Gulf Shores and Orange Beach Travel Guide 


 

 

Adventure Island
Mini-golf, laser tag, paddle and bumper boats, simulators (NASCAR/ roller coaster) super and kiddie go-kart tracks, 100 arcade games. See the Volcano erupt nightly! 24559 Perdido Beach Boulevard Orange Beach, AL 36561 (251) 974-1500

Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo
Explore the natural habitats of more than 250 animals. Elevated viewing decks offer close-up viewing of everything from alligators to giraffes, plus Reptile House, Aviary, Petting Zoo, Gift Shop, Concessions, shaded picnic area. 1204 Gulf Shores Parkway Gulf Shores, AL 36542 (251) 968-5731

Alligator Alley
Come feed the alligators in their natural setting or watch our crew feed the gators daily at 4:00 p.m. See world record alligator, Captain Crunch! Open 7 days a week. 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. 19942 County Road 71 Summerdale, AL 36580 (251) 946-BITE (2483)

Bellingrath Gardens and Home
Located on tranquil Fowl River, enjoy 65 acres of landscaped beauty, the Bellingrath Museum Home and a cruise aboard the Southern Belle River Cruiser. 12401 Bellingrath Gardens Rd Theodore, AL 36582 (251) 973-2217 Toll Free: (800) 247-8420

Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge
Refuge has 4-5 miles of hiking trails and beach access. Open from sunrise to sunset. Office hours: 7:30am-4:00pm Monday-Friday. Please check with the refuge office for updated post-hurricane status of trails and beaches. 12295 State Hwy. 180 Gulf Shores, AL 36542 (251) 540-7720

Cobb Pinnacle 14 Theatres
Fourteen auditoriums with wall to wall screens. True stadium seating and Dolby digital surround sound. Full service concession. 3780 Gulf Shores Parkway Gulf Shores, AL 36542 (251) 923-0785

National Museum of Naval Aviation
Always changing, always amazing! One of Florida's Top 10 Attractions. USA Today's top pick for Best Aviation Musuems. Admission is free! Pensacola Naval Air Station Pensacola, FL 800.327.5002 Open 7 days a week from 9am to 5 pm

Rave Movie Theatre at the Wharf in Orange Beach Alabama
The Rave Movie Theatre is the best in Orange Beach Alabama. Ideally located at the Wharf, its a perfect place to watch a movie, dine and shop for the afternoon

The Estuarium at The Dauphin Island Sea Lab
Open daily. Admission charged and group rates available. Handicapped accessible. Visual displays and interactive exhibits highlight Mobile's estuary system. All ages welcome! 101 Bienville Boulevard Dauphin Island, AL 36528 (251) 861-7500

The Track Family Recreation Center
Family recreation center featuring go-kart tracks, bumper boats, SkyCoaster flights, Kid Kountry rides, miniature golf, and arcade. Open 9 am - midnight (seasonal hours may vary). 3200 Gulf Shores Pkwy. Gulf Shores, AL PH: 251.968.8111

The Wharf at Orange Beach
Shopping, Dining, Live Concerts, Movie Theatre and More!! Check out the Wharf while you are in Orange Beach or Gulf Shores Alabama

USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park
One of America's top attractions. Featuring Battleship USS Alabama, submarine USS Drum, B-52 bomber, A-12 Blackbird, and 22 other aircraft. Military exhibits honoring all armed services. Open Oct-Mar 8 to 4, Apr-Sept 8 to 6. 2703 Battleship Pkwy. Mobile, AL PH: 251.433.2703

Wahoo Water Sports
Waverunners, pontoon boats, and dolphin cruises. Open 9 a.m.- 6 p.m. Seven days a week. Located at SanRoc Cay Marina. 25818 Bonito Avenue 27267 Perdido Beach Blvd Orange Beach, AL 36561 (251) 979-0150

Waterville USA, Inc.
Fun for the whole family! 18-acre water park (open summer only) plus amusement park. Admission charged to water park, per-ride fee for amusement park. Open Mar-Sept. 906 Gulf Shores Pkwy. Gulf Shores, AL PH: 251.948.2106

Gulf Shores, Fort Morgan & Orange Beach Golf Courses

Cotton Creek
18 holes. Course length: championship 7,028 yards; blue 6,581 yards; white 6,032 yards; red 5,175 yards. 3840 Cotton Creek Circle Gulf Shores, AL 36547 (251) 968-7500 Toll Free: (800) 327-2657

