Museums around Coastal Alabama

Stacy|June 28th, 2021

Coastal Alabama is full of rich history. Come learn about our early settlers, Mardi Gras, and more at any of our museums around our coast. Foley All aboard! Come learn all about Foley’s beginnings through trains! The Foley Railroad Museum contains artifacts … Continue reading “Museums around Coastal Alabama”

Where to Find Fresh Seafood in Coastal Alabama

Stacy|June 24th, 2021

Gather your friends and family around the dinner table to enjoy Coastal Alabama’s delicious seafood! Whether you like shrimp, oysters, or fish, Coastal Alabama has something for everyone to enjoy.  Foley Stop in to Wolf Bay Lodge in Foley! Wolf Bay Lodge … Continue reading “Where to Find Fresh Seafood in Coastal Alabama”

Sweet Treats around Coastal Alabama

Stacy|May 27th, 2021

Coastal Alabama is home to some of the most delicious delicacies around! Our local shops have crafted the sweetest of treats that are sure to satisfy any sweet tooth.  Mobile Stop into Cammie’s Old Dutch Ice Cream Shoppe and enjoy any of … Continue reading “Sweet Treats around Coastal Alabama”

Amusement Parks and Activities around Coastal Alabama

Stacy|May 20th, 2021

Come one come all to the thrill seeking adventures of Coastal Alabama! Whether you want to learn more about sea creatures at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab or take a ride on the rollercoasters at The Park at OWA, Coastal … Continue reading “Amusement Parks and Activities around Coastal Alabama”

Nature Trails in Coastal Alabama

Stacy|March 31st, 2021

What better way to enjoy this warmer weather than spending it by walking along any of our charming nature trails! Whether you want to travel along by yourself or bring a friend, we promise that the beauty of these nature … Continue reading “Nature Trails in Coastal Alabama”

Kayaking in Coastal Alabama

Stacy|March 15th, 2021

Coastal Alabama is home to beautiful rivers and waterways. Whether you are bringing your own kayak or renting from a local business, we guarantee that you will enjoy your time and create new memories while out on the water.  Dauphin … Continue reading “Kayaking in Coastal Alabama”

Mobile Celebrates with MoonPie Style

Stacy|December 4th, 2018

Downtown Mobile is a unique metropolitan area if there ever was one. Mobile is what you get when you take a historic city with a storied past (and the architecture that goes with it) and combine it with a bustling … Continue reading “Mobile Celebrates with MoonPie Style”

Celebrate the Holidays – Coastal Style

Stacy|November 27th, 2018

Feel Very Merry with a Coastal Christmas A Coastal Alabama December is the perfect way to get in the holly jolly mood. Celebrate the holiday season with parades, plays, parties, and plenty of opportunities to meet with Santa himself. READ MORE … Continue reading “Celebrate the Holidays – Coastal Style”

Feel Very Merry with a Coastal Christmas

Stacy|November 2nd, 2018

A Coastal Alabama holiday is the perfect way to get in the holly jolly mood. Celebrate the Season in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach   If you’ve been dreaming of a white Christmas, Gulf Shores and Orange Beach are the … Continue reading “Feel Very Merry with a Coastal Christmas”

Make Memories this Fall at Bellingrath Gardens and Home

Stacy|October 7th, 2018

In November, mum’s the word at Bellingrath Gardens and Home – chrysanthemums, that is! Starting on November 10, 2018, the annual Fall Outdoor Cascading Chrysanthemums display is a majesty that’s only in bloom for a fleeting time, and you won’t … Continue reading “Make Memories this Fall at Bellingrath Gardens and Home”

Fall Food Festivals on the Coast

Stacy|September 11th, 2018

We love gathering with friends and strangers alike to celebrate what makes our coast so special. And it seems those celebrations always center around our favorite thing – food, glorious food festivals!  It’s the fall festival season here in Coastal … Continue reading “Fall Food Festivals on the Coast”

It’s Fall Festival Season in Coastal Alabama

Stacy|September 7th, 2018

Sure, we love our summer rush here on the coast. We love seeing families playing on the beach, exploring local attractions and having a great time. But we love our fall season too. It comes with a relaxed pace and … Continue reading “It’s Fall Festival Season in Coastal Alabama”

Delta Dash: Push your limits!

Stacy|August 15th, 2018

How many of your Saturdays are spent binge watching your favorite shows or enjoying dinner out with friends? Sure those things are fun, but do they really challenge you? What if your Saturday consisted of running an obstacle course through … Continue reading “Delta Dash: Push your limits!”

30th Annual Jubilee Festival of Arts

Stacy|July 12th, 2018

Along the Eastern Shore of Mobile Bay the cry of “Jubilee!” traditionally means a unique occurrence when the fish and crab of the bay come to the surface, making for an easy and abundant harvest. On September 29 and 30, … Continue reading “30th Annual Jubilee Festival of Arts”

Summer School in Coastal Alabama

Stacy|June 19th, 2018

Leave behind the traditional classroom setting and come have a lesson or two in Coastal Alabama. Take to the water, visit with animals or explore the truly great outdoors. This is a summer school you and your family will love. … Continue reading “Summer School in Coastal Alabama”

