- TripBuzz found 100 things to do with kids in or near Gulf Shores, Alabama, including 74 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Orange Beach, Fairhope, Foley and Pensacola.
- From Pirate's Island Adventure Golf to Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, the Gulf Shores area offers 68 different types of family activities, including: Golf, Mini Golf, Nature & Wildlife Areas and Recreation Centers.
- With the motto Small Town, Big Beach, its easy to see what draws visitors to Gulf Shores, Alabama. The coastal community features light, soft sand and water excursions to enjoy in the warmer months including fishing, boat cruises and watching the dolphins play close by. The Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo and the annual fairs and festivals invite tourists to visit year round.
Fairhope Municipal Pier is a great place to go and sit and relax or walk out to the end of to watch the beautiful sunsets over the Mobile Bay. Fairhope is often referred to as the jewel of the Eastern Shore and still retains much of its original small-town ambiance.
Situated on two acres, Fairhope Dog Park provides an off-leash canine recreation area with a separate field for small dogs. The park features dog waste bags with collection stations, drinking water, shaded areas and benches.
Maintained by the City of Fairhope, the Fairhope Recreation Center features a fitness room, two gyms, a walking track, and rooms for various fitness classes. The facility also has a nursery for child care while parents exercise.
Located on a barrier island of the Gulf of Mexico just outside Gulf Breeze, Florida, Buccaneer State Park is in close proximity to Pensacola Beach as well as the city itself. Neighboring parks include Fort Pickens Campground and Naval Live Oaks Nature Preserve.
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Visitors can view more than 150 restored aircraft representing the Marine Corps, Coast Guard Aviation, and Navy at the Naval Aviation Museum Foundation, Inc. The museum features indoor and outdoor exhibits across its 37 acre grounds.