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Gulf Shores

Alabama's Gulf Shores provide white sandy beaches which are both perfect for a family holiday, and a quieter alternative to the heavily crowded beaches of Florida. The Gulf Shores provide a family friendly environment full of sunbathing, watersports and golfing opportunities, as well as plenty of theme parks and attractions which are great for kids.

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Gulf State Park
Gulf State Park
Owner description: Gulf State Park's two miles of beaches greet you with plenty of white sun-kissed sand, surging surf, seagulls and sea shells, but there is more than sand and surf to sink your... more Owner description: Gulf State Park's two miles of beaches greet you with plenty of white sun-kissed sand, surging surf, seagulls and sea shells, but there is more than sand and surf to sink your toes into. Inside Gulf State Park there is a championship golf course, new beach pavilion, rental cottages, tennis courts, camp sites, hiking trails, Zip Line, and a fishing pier that is 20-feet wide and extends 1,512 feet into the Gulf. This and much more make Gulf State Park the perfect in-state vacation or out-of-state adventure. less
Attraction type: Beaches; State Parks
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Gulf State Park Fishing Pier
Gulf State Park Fishing Pier
Attraction type: Piers & Boardwalks
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Gulf Shores Welcome Center
Gulf Shores Welcome Center
Owner description: Both welcome centers are open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. During the summer season (mid-May through mid-August), the center hours are extended to 6 p.m. on weekdays... more Owner description: Both welcome centers are open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. During the summer season (mid-May through mid-August), the center hours are extended to 6 p.m. on weekdays, and the weekend hours change to 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The centers are closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day. less
Attraction type: Visitor Centres
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Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo
Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo
Owner description: The Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo is home to more than 500 exotic animals including lions, tigers, bears, macaws, reptiles and more. It also features a seasonal petting zoo, animal... more Owner description: The Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo is home to more than 500 exotic animals including lions, tigers, bears, macaws, reptiles and more. It also features a seasonal petting zoo, animal encounters and interactive animal shows during the spring and summer months. less
Attraction type: Zoos
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Gulf Shores Public Beach
Gulf Shores Public Beach
Attraction type: Beaches
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Flip Flop Deli Shop
Flip Flop Deli Shop
Ranked #1 of 167 Restaurants in Gulf Shores
Price: USD 4 - USD 9
Cuisines: American, Delicatessen
Good for: Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Accepts Credit Cards, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Fish River Grill #3
Fish River Grill #3
Ranked #2 of 167 Restaurants in Gulf Shores
Cuisines: American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
Good for: Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Dining options: Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
The Diner
The Diner
Ranked #3 of 167 Restaurants in Gulf Shores
Price: USD 6 - USD 22
Cuisines: American, Bar, Diner
Good for: Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Hope's Cheesecake Incorporated
Hope's Cheesecake Incorporated
Ranked #4 of 167 Restaurants in Gulf Shores
Price:
Cuisines: American
Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Dining options: Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Crico's Pizza & Subs
Crico's Pizza & Subs
Ranked #5 of 167 Restaurants in Gulf Shores
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
Good for: Child-friendly, Kids
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Delivery, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodation » Where to stay - Budget

Best Western On The Beach
3.0 of 5
Best Western On The Beach
USD 94 - USD 281
Ranked #1 of 25 Hotels in Gulf Shores
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Hampton Inn Gulf Shores
2.5 of 5
Hampton Inn Gulf Shores
USD 70 - USD 239
Ranked #2 of 25 Hotels in Gulf Shores
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Staybridge Suites Gulf Shores
3.0 of 5
Staybridge Suites Gulf Shores
USD 96 - USD 239
Ranked #3 of 25 Hotels in Gulf Shores
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Midrange

Phoenix All Suites Hotel
Phoenix All Suites Hotel
USD 77 - USD 268
Ranked #5 of 25 Hotels in Gulf Shores
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The Beach Club
3.0 of 5
The Beach Club
USD 194 - USD 707
Ranked #6 of 25 Hotels in Gulf Shores
Courtyard Gulf Shores Craft Farms
3.0 of 5
Courtyard Gulf Shores Craft Farms
USD 77 - USD 233
Ranked #7 of 25 Hotels in Gulf Shores
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Turquoise Place
4.0 of 5
Turquoise Place
USD 1,195 - USD 1,265
Ranked #3 of 19 Hotels in Orange Beach
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