Adventure, fun, relaxation…you’ll find it all on Alabama’s white-sand beaches. For years, Gulf Shores and Orange Beach remained a little-known vacation treasure, but more and more families are discovering the 32 miles of soft sand and clear waters that lace the edges of Alabama’s southern border to the Gulf of Mexico.
Discover, Adventure and Explore
Alabama’s Gulf Coast
The Alabama Gulf Coast is warmed by sunshine, history, culture and unspoiled natural beauty. You’ll find 32 miles of sugar-white sand beachesmade almost entirely of fine, quartz grains washed down from the Appalachian Mountains thousands of years ago. Once you visit the Gulf Coast, you quickly realize the beaches are some of the finest in the world, and one of Alabama’s hidden gems. And you’ll yearn to return year after year to feel the sand between your toes, splash around in the turquoise water, smell the salty air and admire the jaw-dropping sunsets.
Gulf Shores and Orange Beach have spectacular accommodations, award-winning restaurants, and amazing events. And they’re also brimming with Southern hospitality. And with one-of-a-kind attractions like championship golf, nature trails and water sports, you’ll want to escape to the beach for your next family vacation or romantic weekend getaway.
Whether you’re in the mood for fun and adventure or lazy days on the beach, you can do it all in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. Stroll hand-in-hand along the sugar-white sand as you reconnect with your partner or hear your children gasp with wonder when they spot frolicking dolphins on a dolphin cruise. Or if you’re craving adventure, cast your line into one of the country’s largest artificial fishing reefs during a deep-sea fishing trip. Discover history and travel back in time when cannons protected the waterways, and explore the nearly 200-year-old Fort Morgan.
Bring your family and explore the waterways, relax on the beach, eat your fill of fresh seafood or practice your golf game on the back nine. It’s all waiting to be discovered. Plan your vacation and make unforgettable memories on Alabama’s Gulf Coast today.