Tropic Falls at OWA
An award-winning theme park and all-new indoor waterpark—it’s the ultimate combination of thrill and chill!
Tropic Falls is a combination unlike anything the Gulf Coast has ever seen before! Enjoy 23 rides and attractions at the Tropic Falls Theme Park and explore a year-round tropical paradise in the Tropic Falls Indoor Waterpark with 75-foot-tall slides beneath a convertible glass roof!
Adventure Island features rides and thrills for the entire family. Ride go-karts, bumper boats, and play lazer tag. Experience adventure golf, the arcade or a ride on our paddleboat rides. We also offer kiddie rides. Experience the eruption of the five-story volcano as it comes alive with fire and sound. Adventure Island is the ultimate in family fun and is located in the heart of Orange Beach
Pensacola Lighthouse & Maritime Museum
Climb the 177 steps up to the historic Pensacola Lighthouse & Maritime Museum for one of the most beautiful views of the Gulf Coast. Built in 1859, the lighthouse is located on board NAS Pensacola. Feel the power of the Blue Angels as they zoom past you from the catwalk of the lighthouse or hunt for ghosts in the Keeper’s Quarters and discover why our lighthouse is one of America’s most haunted. Visit us today for a beautiful experience and learn about the interesting history of the lighthouse.
The Hangout is family dining done right. We focus on fun, fresh and delicious Gulf Coast inspired favorites with a wide array of local seafood options. Our menu features seasonal seafood straight from the waters behind us & locally sourced ingredients. We serve lunch & dinner year round & breakfast during the summer.
Gulf Shores Main Public Beach
If you are looking for volleyball-playing, beach-bar-hanging good times, this spot - where Highway 59 dead-ends into the Gulf - is for you. For a small fee, you get all-day, up-close parking, making it easy to unload your gear. Restrooms and beach rinse showers on site. Life Guards, open-air pavilions and a large grassy "Town Green" is available.
Since 1986, Waterville USA has been the ultimate in family fun. We are a 20-acre water park and amusement park located in Gulf Shores. The waterpark attractions include 17 water slides, a lazy river, a wave pool, Shrimp Boat Village, Wa-Wa World, and Flowrider. The amusement park attractions include the Nascart Go-Carts, Cannonball Run roller coaster, 36 holes of miniature golf, Trampoline Thing, Fun Depot kiddie rides, the Escape House and a large arcade. Visit us today to get in on all of the fun
The Track Family Fun Park
Located on the Intracoastal Waterway and within walking distance to the infamous LuLu's Restaurant, The Track in Gulf Shores has go-karts, mini golf, kiddie rides, the Skycoaster and one of the biggest arcades in the region.
The Track Family Fun Park
Orange Beach Dolphin & Sunset Cruises Aboard Sunny Lady
Head to The Wharf and hop aboard the Sunny Lady for a scenic cruise in search of dolphins on Orange Beach's favorite boat. The Sunny Lady's spacious rooftop deck and climate-controlled cabins provide plenty of cozy seating throughout and great visibility for optimal enjoyment and plenty of photo ops. Grab some refreshments at the snack bar or just relax as the boat makes the rounds in search of bottlenose dolphins and other marine wildlife among the waves. https://www.dolphincruiseorangebeach.com/
At OB Watersports we offer the perfect pontoon boats for your family or group. From the more luxuirous tritoons, to party barges with built in slides, you're sure to find the right boat. We offer Full Day and Half Day rentals, and all of our pontoon boats are U.S. Coast Guard inspected and approved. Located conveniently in the heart of Orange Beach, AL, come see why OB Watersports is the perfect pontoon boat rental company for you!
The Factory Gulf Shores
At The Factory you can jump around on over 12,000 square feet of connected, world-class trampolines. But we are much more than just a trampoline park. We offer batting cages with pitching machines, foam pits, trampoline dodgeball, trampoline basketball, arcade games, and so much more. Come have a jumping good time with us today! • Group discounts available • Plan your next birthday party, corporate event, fundraiser, team party or field trip now • Check out our teen nights, munchkin jumps and dodgeball tournaments
Tiki's Mini Golf
Enjoy the Island’s favorite home of all you can play mini golf. For just $5, you can play under the shade of our majestic oaks for as long as your heart desires. We have 18 holes of fun for the entire family. We are located in beautiful Gulf Shores, not far from the sugar-white sand beaches. We also offer bike rentals. Our hours are 9am-11pm every day of the week. Give us a call or stop by the course to learn more.
Gulf State Park Fishing and Education Pier
There is covered seating for the concession area and indoor retail shop with tackle and souvenirs. Signs along with the pier share information on native fish, birds, and other area wildlife. There are comfort stations at the midpoint of the pier and wheelchair-accessible rail fishing. Fishing licenses and sightseeing permits are sold on-site. For pricing and permit information visit www.alapark.com.
Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo
Get ready for a wild adventure at the New Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo. This is the first ZAA-accredited U.S. zoo to be built from the ground up in more than 20 years. The 25-acre zoo not only provides a more spacious modern haven for our beloved animals but also includes theme-park family entertainment, unique fun-filled animal adventures, interactive animal shows, and a giraffe feeding station.
