|Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Family Fun|
|Mini-golf, laser tag, paddle and bumper boats, simulators (NASCAR/ roller coaster) super and kiddie go-kart tracks, 100 arcade games. See the Volcano erupt nightly! 24559 Perdido Beach Boulevard Orange Beach, AL 36561 (251) 974-1500|
|Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo|
|Explore the natural habitats of more than 250 animals. Elevated viewing decks offer close-up viewing of everything from alligators to giraffes, plus Reptile House, Aviary, Petting Zoo, Gift Shop, Concessions, shaded picnic area. 1204 Gulf Shores Parkway Gulf Shores, AL 36542 (251) 968-5731|
|Come feed the alligators in their natural setting or watch our crew feed the gators daily at 4:00 p.m. See world record alligator, Captain Crunch! Open 7 days a week. 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. 19942 County Road 71 Summerdale, AL 36580 (251) 946-BITE (2483)|
|Bellingrath Gardens and Home|
|Located on tranquil Fowl River, enjoy 65 acres of landscaped beauty, the Bellingrath Museum Home and a cruise aboard the Southern Belle River Cruiser. 12401 Bellingrath Gardens Rd Theodore, AL 36582 (251) 973-2217 Toll Free: (800) 247-8420|
|Biophilia Nature Center, Native Nursery & Bookstore|
|Come see carnivorous plants, wildflowers, plant and butterfly nurseries, turtles, forests, and nature library/bookstore with the resident biologist of this private 20-acre ecological restoration project. 12695 County Road 95 Elberta, AL 36530 (251) 987-1200|
|Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge|
|Refuge has 4-5 miles of hiking trails and beach access. Open from sunrise to sunset. Office hours: 7:30am-4:00pm Monday-Friday. Please check with the refuge office for updated post-hurricane status of trails and beaches. 12295 State Hwy. 180 Gulf Shores, AL 36542 (251) 540-7720|
|Claude Peteet Mariculture Center/Marine Resources Division|
|The center conducts studies and research that enhance our understanding of the life history of red snapper, various finfish and shrimp. 21055 Mildred Casey Drive Gulf Shores, AL 36547 (251) 968-7576|
|Cobb Pinnacle 14 Theatres|
|Fourteen auditoriums with wall to wall screens. True stadium seating and Dolby digital surround sound. Full service concession. 3780 Gulf Shores Parkway Gulf Shores, AL 36542 (251) 923-0785|
|National Museum of Naval Aviation|
|Always changing, always amazing! One of Florida’s Top 10 Attractions. USA Today’s top pick for Best Aviation Musuems. Admission is free!
Pensacola Naval Air Station Pensacola, FL 800.327.5002
Open 7 days a week from 9am to 5 pm
|Palm Lake Opry|
|Family-friendly entertainment venue. Music and dancing.
15810 A Hwy 59 Foley, AL PH: 251.970.3774
|The Estuarium at The Dauphin Island Sea Lab|
|Open daily. Admission charged and group rates available. Handicapped accessible. Visual displays and interactive exhibits highlight Mobile’s estuary system. All ages welcome! 101 Bienville Boulevard Dauphin Island, AL 36528 (251) 861-7500|
|The Track Family Recreation Center|
|Family recreation center featuring go-kart tracks, bumper boats, SkyCoaster flights, Kid Kountry rides, miniature golf, and arcade. Open 9 am – midnight (seasonal hours may vary).
3200 Gulf Shores Pkwy. Gulf Shores, AL PH: 251.968.8111
|USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park|
|One of America’s top attractions. Featuring Battleship USS Alabama, submarine USS Drum, B-52 bomber, A-12 Blackbird, and 22 other aircraft. Military exhibits honoring all armed services. Open Oct-Mar 8 to 4, Apr-Sept 8 to 6.
