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Recent Gulf Shores reviews

  • Beautiful view!

    "We had a wonderful time and the condo was beautiful. Only 2 problems that we had was, when I first got there from an 8 hour drive I was thirsty so I took out a glass and there was lip stick marks all over the glass. GROSSED me out. Then when it was time for bed, I got into the nice big bed and it felt sandy. So we changed the sheets. Other than those 2 things, we had a great vacation!"
    Guest: MJ Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: March 30, 2015
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  • Great Time at Wastin' Away

    "My husband, our dog and I spent a nice long weekend in Fort Morgan at Wastin' Away. The house itself had everything we needed. The kitchen had just about every appliance, bath towels provided and a washer/dryer. Very comfortable and decorated cute. The deck out front is great. We loved how secluded it was at the end of the peninsula. Great to ride bikes and walk with our dog. Walking/bike riding distance to the fort and about 3-4 miles to the Sassy Bass bar and grill. The area was incredibly pet friendly, which we love because our dog is our child:) Very nice beach, the house is maybe 1/2 block walk. Very accessible part of the beach. We went in February so it was very quiet and a lot of snow birds spending some time in the area. The owners were great to work with and promptly returned our security deposit. We will definitely be back and would recommend this to anyone!"
    Guest: beachlover Date of Stay: February 2015 Review Submitted: March 6, 2015
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  • We have found our new favorite vacation spot

    "This condo was great. It was very clean, well stocked for cooking and the lay out was perfect for family. The guys loved the fishing. I loved the screened in porch. We all appreciated the security features such as locked pool area and security gate. Paula was extremely pleasant to deal with. We can't wait to go back."
    Guest: Angie Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 17, 2014
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  • Great stay!

    "The condo was in great shape, the owners were easy to work with .... all in all very happy! A short walk to the beach or right out the door to the pool! The condo is small, but we were comfortable with 4 people there. Highly recommend."
    Guest: Kristian G. Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: May 30, 2014
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Gulf Shores Travel Tips

The city of Gulf Shores brands itself as “Small town, big beach,” which is certainly true. While the population of this little Alabama town is only about 10,000, it stretches along the coast, offering both lagoon and gulfside beaches, which you’ll soon find are quite attractive.

Attractions

Gulf Shores is home to “The Little Zoo That Could” - Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, just up Gulf Shores Parkway, survived three hurricanes. Pay a little extra when you visit to get up close and personal with the animals - it’s definitely worth it.

For other non-beach fun, visit Waterville USA, an excellent water park just off Gulf Shores Parkway with an awesome wave surfing ride and a 55-foot tall, six-lane mat racing water slide. There are non-water rides here too!

Parks and Wildlife

The 7,000-acre Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge is simply stunning. Several endangered species make their homes in the dunes and flora here, including the Alabama beach mouse and sea turtles. Nearly 400 different bird species live or migrate here throughout the year, and if you’re lucky, you may even catch a glimpse of an armadillo or red fox. Explore the maritime forest on the casual, 1-mile Jeff Friend Trail, or take the more strenuous, 2-mile Centennial Trail to explore forest, swamp and dune landscapes.

Gulf State Park is another great option for a more relaxed nature experience. See beautiful sand dunes and lakes here or relax on the bone-white beaches. Take a stroll or bike on scenic trails - most of them are paved and have wooden lookouts over the marshes. Take the easy Alligator Marsh Trail along a little canal to see frogs, turtles and yes - perhaps even small alligators! Just watch out for the sharp Saw Grass.

Another great trail is Middle Lake, which starts at the Nature Center and winds around the 150-acre Middle Lake before meeting up with Hurricane Ridge Trail. You’re sure to see alligators floating in the lake during the summer!

Mobile Bay Day Trip

Head up the coast toward Mobile to visit Meaher State Park - a 1,300 acre park on the Mobile Bay wetlands near the city of Spanish Fort. Take a walk on the boardwalk to see the Mobile Delta in all of its glory - a coming together of the Alabama, Tombigbee and Tensaw Rivers, ripe with wildlife and beautiful flora. Then, head up to Mobile to climb aboard the historic battleship USS Alabama. The 680-foot ship spent 37 months in the Atlantic and Pacific during World War II, earning nine battle stars. It’s been in Mobile since the late 1960s, along with another WWII veteran, the USS DRUM. You can explore these vintage water vessels along with other retired military vehicles. It’s a true historical treasure.

Festivals

Gulf Shores is home to two must-visit annual festivals: Hangout Music Festival and the annual Gulf Shores National Shrimp Festival.

Every May, Gulf Shores hosts one of the largest and best music festivals around. Come to listen to some of the biggest names in music - everyone from Stevie Wonder to Ellie Goulding - and do it in style: right on the beach. After jamming out to your favorite tunes with thousands of other sweaty fans, refuel at the seafood tent with oysters on the half shell and peel and eat shrimp, or cool down in the Gulf of Mexico or on the giant inflatable water slide.

For one weekend every October, everyone in this little beachside town gears up for the Gulf Shores National Shrimp Festival, which starts right at the end of Highway 59 near The Hangout - a beachside staple in the Gulf Shores dining, music and party scene. Restaurants set up tents along the beach, vying to please the most visitors’ palettes with options ranging from gourmet shrimp concoctions to homey street food-style - all of it fresh. There are cooking competitions, live music, a children’s village and a fine arts tent as well.

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