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Anytime you want to visit is likely to be enjoyable considering the mild, temperate climate along Alabama's Gulf coast. Winter may be a perfect time for Alabama-Auburn fans to visit because no matter which way the Crimson Tide rolls on the scoreboard, a Gulf Shores getaway is an excellent place to celebrate or recuperate after a day of Iron Bowl mania, mere months before spring break descends from March through April. During spring break, average high temperatures on the Gulf Coast clock in at a near-perfect 75 degrees.
Dip, dive, ski, and sail on or above the emerald waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Shop malls, outlets, antique shops, and bookstores. Linger over five-star fine dining cuisine, or bring fresh, local market finds back to your room to cook your own. Alabama resorts near steak, seafood, Mediterranean, Mexican, and spa cuisines await your Gulf Shores arrival.
A wildlife refuge with exciting activities to engage the whole family for several days, Gulf State Park at Lake Shelby offers more than 900 acres of sporting and nature-based activities. Swim, water ski, and fish, embark on geocaching adventures, or give your dog a walk on the wild side at the dog-friendly park inhabited by wildlife raccoons, bobcats, alligators, deer, and black bears.
Fishing enthusiasts can purchase licenses right on the premises and feel the rush of the dual pleasures of saltwater and freshwater fishing. Fish for bass one day and stroll barefooted along the 1,512-foot pier extending into the Gulf the next day, or charter a boat to cast for yellow-fin tuna and blue marlin. Golfers can play 18 holes of heaven set between land and sea. Whether you're looking for freshwater, saltwater, or ocean air, your golf and gulf stay is calling, so book your stay at one of the fine hotels in Gulf Shores.
Visit the zoo or Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge, one of the 10 natural wonders of Alabama. Go on guided bird walks and hike trails amid 7,000 acres of a sea turtle sanctuary. Tour the 12 decks of the USS Alabama. Climb into the Gato-class submarine USS Drum next door. Eat at The Galley and then shop the Ship's Store. Gulf Shores Exploreum Science Center has hands-on and minds-on science exhibits, displays, and an IMAX theater. Stay at hotels in Gulf Shores to be close to all the action in the Heart of Dixie.
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