2703 Battleship Pkwy. Mobile, AL PH: 251.433.2703
|Wahoo Water Sports|
|Waverunners, pontoon boats, and dolphin cruises. Open 9 a.m.- 6 p.m. Seven days a week. Located at SanRoc Cay Marina. 25818 Bonito Avenue 27267 Perdido Beach Blvd Orange Beach, AL 36561 (251) 979-0150|
|Waterville USA, Inc.|
|Fun for the whole family! 18-acre water park (open summer only) plus amusement park. Admission charged to water park, per-ride fee for amusement park. Open Mar-Sept.
906 Gulf Shores Pkwy. Gulf Shores, AL PH: 251.948.2106
|World Famous Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Golf Courses|
|18 holes. Course length: championship 7,028 yards; blue 6,581 yards; white 6,032 yards; red 5,175 yards. 3840 Cotton Creek Circle Gulf Shores, AL 36547 (251) 968-7500 Toll Free: (800) 327-2657|
|Cypress Bend at Craft Farms|
|18 holes. Course length: Championship 6,848 yards; blue 6,424 yards; white 5,954 yards; red 5045 yards. 3840 Cotton Creek Circle Gulf Shores, AL 36547 (251) 968-7500 Toll Free: (888) 327-2657|
|Glenlakes Golf Club|
|“The Vista Dunes” course, an affordable links style 18-hole championship layout features wide, rolling fairways bordered by their hallmark mounds and ending with large undulating greens. 9530 Clubhouse Drive Foley, AL 36535 (251) 955-1220|
|Gulf Links Golf Course|
|18 holes – Par 64. Course has a natural turf driving range and full-service clubhouse. Course Length: 4,034 yards. 3901 South McKenzie Foley, AL 36535 (251) 970-1444|
|Gulf Shores Golf Association|
|Stay and Play Golf Packages with over 200 holes of signature golf and 32-miles of sugar-white sand beaches! Whether it’s a golf-get-away with your buddies, a romantic weekend for two or a week with the family, Gulf Shores/Orange Beach has a place for you to stay and a golf course for you to play. Our ten signature courses have joined forces with local accommodations to promote the area through very affordable golf packaging. Our lodging partners include everything from a five-star resort, to on-site golf villas, to luxury beach-front condominiums. 1556 Gulf Shores Parkway Gulf Shores, AL 36547 (251) 968-1270 Toll Free: (888) 815-1902|
|Gulf State Park Golf Course|
|18 holes. Course Length: Blue 6,563 yards, white 6,171 yards, red 5,310 yards. Gulf State Park is a championship layout designed by Earl Stone. Full service Pro Shop and Snack Bar. 20115 State Highway 135 Gulf Shores, AL 36542 (251) 948-4653|
|Course Length: Gold Tees: 7,092 yards; blue 6,464 yards; white 5,849 yards; red 5,006 yards. 815 Plantation Drive Gulf Shores, AL 36542 (251) 540-7000 Toll Free: (888) TEE-KIVA|
|Lost Key Golf Club|
|The 9000 square foot clubhouse opens March 15, 2006 with the golf course slated to open June 1st to the public on daily, walk-up or annual basis. 625 Lost Key Drive Perdido Key, FL 32597 (850) 549-2160 Toll Free: (888) 2-LostKey|
|Orange Beach Golf Center|
|Driving range open 7:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m. seven days a week. A bucket of balls are only $3.00. Enjoy 30 grass covered Tees or 10 covered matted Tees. Look for us right off of Canal Road near Duck’s Diner 4700 Easy Street Orange Beach, AL 36561 (251) 981-GOLF (4653)|
|Peninsula Golf & Racquet Club|
|Located five miles west of Hwy 59 on Hwy 180. 27-hole championship course. Public welcome. Golf Digest four-star rated. Course Length: Gold 7,026 yards; blue 6,494 yards; white 5,799 yards; red 5,072 yards. 20 Peninsula Boulevard Gulf Shores, AL 36547 (251) 968-8009 Toll Free: (800) 391-8009|
|Perdido Bay Golf Club|
|The former site of the PGA Tour is in excellent condition. Come experience the best tournament-quality greens and fairways on the Gulf Coast. 1 Doug Ford Drive Perdido, FL 32507 (850) 492-1223 Toll Free: (866) 319-2471|
