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Magnolia Springs Bed & Breakfast is an impeccably restored, century-old mansion that breathes Southern hospitality.
Sunset Properties manages a broad range of beach cottages and condos straddling the Gulf of Mexico and Mobile Bay on the quieter west end of Gulf Shores near Fort Morgan.
Rates vary based on property.
Turquoise Place is Orange Beach’s latest, swankiest beach-condo landmark, with dual towers encased in glimmering turquoise glass right on the Alabama Gulf Coast’s busiest strip of sand.
King Neptune’s in Gulf Shores is famous for its Royal Red shrimp, down-home setting and crowds of hard-core shellfish fans.
Lulu’s at Homeport Marina serves up some mean seafood gumbo, sweet Intracoastal Waterway views and a grass-fed Cheeseburger in Paradise that was recently inducted into Alabama’s “List of 100 things to eat before you die.”
The Tin Top Restaurant & Oyster Bar is a local favorite for its charming, tucked-away setting (in sleepy Bon Secour), 45-foot-long oyster bar, Southern-style surf and turf faves and heavenly slabs of Triple Chocolate Pie — best consumed out on the Spanish moss-covered patio.
Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo
Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach and the Hot Shop
Fairhope Boat Company
Foley Railroad Museum
Weeks Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve