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Get Social

Let's Get Social

Welcome to the Gulf Shores and Orange Beach Social Hangout. This is your hub, your spot to find out everything social about your favorite beach destination. We invite you to like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, add us to your circle on Google+, check out our boards on Pinterest, and visit with us on all our other social channels. We love hearing from you and sharing the latest news from the beach. Experience a whole new state of connectivity when you hangout with us on our social networks. 

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Get Your Free "Gulf Beaches" App

Gulf Shores & Orange Beach iPhone and Android app

Now Available for download at iTunes and in the Android Marketplace

Everything you need to plan your next trip AND enjoy the best of the beaches while you are here.

  • Weather
  • Things To Do
  • Dining
  • Shopping
  • Directions/Maps
  • Events
  • Nightlife

Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Mobile App

» Download from iTunes
» Download from the Android Markeplace

Enter to Win

We are giving away vacations, tickets & more! Check out our contests below for all the details.
Adventure Contest - Tell us why you should WIN our great Adventure Vacation package in a 15-second (maximum) video.
Instagram Photo Contest - We want to see your best shots of your vacation in Gulf Shores/Orange Beach. Pick one or more of six categories and post a photo with the hashtag #GSOBPhoto.
Facebook Photo Contest - Show us with photos why you should win a vacation to Gulf Shores and Orange Beach.
Beach Friends Forever Instagram Contest - Show us your perfect “Beach Friends Forever” trip with a photo or video. Use the hashtag #GSOBBFF
Beach Friends Forever Twitter Contest - Tweet a fun photo of your favorite places to eat, fish, shop, stay or just hang out with your BFFs. Tell us why they are part of the best vacation ever and use the hashtag #GSOBBFF.
Beach Friends Forever Facebook Contest - We want to see your ideas of the perfect “Beach Friends Forever” trip to Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. Post an itinerary with your favorite places to visit and tell us why they are special.
Fin-Tastic Contest - Submit a short essay telling us why you and your friends or family would make the best fishing reporters for Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Tourism.
Eat Your Way Around the Beach Vacation Sweepstakes - enter for a chance to win a family vacation that includes a three-night stay.
Eat Your Way Around the Beach Photo Contest - After you ‘Eat Your Way Around the Beach,’ you can enter your best photos here.
Eat Your Way Around the Beach Recipe Contest - Do you have a recipe that rivals the best restaurants? Enter your favorite beach food recipe here.
Read Your Way Around the Beach Vacation Sweepstakes - To top off your vacation reading fun, enter to win a three-night beach vacation.
Read Your Way Around the Beach Trivia Contest - How well do you know Alabama writers and books set in Alabama? Put your knowledge to use in our trivia contest.
Read Your Way Around the Beach Pinterest Contest - Create a Pinterest board telling your own Alabama story. Start pinning to win.
Concerts at the Coast Ticket Giveaways - Register to win tickets to the Goo Goo Dolls / Daughtry concert June 21 or Peter Frampton & the Doobie Brothers July 19.

Social Connections

No matter which social networks you prefer, you’ll likely find us. We’re sharing vacation inspiration on Pinterest boards and fun photos on Instagram to keep you connected. You’ll find daily tweets about upcoming events, and Facebook fans will be sharing their recommendations for the best spot for a burger on the beach or spa treatment. Our blogs keep you in-the-know about area events and YouTube videos provide a video diary of beach life along the Alabama Gulf Coast.

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Sports & Meetings

For the latest on Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Meeting and Sports - we've got you covered.

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Golf & Fishing

Drop a Line or Swing a Club - check out our fishing and golf social sites.

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Are you using the cool Foursquare or Facebook Places apps on your smartphone to "check-in" at your favorite shops, restaurants and attractions?

If so, we'd love to see you and your smartphone at our Orange Beach Welcome Center, 23685 Perdido Beach Blvd., or our Gulf Shores Welcome Center, 3150 Gulf Shores Parkway (Hwy. 59 south).

And you just might get a nice surprise as we say thank you to our "check-ins" on Foursquare and Facebook. While supplies last. "Check-in" soon!


Eat Your Way to the Beach

Eat Your Way to the Beach

Your beach vacation in Gulf Shores & Orange Beach begins long before you reach our white-sand beaches and feel the salty breeze on your face. It really begins the moment you leave your driveway.
Your journey here is part of the adventure, and every adventure should be filled with good eats! The Eat Your Way to the Beach feature is a fun way to find great spots to dine as you drive to the beach, and it’s interactive, too! Take photos of your food and post them.
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RSS Feeds

From fishing news to upcoming events, our RSS feeds will keep you in the know about Gulf Shores & Orange Beach. Add them to your homepage or to your website.

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