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Gulf Shores
This resort community is known for its bright white beaches and soothing warm water. Daytime activities include scenic cruises, dolphin-watching and hiking. A great place for families, Gulf Shores has The Track, a family recreation center with bumper boats, and also the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo.

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Gulf Shores Welcome Center
Gulf Shores Welcome Center
Attraction type: Visitor Centers
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Beach Flight Aviation
Beach Flight Aviation
Owner description: Discover the pure joy of flight over the beautiful Alabama coastline along Gulf Shores and the Ft. Morgan peninsula. Unlike a conventional airplane, there is no cockpit structure... more Owner description: Discover the pure joy of flight over the beautiful Alabama coastline along Gulf Shores and the Ft. Morgan peninsula. Unlike a conventional airplane, there is no cockpit structure getting in the way of the breathtaking landscape around you! Unlike a sightseeing tour, You Fly the aircraft with an FAA-certified instructor. less
Attraction type: Air Tours; Private Tours; Dolphin & Whale Watching; Beaches; Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
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Gulf State Park
Gulf State Park
Home to numerous scenic dunes, lakes and beaches.
Attraction type: State Parks
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Orange Beach Welcome Center
Orange Beach Welcome Center
Attraction type: Visitor Centers
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Gulf State Park Fishing Pier
Gulf State Park Fishing Pier
Attraction type: Piers & Boardwalks
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Flip Flop Deli Shop
Flip Flop Deli Shop
Ranked #1 of 142 Restaurants in Gulf Shores
Price: $4 - $9
Cuisines: Pizza, Ice Cream, Delicatessen
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Matt's Homemade Alabama Ice Cream
Matt's Homemade Alabama Ice Cream
Ranked #2 of 142 Restaurants in Gulf Shores
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch
Hope's Cheesecake Incorporated
Hope's Cheesecake Incorporated
Ranked #3 of 142 Restaurants in Gulf Shores
Price:
Cuisines: Dessert
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Dessert, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout
Sunset Cork Room
Sunset Cork Room
Ranked #4 of 142 Restaurants in Gulf Shores
Price: $7 - $45
Cuisines: American
Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
S & S Seafood Market
S & S Seafood Market
Ranked #5 of 142 Restaurants in Gulf Shores
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Gulf Shores Plantation
Gulf Shores Plantation
$60 - $220
Ranked #6 of 24 Hotels in Gulf Shores
Sugar Sands RV Resort
Sugar Sands RV Resort
$48
Phoenix All Suites Hotel
Phoenix All Suites Hotel
$77 - $268
Ranked #9 of 24 Hotels in Gulf Shores

All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Staybridge Suites Gulf Shores
3.0 of 5
Staybridge Suites Gulf Shores
$125 - $263
Ranked #1 of 24 Hotels in Gulf Shores
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Courtyard by Marriott Gulf Shores Craft Farms
3.0 of 5
Courtyard by Marriott Gulf Shores Craft Farms
$122 - $286
Ranked #2 of 24 Hotels in Gulf Shores
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Crystal Towers
3.0 of 5
Crystal Towers
$186 - $502
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

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Turquoise Place
4.5 of 5
Turquoise Place
$844 - $844
Ranked #1 of 17 Hotels in Orange Beach
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