Sizzlin’ Summer Fun on the Coast

Stacy|May 24th, 2018

Fireworks exploding in the summer night sky, abundant juicy watermelon, pedaling for a great cause or a relaxing cruise… However you define summer, Coastal Alabama is your destination for family fun all season long. REGIONAL VIEW: CELEBRATE JULY 4TH July … Continue reading “Sizzlin’ Summer Fun on the Coast”

Fresh and Delicious: Coastal Farmers Markets

Stacy|May 22nd, 2018

Throughout the coastal Alabama region our farmers and fishers are hard at work coaxing the earth and sea to produce a bounty of goods. Each day they put sweat and dedication into their jobs to deliver the freshest fruits, vegetables, … Continue reading “Fresh and Delicious: Coastal Farmers Markets”

Fabulous Foley Festivals to enjoy in May

Stacy|April 18th, 2018

With two great May celebrations, Foley offers fun for all ages. Get up in the air with the Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival and discover talented artists at Art in the Park. Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival The … Continue reading “Fabulous Foley Festivals to enjoy in May”

Coastal Festivals, Spring Blooms, Beach Volleyball

Stacy|March 22nd, 2018

From NCAA championship beach volleyball action in Gulf Shores to roses in bloom at Bellingrath Gardens, Coastal Alabama is your spring destination for fun events and festivals.   REGIONAL VIEW: SPRING FESTIVALS Here in Coastal Alabama we tend to get … Continue reading “Coastal Festivals, Spring Blooms, Beach Volleyball”

Your Summer Soundtrack: Gulf Shores & Orange Beach

Stacy|March 21st, 2018

The sun. The sand. The surf. The great tunes! Your summer soundtrack in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach will be filled with top acts and a few you may have never heard of. From the Hangout Music Festival and LuLuPalooza … Continue reading “Your Summer Soundtrack: Gulf Shores & Orange Beach”

Arts & Crafts, Boats & Yachts, and Going Green

Stacy|February 12th, 2018

Another fabulous coastal Mardi Gras season has come and gone. Now it is time to turn our attention to our favorite festivals and events in March. From arts and crafts in Fairhope to boats and yachts to tempt us in … Continue reading “Arts & Crafts, Boats & Yachts, and Going Green”

A Southern Welcome from our Coastal Ambassadors

Stacy|January 19th, 2018

From colorful antebellum dresses to shipmate attire, the eye-catching outfits are just a small part of the warm southern spirit shared with locals and visitors by the young women that serve as ambassadors in our area. The Dogwood Trail Maids, … Continue reading “A Southern Welcome from our Coastal Ambassadors”

Spring for the Coast

Stacy|January 5th, 2018

We’re bidding farewell to winter as we plan for spring on the beach. Lace em up for area runs. Try your luck with North Baldwin County hunting. Who else is ready for a coastal spring? FAMILY-FRIENDLY SPRING BREAK IN GULF … Continue reading “Spring for the Coast”

March into Spring for Coastal Festivals

Stacy|January 4th, 2018

Springtime in Coastal Alabama brings a bouquet of festivals filled with artsy, colorful and scrumptious celebrations. Check out our March lineup and make your plans to join us. Art! Art! Art! The 44th Annual Orange Beach Festival of Art kicks … Continue reading “March into Spring for Coastal Festivals”

Let the Good Times Roll! Mardi Gras in Coastal Alabama

Stacy|December 11th, 2017

Mardi Gras in Coastal Alabama is so much more than a series of parades and balls. It is a source of the originality and spirit of the people of our region. Mobile holds claim to the birthplace of Mardi Gras … Continue reading “Let the Good Times Roll! Mardi Gras in Coastal Alabama”

MoonPies, Mardi Gras and Much More

Stacy|December 11th, 2017

MOONPIE OVER MOBILE: Ring in 2018 Forget about the other been-there, seen-that ball drops and join more than 50,000 revelers New Year’s Eve in downtown Mobile. The New Year’s Eve MoonPie Drop is like having the best annual celebrations all … Continue reading “MoonPies, Mardi Gras and Much More”

Run the Beach Half Marathon Series

Stacy|December 5th, 2017

For the love of running… in paradise! The white-sand beaches in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach are waiting for you to lace up your running shoes. Get ready to conquer the Run the Beach Series by completing the full or … Continue reading “Run the Beach Half Marathon Series”

MoonPies, Mobile and Mardi Gras Vibes: Countdown to 2018!

Stacy|November 29th, 2017

In Coastal Alabama, MoonPies are as inextricably tied to New Year’s Eve as champagne, fireworks, resolutions and midnight kisses. Since 2008, Mobile has welcomed in the New Year with a giant, 600-pound electric MoonPie which drops at midnight.   Forget … Continue reading “MoonPies, Mobile and Mardi Gras Vibes: Countdown to 2018!”

Coastal Alabama Christmas

Stacy|November 15th, 2017

Find your holiday jolly in Coastal Alabama this Christmas! MAGIC CHRISTMAS IN LIGHTS: A South Mobile County Tradition This marks the 22nd year of Magic Christmas in Lights at Bellingrath Gardens and Home. The seasonal display is a Coastal Alabama … Continue reading “Coastal Alabama Christmas”


Stacy|November 5th, 2017

It’s the holidays! Throw on some jingle bells, hop on the family sleigh and ride like the gulf breeze to Coastal Alabama for Christmas magic that will bring the holiday twinkle to your eyes. Fun, festive and colorful activities in … Continue reading “COASTING THROUGH THE HOLIDAYS”