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Gulf Coast Travel Guide: Where to Eat, Stay & Play


Alabama’s Gulf Coast, a mesmerizing blend of pristine beaches, Southern charm, and vibrant culture, is a dream vacation destination. Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, with their soft white sands, warm emerald waters, and thriving culinary scene, offer the perfect blend of relaxation and adventure. If you're planning a trip, allow us to guide you through the very best Gulf Shores and Orange Beach have to offer.


Where to Stay

When it comes to accommodation, Liquid Life Vacation Rentals offers a wide array of choices to suit every traveler's needs in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach.

  1. Beachfront Properties: Our beachfront properties are a dream come true for those who love the water. Enjoy stunning ocean views and easy beach access, all with the comforts of home.

  2. Luxury Condominiums: Looking for a little extra luxury? Our upscale condominiums offer top-tier amenities such as lazy rivers, fitness centers, and heated pools, often within walking distance of local attractions.

  3. Family-Friendly Homes: For those traveling with a large family, our spacious rentals located near kid-friendly attractions are perfect, featuring amenities like private pools and large open kitchens.


Where to Eat

Gulf Shores and Orange Beach offer a plethora of exceptional dining experiences, ranging from fresh seafood to classic Southern fare.

  1. Original Oyster House, Gulf Shores: Known for its fresh, local seafood and picturesque views, the Original Oyster House is a must-visit. Their famous Gumbo is a standout.

  2. Fishers at Orange Beach Marina: Experience elegant waterfront dining at its best. Fishers offers an upscale menu filled with locally-sourced seafood, and a relaxed dockside dining experience.

  3. LuLu's Gulf Shores: Owned by musician Jimmy Buffet's sister, LuLu's offers a fun, family-friendly environment with a menu full of Gulf Coast classics. Their allergy menu is a significant plus for those with dietary restrictions.


Where to Play

Gulf Shores and Orange Beach offer a myriad of activities that cater to adventure seekers and nature lovers alike.

  1. Beach and Water Sports: With the Gulf of Mexico as your playground, enjoy surfing, sailing, kayaking, and fishing. Don't miss the chance to parasail for a unique view of Alabama's beautiful coastline.

  2. Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail: Discover the stunning biodiversity of the region by exploring this trail system that winds through Orange Beach, Gulf Shores, and Gulf State Park.

  3. The Wharf at Orange Beach: Perfect for family outings, The Wharf offers a combination of education, entertainment, shopping, and dining options.


Gulf Shores and Orange Beach in Alabama are packed with unique experiences, from the serene beauty of their white sand beaches to their culinary treasures and thrilling adventures. At Liquid Life Vacation Rentals, we ensure that your stay is as unforgettable as the experiences you'll have exploring these stunning beach towns. We hope this guide will help you craft the perfect Gulf Shores and Orange Beach itinerary. The beautiful Alabama Gulf Coast awaits!

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Published by Shelby Berry
Thursday, June 15, 2023