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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.

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Dolphin Tales
Dolphin Tales
Owner description: We start by boarding you upon arrival so that you may enjoy our comfy padded seats, and canopied covered boat [sunscreen is optional on our boat]. From the moment we locate the... more Owner description: We start by boarding you upon arrival so that you may enjoy our comfy padded seats, and canopied covered boat [sunscreen is optional on our boat]. From the moment we locate the first pod of wild dolphin, until our excursion ends, you'll be amazed by the phenomenal dolphin shows aboard our spacious boat. P.S. We let you keep your shoes on! less
Attraction type: Taxis & Shuttles; Dolphin & Whale Watching; Boat Rentals; Boat Tours
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Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail
Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail
Attraction type: Hiking Trails
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The Wharf
The Wharf
Attraction type: Theme Parks
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Orange Beach Welcome Center
Orange Beach 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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Adventure Island
Adventure Island
Attraction type: Theme Parks
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Big Fish Restaurant & Bar
Big Fish Restaurant & Bar
Ranked #1 of 134 Restaurants in Orange Beach
Price: $20 - $35
Cuisines: Steakhouse, Thai, American, Seafood, Sushi
Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Moe's Original Bar B Que
Moe's Original Bar B Que
Ranked #2 of 134 Restaurants in Orange Beach
Price: $10 - $13
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
Good for: Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Cosmo's Restaurant & Bar
Cosmo's Restaurant & Bar
Ranked #3 of 134 Restaurants in Orange Beach
Price: $10 - $30
Cuisines: American, Contemporary, Bar, Seafood, Sushi
Good for: Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Brick & Spoon
Brick & Spoon
Ranked #4 of 134 Restaurants in Orange Beach
Price: $8 - $17
Cuisines: American
Good for: Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
The Southern Grind Coffee House
The Southern Grind Coffee House
Ranked #5 of 134 Restaurants in Orange Beach
Price: $2 - $11
Cuisines: American, Cafe
Good for: Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Perdido Beach Resort
3.5 of 5
Perdido Beach Resort
$84 - $292
Ranked #2 of 20 Hotels in Orange Beach
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Hampton Inn & Suites Orange Beach
2.5 of 5
Hampton Inn & Suites Orange Beach
$96 - $456
Ranked #3 of 20 Hotels in Orange Beach
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The Island House Hotel
3.0 of 5
The Island House Hotel
$74 - $278
Ranked #4 of 20 Hotels in Orange Beach
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Phoenix V
3.0 of 5
Phoenix V
$256 - $570
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Phoenix VII
3.5 of 5
Phoenix VII
$277 - $462
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Fairfield Inn & Suites Orange Beach
2.5 of 5
Fairfield Inn & Suites Orange Beach
$86 - $281
Ranked #5 of 20 Hotels in Orange Beach
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Turquoise Place
4.0 of 5
Turquoise Place
$325 - $1,750
Ranked #1 of 20 Hotels in Orange Beach
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Phoenix West II
4.0 of 5
Phoenix West II
$290 - $988
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Caribe Resort
4.0 of 5
Caribe Resort
$253 - $1,697
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