Beautiful beaches, authentic downtowns, wildlife preserves, historic sites and the freshest seafood you’ll ever put in your mouth are all yours to enjoy on Alabama’s Gulf Coast. Visit the Coastal Connection to take in the natural beauty and experience all there is to see and do here.

Alabama’s southern tip is one of those places where even first-time visitors find a connection. Here, you’ll experience the link between the traditions of the Deep South and a more laid-back island lifestyle, between the wildlife of thousands of acres of preserved lands and the good life of a beachfront vacation, and between the gunships of past naval battles and today’s countless opportunities to enjoy our waters—including the dedication to conservation methods for the future. Alabama’s Coastal Connection has much to share. It beckons travelers to make their own connection and to learn more about the waters, ways and wildlife of Alabama’s Gulf Coast.

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It’s a good time to plan your spring getaway on the byway

Spring is a time of beauty and renewal, and the sights and sounds of Alabama’s Coastal Connection Scenic Byway won’t disappoint. here are many options for history, nature and more along the byway. If you aren’t sure where to start, our five theme-based itineraries can be your guide or used as suggestions to create your own checklist.   

Have you made your connection to Alabama’s Gulf Coast? Share your pictures, stories and memories, and tell us your favorite stops.
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Learn how you can protect our important natural resources for generations to come.
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