|A very nice course that’s fun to play! Owned by the city of Fairhope. Course length: blue 6,426 yards; white 6,205 yards; red 5,305 yards. Just 15 minutes from Foley. A great value. 19841 Quail Creek Drive Fairhope, AL 36532 (251) 990-0240 Toll Free: (888) 701-2202|
|Rock Creek Golf Club|
|Course Length: Championship 6,950 yards, blue 6,350 yards, white 5,900 yards, red 5,150 yards. 140 Clubhouse Drive Fairhope, AL 36532 (251) 928-4223 Toll Free: (800) 458-8815|
|Soldiers Creek Golf Club|
|18 holes of non-residential, championship golf in a natural setting, on tif-eagle greens. Course length: Championship 7001, Blue 6372, White 5846, Red 5130. 14710 County Road 87 Elberta, AL 36530 (251) 986-T-OFF (8633)|
|TimberCreek Golf Club|
|Course Length: Championship 7,026 yards; blue 6,345 yards; white 5,835 yards; red 4,885 yards. 9650 Timbercreek Boulevard Daphne, AL 36527 (251) 621-9900|
|Fun Orange Beach & Gulf Shores Water Sports|
|“Chute em up” Parasail|
|Have a birds-eye view of the beautiful gulf coast aboard the largest most comfortable parasail boat. Longest flight time. Bring your cooler! 4547 South Wilson Blvd Orange Beach, AL 36561 (251) 981-7673|
|Gary’s Gulf Divers|
|We are a Full Service Scuba Diving Center. We offer Rental Gear & Charter Boats for Scuba Trips, Scuba Training, Spearfishing Trips, Snorkeling and much more. 24610 Caribe Drive 25814 Canal Rd. Orange Beach, AL 36561 (251) 968-4279|
|Ike’s Beach Service, Inc.|
|Beach chairs, umbrellas, full size cribs and beach wheelchairs, wave runners, hobie cats, kayaks, aqua trampolines, portable cribs, high chairs, rollaway beds. Free delivery on most items. 1555 Gulf Shores Parkway Gulf Shores, AL 36547 (251) 948-3757|
|Perdido Beach Services|
|Lounge chair and umbrella rentals. Delivery of beach equipment to private homes and condos. Water sports rentals: Kayaks, Sailing, Boogie Boards, and Sunscreen product sales 25328 Canal Road Orange Beach, AL 36561 (251) 981-4807|
|Perdido Key Parasail and Waverunners|
|Whether you’re in the mood for an 800 foot high parasail trip, a relaxing dolphin cruise, or an exciting ride on water taxi. Choose from seven different Gulf Coast water taxi locations! Don’t miss the thrill ride Sea Rocket! 24823 Commercial Drive Unit 2 Orange Beach, AL 36561 (251) 948-7433|
|Shoreline Pontoon Boat Rentals|
|Boats are delivered to the customer at a boat launch within a 20 mile radius of Foley. Very nice, clean and maintained boats. Summerdale, AL 36581 (251) 989-2205 Toll Free: (877) 637-9527|
|Sky High Parasail|
|Safe! Smooth ride! Scenic inland waters. 19180 B County Road 10 5749 Bay La Launch Foley, AL 36535 (251) 946-9000|
|Sugar White Orange Beach & Gulf Shores Beaches|
|Alabama Point Orange Beach|
|There must be something magic about this stretch of Gulf and the pass leading into the back bays. The water here always seems to be that glistening turquoise you see in magazines. This is a spot for serious relaxation. Located just .3 miles east of Perdido Pass Bridge, Alabama Point offers more than 6,000 feet of wide beach, large sand dunes, and a 225-foot boardwalk. It’s a bit of a walk out across the dune line, so pack lightly and focus on the simple pleasures. This park offers some of great views of incoming and outgoing charter boats… if you can keep your eyes open.|
|Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge Beach Fort Morgan|
|Want to commune with Mother Nature? Then take a hike…down Pine Beach Trail. Put the top down and enjoy the drive about ten miles down Highway 180. The trail meanders two miles through an enchanted forest of palmettos, live oaks and Spanish moss – past Gator Lake and Little Lagoon – to a spectacular ridge of dunes and a pristine, all-natural beach. Along the way, you’ll see an astounding variety of birds and other wildlife. Don’t feel like walking? You can park along Mobile Street for easy beach access without the exercise. The refuge office is close by if you need park information.|
