Gulf Shores Beach Vacation Information
With a year-round population of just over 7,000, Gulf
Shores is a small town, but when it comes to beach vacation fun, it delivers
big time. Whether your idea of the perfect holiday is lounging on the
warm sand at water's edge, looking for stylish bargains in beachwear, or
reeling in that big fish before it gets away, you'll find plenty of ways
to make your fondest dreams come true in Gulf Shores.
And no matter what your age or the size of
your family, the area offers something to make just about
everybody happy. The kids will have a ball at
USA, a 20-acre combination amusement and water park with a
giant roller coaster and miniature golf course. Visitors of all
ages will enjoy a stop at the
Gulf Shores Museum, which includes a fascinating exhibit on
hurricanes. Excursions to nearby
Forts Morgan and
Gaines are sure to be hits as well. Both forts played
important roles in the Civil War Battle of Mobile Bay. Another
popular attraction that's just a short drive away is
Bellingrath Gardens, a 65-acre estate with an English
Renaissance-style mansion set amid magnificent gardens where
something is always in bloom.
For a walk on the wild side, there's
Secour National Wildlife Refuge, a 7,000-acre habitat for
birds, sea turtles, and the endangered Alabama beach mouse.
Dauphin Island Sea Lab Estuarium's interactive exhibits
showcase the aquatic animal and plant life of the Gulf Coast and
Mild temperatures and sunny skies make Gulf
Shores an ideal beach vacation destination all year, and special
events, such as October's
National Shrimp Festival and November's
International Songwriter Festival, always attract a crowd.
And the mid-May
Hangout Music Fest, founded by the owner of the popular
Hangout restaurant and bar, has become one of the premier
musical attractions in the country, bringing artists such as the
Dave Matthews Band, Jack White, and Paul Simon to Gulf Shores.
Ready to come on down and have some fun? Call
now to book your Gulf Shores, Alabama, vacation at
888-524-4081, or click here to
contact us online.
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