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Keep the kids entertained all summer long

School’s out for summer, finally! All along the Alabama Coastal Connection, we’ve got ways to keep the kids entertained all summer long. Here are some of our favorite ways to engage the little ones when the temperatures warm up. Get wet Our white sand beaches and clear blue waters are a no-brainer, but there are ...Read More

Day trip to Foley

When traveling along the Alabama Coastal Connection, every stop is an opportunity to experience a little bit of local flair. From small shops and antique stores to diners and dives, there’s no shortage of fun to be had along the beach byway, and Foley is no exception. Located just 30 minutes north of Gulf Shores, ...Read More

What’s in season at the farmer’s markets on the byway?

All along the Alabama Coastal Connection from Bayou La Batre to Daphne, spring is in full bloom. We’re lucky to have a long growing season in the Gulf South, granting us access to many varieties of fresh, delicious produce year-round. No matter where you stop along the beach byway, you’re sure to find a farmer’s ...Read More

Plan your Memorial Day stay along the byway

Memorial Day weekend marks the start of summer, and we couldn’t be more excited to celebrate. Who doesn’t appreciate a long weekend along Alabama’s Coastal Connection? If you’re booking a trip along the beach byway this time of year, do it the right way. Here’s your guide to Memorial Day weekend on Alabama’s coast. Book ...Read More

May 23rd, 2018|Categories: Connecting with Each Other|

Tips to make the most of your Hangout Fest experience

Planning your trip to this year’s Hangout Music Festival? From May 18 to 20, thousands of music lovers will descend upon Gulf Shores ready to rock out all weekend long. If you’ve never been to this gigantic music festival before, here’s our guide to making the most of your Hangout experience. Skip AirBnb. AirBnB might ...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

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: , , , , |