Things To Do

There's more to the beach than just the beach! We've got plenty of ideas to make this vacation one to remember!

๐Ÿ”ŽInsider Tips for Your Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Vacation

We want you to have the best vacation possible! That's why we've tapped into local knowledge, gathered insights from families, and done some deep research to create a curated list of activities. While soaking up the sun on our stunning beaches is a must-do, we know you might want to explore beyond the sand too.

We've included links for all sorts of fun – from delicious eats to must-see shops – to help you plan your perfect itinerary. But don't worry if you have something specific in mind that's not on our list! We've also provided links to the official Gulf Shores and Orange Beach city websites for even more exploration options.

๐Ÿ‘ชFamily Fun

๐Ÿ’†Relaxation Station

โ›ฒExplore the State Park ๐Ÿ’…Serenity at the Beach
๐ŸฌDolphin Cruises ๐ŸƒThe Spa at Beach Club
โ›ณMini Golf ๐Ÿง˜Glow Yoga
๐ŸRace Go-Karts ๐ŸงดThe Float Spa
๐ŸŒ„Fort Morgan ๐Ÿ’ฎCoastal Massage Therapies
๐ŸฆGo to the Zoo

๐ŸชRetail Therapy

๐ŸฐBuild Sand Sculptures
๐Ÿค™The Hangout
๐Ÿ’ฆOWA - Water Park ๐Ÿ’ณSHOP
๐ŸŽชOWA - Amusement Park ๐ŸจThe Wharf
โœˆ๏ธBlue Angels Practice Shows ๐Ÿ›’Tanger Outlets
๐ŸŽจCoastal Arts Center ๐ŸงธOriginal Oyster House Boardwalk
๐ŸคฟWaterville USA ๐Ÿ‘œDavid's Gallery

๐ŸŒƒDate Night

๐Ÿ’ŽHidden Gems

๐ŸคนENJOY ๐ŸŒฎEat Like A Local
๐Ÿ“ธPhotoshoot at a Selfie Museum ๐ŸงณGulf Shores and Orange Beach Tourism
๐ŸŽฎVirtual Reality Arcade ๐ŸŒŠBeaches
๐ŸšฃGlow in the Dark Kayaking ๐ŸšตParks
  โ›ณGolf Courses
๐ŸทHigh Tide Daiquiris & Mimosas  
๐ŸนThe Gulf  
๐ŸฅƒPour Smart Bar  
๐Ÿธ8Reale Speakeasy  
๐ŸฆLouisiana Lagniappe  
๐ŸบAvenue Pub  
๐ŸŸBig Fish Restaurant  
๐ŸฆชJesse's Restaurant    

๐Ÿ“ฃWhat's New?!

๐Ÿ”ฅ๐ŸExcel Beach Services have new Beach Bonfire packages! 

Campfires will be available March 1 – December 31.
Beach Campfires must be booked 48 hours in advance by credit card only. Limited availability.
Book a Beach Bonfire by calling Excel Beach Services at 1-850-353-3276