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03/6/2019
Gulf Shores Activities

This Is Your Ultimate Gulf Shores Fishing Guide

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When you picture your ideal beach vacation, what do you see? Are you lounging on white sand beaches, parasailing over bright blue waters, or dining at waterfront restaurants? Gulf Shores is the perfect destination for experiencing all of these activities and more. Fishing along the Gulf is an excellent way to spend a day during your trip. Savor the sunshine, hang out by the water, and have fun seeing who can reel in the biggest catch. If you’ve never fished before, or this is your first time fishing in Gulf

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01/3/2019
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Tee off at 7 of the Best Gulf Shores AL Golf Courses

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It’s no secret that Gulf Shores is home to beautiful weather year-round. The next time you take a trip to the Gulf Coast, take advantage of the sunshine and blue skies with a visit to one of the top Gulf Shores AL golf courses! Whether you’re a lifelong golfer or have never set foot on the green before, Gulf Shores, AL is the perfect place to tee off. Enjoy expertly designed courses against the backdrop of a tropical paradise. Check out some of our favorite places to play, then get

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12/24/2018
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What You Need to Know About Dolphin Cruises in Gulf Shores

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Nothing says “Welcome to Gulf Shores” like seeing a dolphin jump out of the water. During your next beach vacation, put one of the awesome dolphin cruises in Gulf Shores on your to-do list. It’s a unique way to get an up-close look at dolphins in their natural habitat! Read on to discover our top recommendations for dolphin cruises. Then, start planning your Gulf Shores vacation with Harris Properties! Here Are the Best Dolphin Cruises in Gulf Shores Thanks to the mild Gulf climate, these breathtaking dolphin cruises are held

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12/14/2018
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Sing Your Heart Out at the Greatest Gulf Shores Concerts

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There are few better places for year-round live music than Gulf Shores, Alabama. All year long, this beachfront town is the perfect setting to see your favorite band perform. Locals and tourists alike love to experience the area’s lively entertainment scene, so we’ve compiled the essential guide to Gulf Shores concerts. What are you waiting for? Gather your friends and family, belt out the lyrics to your favorite songs, and dance like no one is watching! Then, continue the fun at a private vacation rental with Harris Properties! Have a

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09/29/2018
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The 10 Best Gulf Shores Family Activities in the Fall Break

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Want to head to the Alabama Gulf Coast on your fall school break, but don’t know what you’ll do once you get here? No worries. There are plenty of Gulf Shores family activities all year ‘round to keep the whole family entertained. In fact, don’t tell anyone, but fall is a favorite season at the beach for locals! This handy list should give you a good idea of some of the many Gulf Shores attractions and activities you can enjoy during fall break in Gulf Shores.   Back Bay Sailing Adventures

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09/28/2018
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Why You Should Tee Off For Gulf Shores Golf

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Fall is the perfect time of year to work on your golf swing during a Gulf Shores beach vacation. You probably don’t need to be convinced to spend time playing championship golf in Gulf Shores, but if you need a list of reasons why (and reasons to convince your spouse), we’re happy to oblige.   Gulf Shores Golf Weather First up is the weather. Mild temps and light breezes make it a great time to play 18 holes. With average temperatures in the mid-70s to low-80s during the fall, you

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09/19/2018
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Guys Weekend in Gulf Shores: Top Things to Do Near Gulf Shores

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Charter fishing, craft beer, championship golf…it’s all the makings for a guys weekend in Gulf Shores, AL. You hear about girlfriend getaways all the time, but when was the last time you packed your brew crew into the car and bonded over a flight of craft beer? Whatever your answer is, it’s probably been too long! Whether you’re planning a bachelor party, a dadcation or even a father/son vacation, learn why Gulf Shores and Orange Beach has your passport to fun. We’re rounding up our three favorite things to do near

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08/31/2018
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Gulf Shores History Guide for Tourists and Newcomers | Gulf Shores Vacation

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You don’t have to be a history buff to enjoy a great tale of time’s past. The Alabama Gulf Coast is steeped in history and lore. Gulf Shores History boasts wartime forts, antebellum homes, trains, historic hospitals and so much more.   Military History in Gulf Shores, Alabama The beachside cities of Gulf Shores and Orange Beach were not always a haven for vacationers. In fact, just a few hundred years ago, you could hear the thundering sound of cannon fire as soldiers defended Mobile Bay at Fort Morgan. Located

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08/25/2018
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Amazing Gulf Shores Activities for This Fall Season | Gulf Shores Vacation

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We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again. Fall ranks high as one of our favorite seasons to spend on the beaches of Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. We’ll start with the obvious reasons:   Phenomenal weather. Mild temperatures and relaxing breezes give the beach a whole different, refreshing atmosphere. Smaller crowds. With school back in session, Alabama beaches feel like your own, private peace of paradise. Affordable rates. Take advantage of off-season rates on Gulf Shores Activities, Orange Beach and Fort Morgan rentals. It’s the perfect time to

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07/6/2018
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5 Adrenaline Pumping Gulf Shores Activities

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You’ve spent the week relaxing on Alabama’s white-sand beaches, but now you need some adrenaline-pumping fun for one last vacation hoorah. What do you do? We’ve got ideas to give you the thrills and chills you’re seeking with these unique Orange Beach and Gulf Shores activities. Charter Fishing  I  Orange Beach We’re not talking about the kind of fishing your grandpa did. We’re talking rod-bending, arm-aching charter fishing 30 miles out in the Gulf of Mexico. As the charter fishing mecca of the Southeast, Orange Beach boasts more than 100

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