Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Vacation Guide

Gulf Shores and Orange Beach are known for having sugar-white sand beaches and pristine turquoise waters lining their 32 miles of charming coastline. Natural wonders, a plethora of attractions, and mouth-watering cuisine, the experiences found on Alabama’s beaches are unlike any other.

The Alabama Gulf Coast offers much to be discovered including kayaking along scenic waterways and biking 28+ miles of paved trail systems to deep sea fishing, ziplining and nature cruises. It’s no wonder that families from across the country flock to our little slice of paradise once (and sometimes twice) a year for vacation.

And, like a true Southern destination, we are all about food. Of course, seafood is king on Alabama’s beaches and most of our restaurants have been serving delicious delights for decades. Whether you’re in the mood for fresh fried shrimp in a red plastic basket or flip-flop fine dining with a James Beard award-winning chef, we have something to please every palette.

Gulf Shores and Orange Beach boast a plethora of accommodation options for groups of all sizes. Throughout the two cities you’ll find nationally branded hotels, hi-rise condos, colorful beach houses, B&Bs, RV parks, cabins and campgrounds.

Start planning your getaway to Gulf Shores and Orange Beach by ordering our 2020 Vacation Guide, a 100-page magazine full of information about all of the things to enjoy in the destination, as well as where to stay. Also view our interactive, mobile-friendly digital Vacation Guide.

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