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Gulf Shores Welcome Center

Closed Now: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Great place

No wonder people love this area this place is great. Huge parking lots of information good looking... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chuck B
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Yuma, Arizona
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Lots of information, helpful staff.

Stopped in to get some info about what to see and do in Gulf Shores. The staff member on duty was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mike C
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Both welcome centers are open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The centers are closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.
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3459 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-2717
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No wonder people love this area this place is great. Huge parking lots of information good looking. If you dont feel welcome here well I don't know what to say. We have been traveling in the north east thry have NOTHING like this.

Thank Chuck B
ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Chuck, we are so glad you felt welcome here. We love our job and it shows!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in to get some info about what to see and do in Gulf Shores. The staff member on duty was very friendly and helpful. Gave us directions to a restaurant we wanted to try. The building was clean and pretty inside and out.

Thank Mike C
ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Mike, thank you for stopping in to visit with us. We are glad we could help you with directions. That's what we are here for! Come see us if you need anything else.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Joan and Pam are fantastic!! Joan gave us a lot of useful coupons and information on local activities! Pam was very kind when we were leaving she offered to take a photo of us in front of their beautiful fountain!

Thank ricolaaaaa
ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for stopping in. We appreciate the compliments and are glad you got to experience our Southern Hospitality first hand.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sweet lady meet us when we walked in the door. Told us all about the brochures they had available and then left us to just look around. Tons of information and lots of free coupons. Go by and say hey to the ladies they are...More

Thank Debbie S
ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Debbie, thank you for stopping in. We are open 7 days a week should you need anything else.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The GS Welcome Center is beautiful. We stop in often to get lists of festivals and other events going on. They are always friendly and helpful.

Thank orangebeachbum1
ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We love when our local friends stop in to visit us. We are here for you as well as visitors from afar. See you next time you stop in.

Reviewed August 2, 2018

We went to get Coupons , they gave us post cards , maps , Coupons . Those ladies were so nice we even took some pic's outside and inside ..

Thank Carolyn B
ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2018

Carolyn, we hope you got everything you need. If not, we are open 7 days a week to help you.

Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

When we first entered Gulf Shores (after a quick look at the beach) we stopped at the Welcome Center. Being someone who had never been to GS, I wanted to get some info about the area and some advice from the locals who work there....More

Thank gcjhss
ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2018

Thank you for stopping by and visiting with us. We are glad you found things you needed. We are open daily if you find you need anything else.

Reviewed June 24, 2018

We didn't find the welcome center until halfway through our vacation. They were a great help in finding things to do and restaurants in the area! Make sure and stop by at the beginning of your trip and get coupons and booklets for the area!

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ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded June 25, 2018

Tiffany, we are glad you found us and stopped by! We wish you a very fun rest of your vacation on our beaches.

Reviewed June 21, 2018

I always stop here to pick up a Free Tourist Book or Isand Clipper which have coupons and discounts for restaurants, amusement parks, parasailing and fishing charters.

Thank markst67
ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded June 22, 2018

And we are so pleased to be your first stop! Have a wonderful vacation, and we are here seven days a week if we can assist you again.

Reviewed May 28, 2018

Two years ago they built a new building with beautiful dolphins to greet you. The people are so helpful and help you find just what you want to do

2  Thank georgygirl
ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2018

Thank you for coming by to see our new building and visiting with us. We are glad that our information specialist were able to assist you. Be sure to stop by again the next time you are visiting the area.

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Patricia S
September 17, 2018|
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Response from ALGulfCoastCVB | Property representative |
We have had no reports of any occurrences in our area at this time. It is a natural occurrence that travels with the currents in the water. Feel free to contact again at a later time if you plan to visit the area.
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josephcecil36
June 26, 2018|
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Response from MARKOWisconsin | Reviewed this property |
The visitor center is on Hwy 59(left side of road) heading to Foley from Gulf Shores. Look for the large dolphins in the front of the building. Worth the stop for information and coupons.
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BGO62
May 20, 2018|
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Response from KaukaunaWITraveler | Reviewed this property |
The people who man the Welcome Center will help you find any available coupons among all the informational brochures. Additionally, you can find coupon books at various tourist shops. Ask where you can pick them up; I'm sure... More
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