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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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Alabama Coast Farmers Market

Find Fresh, Local Fare at Gulf Coast Farmers Markets

There’s something inherently holistic about strolling through stands and buying peak-season fruits and vegetables, artisanal breads and locally sourced …
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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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Christmas at the Wharf

Brittany’s Blog: Why I enjoy Winter Wonderland at The Wharf

  Brittany here, filling in again for Uncle Bob to talk about why I love the holidays at the …
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Black Firday Christmas shopping

Where to shop on Black Friday at the beach

My family is planning a beach vacation over the Thanksgiving holiday, so we’ll be doing our Black Friday shopping …
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Autumn activities

Fall into fun, family-friendly activities on the Alabama coast

  I love autumn for many reasons, Halloween being just one of them. But cooler weather, bonfires, hayrides and …
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Teen guide to beach vacation

Brittany Blog: Four things teens enjoy during a fall vacation on the coast

  I am so psyched when my family makes plans to head to the Alabama coast during the fall. …
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Dolphin Cruise

Take a trip aboard the Explorer with Cetacean Cruises

  Been on a dolphin cruise? We took the grandkids aboard the Explorer with Cetacean Cruises, and they absolutely …
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Back to School shopping at the Beach

Brittany’s Blog: Four places to shop for back-to-school gear

  Brittany here, filling in for my Uncle Bob. Honestly, I love to shop when I’m on the coast. …
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Beach shopping

Where to pick up beach fashions, sandals and swimsuits in Orange Beach, Gulf Shores

  Forget your swimsuit, sandals or just need a new look for your Alabama beach vacation?  You’re in luck! …
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