Enjoy Nature on the Alabama Gulf Coast

How to be nature friendly during your beach getaway

  Visiting the beach is a relaxing, recharging experience. But we need to be aware of our role as …
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Gulf Coast hiking trails

Perfect places for fall hiking and biking in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach

  Over the river and through the woods. Yep, it’s that time of year! Thanksgiving is just around the …
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Alabama Gulf Coast Bike rentals

How to find an outfitter for your cycling adventure

  Want to take a bicycle ride while visiting the beach, but don’t want to haul your bike? No …
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Run the Beach marathons 2018

Get your game on for the marathon series in Gulf Shores/Orange Beach

  Are you a runner who likes to participate in marathons? Or someone who wants to get started doing …
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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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kayaking Alabama Gulf Coast

Take a kayaking trip to see more of the Alabama coast

  You don’t go to the Alabama coast just to sit on the beach. At least I don’t. I …
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bike ride at the beach

Bring your bike (or rent one) during your beach vacation

  Take a rolling, two-wheeled adventure next time you visit the Alabama coast. For years, we loaded up the …
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Motorcycle tour of the Alabama Gulf Coast

Take a motorcycle tour of the Alabama coast

  It’s time to take a leisurely motorcycle ride along the Alabama coast for breathtaking sites and a culinary …
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Family Sprint Break activities for kids

Five activities for the kids during your spring break

  It’s spring break and the beach is calling your name. You know you are going to take the …
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BR blog July 6 wildlife

Wildlife to spot on the Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail

  Two questions: Have you hiked or biked the Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail at Gulf State Park yet? …
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