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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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The Gulf restaurant

Explore The Alabama Gulf Coast The Local Way

I don’t know about you but when I vacation I like to spend at least one day exploring local …
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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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The Steamer Baked Oyster Bar

Top Seafood Restaurants

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, then you surely know about my affinity for seafood. Really, …
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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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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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Eat, Drink & Be Merry: Where to enjoy a beachside Christmas dinner

Will you be at the beach on Christmas day? You may not want to cook a turkey dinner (though …
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Valentine's Dinner

Valentine’s Day at the beach: top 4 picks for a romantic beach dinner

Plan to take your sweetheart to the beach for Valentine’s Day. It’s just around the corner, so it’s a …
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