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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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Sea Shells by the Sea(Gulf)Shore: How To Identify Your Shells!

One of our favorite pastimes is walking the shoreline and picking up shells. There are so many unique varieties …
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Sea Sand & Stars Learning Center

Sea, Sand, and Star!

The start of summer is always such an exciting time, but it can also be a bit daunting for …
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Splash into Summer: Water Recreation on the Gulf Coast

Summer’s on its way, and you’re no doubt counting down the days to your wet and wild vacation on …
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Flora-Bama Fishing Rodeo 2018

Catch the fun of the Flora-Bama Fishing Rodeo

Anyone who knows me knows I’m an avid fisherman, and I make my way down as frequently as I …
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Alabama's Sugar White Sand

Sugar-White Sand, Straight from the Appalachian Mountains

The Alabama Gulf Coast boasts an incredible 32-mile stretch of sugar-white sand, attracting millions of visitors to Gulf Shores …
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Scuba diving

Diving Locations in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach

The Alabama Gulf Coast is a prime destination for all things aquatic adventure. The glittering teal waters of the …
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What kind of bird is that? Coastal Bird Guide

The Alabama Gulf Coast is a popular destination for visitors throughout the year. The same can be said of …
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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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Winter Surf Fishing

Anglers guide: Winter Fishing Hot Spots

I spent a recent morning on the Gulf State Park Fishing Pier, hoping to catch some grouper. I can’t …
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