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Top 10 Things To Do In Gulf Shores

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Most Popular Booked Gulf Shores Hotels

SpringHill Suites by Marriott Orange Beach $151
SpringHill Suites by Marriott Orange Beach

SpringHill Suites by Marriott Orange Beach

4673 Wharf Parkway West, Orange Beach, AL
     
    4.9
    of 5, from 7 reviews
    3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

    A marina and an outdoor pool are featured at this smoke-free hotel. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 24-hour business center and free WiFi in public areas. Enjoy the 24-hour fitness center and free perks like buffet breakfast and free self parking.

    Best Western Premier The Tides $214
    Best Western Premier The Tides

    Best Western Premier The Tides

    26032 Perdido Beach Blvd, Orange Beach, AL
       
      4.5
      of 5, from 31 reviews
      3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

      This hotel features a poolside bar, a bar/lounge, and an outdoor pool. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 24-hour business center and free WiFi in public areas. Enjoy the fitness center and free perks like full breakfast and free self parking.

      Hilton The Lodge at Gulf State Park, AL $269
      Hilton The Lodge at Gulf State Park, AL

      Hilton The Lodge at Gulf State Park, AL

      21196 East Beach Blvd, Gulf Shores, AL
         
        4.4
        of 5, from 17 reviews
        3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

        This smoke-free hotel includes 3 restaurants, an outdoor pool, and a fitness center. Enjoy beachfront dining and relax with sun loungers and beach umbrellas. Relax with a drink at one of the 3 bars/lounges and get perks like free WiFi.

        Hampton Inn & Suites Orange Beach/Gulf Front $246
        Hampton Inn & Suites Orange Beach/Gulf Front

        Hampton Inn & Suites Orange Beach/Gulf Front

        25518 Perdido Beach Blvd, Orange Beach, AL
           
          4.4
          of 5, from 36 reviews
          2.5 out of 5.0 Stars

          This hotel features a poolside bar, a bar/lounge, and an outdoor pool. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 24-hour business center and free WiFi in public areas. Enjoy the indoor pool and free perks like buffet breakfast and free self parking.

          Motel 6 Gulf Shores, AL $63
          Motel 6 Gulf Shores, AL

          Motel 6 Gulf Shores, AL

          3025 W 1st ST, Gulf Shores, AL
             
            3.6
            of 5, from 19 reviews
            2.0 out of 5.0 Stars

            The front desk is staffed around-the-clock and laundry facilities are on offer.

            Sleep Inn On The Beach $227
            Sleep Inn On The Beach

            Sleep Inn On The Beach

            25400 Perdido Beach Blvd, Orange Beach, AL
               
              3.5
              of 5, from 53 reviews
              2.5 out of 5.0 Stars

              This hotel doesn't skimp on freebies - guests receive free continental breakfast, free WiFi, and free self parking. Business travelers can take advantage of the business center. Enjoy the seasonal outdoor pool and conveniences like a 24-hour front desk and free newspapers.

              Best Western On The Beach $200
              Best Western On The Beach

              Best Western On The Beach

              337 E Beach Boulevard, Gulf Shores, AL
                 
                3.5
                of 5, from 44 reviews
                3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                2 spa tubs, an outdoor pool, and an indoor pool are all featured at this smoke-free hotel. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 24-hour business center and free WiFi in public areas. Enjoy a meal from the a restaurant and perks like free self parking.

                Beachside Resort Hotel $123
                Beachside Resort Hotel

                Beachside Resort Hotel

                610 W Beach Blvd, Gulf Shores, AL
                   
                  3.0
                  of 5, from 46 reviews
                  2.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                  A restaurant and an outdoor pool are featured at this hotel. Business travelers can take advantage of the free WiFi in public areas. Guests will appreciate freebies like continental breakfast and free self parking.

                  Gulf Shores Activities

                  Places To Go In Gulf Shores

                  Welcome, traveler, to Gulf Shores. Your journey has landed you here, and new adventures are calling your name. Now that you’ve arrived, you can stay in the safety and comfort of your hotel and watch the world spin past…or you can embrace this new place you’ve come to. Learn its streets. Meet its people. Learn its history. Your hand is already on the doorknob, isn’t it?

                  Things to Do in Gulf Shores

                  You’ll not be wanting for things to do in Gulf Shores. Explore the downtown area in search of museums and boutiques…or that next delicious meal. What tickles your fancy? A delectable five-course supper at the restaurant you’ve been hearing about? Or perhaps you’d rather read the paper while sipping hot coffee at one of the cafes scattered throughout town. Take in a show at the theatre, or just walk along down the main thoroughfare, watching people wander past.

                  Why spend hours ruminating over what to do in Gulf Shores? Let the possibilities wash over you as you explore this new region. Move out on foot and get to know the area on a more personal level. Find that perfect souvenir at one of the smaller shops, or reinvent your entire artistic aesthetic at your new favorite gallery.

                  Is the wind whispering suggestions in your mind? Rent a car and take it out beyond city limits and into the wild blue yonder. Explore the smaller cities and towns past the border, and get to know the stories behind them. Visit a county fair and let childhood memories wash over you as cotton candy melts in your mouth. Sample hand-made jam at a stop on a forgotten highway, or let the hustle and bustle of modern life sweep you away as you lose yourself in the organized chaos of a modern metropolis. Your choices are endless—and so are the adventures to come.

                  When you book your journey with Travelocity, you’re never far from Gulf Shores attractions. After all, the money you save when you plan a trip with us is best spent along the way. Whether it’s the roar of the city you crave, or the quiet solitude that comes with a simpler getaway, everything you need to get started is right here.