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Where to Stay in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach

When planning a beach vacation, deciding how to get there and what accommodations to book is half the battle. Here are my recommendations for where to stay in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, Alabama.
Boy running down boardwalk to the beach.

24 Things to Do in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach This Fall

Here are 24 things to do in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, AL. If you want to keep on summering, plan a fall getaway to the beach for fewer crowds and less expense.
Lifeguard tower on the beach

The Perfect Mom Getaway for Fall: Gulf Shores and Orange Beach Alabama

Fall is the perfect time to plan a mom getaway to Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, AL. You can #KeepOnSummering by vacationing in the shoulder season with fewer crowds and cheaper accommodations.
Woodbury scene from The Walking Dead

Tour TV Filming Locations on an Epic Georgia Road Trip

Tour filming locations for hit TV shows like Stranger Things, The Vampire Diaries, and The Walking Dead on an epic Georgia road trip!
Clock tower in Covington, GA.

Visit Mystic Falls and See Where The Vampire Diaries Filmed

Fans of THE VAMPIRE DIARIES can visit the real-life "Mystic Falls" - aka Covington, GA. See the clock tower, Mystic Grill, Elena's house and more!
Hawkins School from Stranger Things

Where is Stranger Things Filmed? Take This Road Trip!

If you're wondering where Stranger Things is filmed, follow this itinerary to take your own road trip to Stranger Things filming locations near Atlanta, GA.
The Cajun roasted oysters at Fisher's Dockside were delicious!

Best Restaurants in Orange Beach & Gulf Shores

It's not hard to find the best restaurants in Orange Beach and Gulf Shores, Alabama. The foodie scene on the Alabama Gulf Coast is full of unique eateries offering fresh, local deliciousness. Here's a round-up of my favorites.
Orange Beach, Alabama

5 Adventurous Things to Do in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach

Ziplining, CAT boating, deep-sea fishing, horseback riding, or touring an oyster farm? There are so many adventurous things to do in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, Alabama! What adventure will you choose?
Experience the world in miniatures at Gulliver's Gate in NYC.

Gulliver’s Gate: Travel the (Miniature) World

Gulliver's Gate is a miniature model of the world in Times Square! From Big Ben to the Panama Canal, the interactive world of miniatures will amaze!
Gorgeous glass art exhibit at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens in Pittsburgh, PA.

Visiting the Phipps Conservatory in Pittsburgh

The Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is a delightful oasis in Pittsburgh's Oakland neighborhood. Also, where to stay and eat in Pittsburgh.
Monticello - Thomas Jefferson's home in Charlottesville, VA.

Instant Itinerary: Things to Do in Charlottesville, VA

Looking for things to do in Charlottesville, VA? With food, wine, historical sites, parks, and more, here's a four-day itinerary to help you plan your visit.
Rock 'N Rollercoaster is my favorite of the Disney World thrill rides.

Six Disney World Thrill Rides: From A Kid’s Perspective

This year I finally decided to try some Disney World thrill rides that I had been too scared to ride before. Here's what I thought!
Top-notch service and amenities at the Stowe Mountain Lodge.

Top-Notch Stay at Stowe Mountain Lodge

One of the nicest things about staying at a first-rate hotel is first-rate service, and that's what my family experienced during our visit to Stowe Mountain Lodge in Stowe, VT.
Kayaking on Keuka Lake, Finger Lakes, NY

Keuka Lake – Cassie’s Corner

If you're ever traveling around the Finger Lakes in Upstate NY, make a stop at Keuka Lake. We had great food and enjoyed kayaking.
You'll be greeted with Hershey Kisses on your pillows at the Hershey Lodge in Hershey, PA.

The Sweet Hershey Lodge in Hershey, PA

Hershey Lodge in Hershey, PA goes all-in with its chocolate theme. As it should be in “The Sweetest Place on Earth.”