The rundown on the best beaches in Alabama
Alabama is located along the Gulf Coast and is well known worldwide for its sandy beaches in the Gulf Shores area. Once you drive into Alabama, you soon realize that it has a lot more to offer than you ever thought. Most people think of backwoods country and boring nightlife and culture. Some people may even consider driving on through when heading to Florida or Georgia. But once you hit the Alabama state line you know it has some of the greenest pastures, most beautiful beaches, and a culturally rich heritage and history that make it one of the most interesting places to visit in all of the United States. Of course, if you're like most and looking for some lovely beaches, then Alabama will not disappoint ,
The most popular beaches among Alabama's world famous beaches are called Gulf Beaches which consists of the popular 50 kilometer stretch of white pristine beach sand and breahtaking, beautiful views of the ocean. Gulf Beaches are absolutely amazing and will give you miles upon miles of swimming, fishing, and sight seeing adventures to embark upon. If you love good seafood, some of the best seafood and crab you can sink your teeth into are available at any number of excellent seafood spots located along the Beach. There is championship golfing, world class golfing, and fine dining available right on the beach front to make your stay at Gulf Shores a memorable one.
Another beautiful beach location in Alabama that makes for the best Alabama beach destination is Dauphin Island in the Mobile Bay of Alabama. It's a completely beautiful destination with the Bay right at your feet. There are plenty of things to do while you're there at Dauphin Island. There are fishing piers that you can fish from around 50 feet from the shore. You can also rent boats, jet skis, and go out into the bay and go fishing or cruise the marvelous Bay and catch all of the gorgeous water stretching for miles and miles literally as far as the eye can see. There are some rooms literally just a few feet from the beach with balconies and the view themselves are just fantastic.
The last beach area that makes our list of Alabama's best beach vacations is the Orange Island area. It is among the most popular areas and for good reason. Along the gulf coast line, it features clean white sand and striking ocean views so you can swim for hours and hours with your friends or family. The fishing is also very well known in this area and if you want to take a crack at catching sea bass, this is your place. There are also surf board rentals for the more adventurous of visitors and vacationers, with instructors available to help teach you how to catch that perfect wave. Of course, you have to paddle before you can surf. It takes some people only half an hour and others much longer but it's an adventure in and of itself.