Summer Vacation in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach
Summer on the Alabama Coast
Earlier this week, we shared some of our tips on planning your spring break in Panama City Beach. But, we know that some of you are starting to think about summer as well, so we wanted to share our secrets about planning the best summer vacation in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. A summer on Alabama’s coast is one of the best ways to spend summer, in our opinion, and we know you are sure to have a great time. Whether you come for a full week or just stay for a few nights, you’re going to love it here. Alabama’s coastal cities offer something to everyone, for the remote worker coming for a chance of space to the families looking to bring their kids to the beach on an annual trip. Plus, with a wide array of adventure activities, family-friendly fun, and ways to relax, you are sure to find something new each time you visit.
Below, we’ve outlined some of our top choices for an adventurous summer vacation in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. In addition, we’ve also sprinkled in a few leisurely activities to switch things up. Plus, check out some of our vacation rentals in Alabama that are open for the summer. Be sure to book soon to secure your spot on the sand!
Adventure Activities in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach
Even if you have been to Alabama’s beaches every year since you were young, you’re sure to find something new to do. There are so many fun things you can do, from a day of play at The Wharf to renting jet skis and taking off through Little Lagoon. You’re sure to have the time of your life with these thrilling adventure activities! Take a look at some of our favorites below:
- Waterville USA
- Alabama Extreme Watersports
- Sail Wild Hearts
- Reel Surprise Charters
- Distraction Charters
- Southern Rose Dolphin Cruises
Leisure Activities in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach
Not looking for something as fast-paced as the above? Don’t worry – there are still plenty of fun leisure activities you can enjoy on your summer vacation to Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. Try out these activities for a memorable time at the beach!
- Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo
- Beach Bike Rentals
- A visit to The Wharf
- WildNative Tours
- Pirate’s Island Adventure Golf
- Coastal Segway Tours
Looking for more fun things to do on Alabama’s Coast? Visit our Orange Beach and Gulf Shores Gulf Coast Guides.
Alabama Vacation Rentals
Of course, no vacation is complete without a place to stay! This year, ditch the hotels and choose one of our beautiful vacation rentals in Gulf Shores or Orange Beach. You’ll be feeling right at home in your own private space with tons of great amenities to choose from. Whether you find yourself in one of our Gulf-front beach homes or a condo with exciting amenities, you can’t go wrong with vacation rentals!
For some vacation inspiration, take a look at some of our Alabama vacation rentals available this summer:
- A Shore Sign (sleeps 12)
- Bluewater 403 (sleeps 8)
- Island Towers 1801 (sleeps 6)
- Lagoonie Goo Goo (sleeps 12)
- Morning Glory (sleeps 16)
Looking for something else? Browse our full selection of Alabama vacation rentals. We can’t wait to welcome you to the beach this summer!