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Top 10 Must See Attractions in Orange Beach and Gulf Shores

Nov 11, 2018

Orange Beach and Gulf Shores are some of the most beautiful places along gulf. Naturally, this causes them to be extremely popular tourist attractions and a great place to design a home. If you are considering moving to this area, make sure you check out the many activities and attractions the cities have to offer.

Here are our favorite attractions in Orange Beach and Gulf Shores.

1.    The Hangout Fest

The Hangout Fest is held every May, and offers four days of non-stop music with tons of chart topper bands. Shuttles are available to get you to and from the venue if you indulge in a beverage or two!

2.    The Hangout

The Hangout is a restaurant in Gulf Shores that also sponsors the Hangout Fest. Along with great food, you will get to have some fantastic music and fun. The waiters even dance on the tables at this restaurant.

3.    LuLu Palooza

This is a celebration that is held on Memorial day every year. It is a music festival, but there are also other fun family events scheduled that everyone can enjoy. Put on by Lucy Buffet herself, this is a must attend FREE event!

4.    Gumbo Key Boat-In Concert

For those who have a boat, this is a free concert that is held near the Perdido Pass Bridge. This is a great
event to get to enjoy the beautiful water that surrounds these fine cities. Music, boats and incredible sunsets…What’s not to love?!

5.    Blue Marlin Grand Championship of the Gulf

This championship is one of the best showcases of Gulf fishing you will get to experience. It offers an over-the-top weigh-in experience and has been named one of the top 20 events in the southeast.

6.    Thursdays on Main

This is a free event that is held every summer Thursday on The Wharf in Orange Beach. Here, you will get to experience street performers, an amazing laser light show and other fun events.

7.    The Wharf in Orange Beach

Even if you don’t visit The Wharf on a Thursday, you will be able to experience something spectacular. This beautifully arranged set of shops, restaurants and movie theaters will definitely keep you busy.

8.    Beaches

Naturally, some of the best places in Orange Beach and Gulf Shores to spend time regularly are the beautiful white sandy beaches. With clean white sand and warm water, you can’t go wrong spending a day here.

9.    Annual Shrimp Festival

This Festival is held in October and attracts over 300,000 people every year. Along with great food, you can experience some fantastic music and arts and crafts booths.

10. Adventureland

Adventureland is a theme park that is located in Orange Beach. You can play some games, play mini golf and enjoy some arcades and laser tag here.

These are just some of the fantastic hot spots you will want to visit in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. If you are moving to the area, you will have even more opportunity to get to know these cities and the beautiful beaches that come along with them. Contact us to learn more about housing options in this beautiful area of the country.

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