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The Wharf

23101 Canal Rd, Orange Beach, AL 36561-5829
+1 251-224-1000
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Several shops and activities

Several specialty stores for browsing. Large Ferris wheel, mini golf, laser tag, etc. Several... read more

Reviewed today
Stayingontrack
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Evansville, Indiana
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Lots of empty shops

A little disappointing as far as shops go. Lots of empty places. The ones that are there are good... read more

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PBandJsMom
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“light show” (138 reviews)
“movie theater” (88 reviews)
“ferris wheel” (260 reviews)
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23101 Canal Rd, Orange Beach, AL 36561-5829
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+1 251-224-1000
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Reviewed today via mobile

Several specialty stores for browsing. Large Ferris wheel, mini golf, laser tag, etc. Several restaurants in area and an AMC movie theater. We enjoyed walking in and out of shops, grabbing coffee, and eating ice cream in the evening.

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Reviewed today via mobile

A little disappointing as far as shops go. Lots of empty places. The ones that are there are good places, they could just use some others to help boost the area. Fun in the evening to watch the fireworks and hear the outdoor music on...More

Thank PBandJsMom
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Reviewed today via mobile

While waiting fir5a boat excursion Sunday evening, we took a walk around the Wharf area in Orange Beach. It's still a fairly new area, so many visitors don't know about it yet according to a shop owner and there is a lovely boulevard with shops...More

Thank Cheryl H
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lots to see and do. Restaurants, shopping, arcade, Ferris wheel, marina. We enjoyed the laser light show and fireworks the night we were there. Check schedule for weekly activities.

Thank Springfield_Tiger
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Good restaurants and nice little shops with a movie theater and several things for kids to do. Can even walk around the marina. Avoid when they have fishing tournaments —super crowded.

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

5 restaurants and approximately 25 stores. Movie theater and Convention Center. And Marina. Arcade. Condo/Hotel. Worth 2-3 hours of time. Very clean restrooms. Parking garage.

Thank CES122
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited yesterday with teenage daughters and my hubby. Mostly upscale shopping with a few less expensive stores available. Downside all restrooms are 2 floors up and one escalator that I could find. Otherwise you have to trek up two flights. Only one or two restaurants...More

Thank LottoMomma
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The type of mall you would expect at a marina, I suppose. Vineyard Vines & tourist shops. There are a few restaurants and they have events. We stopped by after a dolphin cruise for lunch and to check it out, otherwise I wouldn’t bother going.

1  Thank Amy S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I came here to shop. Bought the cutest shoes at The Sand Dollar. They weren't cheap but EXTREMELY comfortable and super cute. IF you bring your husband and he doesn't want to walk around with you, he can sit at the outside...More

1  Thank Kirsten M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We usually spend an evening here on every trip to Gulf Shores. It has several shops and restaurants. They have a light show every night that my kids love. They have a giant ferris wheel and movie theater.

Thank colbys894
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Wibols
May 20, 2018|
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Response from H Michael B | Reviewed this property |
We often stay at the very nearby almost new Marriott Springhill Suites when in the area. It is really just a short walk away from the Wharf.
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Jeneth T
April 10, 2018|
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Response from WinterHater | Reviewed this property |
If you have Twitter check there for info. All events are “rain or shine” unless local officials or Nat. Weather Serv. Says there is imminent danger.
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boxerdog12345
February 19, 2018|
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Response from Beach1001 | Reviewed this property |
The area has mostly Snowbirds from January to the middle of March. Restaurants offer many lunch and dinner specials. The spring break kids come to the beach starting in March.
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