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Explore Gulf State Park

Endless activities can be found within the 6,500 acres of nature at Gulf State Park. The park includes first-class amenities, accommodations and events to be enjoyed by families visiting the Gulf Coast. Accommodations Several accommodation options are available at Gulf State Park. Bring your camper or RV to one of the 496 full-hookup campsites. The ...Read More

Take a walk on the wild side along the Alabama coast

There are so many places to enjoy the great outdoors along the Alabama Coastal Connection that it’s hard to narrow the list. We’ll try, however, with a few of our favorite stops. If you’re into birdwatching, you’re in luck. The Alabama Coastal Birding Trail offers dozens of places for avid birdwatchers to view an abundance of species. ...Read More

Free activities to cure summer boredom

Summer is all about getting some much-needed rest and relaxation. But after the shine of vegging on the couch wears off, boredom can set in. Luckily, all along the Alabama Coastal Connection we’ve got plenty of free, kid-friendly ways to cure summer boredom. Love live music? Boogie all night long for free at LuLu’s in ...Read More

Biking the byway

Looking for the best way to see the byway? Pack up your bikes (or rent some locally) and get to pedaling along Alabama’s Coastal Connection. With so many beautiful, paved nature trails, there’s no excuse not to head outside and have your own cycling adventure along the beach byway. Venturing near Gulf Shores and Orange ...Read More

Stop for a picnic along the scenic byway

There are plenty of spots to stop for a good meal along Alabama’s Coastal Connection. From casual cafes to fine dining restaurants, great food isn’t hard to come by. But when temperatures drop along the beach byway, nothing beats sharing a meal with family and friends in the great outdoors. So pack your picnic basket, ...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