Gulf Shores is a fast growing town of about 10,000 (up 101% since 200 and not including tourists) located on the Gulf of Mexico in Baldwin County in extreme Southern Alabama. Alabama Routes 59, 180, and 182 all run through or to Gulf Shores. Gulf Shores is a beach resort community so it has the required water park, 9 golf courses, cruises, fishing, and all the other attractions you would expect along the Gulf Coast.
Just a stone trow away from the northern Florida beaches The gulf shores is a 22 mile peninsula with gorgeous white beaches. It is mainly beach homes and a few condo units and a few holets that fill this long strch of beach. At the end there is a fort and a fishing pir which is great to catch some crabs. The water is clear and dolphin can be easily spotted. This is a great family trip where kids can enjoy the beach freely. Don't forget to hike the wonderfull nature park and bring your camera.