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. 

Multi-Generational Beach Vacation
Family vacations are priceless adventures. Planning those vacations can be tough, especially if your group spans across generations. Finding the right rental, picking the right activities, planning daily meals - it all gets more complicated when you’re trying to please the young and the young-at-heart...Read more
Autumn is falling on Alabama’s beaches, but don’t put away your flip-flops just yet. Despite its reputation for sweaters and scented candles, fall is actually a fantastic time to visit the Alabama Gulf Coast. The weather is still beach-worthy, and the season’s smaller crowds make...Read more
With its sugar-white sands and turquoise waves, the Alabama Gulf Coast may not seem like an obvious place for your epic mancation. But the area offers far more than suntans and sunset strolls – there’s a diverse selection of coastal adventures to keep everyone entertained...Read more
Girls Trip to the beach
Getting away with your girls is a great way to reduce stress, strengthen friendships, and make lifelong memories. When that girlfriend’s getaway is in Gulf Shores, it’s even better. The area is full of gorgeous beaches, amazing restaurants, exciting entertainment, and all sorts of amazing...Read more
Gulf Shores Labor Day
It’s never easy to say goodbye to summer. But it’s always easy to end the season on a high note when you celebrate summer’s last hoorah in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach! Labor Day weekend on Alabama’s beautiful beaches is all about good friends, awesome...Read more
Every trip to Alabama’s beaches is a special occasion, and nothing sets a special tone like a night of fine dining. There’s no better way to end a day of gorgeous beaches and great attractions than with fresh gourmet cuisine served with personal service and...Read more
Live Music at The Wharf
There’s nothing like the melody of rolling Gulf waves and calling seagulls to put you in a beach state of mind. But sometimes you’re in the mood to sing along to a tune that’s a little more lively. When you feel the need to jam...Read more
From watersports to pleasure boating, there are so many ways to experience the beautiful waterways of Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. If you’re looking for peaceful beauty and thrilling adventure, kayaking can offer the best of both worlds. With an abundance of beautiful bays, scenic...Read more
Beautiful beaches and great activities may be our top claim to fame on the Alabama Gulf Coast, but our fresh seafood isn’t far behind. Visitors and foodies flock to our shores every year to dine at local restaurants and sample delicious seafood straight from the...Read more
Packing list
It happens to all of us – you arrive at summer vacation only to discover you’ve forgotten to pack your swimsuit. Or your towel. Or that beach read you’ve been waiting to devour. The way you pack can make or break your summer beach vacation,...Read more