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Gulf Shores Welcome Center

3459 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-2717
+1 800-745-7263
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Attention First time travelers:

Go here to find the "must see" places and things to do. They will provide all types of brochures... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
tiffanyc844
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biloi, United States
Be sure to stop here!

Wow! First off, this building is gorgeous! When you stop, and I highly recommend that you do, be... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Both welcome centers are open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. During the summer season (mid-May through mid-August), the center hours are extended to 6 p.m. on weekdays, and the weekend hours change to 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The centers are closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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3459 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-2717
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Go here to find the "must see" places and things to do. They will provide all types of brochures for the local area and surrounding areas.

1  Thank tiffanyc844
ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Tiffany, thank you for your kind words. We are so pleased that you found all the information you needed. Please be sure to stop and visit with us again on your next trip.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow! First off, this building is gorgeous! When you stop, and I highly recommend that you do, be sure to take time to check out all the literature. There are many books that have restaurant and activity coupons! These will come in handy for your...More

1  Thank BiehlFam4
ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for stopping in. Your kind words are much appreciated. We are happy our center provided you with useful information and coupons. Stop back and see us next time you are in the area.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must stop on the way in to Gulf Shores. Very nice with an extremely nice staff. A ton of information and discount coupons.

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

Thank you for your kind words. We are very happy that you found great information and coupons while visiting our welcome center. Be sure to stop by again on your next visit.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in and so glad we did! The staff were very helpful and knowledgeable about the area and told us of some places to visit close to Gulf Shores, and we went. They were 'right on' and we enjoyed ourselves at the center and...More

1  Thank wayside824
ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for stopping into our center. We are pleased to be your first stop and to have heard that our referrals were beneficial. Stop in any time!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The welcome center was a wonderful stop. The curator was incredibly helpful and made some great recommendations. She had informative pamphlets to share as well. It was extremely clean and interesting.

Thank Dbraden1
ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for stopping in. I'm glad we could be of help to you. We are here seven days a week if you need any more referrals.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we have seen better and cleaner beaches. i would pick pensacola beach,fl much cleaner and less crowded.

Thank ex0tic007
ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I'm sorry to learn of your opinion. If your schedule allows, I would like to hear from you in case there is something that we can do to improve your vacation experience. Here is my contact information: Kim Chapman at KChapman@GulfShores.com or 251-968-9319.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The ladies here were very helpful and we were able to pick up several brochures and coupons for our stay.

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

We are glad you stopped in to see us. If you need anything else, please stop back by. We are open daily until 6pm.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take one gorgeous Welcome Center off the side of the road (this one) ... add one slightly confused Northerner (that would be me) ... add two extremely knowledgeable Welcome Center folks (Kathy and Joy) ... and you have the makings of a totally enjoyable trip...More

Thank hollygPa
ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for stopping in Holly. You really seem to be enjoying your trip. If you need any more ideas, stop back in to see us!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great welcome center the ladies were very informative and helpful. Beautiful inside and full of brochures for fun things to do and good places to eat.

Thank Kevin W
ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Kevin, thanks for your kind words and for stopping in to visit. We look forward to seeing you on your next beach vacation.

Reviewed 16 June 2017

The ladies here (Lynda & Miriam) were fabulous! The were very knowledgeable and helped us find all the information we needed. They made some excellent suggestions, helped us gather some great brochures and coupons. Our trip would not have been the same without their guidance....More

Thank snushrn
ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Thank you for a “fabulous” review! We appreciate you taking time to visit our center, as well as the extra effort to write a review. Come back and see us next time you are in the area.

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Nany M
6 April 2017|
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Response from ALGulfCoastCVB | Property representative |
Splashing in the Gulf can be an enjoyable experience, but be mindful of the current surf conditions. Stop by the welcome center for a handout about surf conditions and the beach flags and their meanings.
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shell2008
18 March 2017|
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Response from ALGulfCoastCVB | Property representative |
Thank you for contacting us. We do not have an area that you can swim with or pet the dolphins as they are federally protected. However, we have several companies in the area that offer dolphin cruises where you can see the... More
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Maria D
15 March 2017|
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Response from ALGulfCoastCVB | Property representative |
Maria, thank you for contacting us. We have a vacation guide that we would be more than happy to mail you. You can fill out our quick and easy online form under the plan section on our website.
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