There are a lot of things that keep families and visitors coming back to Gulf Shores and Orange Beach year after year, but one thing is for sure. The beaches are at the top of that list.
Alabama Gulf Coast
With 32 miles of sun-warmed sand and sparkling turquoise waters, Alabama’s beaches have evolved from a best-kept secret to a renowned family favorite! The Gulf of Mexico offers endless ways to play -----like fishing and every water sport imaginable--but even “land lubbers” will discover numerous distractions thanks to the championship golf courses, scenic nature trails, award-winning restaurants and plentiful attractions. Adding to Gulf Shores’ and Orange Beach’s appeal are the diverse annual festivals and events. The Hangout Music Festival, the Annual National Shrimp Festival and the Blue Marlin Grand Championship of the Gulf are just a few of the happenings drawing thousands annually. Every season brings a new reason to visit Alabama’s Gulf Coast!
Boasting award-winning beaches, a 75-degree average annual temperature and an impressive 343 days of sunshine yearly, Perdido Key attracts the active and the laid back! Ecotourists will find natural beauty and experience close encounters with area wildlife while exploring the state and national parks. Beach fans will treasure the glistening white quartz sand and azure waters plus sampling local seafood. All visitors are bound to enjoy a history lesson when visiting the Lighthouse Museum or Fort Barrrancas. With so many options and attractions, Perdido Key promises to unlock your inner child!