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Gulf Shores Welcome Center

Closed Now: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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The workers were extremely friendly and helpful. Found lots of things to do, and some very... read more

Reviewed November 12, 2018
JoeShab
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Illinois
Very friendly place.

Very pretty facility and lots of brochures to peruse. Staff very friendly and helpful. Loved the... read more

Reviewed November 12, 2018
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Both welcome centers are open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The centers are closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.
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3459 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-2717
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Reviewed November 12, 2018

The workers were extremely friendly and helpful. Found lots of things to do, and some very valuable coupons.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JoeShab
ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Joe, We are very happy that you were able to find some fun things to do and coupons. Please be sure to stop by again the next time you are in the area.

Reviewed November 12, 2018

Very pretty facility and lots of brochures to peruse. Staff very friendly and helpful. Loved the dolphine sculpture outside.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sharon37762
ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Sharon, Thank you so much for coming by to visit with us. We appreciate your kind words and look forward to seeing you again the next time you stop by.

Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

that had a lot of information and handouts but did not know details as to the area they lived in. basically just handed out literature with no real knowledge of what they were handing out. and they live here but dont know their area.More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 106chuckj
ALGulfCoastCVB, General Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

Hi Chuck, First, allow me to thank you for using the services of our welcome center, and we value all feedback, especially ones such as yours. As the individual who has the honor of recruiting and training our magnificent welcome center staff, I have deep...More

Reviewed October 17, 2018

The welcome center is usually always our first stop. It is always very neat and clean. The ladies are extremely helpful!

Date of experience: October 2018
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ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2018

Thank you for stopping in. We are here 7 days a week should you need anything else.

Reviewed October 8, 2018

Called in for a bit of information about the area and a map. The staff were great explaining everything and they rang ahead to check out picnic areas for us. Plenty of parking and great facilities.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mon55
ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2018

Thank you for stopping in all the way from Australia. We hope you enjoyed your picnic! Stop in to see us if you have any other questions.

Reviewed September 25, 2018

Easy to find and easy to see why people flock to the Welcome Cntr. We found everything we needed to do all the attractions in the whole area. Pretty place to start you vacation search for the area's attractions. Discounts is a big plus too....More

Date of experience: October 2017
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ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2018

Thank you for stopping in and for the super supportive words. See you next time.

Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

No wonder people love this area this place is great. Huge parking lots of information good looking. If you dont feel welcome here well I don't know what to say. We have been traveling in the north east thry have NOTHING like this.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Chuck B
ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2018

Chuck, we are so glad you felt welcome here. We love our job and it shows!

Reviewed September 10, 2018

Stopped in to get some info about what to see and do in Gulf Shores. The staff member on duty was very friendly and helpful. Gave us directions to a restaurant we wanted to try. The building was clean and pretty inside and out.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mike C
ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2018

Mike, thank you for stopping in to visit with us. We are glad we could help you with directions. That's what we are here for! Come see us if you need anything else.

Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Joan and Pam are fantastic!! Joan gave us a lot of useful coupons and information on local activities! Pam was very kind when we were leaving she offered to take a photo of us in front of their beautiful fountain!

Date of experience: September 2018
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ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2018

Thank you for stopping in. We appreciate the compliments and are glad you got to experience our Southern Hospitality first hand.

Reviewed September 4, 2018

Sweet lady meet us when we walked in the door. Told us all about the brochures they had available and then left us to just look around. Tons of information and lots of free coupons. Go by and say hey to the ladies they are...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Debbie S
ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2018

Debbie, thank you for stopping in. We are open 7 days a week should you need anything else.

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Patricia S
September 17, 2018|
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Response from ALGulfCoastCVB | Property representative |
We have had no reports of any occurrences in our area at this time. It is a natural occurrence that travels with the currents in the water. Feel free to contact again at a later time if you plan to visit the area.
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josephcecil36
June 26, 2018|
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Response from MARKOWisconsin | Reviewed this property |
The visitor center is on Hwy 59(left side of road) heading to Foley from Gulf Shores. Look for the large dolphins in the front of the building. Worth the stop for information and coupons.
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BGO62
May 20, 2018|
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Response from KaukaunaWITraveler | Reviewed this property |
The people who man the Welcome Center will help you find any available coupons among all the informational brochures. Additionally, you can find coupon books at various tourist shops. Ask where you can pick them up; I'm sure... More
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