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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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English first
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 NEW

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 NEW 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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179 reviews 179 reviews
86 attraction reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

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
53 reviews 53 reviews
10 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
42 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We went last year when the Blue Marlin comp was going on (which is amazing to see). This year we went a different week and it was quiet. Nice !! We found a coupon in a booklet at our hotel and had a free farris wheel ride coupon, so took advantage of that. It was fun. They didn't fill all... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Based on the brochure, we were excited to visit the Wharf for an entertainment experience. There wasn't much going on early afternoon when we arrived. The stores on 'main street' were high end and did not offer open air shopping. The highlight of the visit was checking out the boats on the actual wharf and riding the ferris wheel, though... More

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
17 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We were encouraged to go to The Warf to watch the light show and ride the Ferris wheel. The 8:00 light show was amazing so we decided to stay for the patriotic one. I had goose bumps watching the lights and the songs filled this proud American's heart with joy! The Ferris wheel at night is amazing as well. My... More

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Great shopping, restaurants, and entertainment. Great for families looking to pass some time. Play park and arcades for the kids.

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Nashville, Illinois
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I wish we had found it sooner. There are tons of restaurants, bars, shops, and they have a great light show at night. There were so many places I wanted to try, but only had time for one meal. If I had discovered it sooner, I would have definitely gone back.

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Houston, Texas, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

This is a really cool place with shopping, a marina, food, bars and the amphitheater. We went for the Zac Brown Band concert, which was AMAZING, because we were in the pit and super close to the stage. This place seems like a really cool place to hang out. We grabbed a drink before the show at a bar and... More

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