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Are you craving a spring getaway at the shore? Head to Gulf Shores along the Alabama Gulf Coast! When you visit Gulf Shores in April, you can enjoy beautiful weather, fewer crowds, and fun-filled attractions. Keep reading, and we’ll tell you all about it.  

When it comes to the best accommodations in Gulf Shores, look no further than Harris Vacation Rentals. Browse our inventory to find the perfect vacation rental for you!  

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All About the Best Vacation in Gulf Shores in April 

The following events/activities might be postponed or altered due to COVID-19. Be sure to check event websites.  

Gorgeous Weather 

When you visit the Gulf Coast in April, you’ll enjoy fabulous weather. The temperature typically hovers between 72 and 78 degrees—you can’t beat that! This is perfect weather for strolls on the beach, enjoying outdoor activities, and watching the sunset from your spacious porch. By late spring, the ocean is warm enough for swimming!  

Exciting Events 

There’s always something exciting going on along the Alabama Gulf Coast! If you’re visiting Gulf Shores in April, you’ll want to attend the Waterway Village Zydeco and Crawfish Festival and 5K Run. You can enjoy mouthwatering crawfish, lively music, unique art vendors, and more. To get your hands on more fascinating art, check out The Fairhope Arts and Crafts Festival. This event has been a staple of the Gulf Coast for over 60 years and features pieces from all the best local artists.  

Easter Celebrations 

If attending a church service is an important part of your Easter traditions, you can attend a sunrise service on the pristine white sandy beach. Each year, The Hangout hosts an Easter Sunday church service and the public is invited. If you’re traveling with children for the Easter holiday, treat them to an unforgettable morning having breakfast with the one-and-only Easter BunnyFamilies of all ages are invited to the Erie H. Meyer Civic Center to enjoy an old-fashioned breakfast of bacon, sausage, eggs, and pancakes before having pictures taken with the Easter Bunny. 

Attractions and Activities 

When you visit Gulf Shores in the spring, you can enjoy fewer crowds at local activities and attractions, which is perfect for social distancingIf you want to indulge in some friendly competition, try your hand at a round of miniature golfIf you want to get up close and personal with resident wildlifehit the water with a thrilling dolphin tour. Or, you could visit the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo and feast your eyes upon 600 captivating species.  

Stay With Harris Vacation Rentals 

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It’s time to start planning your unforgettable getaway to Gulf Shores! Here at Harris Vacation Rentals, we’re happy to offer luxurious vacation rentals in Gulf ShoresOrange Beach, and Fort MorganOur homes feature an array of excellent amenities, such as fully-equipped kitchens, private pools, game rooms, covered porches, BBQ grills, and more! It’s easy to find the perfect home away from home for you and your group

Browse our properties and find one that suits all of your needs. We can’t wait to host you!  

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When you vacation in Gulf Shores, AL, you will be surrounded by a plethora of fun-filled activities. If you’re looking for the perfect way to shake things up from going to the beach every day, try your hand at Gulf Shores mini-golf. Miniature golf is a beloved pastime by people of all ages and is the perfect way to have family fun or a romantic date night.

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The Best Places to Enjoy Gulf Shores Mini-Golf

To learn more about the best places to try for a hole in one throughout Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, keep reading! 

Tiki’s Mini-Golf and Bike Shack

Location: 1204 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542

Head to Tiki’s Mini Golf and Bike Shack to get the most bang for your buck. This family-friendly adventure center offers all-you-can-play miniature golf for $5. This 18-hole golf course is ideal for people of all skill levels and features majestic oak and cypress trees. You’ll fall in love with their iconic orange-colored “greens” and zany holes adorned with spooky ramshackle cabins, menacing polar bear sculpture, and faux-junkyard accessories. 

Tiki’s is also your headquarters for bike rentals in Gulf Shores. Enjoy an eco-friendly activity, and enjoy the gorgeous scenery of the coast. They offer free delivery, and you can rent bikes by the hour, the 1/2 day, or the full day. The bike shop is perfectly situated close to the beach and the best biking trails in the area.

Shrimpy’s Mini Golf & Ice Cream

Location: 204 E 2nd Ave, Gulf Shores, AL 36542

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A day on the Alabama Gulf Coast doesn’t get much better than mini-golf, arcade games, fresh seafood, and ice cream. That’s exactly what you’ll find when you visit Shrimpy’s Mini Golf and Ice Cream! The crisp, emerald greens of this fishing village-themed course will draw you in, and the punny, seafood-inspired names of the holes will keep you entertained. After a round of putt-putt, head over to the ice cream parlor and cool down with a scoop of their mouthwatering ice cream, such as their Cookie Brownie Sundae. Or, feed your appetite next door at Mikee’s Seafood

Pirate’s Island Adventure Golf

Location: 3201 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542

You’re in for a fantastic adventure at Pirate’s Island Adventure Golf. This thrilling course includes pirate ships, waterfalls, and mesmerizing tropical props and flora and fauna. You’ll follow in the footsteps of notorious pirates like Blackbeard and Captain Kidd and continue through the caves where pirates buried their booty. If you have a large group or are celebrating a birthday, Pirate’s Island will be more than happy to accommodate you. If you have children with you under the age of three years, they’ll play for free!

Stay in a Harris Vacation Rentals Vacation Rental

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After a rousing game of Gulf Shores mini-golf, retreat to your home away from home—a Harris Vacation Rentals Vacation Rental. We’re proud to offer vacation homes of all sizes throughout Gulf Shores, Orange Beach, and Fort Morgan. Choose from pet-friendly properties, and homes with private pools, hot tubs, and convenient beach access. There’s no time like the present to start planning your next getaway. Check our availability and start getting exciting for your Gulf Coast vacation!