Orange Beach and Gulf Shores Blog

Looking for some insider information to help you plan your next vacation on Alabama’s white-sand beaches? We’ve got all that and more! Read our blog to discover the best places to eat, shop, and play, as well as vacation planning hacks and tips. 

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Shrimp Festival Live Music
With miles of gorgeous shoreline, world-class attractions, and endless activities for all, a trip to Alabama’s beaches is an event in itself. But we don’t expect you to find all the fun on your own–in fact, our area hosts some amazing events that keep the...Read more
FamilySpring Break
As spring descends on our beautiful shores, families will be flocking to Alabama’s beaches for a blissful spring break escape. It’s one of the most popular times to visit, as warming weather and closed classrooms invite us all to indulge in some saltwater therapy. If...Read more
Mardi Gras Events
Colorful floats, glittering beads, revelrous music and flying moon-pies – this is the magic of Mardi Gras on the Alabama Gulf Coast. This iconic holiday rolls around each year in February or March, flooding our streets with boisterous fun for the whole family. Mardi Gras...Read more
Here on the Alabama Gulf Coast, we know a focus on wellness is the best way to welcome in a happy new year. After all, there’s no better first step than one that sinks your toes into sugar-white sand! And with tons of local opportunities...Read more
Orange Beach Golf
Believe it or not, the Alabama Gulf Coast is a true winter wonderland – but not for the reasons you may think. Instead of snowy slopes we have sugar-white sand, which is useless for skiing but perfect for building a festive holiday sandman. We know...Read more
New Years 2023
How do you start a new year off on the right foot? By sinking them into miles of sugar-white sand, of course! There’s no better place to kick off a new year than on Alabama’s beautiful beaches. You can bask in the sun, catch a...Read more
AVR Coastal Christmas
If you’re looking for a different kind of holiday magic, consider spending your Christmas on the Alabama Gulf Coast. You’re sure to feel merry on a white sand holiday, where the weather is warm and Santa flies his sleigh through bright, sunny skies. Around here,...Read more
Beach Thanksgiving
If you want to feel truly grateful this year, trade the holiday hassles for a beachfront Thanksgiving on the Alabama Gulf Coast. The whole family will give thanks for our fantastic weather and white-sand beaches, which are blissfully free of crowds this time of year...Read more
There’s no bad time to visit Alabama’s beaches. Of course, some seasons shine brighter than others on the Gulf Coast – and we aren’t talking about the blue skies of summer. We’re talking about fall. With its mild temperatures and bright, cloudless days, fall is...Read more