Gulf Coast Crabbing

Flashlight, Net, Fun! Adventures in crabbing and how you can join in on the fun!

Crabbing is a celebrated coastal pastime. The pristine waters of Gulf Shores and Orange Beach provide an ideal habitat …
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National Museum of Naval Aviation

Day-Trip! 6 Family-fun activities for off the beach fun!

Over the years, I can recall quite a few times when my family and I have been beach bound, …
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Waterway Village Zydeco Festival

Mudbugs and Music . . . Find this dynamic duo at the Waterway Village Zydeco & Crawfish Festival

Spring is an exciting time on the Gulf Coast. Winter’s icy grip rescinds, and warm weather awakens the flora, …
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When fish fly: Interstate Mullet Toss and the Gulf Coast’s Greatest Beach Party

I have to admit, this is something that I always found a bit puzzling. And I’ve definitely never seen …
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Easter at the Beach

The Great Egg Hunt: Your guide to Easter activities in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach

I love Easter. A time for bright pastels and chocolate bunnies, Easter has always been an important time to …
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Hazel's Nook Breakfast Buffet

Beachin’ Breakfasts: Our favorite breakfast restaurants on the Alabama Gulf Coast

Breakfast holds a special place in my heart, and not just because it’s the most important meal of the …
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Brett Robinson Condos

Benefits of Direct Booking

I know from experience that it’s in my best interest – and my wallet’s best interest – to book …
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Couples Beach Getaway

Couples Retreat: It’s never too late for a romantic beach getaway

My wife and I have been escaping to the Gulf Coast for Valentine’s Day for nearly three decades. And …
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Orange Beach Mardi Gras Parades

Let the good times roll!

For most throughout the country, New Orleans tops the list when it comes to Mardi Gras destinations – but …
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Beach chair and umbrella

Five beach essentials for your spring break trip to the coast

Do you know how to pack for the beach? You probably need less than you think. And truth is, …
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