Cypress Bend at Craft Farms
18 holes. Course length: Championship 6,848 yards; blue 6,424 yards; white 5,954 yards; red 5045 yards. 3840 Cotton Creek Circle Gulf Shores, AL 36547 (251) 968-7500 Toll Free: (888) 327-2657

Glenlakes Golf Club
"The Vista Dunes" course, an affordable links style 18-hole championship layout features wide, rolling fairways bordered by their hallmark mounds and ending with large undulating greens. 9530 Clubhouse Drive Foley, AL 36535 (251) 955-1220

Gulf Links Golf Course
18 holes - Par 64. Course has a natural turf driving range and full-service clubhouse. Course Length: 4,034 yards. 3901 South McKenzie Foley, AL 36535 (251) 970-1444

Gulf Shores Golf Association
Stay and Play Golf Packages with over 200 holes of signature golf and 32-miles of sugar-white sand beaches! Whether it's a golf-get-away with your buddies, a romantic weekend for two or a week with the family, Gulf Shores/Orange Beach has a place for you to stay and a golf course for you to play. Our ten signature courses have joined forces with local accommodations to promote the area through very affordable golf packaging. Our lodging partners include everything from a five-star resort, to on-site golf villas, to luxury beach-front condominiums. 1556 Gulf Shores Parkway Gulf Shores, AL 36547 (251) 968-1270 Toll Free: (888) 815-1902

Gulf State Park Golf Course
18 holes. Course Length: Blue 6,563 yards, white 6,171 yards, red 5,310 yards. Gulf State Park is a championship layout designed by Earl Stone. Full service Pro Shop and Snack Bar. 20115 State Highway 135 Gulf Shores, AL 36542 (251) 948-4653

Kiva Dunes
Course Length: Gold Tees: 7,092 yards; blue 6,464 yards; white 5,849 yards; red 5,006 yards. 815 Plantation Drive Gulf Shores, AL 36542 (251) 540-7000 Toll Free: (888) TEE-KIVA

Lost Key Golf Club
The 9000 square foot clubhouse opens March 15, 2006 with the golf course slated to open June 1st to the public on daily, walk-up or annual basis. 625 Lost Key Drive Perdido Key, FL 32597 (850) 549-2160 Toll Free: (888) 2-LostKey

Orange Beach Golf Center
Driving range open 7:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m. seven days a week. A bucket of balls are only $3.00. Enjoy 30 grass covered Tees or 10 covered matted Tees. Look for us right off of Canal Road near Duck's Diner 4700 Easy Street Orange Beach, AL 36561 (251) 981-GOLF (4653)

Peninsula Golf & Racquet Club
Located five miles west of Hwy 59 on Hwy 180. 27-hole championship course. Public welcome. Golf Digest four-star rated. Course Length: Gold 7,026 yards; blue 6,494 yards; white 5,799 yards; red 5,072 yards. 20 Peninsula Boulevard Gulf Shores, AL 36547 (251) 968-8009 Toll Free: (800) 391-8009

Perdido Bay Golf Club
The former site of the PGA Tour is in excellent condition. Come experience the best tournament-quality greens and fairways on the Gulf Coast. 1 Doug Ford Drive Perdido, FL 32507 (850) 492-1223 Toll Free: (866) 319-2471

Quail Creek
A very nice course that's fun to play! Owned by the city of Fairhope. Course length: blue 6,426 yards; white 6,205 yards; red 5,305 yards. Just 15 minutes from Foley. A great value. 19841 Quail Creek Drive Fairhope, AL 36532 (251) 990-0240 Toll Free: (888) 701-2202

Rock Creek Golf Club
Course Length: Championship 6,950 yards, blue 6,350 yards, white 5,900 yards, red 5,150 yards. 140 Clubhouse Drive Fairhope, AL 36532 (251) 928-4223 Toll Free: (800) 458-8815

Soldiers Creek Golf Club
18 holes of non-residential, championship golf in a natural setting, on tif-eagle greens. Course length: Championship 7001, Blue 6372, White 5846, Red 5130. 14710 County Road 87 Elberta, AL 36530 (251) 986-T-OFF (8633)

TimberCreek Golf Club
Course Length: Championship 7,026 yards; blue 6,345 yards; white 5,835 yards; red 4,885 yards. 9650 Timbercreek Boulevard Daphne, AL 36527 (251) 621-9900