Pirates Island Adventure Golf
Pirates Island Adventure Golf
For over 38 years our guests have enjoyed lush tropical landscaping, bubbling streams, rushing waterfalls in a themed environment that values nature and family enjoyment. Trip Advisor has endowed us the highest ratings they offer, their Certificate of Excellence
The Alabama Aquarium at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab
At The Estuarium on Dauphin Island, you will get a hands-on learning experience exploring the habitats of coastal Alabama. It is also the fourth largest estuary system in the United States. Enjoy the educational and informative exhibit hall and the "oh-so-cool" stingray touch pool.
Fort Gaines Historic Site
The well-preserved ramparts of Fort Gaines have guarded the entrance to Mobile Bay for more than 150 years. Today, the fascinating historic site is open daily for tours, school groups and sightseers. It's prime location on the eastern tip of Dauphin Island commands panoramic views of the bay and the Gulf of Mexico and offers a chance to experience living history first hand. Learn about the role of Fort Gaines in the Battle of Mobile Bay, one of the Civil War's most notable naval conflicts.
Baldwin County Bicentennial Park
The Baldwin County Bicentennial Park is a 367-acre area in North Baldwin County that offers a unique family experience of flora, fauna, wetlands, various exhibits and a working farm that provides extended hands-on opportunities to learn about the county’s history. Come explore The General Store, Montpelier Methodist Church built in 1895,19th Century blacksmithing shop, Native American Village, the Little Red School House built in 1920, the Latham Post Office (1940) and Veterans Memorial Park and have a picnic under the pavilion and then hike the 2 mile Davida Hastie Nature Trail.
Inspired by Southern small towns, Downtown OWA's pedestrian-only streets are a destination for shopping, dining and entertainment! From big names like Paula Deen's Family Kitchen and Legends in Concert to coastal favorites, there's something for everyone in Downtown OWA. Open seven days a week just outside the park gates at OWA, on the Foley Beach Express.
USS ALABAMA Battleship Memorial Park
The public is invited to tour the grounds and monuments, utilize the picnic area, fish from the fishing pier, and enjoy the bird observatory. The Gift Shop is open for retail sales. The Galley, our snack bar, will remain closed until future notice. Prepackaged snacks and bottled drinks will be available for sale.
From the WWII Battleship USS ALABAMA to the Submarine USS DRUM and over 30 aircraft, the spirit of military pride is alive and well at Mobile’s Battleship Memorial Park.
The Wharf is an official Entertainment District with hundreds of family-friendly events throughout the year, including the nightly SPECTRA Laser Light Experience show. Enjoy shopping at unique stores or a meal at one of our many restaurants. A place to catch a movie, Ferris wheel or train ride, play at the arcade and take an on-the-water excursion. Our Amphitheater hosts a variety of well-known entertainers, and our Marina is home to one of the largest in-water boat shows on the Gulf. See you ... here!
Arena the Next Level
Come experience the thrills and exhilaration at Arena the Next Level! Located at The Wharf in Orange Beach, we are the newest and prettiest family attraction on the Gulf Coast. Our laser tag and bazooka ball are safe and fun for all ages. Our activities are ideal for family outings, corporate events, birthday parties and vacations. We also host live music on the weekends. Visit our website or give us a call to learn about our business, to book an event and for our hours.
The Wharf Amphitheater
If it's big you want, look no further than The Wharf Amphitheater. With big acts, big sounds and a big experience, our 10,000-tiered-seat facility ensures each concert attendee has a great view. Check our not-to-be-missed C Spire Concert Series with headliners from country, rock n’ roll, oldies and more. Purchase your tickets through Ticketmaster.com or The Wharf Box Office, and we’ll see you ... here!
Wales West Light Railway
Enjoy daily train rides, lake swimming with a water slide, fishing and an indoor heated pool. Schedule your next birthday party, wedding, field trip or family reunion with us today. Come ride our Cottontail Express at Easter, Pumpkin Patch Express at Halloween or Artic Express at Christmas which are all live steam train rides. You can rent single facilities by the hour or choose one of our combination packages to save you money. The possibilities are endless. Give us a call for all of your party needs.
Beachside Mini Golf
Come see what makes Beachside the best mini-golf course on the Gulf Coast. We believe mini golf should be for everyone; that's why our 18-hole course is ADA-compliant and handicap accessible. Check out our 50-foot Lighthouse, put around our Charter Fishing Boat, or just relax listening to the sounds of our Tropical Waterfall. You can also go mining for gems or seashells. We are conveniently located on the Beach Road in the heart of Orange Beach, directly behind the Ruby Slipper Cafe.
You have one goal: escape the room in under 60 minutes. You’ll solve puzzles, crack codes and find hidden items and more in order to escape. Can you do it? Part problem solving, lots of adrenaline and fun, fun and more fun. Let us host your next birthday party, team building event or office party. There are lots of different experiences you can choose from so you’ll never be bored. You’ll have so much fun that you’ll want to do it all over again the next day.
