Holiday shopping along Alabama’s Coastal Connection

We’re getting in the holiday spirit along Alabama’s Coastal Connection! It’s been a long wait, but the most wonderful time of the year is finally upon us. If you’re venturing along the beach byway this time of year, don’t miss out on some of the best shopping around. Head to some of these spots to ...Read More

Experience a delicious Christmas along Alabama’s Coastal Connection

Condo kitchens don’t always have the best set-up for whipping up a holiday feast. But if you’re joining us on the Gulf Coast with the hope of happening upon a delicious holiday dinner, you’re in luck. Some of our favorite local restaurants serve up holiday cheer on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day. (Pro tip: Be ...Read More

Celebrate Christmas along the coast

Our temperatures rarely drop below 30 degrees and we hardly ever see snow, but that doesn’t stop those “the locals” from getting into the Christmas spirit along Alabama’s Coastal Connection. If you’re traveling the beach byway this December, we warmly welcome you to join us for these festive, family-friendly events. Fairhope’s Magical Christmas Parade - On ...Read More

Get into the holiday spirit along Alabama’s Coastal Connection

Bundle up and lace up your skates. We’re heading into the holiday season along Alabama’s Coastal Connection! From Grand Bay to Daphne to Orange Beach and everywhere between, the coastal byway is getting into the holiday spirit with festive events and happenings all season long. Heading to Theodore? Don’t miss out on Bellingrath’s annual Magic ...Read More

Adding fresh gulf seafood to your holiday menu

We’re no strangers to seafood along the Gulf Coast, and there’s no limit to the ways or occasions for which we’ll prepare it. While there’s nothing wrong with sticking to the traditional turkey and cornbread dressing for your Thanksgiving meal, we’re all about incorporating fresh gulf seafood into your holiday meal. In the summertime, seafood ...Read More

Experience fall in nature along Alabama’s Coastal Connection

Down in coastal Alabama, fall takes its time getting here. We’re still in shorts and flip flops well into October, while folks above the Mason-Dixon line are beginning to bundle up. But come November, slightly cooler temperatures beckon us outside to enjoy autumn on the Gulf Coast. If you’re venturing along the beach byway this ...Read More

Fall fishing on the ACC

We’re going to let you in on a little secret that professional anglers may not want you to know. Along Alabama’s Coastal Connection, fall is one of the best times of year for inshore and offshore fishing. That’s right. Aside from the considerably less crowded beaches and blissfully cooler temperatures, there’s another reason to pack ...Read More

November 7th, 2017|Categories: Connecting with Nature|

Exploring the deltas and bogs on the coast

For those unfamiliar with the Gulf Coast, our natural environment can seem like something out of science fiction. Our wetlands are home to a wide array of fascinating flora and fauna unlike anything you’ve ever seen before. From the powerful American alligator to the beautiful blue heron and all the plant life in between, you’re ...Read More

Conserving the Coast

For those of us who’ve made the Gulf Coast our home, conserving our delicate environment is a top priority. Although it hasn’t always been the case, in recent decades environmental groups both local and national have sprung up out of a need to address the unique problems facing our local ecosystems, from water quality and ...Read More

Discover Alabama history in a day

There’s no time like the present to learn about the past, and you can do just that when you venture along Alabama’s Coastal Connection. Starting at historic Fort Gaines and ending at Spanish Fort, we planned this day trip with history buffs in mind. Spanning one day and 86 miles, this fun and education itinerary ...Read More