Alabama is known for having some of the hottest and most humid weather in the country, especially during the summer months. Sure, there are plenty of places to visit once the weather warms up, but we think that one of the best is the town of Gulf Shores, Alabama. The beautiful shoreline provides some relief from the heat, and there is a wealth of amenities to enjoy. Read on and learn more about why we love it so much!

 

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Have you ever visited Gulf Shores, Alabama? If so, what did you think? Is Gulf Shores a good place to live? Please share your thoughts with us in the comments below.

For more information, check out the Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Tourism website, as well as the Visit Alabama Beaches Facebook page.

To learn more about Gulf Shores’ Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge, be sure to take a look at the following article: The One Place On Alabama’s Gulf Coast That’s Filled With The Most Breathtaking Scenery.

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More Alabama Adventures

Where can we go for a weekend getaway in Alabama?

  • The Little River Canyon National Preserve in Fort Payne covers more than 15,000 acres and offers a variety of recreational activities including beautiful waterfall hikes.
  • Cheaha State Park offers hiking, camping, fishing, and swimming and is Alabama's oldest continuously operated state park.
  • Daphne is known for its quaint shops, inviting bed and breakfasts, delicious eateries, and beautiful art galleries.

Read on to learn more about some of the many other wonderful weekend getaways in Alabama.

Where can we find state parks in Alabama?

  • Cathedral Caverns State Park in Woodville) features cathedral-like walls which give it its current name, but it was originally called the "Bat Cave."
  • Gulf State Park in Gulf Shores is a very popular vacation destination because of its gorgeous white-sand beaches stretching for 2 miles along the Gulf of Mexico.
  • Chewacla State Park in Auburn is an expansive 696-acre park featuring hiking, fishing, camping, and swimming.

Read on to learn more about the many other state parks in Alabama.

Where can we find some of the best places to eat in Alabama?

  • Pane e Vino Pizzeria in Huntsville serves made-to-order pizzas, salads, calzones, and more.
  • Chris' Famous Hot Dogs in Montgomery has been serving up the best hot dogs, as well as sandwiches hamburgers, cheeseburgers, and chicken fingers since 1917.
  • Trowbridge's Ice Cream Bar in Florence has been owned and operated by five generations of the same family and is one of the oldest restaurants in the state.

Read on to learn more about some of the many other delicious places to eat in Alabama.