Things to Do in Gulf Shores, AL

Our list of the best things to do in Gulf Shores, Alabama, features the top 112 nearby activities — including 58 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!

Gulf Shores, AL has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Water Activities, Sights & Landmarks, and Sports & Fitness.

The results below include the top 30 things to do within the city of Gulf Shores, AL , followed by 82 popular activities in nearby cities, including Orange Beach, Fairhope, Foley, Pensacola, Perdido Key, Bon Secour, Elberta, Point Clear, Daphne and Summerdale

Gulf Shores, AL

Highlights
  • Golf - 4 Activities
  • Recreation Centers - 2 Activities
  • Mini Golf - 2 Activities
  • Visitor Centers - 2 Activities

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Gulf Shores Welcome Center
1
2.8 Miles

Gulf Shores Welcome Center

Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Visitor Centers
Sunny beaches, swimming areas, restaurants, golf courses, theaters and everything a tourist needs to know can be found out at the Gulf Shores Welcome Center.

Rating

94% 290 Votes Submit a Review
Gulf State Park
2
2.9 Miles

Gulf State Park

20115 State Hwy. 135, Gulf Shores, AL
National & State Parks
The Gulf State Park has plenty of campsites on its site with all the modern amenities included, which can accommodate both RVs and tents. Also, it has many lakes and beaches.

Rating

93% 2984 Votes Submit a Review
Hummingbird Ziplines
3
1.7 Miles

Hummingbird Ziplines

21101 State Hwy 135, Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Ziplines
Visitors can zip over the heads of alligators at Hummingbird Ziplines, Gulf Shores. The experience takes around two hours on a line that runs between seven towers. Views of the Gulf and speeds up to 35mph.

Rating

98% 199 Votes Submit a Review
Gulf Adventure Center at Gulf State Park
4
1.5 Miles

Gulf Adventure Center at Gulf State Park

21101 State Hwy 135, Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Other Amusement
Situated on 14 acres of land, The Gulf Adventure Center at Gulf State Park is a state park that has opportunities for swimming, water sports, and picnicking. The park offers adventures including kayaking, paddle boarding, and zip-lining.

Rating

100% 237 Votes Submit a Review
Orange Beach Welcome Center
5
4.9 Miles

Orange Beach Welcome Center

23685 Perdido Beach Blvd., Gulf Shores, AL 36547
Visitor Centers
If someone decides to visit the area, Orange Beach Welcome Center is the place where one can find out everything needed to know.

Rating

92% 146 Votes Submit a Review
Ike's Beach Service
6
0.1 Miles

Ike's Beach Service

800 West Beach Blvd, Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Other Services
Offering rentals for everything from beach chairs to kayaking equipment, Ike's Beach Service delivers throughout the Gulf Shores of Alabama. Along with rentals, they also specialize in beach clean-ups and restoration.

Rating

89% 187 Votes Submit a Review
Pirate's Island Adventure Golf
7
2.9 Miles

Pirate's Island Adventure Golf

3201 Gulf Shores Parkway, Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Mini Golf
Pirate's Island Adventure Golf is not only a mini-golf course, but also a place where the entire family can spend a few hours. As its name suggests, the site is riddled with pirate lore.

Rating

91% 260 Votes Submit a Review
Chocolate Corner
8
1.4 Miles

Chocolate Corner

200 W Fort Morgan Rd, Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Other Shopping
Chocolate Corner offers chocolate candies that they produce in the store. Some of the company's best sellers include pecan caramel paws, fudge, chocolate barks, truffles, dipped Oreos, and turtles.

Rating

95% 82 Votes Submit a Review
Peninsula Golf & Racquet Club
9
4.3 Miles

Peninsula Golf & Racquet Club

20 Peninsula Blvd., Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Golf
Peninsula Golf & Racquet Club has an Earl Stone designed 27-hole golf course and a clubhouse with a restaurant and grill. The facility also has an 8,000 sq. ft. fitness center, and 8 tennis courts, along with indoor and outdoor swimming pools.

Rating

88% 76 Votes Submit a Review
Gulf State Park Fishing Pier
10
0.5 Miles

Gulf State Park Fishing Pier

20115 State Highway 135, Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Piers & Boardwalks
Besides being the longest fishing pier in the Gulf of Mexico, the Gulf State Park Fishing Pier also has indoor seating and souvenir shops. It has 2448 feet available for amateur and professional fishermen.

Rating

89% 654 Votes 1 review

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