There are many ways to explore Alabama’s Coastal Connection and we invite you to find your own. From a relaxing retreat off the beaten path, you can explore our small towns and coastal character. From a popular beachfront resort you can enjoy an assortment of recreational opportunities. Discover our history or explore our trails. Take to our waters by ferry or fishing boat, pirogue or pier. Whatever you choose, take your time. Make your own connections!

If you’d like some suggestions, take a look at these sample itineraries. These theme-based trips will introduce you to some of our best-known treasures and a few of our best-kept secrets. We hope they’ll give you some ideas about how you’d like to discover the waters, ways and wildlife of Alabama’s Gulf Coast.

Connecting with Nature
Connecting with the Past
Connecting with the Land & the Sea
Connecting with Each Other
Connecting with Food

From any starting or ending point, there are great places to stay nearby for those who choose to extend their visit. Call or stop by the following organizations for area brochures and information about how to make your trip along Alabama’s Coastal Connection the best it can be.

Bayou La Batre Area Chamber of Commerce
12745 Padgett Switch Rd.
Irvington, AL 36544
P.O. Box 486
Bayou La Batre, AL 36509
Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm

Dauphin Island Welcome Center
1504 Bienville Blvd.
Dauphin Island, AL 36528
Mon-Sat 10 am-2 pm

South Mobile County Tourism Authority
101 Bienville Blvd.
Dauphin Island, AL 36528

Alabama Gulf Coast CVB Welcome Centers
3150 Gulf Shores Pkwy.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
23685 Perdido Beach Blvd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561
Seven days a week 9 am-5 pm

South Baldwin Chamber of Commerce
112 West Laurel Ave.
Foley, AL 36535
Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm

Foley Visitor Center Downtown
109 West Laurel Ave.
Foley, AL 36535
Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm
251-943-1200, 877-25-FOLEY

Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce
327 Fairhope Ave.
Fairhope, AL 36532
29750 Larry Dee Cawyer Dr.
Daphne, AL 36526
Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm
Seven days a week, seasonal weekend