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Orange Beach Welcome Center

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Address: 23685 Perdido Beach Blvd, Gulf Shores, AL 36547
Phone Number: 1-800-745-7263
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8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Very friendly

Very friendly and helpful. Plenty of information. Joy was helpful and knowledgeable. Suggested local places of interest.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Brian M
Eureka, Missouri
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Eureka, Missouri
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very friendly and helpful. Plenty of information. Joy was helpful and knowledgeable. Suggested local places of interest.

1 Thank Brian M
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217 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

wife wanted to stop here for area brochures and potential discount coupons. Lady behind the counter pleasant and helpful. It's small center with several stands containing brochures to hotels, restaurants, attractions, fishing trips etc. As one reviewer stated a quick 15 minute side trip to collect good reading information about the area.

Thank clemson_grad79
Dallas (near Atlanta), GA
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99 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

A quick walk into and through the Orange Beach Welcome Center is all that is required. There are outstanding resources that cover the entire Alabama coast area and you can also score a bunch of coupons to local attractions. The folks working there are always very nice and helpful. If you are new to the area, you will certainly want... More 

Thank Scott K
Memphis, Tennessee
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61 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

We had been coming to the area for a while, but never stopped in. So Glad we did!! Miriam was a huge help, she didn't just point us toward info, she come from around the counter, helped us try to find what we were looking for, made suggestions on eating and playing places and things in the area while we... More 

Thank family778811
Lubbock, Texas
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147 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Arriving in Orange Beach and Gulf Shores, we knew what kinds of experiences we wanted to have, but weren't sure the best places to find them. The welcome center was extremely helpful. We were very impressed. It's a great place to start your Gulf Shores/Orange Beach trip.

Thank bear7711
Rome, Georgia
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52 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

Thanks for all of your know of the area and surrounding area. This place was very nice and clean. Great place to stop

Thank Mkd2014
Nashville, Tennessee
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

Friendly staff, clean bathroom and lots to read and pick up for your trip. Pretty good history about gulf shores.

1 Thank specialtrip2015
Dallas, Texas
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109 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

This place was great. The beach was awesome.it had a lot of jelly fish and the sand had tons of sea shell but the water and waves were great.

Thank vicmil
Loveland Park, Ohio, United States
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

This lady was impressive. She tipped us off to a demonstration by the US Navy blue angels flight squad. Also, she wrote names and approximated locations of various attractions, and helped my wife and I greatly with suggestions and ideas. (on a map she also provided). This visitor center and the lady who worked there contributed to our enjoying the... More 

2 Thank Michael G
La Grange, Illinois
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119 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Do not make the mistake like we did to stop here at the end of our stay in Orange Beach. We stopped here to get directions to the Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail (a must stop). They have tons of info on restaurants and attractions. They also gave us lots of coupons so save money at restaurants. Pam was very... More 

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