- 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.
Boasting acres of pristine white sand and rolling dunes, Perdido Key State Park offers a relaxing setting for picnicking, sunbathing, swimming, and surf fishing. Lucky visitors can catch a glimpse of coastal wildlife such as dolphins, manta rays and more.
Sweet Home Farm is a working family dairy with a herd of pasture fed Guernsey cows. No herbicides, pesticides or growth hormones are used and there are no preservatives or colorings in the cheese. Visitors can enjoy the aroma of aged cheeses, fresh baked bread and decadent cheese fudge.
Located within 5 miles of the Florida/Alabama State line is Lost Key Golf Club. The championship course also features a Marina & Yacht Club and provides guest complimentary shuttle services to and from the beach.