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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
Owner description: Both welcome centers are open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. During the summer season (mid-May through mid-August), the center hours are extended to 6 p.m. on weekdays... more Owner description: Both welcome centers are open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. During the summer season (mid-May through mid-August), the center hours are extended to 6 p.m. on weekdays, and the weekend hours change to 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The centers are closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day. less
Attraction type: Visitor Centers
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Gulf State Park
Gulf State Park
Owner description: Gulf State Park's two miles of beaches greet you with plenty of white sun-kissed sand, surging surf, seagulls and sea shells, but there is more than sand and surf to sink your... more Owner description: Gulf State Park's two miles of beaches greet you with plenty of white sun-kissed sand, surging surf, seagulls and sea shells, but there is more than sand and surf to sink your toes into. Inside Gulf State Park there is a championship golf course, new beach pavilion, rental cottages, tennis courts, camp sites, hiking trails, Zip Line, and a fishing pier that is 20-feet wide and extends 1,512 feet into the Gulf. This and much more make Gulf State Park the perfect in-state vacation or out-of-state adventure. less
Attraction type: State Parks; Beaches
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Gulf State Park Fishing Pier
Gulf State Park Fishing Pier
Attraction type: Piers & Boardwalks
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Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo
Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo
Attraction type: Zoos
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Gulf Shores Public Beach
Gulf Shores Public Beach
Attraction type: Beaches
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Flip Flop Deli Shop
Flip Flop Deli Shop
Ranked #1 of 153 Restaurants in Gulf Shores
Price: $4 - $9
Cuisines: American, Delicatessen
Good for: Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Hope's Cheesecake Incorporated
Hope's Cheesecake Incorporated
Ranked #2 of 153 Restaurants in Gulf Shores
Price:
Cuisines: American
Good for: Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Fish River Grill #3
Fish River Grill #3
Ranked #3 of 153 Restaurants in Gulf Shores
Cuisines: American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
Good for: Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
The Diner
The Diner
Ranked #4 of 153 Restaurants in Gulf Shores
Price: $6 - $22
Cuisines: American, Bar, Diner
Good for: Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Brunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Matt's Homemade Alabama Ice Cream
Matt's Homemade Alabama Ice Cream
Ranked #5 of 153 Restaurants in Gulf Shores
Cuisines: American
Good for: Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Phoenix All Suites Hotel
Phoenix All Suites Hotel
$77 - $268
Ranked #5 of 24 Hotels in Gulf Shores
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Gulf Shores Plantation
Gulf Shores Plantation
$60 - $220
Ranked #8 of 24 Hotels in Gulf Shores
Sugar Sands RV Resort
Sugar Sands RV Resort
$48

All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Staybridge Suites Gulf Shores
3.0 of 5
Staybridge Suites Gulf Shores
$130 - $267
Ranked #1 of 24 Hotels in Gulf Shores
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BEST WESTERN on the Beach
3.0 of 5
BEST WESTERN on the Beach
$178 - $439
Ranked #2 of 24 Hotels in Gulf Shores
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Hampton Inn Gulf Shores
2.5 of 5
Hampton Inn Gulf Shores
$111 - $268
Ranked #4 of 24 Hotels in Gulf Shores
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Turquoise Place
4.5 of 5
Turquoise Place
$325 - $1,750
Ranked #1 of 20 Hotels in Orange Beach
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