Two women basking in sun on paddle boards in Gulf Shores.

Alabama Beaches

Embark on a memorable escape to the unparalleled beauty of Alabama's Gulf Coast, where the serene tranquility of Gulf Shores Beach, Mobile Beach, and other pristine Alabama beaches awaits. Perfect for those looking to unwind from daily life's hustle, these shores offer a unique getaway with soft white sands, crystal-clear waters, and a refreshing sea breeze to rejuvenate your spirit. Beyond the peaceful shores, discover a variety of Alabama beach hotels, offering the perfect retreat near the coastline. Whether you're a culinary enthusiast eager to sample world-class seafood or an adventure seeker looking for family-friendly activities and water sports, Alabama's beaches provide the ultimate vacation experience. Start planning your trip to these unmatched destinations for an unforgettable journey filled with relaxation, adventure, and luxury accommodation options along the beautiful Alabama coastline.

Explore Alabama’s Gulf Coast

Dive into the heart of the Gulf Coast and discover the pristine shores of Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, where the soft, powdery sands invite you to relax and soak up the sun. These beaches are not just about relaxation; they're a playground for water sports enthusiasts. 

Ultimate Travel Guide to the Coastal Reg...

Kelsey and I were invited by Alabama Tourism to head to the coastal region of Alabama for a birding campaign. We were so excited to visit as this was one of the first big tourism trips we received.

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Sweet Home Alabama: An unforgettable tri...

I see why it’s called Sweet Home Alabama! No seriously, if you are looking for your next trip, consider Alabama!

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48 Hours in Beach Towns

Where Alabama embraces the Gulf of Mexico with white-sand beaches, Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and Foley provide the nonstop fun and laid-back charm you seek.

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Plan an Alabama Vacation for the Whole F...

Summertime is a season where families often travel together and there are several Alabama vacation sweet spots from Huntsville to the Gulf Coast with attractions the whole family can enjoy.

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5 things to do when visiting Alabama's G...

Alabama’s Gulf Coast is like no other. The Gulf Shores and Orange Beach areas are known for their pristine sugar-white beaches and clear blue water. If you’re planning to visit this summer, here are five things we recommend you put on your must-do list: Dine on the water at Cobalt’s ...

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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.

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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 down to Alabama’s Gulf coast.

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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 experience on Alabama’s beautiful coast.

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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 experience the beaches in a different way can choose from a variety of watersports available.

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A Weekend Near the Water with All You'll...

You’ve decided you deserve a weekend getaway, and we completely agree with you. Although 48 hours isn’t enough to fully experience all the things to do in Alabama's beaches, we dare you to give it your best shot.  Whether you’re interested in enjoying some fun-in-the-sun on the sugar-white sands, hiking and biking through the winding trails or lodging places that you’ll never want to leave, our Alabama beaches have everything you need for the perfect weekend getaway.

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Escape to a Peaceful Oasis on Alabama's ...

Bounded by sugar-white sands and warm turquoise saltwater, Alabama’s Gulf Coast provides a place to escape from the mundane. As you lounge on a beach chair feeling the salty sea breeze against your skin, you finally get the chance to read that book that’s been gathering dust on the nightstand, ...

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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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Find an Alabama Beach Experience

Explore beach locations and attractions you should visit the next time you're here.
Boat Charter
5749 Bay La Launch Ave
Orange Beach, AL 36561
Back Bay Sailing Adventures is located at Bear Point Harbor in Orange Beach Al. Back Bay sailing is ...

Outdoor Recreati...
Various locations
Stockton, AL 36507
The Bartram Canoe Trail....The Mobile-Tensaw Delta is our nation’s second largest river delta. There...

Vacation Rental
16034 Keeney Dr
Fairhope, AL 36532-6709
River cabin with a treehouse feel. Located directly on Fish River. Kayaking, campfires, fishing!! Di...

25814 Canal Road
Orange Beach, AL 36561
Largest Selection of Fresh Fish and Seafood. Hand-cut Steaks. Sushi. $5 Kids Menu. Family-friendly. ...

26029 Canal Road
Orange Beach, AL 36561