location: 5749 Bay Launch Ave, Orange Beach
Phone: 251-609-3444
BareFoot Naut-A-Weddings

BareFoot Naut-A-Weddings

Small Weddings performed on the water at Sunset on Sunset Bay or on a secluded island! Experience your special moment with friends and family in a place where dolphin swim and where time stands still but the memory is forever!
Location: 5749 Bay La Launch Ave, Orange Beach
Phone: 251-609-3444
Beach Power Rentals

Beach Power Rentals

CAN`T GET TO THE BEACH? We Can Help! Make a reservation now and start enjoying the beach! Our powered chairs give you the freedom to enjoy being on the beach with family and friends.
Location: 11352 Kelly Ln, Gulf Shores
Phone: 251-967-3729
Bellingrath Gardens & Home

Bellingrath Gardens & Home

Tour 65 acres of lushly landscaped gardens and a museum home.
Location: 12401 Bellingrath Gardens Road Theodore
Phone: 251-973-2217
Toll Free: 800-247-8420
Biophilia Nature Center

Biophilia Nature Center

This 20-acre ecological restoration project features carnivorous plants, wildflowers, butterfly nurseries, nature library and bookstore.
Location: 12695 C.R. 95, Elberta
Phone: 251-987-1200
Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge

Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge

The Refuge includes 6,700 acres with 5 miles of hiking trails and beach access. An important stopover for neotropical migrating birds.
Location: 12295 Alabama 180, Gulf Shores
Phone: 251-540-7720
Dauphin Island Bird Sanctuary

Dauphin Island Bird Sanctuary

The Sanctuary comprises 164 acres of maritime forest with walking trails and is a habitat for neotropical migrants.
Location: 211 Bienville Blvd, Dauphin Island
Phone: 251-861-2120
Dottie Jo Charter Service

Dottie Jo Charter Service

This fully equipped 31' nearshore / offshore sport fishing boat is located in Trent Marina in Orange Beach, Alabama. We offer fun for the family, inshore fishing, bottom fishing, offshore fishing, and halfday or full day trips.
Location: Gulf Shores
Phone: 251-213-6680
The Estuarium at The Dauphin Island Sea Lab

The Estuarium at The Dauphin Island Sea Lab

Walk through visual displays and interactive exhibits of Mobile`s estuary system.
Location: 101 Bienville Boulevard, Dauphin Island
Phone: 251-861-2141
Historic Fort Gaines

Historic Fort Gaines

See where history spans three centuries. Reenactments are given October through May.
Location: 109 Bienville Blvd. Dauphin Island, AL 36528
Phone: 251-861-3607
Fort Morgan

Fort Morgan

See this testament to the evolution of American coastal defense fortifications from 1834 to World War II. Living history program and candlelight tours during the summer.
Location: 110 AL-180, Gulf Shores
Phone: 251-540-7125
National Naval Aviation Museum

National Naval Aviation Museum

Tour Naval aviation history from wood and fabric biplanes to the frontiers of space.
Location: 1750 Radford Blvd., Suite C Naval Air Station Pensacola, FL
Phone: 850-452-3604
Orange Beach Indian & Sea Museum

Orange Beach Indian & Sea Museum

Located in the original Orange Beach schoolhouse and established to preserve local history, see exhibits on Native American culture and regional fishing and marine history.
Location: 25850 John M Snook Dr, Orange Beach
Phone: 251-981-8545
Sea Hunter Charters

Sea Hunter Charters

This fully equipped 62' offshore sport fishing boat is located in SanRoc Cay Marina in Orange Beach, Alabama. We offer bottom fishing, offshore fishing, halfday trips, and overnighters.
Location: 26774 Martinique Dr, Orange Beach
Phone: 251-981-9686
The Track Recreation Center

The Track Recreation Center

The Center features go-karts, bumper boats, arcade, mini-golf, skycoaster and bungee jumping.
Location: 3200 Gulf Shores Pkwy Gulf Shores
Phone: 251-968-8111
USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park

USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park

The Park includes the battleship U.S.S. Alabama, the submarine U.S.S. Drum, aircraft pavilion, audiovisual theater, concessions and a gift shop.
Location: 2703 Battleship Parkway Mobile, AL
Phone: 251-433-2703
Toll Free: 800-GANGWAY
Waterville USA

Waterville USA

This water and amusement park has a roller coaster, Nascarts, laser tag, mini-golf, rides and an arcade.
Location: 906 Gulf Shores Pkwy Suite B, Gulf Shores
Phone: 251-948-2106
Weeks Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve

Weeks Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve

The Reserve contains 6,000 acres of coastal habitats and wetlands, including an estuary and exhibits.
Location: 11300 US-98, Fairhope
Phone: 251-928-9792