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Gulf Shores, AL, Dauphin Island, AL, or Pensacola, Fl?

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Gulf Shores, AL, Dauphin Island, AL, or Pensacola, Fl?

We are coming from TX and want a beautiful beach with lots of fun for our family group w/ 7 kids ages 6-11. We love staying in beach houses, crabbing, fishing, sandcastles and lots of tourist action. Which beach would be best??

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1. Re: Gulf Shores, AL, Dauphin Island, AL, or Pensacola, Fl?

If you want to stay in a beach house and want lots of other things to do - amusement parks, water parks, zoos, charter boats, golf, bars, restaurants, shopping etc. then you can't beat Gulf Shores. Check out either west Gulf Shores or the Fort Morgan area of Gulf Shores for beach front house rentals. If you don't want to pay gulf front prices, you can take a look at houses one or two rows back from the beach which are less expensive but still an easy walk to the beach.

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Thank you so much!! We are very excited!! And want to make the best of it.

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3. Re: Gulf Shores, AL, Dauphin Island, AL, or Pensacola, Fl?

For all those things... You can't beat Gulf Shores!

Completely agree w/ AlBeachFan. We stayed in house across street in west GS last fall & it was great. Short walk across to amazing beach. Easy drive to all the action.

Found ours on VRBO.

Good luck & enjoy!

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Perfect!! So glad to hear! Thanks so much!

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