About Gulf ShoresGulf Shores has attracted vacationers with its Gulf of Mexico beaches, excellent fishing and scenic golf courses since the 1930s. It boasts resort facilities as well as sailing, parasailing, swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving and fishing opportunities in Gulf waters. Charter boat fishing can be arranged at Orange Beach. Among the offerings at the National Shrimp Festival, a 4-day event held in October, are arts and crafts, children's activities, music and a sandcastle contest.
Visitor Centers Gulf Shores Welcome Center 3459 Gulf Shores Pkwy. Gulf Shores, AL 36542. Phone:(251)968-7511 or (800)745-7263
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