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The two sister cities of Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, AL, attract travelers from across the nation with the promise of music, adventure, and snow-white beaches.

Gulf Shores-Orange Beach, Alabama, Visitors Guide

Gulf Shores and Orange beach are connected coastal communities with Gulf Shores to the West and Orange Beach to the East. Orange Beach is Alabama's eastern-most settlement and directly borders the laid-back beach town of Perdido Key, Florida. Both Gulf Shores and Orange Beach are heavily influenced by Gulf of Mexico beach culture and provide similar vacation experiences highlighting both family fun and romance.

If you hadn't heard of Gulf Shores before now, you've probably heard of Hangout Music Fest. Hangout is one of the world's largest festivals attracting tens of thousands of music-lovers to Alabama's beaches each year. If you're not much of a music lover, you'll still find lots to love about Gulf Shores and Orange Beach including watersports, deep sea fishing, fresh seafood dining, and stunning white-sand beaches.

What is Gulf Shores-Orange Beach Known for

White Sand Beaches, Hangout Music Festival, The Wharf, Recreational Charter Fishing, Shrimp Festival, Nature Trails

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