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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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Very clean and well organized!

This is my go-to place whenever I am looking for a past time for tons of ideas and you can get... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2017
Jaynemga
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Gulf Shores, Alabama
Very nice people and very helpful

We stopped in when we first got to Gulf Shores. The lady that helped us was very knowledgeable of... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2017
showwatcher
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Johnston City, Illinois
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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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Hours Today: 08:00 - 18:00
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3459 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-2717
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+1 800-745-7263
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Reviewed 9 June 2017

This is my go-to place whenever I am looking for a past time for tons of ideas and you can get discount coupons! Very friendly employees!

Thank Jaynemga
ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Thank you for making us your “go-to” place. We are glad you found all the information you wanted. Please stop in next time you are in town.

Reviewed 26 May 2017

We stopped in when we first got to Gulf Shores. The lady that helped us was very knowledgeable of the area and everything here. Plenty of brochures and coupons. This should be your first stop at Gulf Shores.

1  Thank showwatcher
ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2017

We appreciate you making us your first stop. We trust you found everything you were looking for. Please visit again next time you come to town.

Reviewed 24 May 2017

One of the nicest welcome centers I've been to in the south. Very clean, modern, helpful staff, lots of good info to have a great time at Gulf Shores.

Thank EJISK
ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2017

Eric, we are glad you stopped by to see us. Thanks for the great compliment on our center. Stop in any time.

Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Gulf Shores is so blessed to have this welcome center greeting visitors from all over. The staff truly enjoys their job, as they talk about their beloved town and activities with such gleam and pride.

Thank DolphinTales
ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2017

Dolphin Tales, thank you for the review. We are truly blessed with our beautiful welcome center. Thanks for stopping by.

Reviewed 17 May 2017

Do take a minute and stop in and get information on everything you can possibly do in Gulf Shores. They have the books, coupons, and information on everything to make your vacation a memorable one!

Thank Char o
ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2017

We are thankful you stopped in to see us and found many activity and restaurant options for your vacation. Stop by if you need anything else.

Reviewed 16 May 2017

The staff was extremely helpful and informative. They let us know about potential traffic problems due to an upcoming music festival and gave us alternative routes to the places we wanted to go to minimize the inconvenience. The facility is lovely with some intriguing art...More

Thank Tommy L
ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Tommy, thank you for stopping in to see us. We are glad we could assist you. If you need anything else during your stay, please stop back by.

Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

While it's humorous that this is the #1 attraction in gulf shores, they do earn their 5 star rating. Clean and well organized. Staff very friendly and helpful. Can't complain about anything here.

Thank Daniel W
ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Daniel, we love what we do, and it’s people like you that help make our job enjoyable. Please come back and see us anytime. Thank you for taking the time give us a review.

Reviewed 6 May 2017

This is one of the best welcome centers around, and the person inside was extremely helpful to me in getting me the literature I needed for the trip.

1  Thank Tony M
ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2017

Thank you for the nice review Tony. We appreciate you taking time to share your experience with us. It is always good to hear that you received the information you needed.

Reviewed 2 May 2017

The friendly, smiling staff of the Gulf Shores Welcome Center will provide you with true Southern Hospitality as they help you with your questions. Great Experience!!!

1  Thank Blitz P
ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2017

Thank you for stopping in to visit with us and for your kind words. We are here for any questions you may have. Stop in any time.

Reviewed 29 April 2017

Used to think Welcome Centers were to find things to do in an area we weren't familiar. After numerous trips to the gulf we still stop regularly for things like 1) new restaurants, 2) recommendations on day trips, 3) information and coupons for attractions like...More

1  Thank Gary72715
ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Gary, thank you for coming in to see us. We love it when our regulars make a point to visit our welcome center! We appreciate your kind review; it is nice to be appreciated.

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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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