- The list below includes 69 free or cheap things to do in or near Gulf Shores, Alabama, including 53 different types of inexpensive activities like Mini Golf, Nature & Wildlife Areas, Recreation Centers and Visitor Centers.
- From Gulf State Park to Gulf State Park Fishing Pier, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Gulf Shores and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Fairhope, Orange Beach, Foley and Pensacola.
74% 474 votes
3200 Gulf Shores Parkway, Gulf Shores, AL 36542 MoreLess Info
The Track Family Recreation Center is the place where children can play mini-golf, ride the go-karts, play with aquatic bumper rides. There are many fun activities for children of all ages.
50% 6 votes
3780 Gulf Shores Parkway, Gulf Shores, AL 36542 MoreLess Info
The Cobb Pinnacle 14 Cinemas is a movie theater that features RealD 3D technology, a moviegoer club, IMAX movies, and D-BOX technologies. The theater also has Stadium Seating and gift cards available.
At Bodenhamer Recreation Center, visitors can take advantage of fitness and recreational amenities like a game room, heated pools, a gymnasium, tennis courts, and more. One of the center's pool has a AquaClimb wall install.
- 0 votes
1545 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Ste 269, Gulf Shores, AL 36542 MoreLess Info
Led by a fishing captain with 18 years of experience, Little Lagoon Fishing provides visitors with the opportunity to fish along the Gulf Shores. Inshore, near shore, and back bay fishing trips are available.
98% 199 votes
4700 Main Street Unit G-114, Orange Beach, AL 36561 MoreLess Info
The Gulf Adventure Center has moved from Gulf State Park in Gulf Shores to The Wharf in Orange Beach, AL. We anticipate opening in early September with taller towers, longers zips, and new adventures!
Built in 1882, the Swift-Coles Historic Home has 16 rooms and used to hold the Charles Swift Family. In the 1970s, it was purchased by Nick Coles before granted to the county as a historic site open to the public.
90% 21 votes
23299 Wharf Lane, Orange Beach, AL 36561 MoreLess Info
With mini golf, sky rail zip lines, and two sky rail rope courses, Sharky's Family Adventurous Park is a must for adrenaline pumping fun. The rope courses are 32 feet tall and have zip lines over 70 feet long.
Fat Daddy's Arcade is an arcade that offers its guests over 65 games to enjoy, including skee ball, basketball, and Guitar Hero. The arcade also has a restaurant with a number of food options, including pizza, sandwiches, and salads.