Things To Do

We're using a commercial pilot's license to gather aerial imagery of the Gulf Coast from Panama City Florida to Mobile Alabama.  We're adding various helpful resources and information and other things for businesses along the Gulf Coast including restaurants, bars & lounges, amusement parks, theaters and other entertainment info, as well as, comprehensive condominium info with management companies and contact info and investment info.  We update news for events and festivals that take place on the beaches and within our coverage area.  We also publish things from all over the place when we, or our affiliates, travel and collect interesting news or imagery.

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As temperatures start to warm up here on the Gulf Coast, we can't help but notice the increase in southbound traffic on Hwy 59 and the Foley Beach Express in route to Gulf Shores and Orange Beach.  Although the endless miles of sugar-white beaches draw in the majority of visitors, a large number of vacationers travel down to the area with their boats in tow to fish or sightsee with friends and family.  The Alabama coast is covered in a variety of water bodies, and with numerous places to launch from, it's easy to explore the local waterways and take in the beautiful scenic views.  Orange Beach is famously known as a boater's haven encompassing 20 miles of back bays, bayous, and inlets meandering throughout the city all flowing out to the Gulf of

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(Photo Credit - McGuire's Irish Pub)

The streets of Downtown Pensacola will be taken over by a green-hued crowd of 10,000+ this Saturday for McGuire's 41st Annual St. Patrick Day 5K Run.  Touted as one of the most anticipated events of the year, the downtown district will be booming with thousands of revelers dressed to impress with many sporting eye-catching outfits from Irish-themed wear to the kookiest of ensembles.  The 3.1 mile course is a prediction run meaning participants guess their running times beforehand and at the end of the race those with the closest finish times are declared the winners.  Prizes will also be handed out to the fastest female and male runners and the fastest teams.  The local event is kind of a big deal as it is the

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wharf-world-food-championshipsSomething big is cooking this weekend at the The Wharf in Orange Beach, Alabama.  The renowned 2017 World Food Championships is the largest food sport competition in the world with 1,000+ contestants competing in a culinary showdown from all over the globe.  Taking place November 7 - 12, the five day event will be jam-packed with exciting activities including the World Food Games, giveaways, cooking demonstrations, seminars, and live musical performances.  Four chefs from local restaurant favorites, Flora-Bama Yacht Club, Flora-Bama Ole River Grill, Driftwood Steakhouse, and Ruby Slipper Cafe in Orange Beach, will be competing in this year’s tournament.  They will have the opportunity to win a 10,000 cash prize awarded to each of the following categories:

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Locals driving along Beach Boulevard may have noticed the Gulf State Park buzzing with construction activity. Alabama's governor, Kay Ivey, has just announced the Gulf State Park Lodge is on track to open in the fall of 2018. The original lodge was severely damaged by Hurricane Ivan in 2004, and to the dismay of locals and tourists, has fallen in a state of disrepair for over a decade. Using funds from the Deepwater Horizon BP settlement, the new complex will offer a gulf-front hotel, conference room, interpretative center, and a learning campus.

The Lodge is home to the renown Gulf State Park which preserves over 6,000 acres of longleaf pine and palmetto forests, freshwater lakes, wetlands, and miles of beaches. Drawing in hundreds of thousands of

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The 46th Annual National Shrimp Festival is almost upon us! This four day festival is one of the Gulf Coast's biggest events attracting over 250,000 visitors each year, not to mention bringing in tremendous revenue for the area. The event is free to all visitors and will take place October 12-15 in the heart of Gulf Shores, known as Gulf Place, at the Beach Blvd & Hwy 59 intersection. Over 200 artist booths will be set up along the boardwalk showcasing an array of unique artwork and crafts. One of the event's main attractions is the Gulf Coast seafood, most notably shrimp, prepared into mouthwatering dishes. Take advantage of the free samples of seafood served up by festival sponsors and don't forget to treat yourself to a fest favorite, Cajun

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New feature!  Find every restaurant menu for the Alabama Gulf Coast.  Also, check out on Facebook page for great area info.

Winter's over and spring is well underway in beautiful Coastal Alabama. If you're in the Orange Beach area, or planning to visit this year, you may be wondering what there is to do around town besides lounge by the pool in your Orange Beach condo or dig your toes into the fluffy sands by the Gulf of Mexico. Orange Beach offers a variety of family-friendly activities to do all over town. From hiking and dolphin watching to parasailing and concerts, there's always something to do in Orange Beach.

Just west of Orange Beach is Gulf State Park, which offers a number of things for visitors of all ages to do.

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Visitors and residents in the Foley area will have already noticed that the construction on the new OWA amusement park has been making some impressive progress since the start of the year. The first phase of construction on the expansive family-friendly amusement park is nearly complete and some of the most exciting attractions planned for the area are nearly complete.

When completed, OWA (owa means "big water") will take up 520 acres of prime real estate right off the Foley Beach Express. Part of the first phase of construction includes an amusement park with over 20 rides and exciting attractions for visitors of all ages. Right next to the amusement park is a shopping and dining area that was inspired by traditional Southern towns, with a distinct

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This is our first post in this section of the website and we were thinking, what better way to start a category for fun in the sun, than to talk about the places on or just off of the beach.  We've recently gathered aerial video for some great spots in downtown Gulf Shores and Orange Beach and will start the first parts of this section by including posts from Waterville, the Hangout and the Track in Gulf Shores and Tacky Jacks, the Gulf, San Roc and Perdido Pass in Orange Beach, AL.

These are just examples of our recent posts for fun things to do and places to enjoy while visiting the beach.  The Tacky Jacks video was for our restaurant menus page which offers menus for every restaurant in both Gulf Shores and Orange Beach - the Alabama Gulf Coast. 

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