|Cotton Bayou Public Beach Orange Beach|
|This small beach area is found at the intersection of Highway 182 and Highway 161. Nestled between some of the most popular condominiums in the area, there’s always plenty of people-watching and activity. There is ample free parking and the beach is easily accessible.|
|Gulf Shores Public Beach Gulf Shores|
|If you’re looking for volleyball-playing, beach-bar-hanging good times, this spot – where Highway 59 dead-ends into the Gulf – is for you. For a small fee, you get all-day, up-close parking, making it easy to unload your gear. When you’re hungry or thirsty, just drag yourself out of your chair and up to one of the many beachside restaurants, serving up great food and entertainment. Beach attendants, three open-air pavilions and a picnic area are available. You may want to arrive early to get a prime parking spot.|
|Gulf State Park Gulf Shores|
|This un-crowded, natural beach is located six miles east of Highway 59, among the sand dunes and sea oats. There’s lots of room to spread out, making it a great place for families with lots of gear. Surf fishing is a popular activity here. Facilities are at a minimum, so be sure to pack everything you might need. A small parking fee is charged, but there are plenty of spaces, and lots of room for large vehicles and RVs.|
|Gulf State Park – Lake Shelby Recreation Area Gulf Shores|
|If you’re looking for a little lakefront beach activity, try basking by Lake Shelby. This 6000-acre freshwater lake is perfect for swimming, water skiing, boating and picnicking. The recreation area boasts 100 picnic tables, playgrounds, a snack bar and bathhouse. You can even purchase a fishing license. A small entry fee is charged, but you can stay all day and get your money’s worth|
|Lagoon Park Gulf Shores|
|Lagoon Pass is a shallow waterway connecting Little Lagoon to the Gulf, 2.9 miles west of Highway 59. You’ll find restrooms, an outdoor shower and water fountain on site, with parking on the northeast side of the Lee Callaway Bridge.|
|Romar Beach Orange Beach|
|This beach area – with a limited amount of free parking – is easy to get to. It’s perfect for a quick beach stroll or an impromptu picnic. It’s located 6.8 miles east of Highway 59.|
|Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Marinas|
|Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Center, LLC and Hudson Marina|
|Rated number one. We will give you courteous and honest answers. Private and walk-on charters. Quality fishing with experienced captains. We appreciate your business. 4547 Wilson Boulevard Orange Beach, AL 36561 (251) 981-3733 Toll Free: (877) 783-3474|
|Bear Point Marina|
|Dock store, gift shops, permanent/dock store, fuel, bait, permanent/transient slips, laundry, showers, phones and back bay charters. Restaurant:The Giggling Grouper. 5749 Bay La Launch Orange Beach, AL 36561 (251) 981-2327 Toll Free: (888) 386-4853|
|Gulf Shores Marina|
|Dock store, dry storage, transient, permanent, wet & covered slips, showers, telephones. Marine parts & accessories, private charters available. Fort Morgan Marina Restaurant. 1577 Hwy 180 West Gulf Shores, AL 36542 (251) 540-2336|
|Orange Beach Marina Inc.|
|Protected harbor: Covered & transient dockage, two restaurants: Mango’s/ Calypso’s. Full service yard, laundry center, charter boats, and sightseeing tours. Dock store/ clothing. New & used boat sales. 27075 Marina Road Orange Beach, AL 36561 (251) 981-4207|
|Outcast Charter Docks Marina|
|Charter fleet for private and “walk-on” fishing trips, home of “Blue Dolphin Cruises” and para-sail trips. Located under Alabama Point Bridge. 27555 Perdido Beach Boulevard Orange Beach, AL 36561 (251) 981-6481 Toll Free: (800) 806-7889|