Discover the thrill of flight over the beautiful white-sand beaches in a gyroplane. Unlike a typical tour flight, you get an opportunity to fly the aircraft with the help of an FAA-Certified flight instructor. Gyroplanes provide a uniquely stable flying experience as they are not affected by wind and turbulence like conventional airplanes. Choose from the 20, 40, or 60-minute flights and view rays, dolphins, and other wildlife along the coastline. Come fly with us today and experience the beaches from a different angle.
National Naval Aviation Museum
The National Naval Aviation Museum is the world’s largest Naval Aviation museum and one of the most-visited museums in the state of Florida. Share the excitement of Naval Aviation’s rich history and see more than 150 beautifully restored aircraft representing Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard Aviation. These historic and one-of-a-kind aircraft are displayed both inside the Museum’s nearly 350,000 square feet of exhibit space and outside on its 37-acre grounds. There is so much to see and do, you’ll want to stay all day! Admission is free!
Coastal Segway Adventures
Experience a relaxing afternoon with Coastal Segway Adventures. We offer a 2-hour guided Segway tour through the Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail in Gulf State Park. Certified operators will begin each tour with a lesson on Segway operation. Experience beautiful forests, sparkling lakes, and mysterious swamps and catch a glimpse of an amazing array of wildlife from alligators, bobcats, eagles, gopher tortoises, foxes, and butterflies. • Reservations are required.
Shrimpy's Mini Golf & Ice Cream Shop
Come play a round or two of putt-putt golf at Shrimpy’s Mini Golf and then enjoy some delicious ice cream at our ice cream shop with your family. Our newly renovated 18-hole mini golf course is one of the Alabama Gulf Coast’s hidden gems. Our ice cream shop has a wide variety of ice cream flavors to choose from, creamy and delicious milkshakes, and don’t forget to try our amazing banana foster. Fun entertainment and delicious ice cream, what more could you ask for? Visit us today!
See over 450 alligators from hatchlings to mature adults, relaxing, sunbathing, courting, and nesting in their natural environment with an opportunity to feed them. Meet Captain Crunch who is 13 feet, 2 inches long, and weighs over 800 pounds. He holds the world record for bite strength at 2,982 pounds. Special rates for parties, field trips, and other groups. Seasonal feeding times are 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 4 p.m. View other natural wildlife inhabitants including turtles, ospreys, owls, frogs, and more
Tanger Outlet Center
The outlets have over 120 brand name and designer stores. From fashions for the entire family to accessories, footwear, gifts and more, you’re sure to find great deals. Surprises and savings are hidden around every corner, and you will find unmatched bargains everywhere you turn. Be sure to check out our website for a full list of stores and restaurants and to be up-to-date on the latest deals. We are open 10am-9pm on M-Sat and 10am-7pm on Sun. Shop Outlets. Shop Tanger Outlets
Historic Blakeley State Park encompasses 2,100+ acres of the largest National Register Historic Site in the eastern United States. The park's grounds include the site of the last major battle of the Civil War, several miles of unspoiled Confederate and Union fortifications associated with the Battle of Fort Blakeley. The park features regular boat excursions into the scenic and historic Mobile-Tensaw Delta, and offers over twenty miles of hiking, biking, and horseback riding trails, RV and tent camping, fully furnished cabins. Kayak launch available.
Gulf State Park Nature Center
Gulf State Park's Nature Center is a living museum of plants and animals that are native to the Gulf Coast region. It is our goal to inspire people to care for the environment by expanding their knowledge of the state’s natural resources through experiences that lead them to understand their connection to the natural world.
Shell Beach Access
Located east of Perdido Pass Bridge, Shell Beach offers an easy access to the eastern most part of Gulf State Park’s beaches. For a small fee, you have easy access to the beautiful white sand and picturesque dunes. This is a perfect place to find seashells along the water’s edge.
28280 Perdido Beach Blvd Orange Beach, AL 36561
Gulf Shores 4th Street Public Access
This is a pedestrian crossing beach access only, which is perfect if you're staying in a property nearby.
499 West Beach Blvd Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Branyon Beach Access
This small beach access is located at the intersection of Highway 182 and Campground Road. There is limited free parking, traffic light to cross the highway, and a nice boardwalk to cross the sand dunes. This beach access was named for our former park superintendent, Hugh S. Branyon. Whether staying in the campground or visiting the area, this is a beautiful stretch of beach for a stroll or to watch the sun rise. There are no restrooms/showers at this site.
Intersection of Hwy 182 & Campground Rd. Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Gulf Shores 12th Street Public Access
This location has beach access, temporary restroom and showers. No parking.
West 12th St. Beach Blvd Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Romar Beach-A Gulf State Park beach area
This beach area is easy to get to. It's perfect for a quick beach stroll or an impromptu picnic. It's located 6.8 miles east of Highway 59. Future plans call for restrooms and outdoor showers, but currently, there aren't any.
24450 Perdido Beach Blvd. Orange Beach, AL 36561
Located six blocks west of Highway 59, you can park and walk the boardwalk to the beach. An outdoor shower makes it handy to spray off before you hop back in your car. A small parking fee gains you convenient access to the beach with restrooms
699 West Beach Blvd Gulf Shores, AL 36542