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 wildlife

Best places to see wildlife on the Alabama coast

  Do you like to watch dolphins splash around? More of a birdwatcher? Do you take the kids or …
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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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winter activities at the beach

Three winter activities to enjoy at the beach

  How do you spend time at the beach during the winter months? In January and February, Gulf Shores …
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romantic Valentine getaway

Plan a romantic getaway with your sweetheart

  With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, I’ve already planned something special for my wife. I considered all …
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BR blog Jan. 6 bike

See the Alabama coast on two wheels

  Do you like to go for a bike ride? Hopping on two wheels to sightsee with my family …
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Gulf Coast fall hiking

Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail offers great fall hiking paths

  Be sure to pack some walking shoes when you head to the beach this fall. Why, you ask? …
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National Aviation Museum Pensacola

Must-do attractions in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach

  Sitting at the beach and doing nothing is one of my favorite things to do on a vacation …
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Best Ways to Exercise During a Gulf Vacation

Have you ever tried to run on the beach? It’s hard—for the novice runner like myself, anyway. Last year …
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