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Orange Beach
A great family beach vacation spot, the Alabama Gulf Shores and Orange Beach offer wonderful dining experiences, dolphin siting cruises, championship golf courses, fishing charters and nature hikes. Choose from national hotel and motel chains, camping or a variety of beach houses for your stay. There are numerous options for nightlife, from family entertainment to rocking roadhouses, enjoy your pick of plays, free concerts, dancing or just listening to any number of musical stylings at a local hot spot.

All things to do » Things to do

Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach
Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach
Owner description: Nestled among stately oaks on the shores of Wolf Bay, built in 1923 this historic property was the first hotel of Orange Beach. It now houses an art gallery with more than 100... more Owner description: Nestled among stately oaks on the shores of Wolf Bay, built in 1923 this historic property was the first hotel of Orange Beach. It now houses an art gallery with more than 100 regional artists. Other features of the arts campus are The Hot Shop, Alabama's only public access hot glass studio, and The Clay Studio where you can work with our resident clay artist. Classes are available daily. The beautiful grounds are perfect for weddings and special events. The Art Center is also home for the highly regarded annual fine arts show "Festival of Art" of Orange Beach. less
Attraction type: Educational Sites
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Back Country Trail
Back Country Trail
Attraction type: Trails
Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail
Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail
Attraction type: Trails
Sharky's Family Adventure Park
Sharky's Family Adventure Park
Owner description: Sharky's Family Adventure Park is all about the wild, fun and crazy occurrences one fisherman has experienced while visiting the Gulf Coast. Sharky came to Orange Beach after the... more Owner description: Sharky's Family Adventure Park is all about the wild, fun and crazy occurrences one fisherman has experienced while visiting the Gulf Coast. Sharky came to Orange Beach after the hurricane and fell in love with area and decided it was the place for him! The attraction shares some of the "unique" adventures Sharky has had and provides visitors the opportunity to create their own on the high ropes and mini-golf courses. Sharky's features 2 Sky Trail(R) adventure high ropes courses with 4 Sky Rail zip line connections, a Sky Tykes™ ropes course for children ages 2-7, and 18 holes of mini-golf for the entire family ages 2 and up. The full-size ropes courses are designed with 24 elements, or activities that connect each pole, which participants test their agility and challenge themselves on. The Sky Rail zip lines connect to another Sky Trail ropes course with 14 elements. Participants can go at their own pace and are fully secure in a safety harness. For the little ones, Sharky's offers a scaled version of the full-size course, Sky Tykes. This course has 9 elements for the younger children to master and become comfortable on. The miniature golf course features 18 holes to challenge your putting competence with a little insight at each tee as to what Sharky, the fisherman, encountered on some of his adventures. Looking to celebrate with a group? Sharky's offers a private section for birthday parties and discounts for large groups. Outside food and beverages are allowed at these events. less
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Fat Daddy's Arcade
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Pappas Pizza Pi
Pappas Pizza Pi
Ranked #1 of 115 Restaurants in Orange Beach
Price: $3 - $27
Cuisines: Greek, Pizza, Pizza & Pasta, Sandwiches
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Delivery
Brick & Spoon
Brick & Spoon
Ranked #2 of 115 Restaurants in Orange Beach
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Cosmo's Restaurant & Bar
Cosmo's Restaurant & Bar
Ranked #3 of 115 Restaurants in Orange Beach
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Villaggio Grille
Villaggio Grille
Ranked #4 of 115 Restaurants in Orange Beach
Price:
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Moe's Orignal Bar B Que
Moe's Orignal Bar B Que
Ranked #5 of 115 Restaurants in Orange Beach
Price: $10 - $13
Cuisines: Barbecue
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Hampton Inn & Suites Orange Beach / Gulf Front
2.5 of 5
Hampton Inn & Suites Orange Beach / Gulf Front
$96 - $337
Ranked #2 of 17 Hotels in Orange Beach
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Hilton Garden Inn Orange Beach Beachfront
3.0 of 5
Hilton Garden Inn Orange Beach Beachfront
$87 - $310
Ranked #3 of 17 Hotels in Orange Beach
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Fairfield Inn & Suites Orange Beach
2.5 of 5
Fairfield Inn & Suites Orange Beach
$83 - $268
Ranked #4 of 17 Hotels in Orange Beach
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

The Original Romar House Bed & Breakfast Inn
The Original Romar House Bed & Breakfast Inn
$179 - $329
Ranked #1 of 1 Orange Beach B&B and Inns
Holiday Inn Express Orange Beach-On The Beach
2.5 of 5
Holiday Inn Express Orange Beach-On The Beach
$74 - $313
Ranked #5 of 17 Hotels in Orange Beach
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Phoenix East II
Phoenix East II
$140 - $643

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.