- TripBuzz found 100 things to do with kids in or near Gulf Shores, Alabama, including 73 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 Alabama Coastal Birding Trail contains five different loops that can be driven together or separately to see the birds that live in the area. Those loops include the Gulf Shores to Orange Beach loop that includes stops to see wading birds.
93% 95 votes
104 Cotton Creek Dr., Gulf Shores, AL 36542 MoreLess Info
Cotton Creek at Craft Farms is a 7,000 yards18-hole golf course designed by Arnold Palmer. The sixth hole is believed by many to be the most challenging requiring the first shot to be hit over a water hazard.
60% 10 votes
401 E Beach Blvd, Behind Seawind Condominiums, Gulf Shores, AL 36542 MoreLess Info
With Perdido Key Parasail, visitors can soar up to 800 feet in the air with a birds eye view of the surrounding coast. The company also offers 15 minute banana boat rides and jet ski rentals.
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.