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Canoe and Kayak Your Way Along the Byway

Along the beach byway, it might be hard at first to tell there’s more to experience than just the white-sand beaches and clear blue gulf waters. Not much beats the beach! But if you know where to look, adventure lies around every nook, cranny, corner and river bend. One of the best ways to explore ...Read More

Places to pitch a tent along the byway

Is camping a tradition for your family? If so, now’s the time to pack up the gang and your camping gear and hit the road on a trip along Alabama’s Coastal Connection. All along coastal Alabama, we’ve got great spots to stop and park your RV or set up your tents for a fun back-to-nature-style ...Read More

Spring birding is back along the byway

When the weather starts to warm up, we notice a number of migrations across the Gulf Coast. Tourists and visitors from all over head out along Alabama’s Coastal Connection in search of rest and relaxation after months of braving the cold. It’s not so different for the birds. It’s no secret to those in the ...Read More

Hands-on activities along the beach byway

Everyone vacations differently. Some folks plan their day around their meals. Some wake up early to get the most out of their day, while others indulge and sleep in late. Some seek adventure and some relish relaxation. If you prefer playing an active role in your vacation instead of being a passive observer, there are ...Read More

Tips for capturing great nature photos along Alabama’s Coastal Connection

With so much natural beauty surrounding Alabama’s Coastal Connection, you’d be disappointed if you didn’t bring a camera! For professional and amateur nature photographers alike, the beach byway presents the perfect opportunity to capture our incredible local wildlife at work and play. Below are some of our tips for making magical photos (and memories) here. ...Read More

Plan the ultimate road trip along Alabama’s coast

Spring is here! Ready to ditch your winter coats for T-shirts and flip flips? It’s time to plan the ultimate road trip along Alabama’s Coastal Connection. With so much to see and do, there’s a stop for everyone along the beach byway. Below are some tips and tricks to make the most of your trip. ...Read More

It’s Festival Season along Alabama’s Coastal Connection

There’s always fun to be had along Alabama’s coast, but once spring has sprung, there are more events on the calendar than any other time of year! Warmer temperatures draw folks out of hibernation, and everyone’s ready to welcome the change in season with a lot of festival fun. Planning your trip along Alabama’s Coastal ...Read More

A day well spent in Fairhope

Fairhope is a favorite stop along Alabama’s Coastal Connection, and its magic is difficult to pinpoint. This unique little artist colony is one of those places you just have to experience for yourself. Fairhope is best explored at a slow pace with no set agenda - but if you’ve only got a day, here’s how ...Read More

Fine dining along the byway

There are no ifs, ands or buts about it: Along the beach byway, we’ve got the best bites, period. Our access to the freshest gulf seafood, combined with our culinary culture, has resulted in a number of award-winning chefs and restaurants calling the Alabama Coast home. Below, you’ll find our guide to eating like a ...Read More

February 22nd, 2018|Categories: Connecting with Each Other|Tags: , , , , |

Biking the byway

Looking for the best way to see the byway? Pack up your bikes (or rent some locally) and get to pedaling along Alabama’s Coastal Connection. With so many beautiful, paved nature trails, there’s no excuse not to head outside and have your own cycling adventure along the beach byway. Venturing near Gulf Shores and Orange ...Read More