About Gulf Shores / Orange Beach
The Gulf Shores / Orange Beach area is a great place for a family vacation. The Alabama Gulf Coast provides you with a nice variety of activities. There is a beautiful white sand beach to go along with the numerous water sports, outdoor activities, golf and fishing. It is a popular Gulf Coast beach vacation destination and you can get a little bit more for your money here than you will get in some of the nearby destinations in Florida.
For the fisherman trying to plan a family vacation that allows for some fishing time as well, the Gulf Shores/Orange Beach area will keep everyone happy. The coast offers some wonderful inshore and offshore fishing. Whether you fish inshore, offshore, from the surf or from the piers, you have a lot of options in this area. If you want to hire a charter, there are so many down here than can help guide you to some good fishing. Take a look at our Gulf Shores / Orange Beach Fishing Tips page for more fishing information.
See How It Ranks
|Gulf Shores & Orange Beach||Points||Points Possible|
|Ability to catch a lot of fish||1.75||2|
|Ability to catch trophy fish||1.75||2|
|Good for multiple species of fish||1||1|
|Guides & Charters available||1||1|
|Quality lodging options||1||1|
|Area businesses relating to boat storage, rentals, repair, etc.||1||1|
|Overly Crowded||0||Minus 1|
|Overly Expensive||0||Minus 1|
|Highest Score Possible||10|