There’s so much to discover during a trip to Gulf Shores. Whether you prefer lounging on the beach, indulging in local cuisine, or listening to amazing live music, you’re guaranteed to find something you’ll love. If you’re craving unforgettable entertainment, head to The Wharf Gulf Shores. This family-friendly attraction in Orange Beach, AL, features fun events, eclectic shops, and flavorful dining options. You won’t want to leave this hotspot off your itinerary.
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The Top 5 Things to Do at The Wharf Gulf Shores
1. Attend an Event
The Wharf Gulf Shores hosts a variety of can’t-miss activities and events throughout the year. The Wharf Amphitheater is one of the top venues for Gulf Shores concerts, live music, and comedy shows. Past and future performers include Rascal Flatts, Imagine Dragons, and Bryan Adams.
The entertainment district also hosts a nightly Spectra light show, boat shows, and an Independence Day street party.
2. Go Ziplining
If you’re seeking a thrill, look no further than the Hummingbird Zipline Course! The course includes eight zip lines totaling over 6,000 feet and gorgeous views up to 115-feet high. Rides last two-and-a-half hours and the cost starts at $89 per person.
These zip lines are the highest, fastest, and longest ones on the Gulf Coast. A ride on these is the perfect way to get your adrenaline pumping! Make your reservation for an unforgettable adventure today.
3. Set Sail With Sunny Lady Dolphin Cruises
A trip to Gulf Shores would be incomplete without a dolphin tour! The only thing cooler than seeing a dolphin crest the waves from the beach is seeing one of these beautiful creatures up close. Sunny Lady Dolphin Cruise offers two tours per day, one in the afternoon and one at sunset. During the cruise, you can expect to see picturesque scenery and wildlife along the coastline of Orange Beach and Pleasure Island. Don’t forget to pack your camera!
4. Shop and Dine
There’s no shortage of shopping, dining, and entertainment at The Wharf! From boutique shops to national chains, even the most particular shoppers are sure to find something that they’ll love. There are also plenty of dining options, including fresh seafood and upscale Italian fare. Check out the complete directory to view all of The Wharf’s shops and restaurants.
5. Take a Ride on the Ferris Wheel
The Ferris Wheel at The Wharf is a landmark of Gulf Shores. Take a spin on the wheel and enjoy sweeping views of the Intracoastal Waterway. Tickets cost $5 per person, per ride. $12 combo tickets are available and include a round of mini golf and a ride on the train.
Continue the Fun at Harris Properties
The Wharf Gulf Shores is a terrific spot to spend the day with family or friends. After you’ve explored this entertainment hotspot, it’s time to return to your Harris Properties vacation rental. Our Coastal Retreat lagoon front property sleeps 12 and provides beach access directly across the street. Sip your morning coffee on the front porch, fish off the private pier in the afternoon, and watch the sunset over the water in the evenings. This home has everything you and your loved ones will need to have a memorable trip to Gulf Shores.
Your dream vacation awaits! Browse our available properties and start planning your getaway to the coast today.