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Celebrate summer on Alabama’s Gulf Coast

Summertime on Alabama’s Gulf Coast is a time to slow down and enjoy the beauty of the area. Alabama’s Coastal Connection Scenic Byway provides the perfect start for a coastal vacation and forming special memories with your family. Pick one of our itineraries, or just strike out with our interactive map and enjoy the ride.

Indoor activities can be found on Alabama’s Coastal Connection

If you take a look at the attractions along the byway, you’ll find a multitude of indoor activities to escape rainy days and late summer heat.

Celebrate Independence Day on the coast

We can’t think of a better place to celebrate our nation’s independence than along Alabama’s Coastal Connection. Start July off with a trip to Alabama’s coast and a beautiful drive along the byway. Plan a few days to explore and learn about our waters, ways and wildlife. And, of course, fireworks will be lighting the coastal skies July 3 and 4. 

Kid-friendly activities at OWA

OWA is a fun destination just a short drive from the white-sand beaches of Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, Alabama. There you will find delectable dining and unique shopping options in the downtown area, Wacky Waters splash pad, 22 amusement park rides, and a great selection of midway games.  Feel the thrill throughout The Park. Spin and ...Read More

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Explore the salt marshes with the Dauphin Island Sea Lab this summer

xperience the Gulf Coast like never before and explore the salt marshes this summer. The Dauphin Island Sea Lab hosts summer excursions for all ages to explore the coastal grassland area. Put on your marine biologist hat and learn about the important role the salt marshes play in the Gulf of Mexico and how they support life outside of their habitat.