Alabama

The Ultimate Gulf Shores and Orange Beach Travel Guide

I’ve traveled all over the United States, and when people ask me my favorite beach destination, I always rave about Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, Alabama. Here’s a complete guide to where to stay, where to eat, and what to do.

Boy on skim board in water.

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.

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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.

The Cajun roasted oysters at Fisher's Dockside were delicious!