This easygoing ‘Bama beach offers fishing, wildlife and a spring break scene
Gulf Shores, Alabama, is a quiet and easygoing beach town, famous for families (not college students) on spring break. Spend your days lounging on a white-sand beach or take in the abundant nature and wildlife in the state parks. Fish for your dinner in the Gulf of Mexico or order it fresh from the throng of seafood restaurants located directly on the waterfront. And if you’re traveling with a group, this coastal spot offers a wide range of both ocean-going and dry-land activities.
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Explore Gulf Shores

  • Fort Morgan
  • Orange Beach

Fort Morgan


Fort Morgan is a slow-paced beach town, featuring historical landmarks, amazing natural wildlife and plenty of places to enjoy freshly caught seafood. The secluded nature of the neighborhood will make you feel as if you have the entire beach to yourself — no matter where you lay down your towel.

Known For

Nature, Historic Landmarks, Beaches

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Orange Beach


For a crowd-pleasing blend of relaxation, adventure and culture, head to Orange Beach. Unwind on a peaceful stretch of white sand, hike through woodsy trails in the Gulf State Park or visit an eclectic art gallery all in the same day.

Known For

Hiking, Beaches, Nature, Shopping

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Take a Three-Day, Beach-Filled Trip to Gulf Shores, Alabama

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Explore the Best of Gulf Shores

Choose your own adventure by the sea in Gulf Shores. Embark on a fishing expedition in the vast waters of the Gulf of Mexico or sit back and relax on the shore, with a beachy read in one hand and a refreshing drink in the other.

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Adventure Awaits in Orange Beach

Head to Orange Beach for wondrous nature trails and lakes waiting to be explored, sandy beaches to sunbathe on and adventure-filled attractions to visit.

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Savor the Peaceful Solitude of Fort Morgan

Take a day trip to the sleepy area of Fort Morgan. Learn about the history of the Civil War at a former military base, observe wildlife in a nature preserve and have your own “private” beach experience on the town's secluded waterfront.  

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