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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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Lots of information!

We stopped here on the way in to Gulf Shores, There was lots of pamphlets with information on... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2016
Saint Louis, Missouri
Gulf Shores Welcome Center is Beautiful!

We stopped at the new Gulf Shores Welcome Center on Highway 59, and it is BEAUTIFUL! And the ladies... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2016
Atlanta, Georgia
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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.
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  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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3459 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-2717
+1 800-745-7263
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Reviewed 17 September 2016

We stopped here on the way in to Gulf Shores, There was lots of pamphlets with information on restaurants, places to stay, museums, activities in the area and lots of resources for this area. The lady working in there was very nice and helpful and...More

Thank lucylin07
Reviewed 14 September 2016

We stopped at the new Gulf Shores Welcome Center on Highway 59, and it is BEAUTIFUL! And the ladies that were working there, Renee and Lynda, were so friendly and helpful. It's worth the stop!

Thank WestBeachO
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped by for info on some kayak areas and Lynda and Renee were very helpful. They also provided a handout with rainy day ideas as we are lucky enough to be here during some rain storms (shortly after Hurricane Hermine). Very helpful and cheerful....More

Thank Carey S
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

4 of us had lots of questions and we all got individual attention from the staff. Generous with their brochures, advice, answers. One of best visitors centers I've been to.

2  Thank Sally H
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

The workers were very kind and helpful. Almost like they're on vacation with you! Get all the info on the places the locals go!

Thank Beauty A
Reviewed 16 August 2016

They were getting ready to close, but were happy to assist us with directions, a "pit stop" and other brochures!

Thank RAG6511
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

My first stop and a must if visiting Gulf Shores, AL. They have pamphlets for anything and everything to do in Gulf Ahores and the surrounding area. They even have coupon books.

Thank m_Ortiiz
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Wonderful staff and very knowledgeable. Recommend to stop by when you get into town if you are a first time visitor.

Thank TimmieTTime
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Stopped by and got some information on restaurants, shopping and some lodging. Very friendly staff, and helped me with current and future travel plans. What better way to welcome someone to the Gulf Shores than a 6 foot ordinance round from the USS Alabama. Sorted...More

Thank ELRudy
Reviewed 30 July 2016

When my family and I first arrived in Gulf Shores, we stopped at the welcome center. The staff was very friendly and helpful. They gave us lots of coupons and answered all of our questions. If you ever decide to visit Gulf Shores, I recommend...More

Thank DWK1981
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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.
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
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.