|Pirate’s Cove Marina & Restaurant|
|Sandwiches and salads. Try a pizza or build your own. Also serving breakfast. Open seven days a week. 6600 Hwy 95 Elberta, AL 36530 (251) 987-1224|
|Romar Harbor Hi-Dry Marina|
|Dry storage, wet slips, permanent and temporary storage, dock store, fuel dock. Live bait, repairs/service. Just minutes to the Gulf. Best marina in Orange Beach. 26350 Cotton Bayou Drive Orange Beach, AL 36561-0220 (251) 981-9771|
|Dock store, shops, permanent/transient slips, showers, phones, underground parking, charter fleet: private/walk-ons. Restaurants: Louisiana Lagniappe, Café Grazie, SanRoc Delicatezza, & SanRoc Diner. 27267 Perdido Beach Blvd Ste 300 27267 Perdido Beach Blvd Orange Beach, AL 36561 (251) 981-7263 Toll Free: (888) 386-4853|
|Wet slips, permanent/transient, dry storage, diesel/gas, pump out, dock store, laundry/shower facilities, Legendary Marine, KV Yacht Sales, Bayside Grill, just minutes to the Gulf. 27844 Canal Road Orange Beach, AL 36561 (251) 981-6247 Toll Free: (877) 981-6247|
|An innovative mix of fine, casual and festive dining options from Cajun, Japanese, seafood and steaks to burgers, ice cream, muffins and treats. 23101 Canal Road Orange Beach, AL 36561 (251) 980-4444 Toll Free: (877) 942-7325|
|Zeke’s Landing Marina|
|Dock store, gift shops, dry storage, permanent/transient wet slips, showers, telephones, laundry facilities, marine parts & accessories and yacht brokerage. 26619 Perdido Beach Boulevard Orange Beach, AL 36561 (251) 981-4007 Toll Free: (800) 793-4044|
|Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Dohphin Cruises|
|Alabama Dolphin Cruises (Southern Rose)|
|Daily dolphin cruises. GUARANTEED to see dolphin. Comfortable double-deck, 64-foot boat with A/C. Certain evenings relax on a Sunset Dolphin/Dinner Cruise. Reservations required. 4547 South Wilson Blvd Orange Beach, AL 36561 (251) 981-7673|
|73′ Glass Bottom Boat. Dolphin & Sunset cruises starting at $20.00. View Dolphins, Sea Turtles, Sea Birds & other Marine Life! Located at Reel Surprise Charter Docks, Orange Beach, AL 27515 Perdido Beach Blvd (251) 981-7173|
|Antares – Lost Key Cruises|
|Private backbay charters on the motor yacht Antares. Picnic cruises; sunset, cocktail & dinner cruises; cigar & cognac cruises. Half day, full day and overnight. 291 River Route 27267 Perdido Beach Blvd Magnolia Springs, AL 36555 (251) 965-6533 Toll Free: (866) 663-8300|
|Blue Dolphin Cruises, LLC.|
|Blue Dolphin Cruises offers an awesome dolphin sightseeing tour on a 51 ft, sea worthy, heated/air-conditioned bi-hull boat with inside and outside seating. Located at Outcast Marina. 27555 Perdido Beach Blvd Orange Beach, AL 36561 (251) 981-2774|
|Luxury Shrimping/Dolphin/Dinner cruise featuring Alabama Wild Shrimp that you catch for your meal on board. 12699 Chicago Street (251) 986-8088 Toll Free: (866) 986-8088|
|Dolphin Cruises, Inc. (Cold Mil Fleet)|
|Guaranteed to see Dolphins surf and jump beside our boats everytime!! Bear Point Marina 5749 Bay La Launch Orange Beach, AL 36561 (251) 943-3510|
|Glass Bottom Dolphin Tours|
|Experience the underwater world on one of our many daily adventures. We offer a variety of fun activities aboard our new 45′ Glass Bottom Catamaran. 1129 Gulf Shores Parkway Gulf Shores, AL 36542 (251) 968-4386|
|Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Area Schools|
|Baldwin County Public Schools|
|Baldwin County is the location of the first public school in Alabama, built in 1799 by the community of Tensaw, and today’s schools remain community centers. The schools in the county are located in seven areas identified as “feeder patterns”, which include all schools whose students will attend a common high school.
