- Our list of the best things to do in Gulf Shores, Alabama, features the top 113 nearby activities — including 59 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 29 things to do within the city of Gulf Shores, AL , followed by 84 popular activities in nearby cities, including Orange Beach, Fairhope, Foley, Pensacola, Perdido Key, Bon Secour, Elberta, Point Clear, Daphne and Summerdale
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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104 Theatre St, Mobile, AL 36602 MoreLess Info
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.
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65 Government Street, Mobile, AL 36602 MoreLess Info
With a collection of more than 50 interactive exhibits, the Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center is sure to attract both children and their parents. It also has a theatre which shows themed documentaries. It can also host special events.
The 400,000 square-foot Mobile Convention Center often hosts conventions, trade shows, performing arts and sporting events in its Arena, Theater and Exposition Hall. The 10,112 seat arena has a seven story high dome.