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Trip List by Fordarama

Summer in the sun.....

May 12, 2006  2 weeks of vacation at the beach.
3.5 of 5 bubbles based on 6 votes

My list is about the perfect vacation by the beach. It's filled with my favorite things to do while I'm at the beach.

  • Category: Perfect week or more
  • Traveler type: Repeat visitors, Beachgoers
  • Appeals to: Couples/romantics, Families with small children, Families with teenagers, Large groups, Tourists
  • Seasons: Spring, Summer
  • 1. a rent by owner web site for beach rentals
    http://www.vrbo.com/

    We have used this web site for several years to rent a beach house , We love to use this site because you get a more personal vacation rental, with wonderful service from the owners and the properties are maintained by the owner. And there is no check in hassles like you sometimes get with a rental comapny, or a motel, hotel . I just love to lay on the beach and enjoy the waves and sun. Gulf shores is my favorite beach town on the gulf.

  • 2. Lu' lu's Restaurant in gulf shores, alabama
    http://www.lulusathomeport.com/

    A wonderful fun filled place to eat at the coast, It is owned by jimmy Buffets sister and sits on the intercoastal waterway, It is a island vacation wrapped up in a fun restaraunt that serves some wonderful food, and has a live band. open air atmosphere brought on by the open walls that are garage doors.

  • 3. lots of fun at the pink pony pub
    http://www.pinkponypub.net/

    locates on the beach in sunny gulf shores is a really fun place to eat. And in the evenings they have a live band from 9.pm to 3 am..

  • 4. family fun and good times at the go cart track
    http://www.gulfshorestrack.com/gulfshores/gokarts.asp

    We always try and get a afternoon in at the go cart track.it has a three-tiered wooden track that spirals three stories high, and back down and around again like a roller coaster. Or take a spin on our classic track, complete with overpasses. My kids love it as well as the adults.

  • 5. list of some good places to shop for beach ware.
    http://www.gulf-shores.net/alabama-gulf-shores-shopping.htm

    We never miss hitting the SOUVENIR shops. It is some cheap entertainment and the whole family enjoys buying something to remember their beach vacation.

  • 6. hopes cheesecake....yummy
    http://www.hopescheesecake.com/

    make sure to swing by hopes cheesecake, it's located at 210 East 20th Avenue, Gulf Shores, Alabama . They feature yummy desserts, and even have sugar free cheesecake. It is a treat that everyone should try....

  • 7. Tour fort morgan while in gulf shores.
    http://andy_bennett.home.mindspring.com/morgan.html

    While your there you should tour fort morgan. Fort Morgan was constructed from 1819-1834 as part of the defenses of Mobile Bay. Fort Morgan became well known during the Civil War, and it was during this time that "Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead!". Union Admiral D.G. Farragut made that line famous at fort morgan.
    It's fun to see the old fort and will entertain young and old alike.

  • 8. The warf, More than a shopping center
    http://www.thewharfal.com/

    The warf is a wonderful new addition to the gulf shores/orange beach area.
    It features well known shops all the way to unique shops, to round out a day away from the beach.
    You can stay in a beautiful condo over looking the shops and enjoy a stroll thru the outdoor mall.
    Or ride on the 112' Ferris wheel, the tallest in the Southeast.
    Or enjoy a meal at Johnny rockets next to the rave theater and ferris wheel.
    Catch a concert at the 10,000-seat Amphitheater; Go fishing;
    Play a round of golf, Or enjoy a afternoon at the Oasis at The Wharf is the best place on the Gulf Coast to spend a day. This little corner of paradise features three pools, including a zero-entry pool, lagoon pool, lazy river, waterfalls, spa activity pool area, sandy beaches, sun, palm trees, and even a hammock island.
    Or catch a concert at the 10,000 seat Amphitheater, with tiered seating.
    The warf also features a marina, so you can just drive right up in your boat,
    There is plenty of restaurants, shops to give you a afternoon away from the beach, or out of the rain on a bad day.