The mission of Baldwin County Public Schools is to prepare life-long learners who are responsible, productive, caring citizens. Our highly qualified, effective staff will teach a challenging, relevant curriculum in an environment that is safe and conducive to learning.
|Gulf Shores Elementary|
|Gulf Shores Elementary School will cultivate a positive learning community for students, staff and parents. We are committed to maintaining a secure, nurturing and challenging educational environment that addresses the needs of all learners.
1600 E. Third Street Gulf Shores, AL 36547 PH: 251.968.7375
|Gulf Shores High School|
|Gulf Shores High School is committed to creating a learning environment that produces well educated students with a sense of responsibility, knowledge, skills, techniques, attitudes, and values, that students will need to be productive citizens of the future.
600 East 15th Avenue Gulf Shores, Alabama 36542 PH: 251.968.4747
|Gulf Shores Middle School|
|Gulf Shores Middle School, home of the Dolphins, has developed a tradition of excellence in education over the past ten years.
450 E. 15th Street Gulf Shores, AL 36547 PH: 251.968.8719
|Orange Beach Elementary|
|Orange Beach Elementary School will develop confident, respectful, and academically successful children who are working to their highest potential in a caring and supportive environment headed by a highly qualified, progressive staff.
4900 Wilson Blvd. Orange Beach, AL 36561 PH: 251.981.5662
|Orange Beach & Gulf Shores Restuarants|
|Located at Sportsman Marina. Deck overlooking the charter and private boats. Fantastic coconut shrimp.
27842 Canal Rd Orange Beach, AL PH: 251.981.4899
|Dizzy Bean Coffee Shop|
|Gourmet coffee with a comfortable atomsphere. Free internet access & hometown comfort.
2 locations now open: 2200 E. 2nd St. Gulf Shores, AL PH: 251.968.5992
4528 Easy St. Orange Beach, AL PH: 251.224.2326
|Island Pancake House at the Best Western|
|Treat yourself! Enjoy the best breakfast on the beach. Beachfront, breakfast or lunch served daily.
337 E. Beach Blvd. Gulf Shores, AL 251.948.2711
|Full menu with New Orleans style. Full beverage menu. Reservations optional.
14770 Oak St. Magnolia Springs, AL PH: 251.965.3827
|Lulu’s at Homeport Marina|
|Located under the intracoastal waterway bridge. Beach and casual dress. No reservations.
200 E. 25th Ave. Gulf Shores, AL PH: 251.967-LULU
|Original Oyster House|
|The place for local seafood since 1983. We love Kids! Children’s playground. Great seafood platters.
701 Hwy. 59 Gulf Shores, AL PH: 251.948.2445
|Daily lunch specials. Snowbird specials Nov-Mar. Live entertainment nightly.
Hwy 59 Gulf Shores, AL PH: 251.948.7262
|Gumbo, oysters on the half shell, fried seafood, sandwiches, salad bar, and steamed shrimp. Mullet Tuesday and Friday.
405 E. Beach Blvd. Gulf Shores, AL PH: 251.948.7894
|Lunch and dinner. No reservations. Beach and casual dress.
27206 Safe Harbour Dr. Orange Beach, AL PH: 251.981.1444
|The Crab Trap Seafood & Oyster Bar|
|The seafood you came to the coast for. True Southern hospitality and a gorgeous gulf view.
16495 Perdido Key Dr. Pensacola, FL PH: 850.492.8888
|Gulf-front gourmet cuisine complimented by a selection of fine wines, impeccable service, and sensational sunsets. Reservations suggested.
27200 Perdido Beach Blvd. Orange Beach, AL PH: 251.981.9811
|Wheel House Restaurant|
|Delicious New Zealand style fish and chips. Fresh hand-patted burgers; Best on the island! Po-boys, BBQ sandwich, shrimp, oysters, grilled grouper, and more.
911 Gulf Shores Pkwy. Gulf Shores, AL PH: 251.968.9222