Area Guide – Orange Beach Real Estate & Gulf Shores

Check out our area guide for an abundance of Florida and Alabama tourist attractions along with fun that awaits you along the Gulf Coast. For a Gulf Coast vacation home or a place to lay your roots, you’ve found a winner.

Unwind, take it easy, mellow, chill out, let go – however you want to phrase it, the Alabama Gulf Coast is the perfect place to do it. Reconnect with the earth or enjoy a rush of adrenaline – you can find what you are looking for here on Pleasure Island. Whether you’re working, vacationing, or investing; keep in mind that this place really knows how to live. From Gulf Shores attractions to the sigh of the Gulf waves, you’ll never be bored around here.

A Family Affair On The Alabama Gulf Coast

Kids and kids-at-heart will have no problem finding fun and exciting activities in the Gulf Shores and Orange Beach areas.

  • Waterville
  • Putt putt
  • Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo
  • Go Carts at The Track
  • Ferris Wheel and Carmike Movie Theater at the Wharf

The Gulf Shores offers a taste of the finer things

Adults have their fill of activities to enjoy in the area in and around the Gulf coast too. Whether it’s shopping until you drop, some time on the course, or dancing the night away, you’ll find your pleasures met right here.

  • Shopping
  • Tanger Outlet
  • The Wharf – offers a variety of concerts, movies, shopping & dining options
  • San Roc Cay
  • Bass Pro Shop in Spanish Fort
  • The Pinnacle Shopping Center
  • Golf
  • Craft Farms
  • Peninsula
  • Kiva Dunes
  • Lost Key
  • Soldiers Creek
  • Orange Beach City Course
  • Nightlife
  • Live Bait in Orange Beach
  • The Complete Angler and the Boat Bar
  • Florabama
  • Lost Key
  • Tacky Jacks
  • LuLu’s at Homeport Marina
  • Casinos nearby down the road in Biloxi, MS
  • The Wharf and Gulf Shores Concerts and Entertainment Series each year

Let the Gulf Coast Feed Your Soul

As the Gulf Coast grows, so do the dining options. From fine, upscale restaurants to simple seafood joints, there’s an abundance of choices to suit your cravings and your wallet.

  • Tin Top Restaurant
  • Louisiana Lagniappe
  • Grazie
  • Cosmos
  • Ginny Lane
  • Live Bait
  • Villagio
  • Fishers at Orange Beach Marina
  • Fisherman’s Corner in Perdido Key
  • Shipp’s at Sportsman’s Marina
  • Big Fish
  • Cayman Grille
  • Tacky Jacks
  • Duck’s Diner
  • Doc’s Seafood
  • King Neptunes
  • The Shrimp Basket
  • Sunset Cork Room
  • Cobalt Waterfront Restaurant by Caribe Resort
  • Brick and Spoon
  • and so many more amazing bars and dining experiences for all tastes.

Alabama Gulf Coast History

For an enlightening experience on the coast, there are always the historic and educational attractions that abound in the area.

  • Fort Morgan
  • Fort Gaines
  • USS Alabama Battleship Park
  • Explorium
  • Dauphin Island Sea Lab
  • Naval Museum in Pensacola
  • Bellingrath Gardens
  • Fort Conde’
  • Mobile Carnival Museum
  • Blakely

Play on the Gulf Shores

Play on our Gulf Shores beaches with your family or simply lounge at the water’s edge. This is definitely the most popular attraction in the area! Here are just a few ideas to fill those beachy days:

  • Lounging
  • Swimming
  • Fishing
  • Boating
  • Water sports: wind surfing, surfing, kayaking, canoeing
  • Sandcastle building
  • Relaxing
  • Dolphin cruises
  • Frisbee/ kite flying/ volleyball
  • Get some reading done
  • Biking along the State Park Trails
  • Bird Watching
  • Search for hermit crabs and seashells
  • Bama Beach Cams – live cameras showing real time beach conditions
  • Simply watch the sun go down

As you can tell, whether you are looking to buy on Pleasure Island for Gulf Coast vacations or for a lifestyle change, there are plenty of Florida and Alabama tourist attractions to keep you busy or even slow you down. Contact Allen now to make this place a part of your life.