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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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.
Boat Charter
650 Le Moyne Dr.
Dauphin Island, AL 36528
Enjoy relaxing nautical adventure aboard the Duke. Choose from inshore fishing trips, lighthouse cruises, dolphin-watching cruises or sunset cruises.
Guides Tours Or Rides
20249 Alabama 135
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
<p><strong>Jean-Michel Cousteau&rsquo;s Ambassadors of the Environment Program at Gulf Coast Center for Ecotourism &amp; Sustainability, Gulf Shores, Alabama, USA</strong> - participants can assist in ongoing dune, wetland and for...
Campground
22225 U.S. 98
Foley, AL 36535
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Restaurant
25814 Canal Road
Orange Beach, AL 36561
Largest Selection of Fresh Fish and Seafood. Hand-cut Steaks. Sushi. $5 Kids Menu. Family-friendly. Fine Wines. Martinis. Outdoor Dining. Live music. Reservations. Free Smiles Everyday.
Vacation Rental
3259 Gulf Shores Pkwy.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542