Alabama's Coastal Connection

Beautiful beaches, authentic downtowns, wildlife preserves, historic sites and the freshest seafood you’ll ever put in your mouth are all yours to enjoy on Alabama’s Gulf Coast. Visit the Coastal Connection to take in the natural beauty and experience all there is to see and do here.

Alabama’s southern tip is one of those places where even first-time visitors find a connection. Here, you’ll experience the link between the traditions of the Deep South and a more laid-back island lifestyle, between the wildlife of thousands of acres of preserved lands and the good life of a beachfront vacation, and between the gunships of past naval battles and today’s countless opportunities to enjoy our waters—including the dedication to conservation methods for the future.

Alabama’s Coastal Connection has much to share. It beckons travelers to make their own connection and to learn more about the waters, ways and wildlife of Alabama’s Gulf Coast.

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Featured Byway Waypoint

Baldwin County Heritage Museum

We represent the grass roots of our society by providing a place for visitors to experience the heritage and share the ethnic and farming culture of Baldwin County.

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Upcoming Events

24th Annual Orange Beach Seafood Festival & Car Show

42nd Annual Festival of Art

The Original German Sausage Festival

C Spire Concert Series presents: Chris Young with special guest Cassadee Pope

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Connecting with Food on the Oyster Trail

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Have you made your connection to Alabama’s Gulf Coast? Share your pictures, stories and memories, and tell us your favorite stops.


Look and listen to our clips to see why we think the Alabama Coastal Connection is so special.


Learn how you can protect our important natural resources for generations to come.


Have a little fun! Trivia, coloring and links to other entertaining activities for kids of all ages.


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