Beaches

The soft, sugar-white sands and warm turquoise gulf waters of Alabama beaches make up a relaxing oasis. As you step out onto the pillows of white sand beneath your feet, you can instantly feel the salty sea breeze brush against your skin, hear the soothing crash of the waves upon the shore and see the wide open skies above you. Within seconds, you’re transported to a world that you will never want to leave. Add in seafood straight from the Gulf, panoramic views and plenty of fun family activities, and you might find yourself planning your next trip here before the current one is even over.

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Outdoors

Weekend Getaways in Alabama

Are you and your significant other in need of a weekend getaway? Alabama has got you covered. From boutique hotels to luxury beach resorts, there’s a special place perfect for you and your special someone. 

Mentone, AL

Enjoy a rustic getaway in the mountains of Dekalb County. Stay in the Mentone Inn, a quaint bed and breakfast located right in the heart of Mentone. Rest in the rocking chairs on the beautiful porch or feel a million miles away in one of the charming, cozy guest rooms complete with antique furnishings. After indulging in a Southern style breakfast at the inn, breathtaking views of mountains, canyons and waterfalls await you at DeSoto Falls and Little River Canyon. After you’ve enjoyed a...

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Food and Drink

Waterfront Dining on the Gulf

When the view is as important as the dish, you don’t want to miss these four spots for your next waterfront dining...
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Beaches
Food and Drink

Alabama Beer Flight 2: The Gulf Coast

We’re on to our second beer flight as we tour craft breweries all over the state! Just in time for summer, we’re heading...
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Watersports Along the Gulf Coast

Although the sugar-white sands and clear waters are definitely the main draw of Alabama’s gulf coast, those looking to...
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Featured Locations & Events

Whether it's soaking up the sun or kayaking through the dunes, Alabama has some of the greatest beach experiences waiting for you.

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Gulf Coast Life

Explore these attractions and more when you visit our Coast.

The Wharf

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Audubon Bird Sanctuary

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Fairhope French Quarter

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Fort Morgan State Historic Site

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Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center

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Bellingrath Gardens & Home

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The Wharf

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Audubon Bird Sanctuary

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Fairhope French Quarter

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Fort Morgan State Historic Site

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Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center

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Bellingrath Gardens & Home

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Find an Alabama Beach Experience

Explore beach locations and attractions you should visit the next time you're here.
Vacation Rental
1057 West Beach Boulevard
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Caribbean offers beach front condominiums, indoor and outdoor pool, fitness room - all in a low density building!
Guides Tours Or Rides
4673 Wharf Parkway West
Orange Beach, AL 36561
Cetacean Cruises has two unique tour boats. Our 52’ Hawaiian catamaran sailboat offers scenic sailing cruises and special events while our 40’ aluminum catamaran focuses on viewing, education and eco tours.
Hotel Or Motel
1200 Shelton Beach Road
Saraland, AL 36571
Book a room at the Comfort Suites hotel in Saraland, AL
Vacation Rental
1 Bald Eagle Lane
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
11 cottages on the shore of beautiful Lake Shelby
Golf Course
520 Clubhouse Drive
Gulf Shores, AL 36542