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.

Beaches
Outdoors

Weekend Getaways in Alabama

If you are 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 crew. 

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 hike, shop at the

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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.
Campground
19814 County Road 20 South
Foley, AL 36535
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Indoor Recreation Site
4720 Main Street
Orange Beach, AL 36561
Experience the thrills and exhilaration at Arena The Next Level. Our laser tag and bazooka ball are safe and fun for all ages.
Boutique
109 North Main Street
Enterprise, AL 36330
Boll Weevil Soap Company is a handmade soap, lotion and candle company in Downtown Enterprise 4 doors down from the Boll Weevil Monument. All our products are made by hand in our kitchen on site. Our soap is made the same way it...
Guides Tours Or Rides
28101 Perdido Beach Boulevard
Orange Beach, AL 36561
Sit back and relax on a bay cruise aboard the Caribe Cruiser. Watch the dolphins and take in the scenic view of Orange Beach while enjoying plenty of shared seating.
Guides Tours Or Rides
4673 Wharf Parkway West
Orange Beach, AL 36561