Welcome to Gulf Shores

Gulf Shores Alabama is a beach resort city on the northeastern shoreline of the Gulf of Mexico. The town’s primary attraction is the fine white-sand beach of the Gulf Islands National Seashore that stretches for miles along the Gulf Coast barrier islands. Downtown Gulf Shores features many restaurants, a zoo, and an amusement park. The shoreline is rated as one of the best of Alabama’s beaches, and the beach road is lined with resort hotels, condominiums, and beach houses. Sightseeing cruises, deep-sea fishing, pier fishing, kayaking and watersports, and dolphin tours are top attractions. Two miles west along the beach, the Fort Morgan State Historic Site sits at the entrance to Bon Secour Bay.

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