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

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.
Outdoor Recreation Site
5749 Bay La Launch Ave
Orange Beach, AL 36561
Back Bay Sailing Adventures is located at Bear Point Marina in Orange Beach Al. Back Bay sailing is located on the beautiful back bays of Orange Beach. Private sailing charters from Bear Point Marina.Sunset Sailing in Orange Beach and Gulf Shores Alabama
Guides Tours Or Rides
27212 Marina Road
Orange Beach, AL 36561
Enjoy a bird’s eye view of the Gulf Coast aboard the largest, most comfortable parasail boats on the island. Come fly with the company that has the newest, nicest equipment and a stellar safety record.
Hotel Or Motel
126 County Road 20 West
Foley, AL 36535
The best kept secret on the Alabama coast! Affordable, clean rooms, that leave some money in your pocket to enjoy all the beach has to offer! Economy hotel located 10 minutes from the pristine beaches of Orange Beach & Gulf Shores, Alabama.
Outdoor Recreation Site
1551 Bienville Blvd.
Dauphin Island, AL 36528
"Surround Yourself with Sunshine!" One of our best and most plentiful commodities on the island is sunshine! We have so much we can’t wait to share it with you. Surround yourself with warm rays as soft, white, sugar sand squish...
Hotel Or Motel
1133 South McKenzie Street
Foley, AL 36535