- 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.
The Battleship USS Alabama sailed for seven decades and currently is a floating museum. Exhibits include a World War II submarine, a Blackbird spy plane, Vietnam River patrol boat, and a plane like the one flown by the Tuskegee Airmen.
Besides the ship itself, which is an important part of America's military history, USS Alabama Battleship can be considered a national park, since it has a large front-yard for picnics, cars shows and the likes, while also having an avionics museum.
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Visitors can take guided tours of the Conde-Charlotte Museum House originally built in 1850 for Jonathan and Elizabeth Kirkbride. The house is restored with period antiques, and visitors can also see sections of the jail that was on the site from 1822 to 1850.