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The Wharf

23101 Canal Rd, Orange Beach, AL
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Ranked #2 of 4 shopping in Orange Beach
Type: Amusement/ Theme Parks
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Mississippi
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

We went and walked around the shops. There was not any entertainment the Friday night we went but they still had music playing and that was fun while walking around. We also rode the Ferris wheel.

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Arkadelphia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

My son was obsessed with the giant Ferris wheel. That's the main reason that we went to the Wharf. There are a lot of nice shops. We got cute beach jewelry at Tickled Pink. Our favorite restaurant was Baumhower's. We will definitely be going back if we ever make it to Orange Beach again!

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Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
15 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We attended the light show which is very family friendly. There was live music and a Dj that interacted with the crowd. We enjoyed the little shops. Do not ride the ferris wheel its a waste of time and the view is non existent we waited 45 minutes and it was very lame. Their procedure of loading and unloading proved... More

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Houston, Texas
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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

this is a great hideaway on the way to orange beach. It has shopping and fine dining. They are located on the marina and they have nightly music and entertainment. We stopped at the outside bar by the marina and had a cocktail and enjoyed the live music. Great shopping of all kinds. a good evening getaway

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Dallas, Texas
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66 reviews 66 reviews
26 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This is a nicer shopping experience with some local businesses, good restaurants and friendly merchants. We stopped after morning at beach and lunch, so we missed the light show. There is a terrific wine shop that offers complementary tastings, coffee shop and just a pleasant place. Make sire you enjoy the boats.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

The Ferris wheel was reasonably priced ($4 per person) and there was free fun at night (hula hoops for the kids and a light show). Great place to spend an evening.

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
16 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

lots of stores and a light show, just a good place to get out and browse during the warm beach front nights

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Gulf Shores
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

We were looking for something fun to do that would be fabulous for children of various ages. We wish the location was closer to us, but settled on the drive anyways due to lack of entertainment options available to us at our current locale. Upon arrival at the Wharf, we were wafted by pleasant music coming from a lightly populated... More

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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180 reviews 180 reviews
86 attraction reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This is a nice, clean family friendly venue with several specialty shops and a few restaurants. Most of the stores feature boutique items or beach items, most of which run over 20 dollars. There is a ferris wheel and a small fun zone section. I can't imagine spending an entire day here but maybe on a lazy afternoon when you're... More

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Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
11 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

This was a nice shopping area with several excellent dining options. They had a nice light show every night. Shops lined both sides of the street with a good array of choices.

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