Things to Do in Gulf Shores

Planning your trip to Gulf Shores? That's great!  Here's a nice long list of things you won't want to miss out on, from relaxing bars and delicious local restaurants right on the beach, to thrilling jet ski rides and epic charter fishing adventures out on the water!  There's so much to do here that you won't know where to begin.

Select the various categories below for details on some of the best local services and amenities.

Beach Bars

Few things in life can top a cold beverage on a warm beach. Good thing there are plenty of good bars nearby. Check out our favorite watering holes in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, where you can order a margarita and dig your toes in the sand.

Coffee Shops

Find the best place for your morning coffee or afternoon pick up in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, Alabama, where you`ll have plenty of nearby options!

Fishing Charters

Check out the best local fishing charter companies on Alabama`s Gulf Coast. Book your Gulf Shores, Orange Beach or Perdido Beach charter fishing adventure online today!

Water Activities

It`s not a true vacation until you`ve gone parasailing, jet skiing, sailing, or swam with dolphins! Gulf Shores has it all. Plan your next adventure here!


Looking for places to eat in Gulf Shores? There`s plenty of amazing food nearby. Enjoy fresh, local ingredients and unbeatable ocean views. Discover the best dining Gulf Shores has to offer.

Beach Supplies

Looking to relax on the beach? We`ll help you find the beach supplies you`ll need to ensure your vacation is everything you`re after, plus more! Supplies available for rent include stationary lounger sets, beach chairs, umbrellas, paddle boards, kayaks, volleyball nets, and even parasailing trips and boat rides!

Golf Courses

Gulf Shores is the perfect destination for your next golf vacation! In addition to the beautiful scenery, you`ll have a wide selection of world class golf courses to choose from - right outside your door!

Boat Rentals

Looking for a boat rental in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach or Periodo Key? Cruise the calm waters with a boat rental from one of the best boat rental companies around, offering pontoons, kayaks & more!

Beach Weddings

There`s no better place to celebrate one of the most important days of your life than a beautiful beach in Gulf Shores, AL! Work with one of our trusted wedding planners listed below.

Shrimp Festival

Rated one of the top annual events in the nation, the Gulf Shores Shrimp Festival attracts the regions best food, music and art.

Real Estate Sales

Looking to invest in real estate Gulf Shores or any of the surrounding area? Start your search here with one of these local real estate offices.

Radio Margaritaville

It`s an on-line state of mind Radio Margaritaville is your Jimmy Buffett connection. Listen to Jimmy`s tunes while you plan your vacation in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach, Alabama.