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Fish Facts

  Gulf Shores and Orange Beach are home to four distinct ecosystems, each with its own contribution of wildlife. …
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Family Friendly Mardi Gras

Everything you need to know about Mardi Gras on the Alabama Gulf Coast

I’m going to give you the quick rundown of Mardi Gras on the Alabama coast. Parades. Parties. King cake. …
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Take a hike/bike on the Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail

Does riding a bike make you feel like a kid again? How about going for a walk in the …
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BR blog June 30 activities

Favorite summertime activities on Alabama coast

  When you think of the beach, what activities pop into your head? For my wife, it’s sitting in …
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BR blog June 23 glass blowing

Discover your artistic side with blowing glass/art classes

  Want a totally unique beach souvenir that rocks? One that you can use to amaze your friends back …
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BR blog June 20 lazy river

Enjoy these cool condo water amenities: Lazy rivers, splash pads and pools

  In the summertime, my kids always loved to hit the water. Whether it’s the gulf, a pool or …
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BR blog June 15 bike paths

Best biking paths in Gulf Shores/Orange Beach

  Do you discover your inner 10-year-old when you ride a bike? The sheer thrill of freedom, riding down …
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BR blog June 10 dolphin and angel cruise

Relax on a Sail Wild Hearts Dolphins and Angels cruises

  It was all smooth sailing when we took the family out on a Wild Hearts Dolphins & Blue …
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BR blog June 9 ziplining

Five things to know before ziplining

  Ever see the zipline when you pass Gulf State Park on the beach road, and think, “I’m gonna …
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BR blog May 5 SUP

Four reasons to try standup paddleboarding

  Have you tried standup paddleboarding during your beach vacation? If not, why not? Let me tell you a …
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