Fun-Busy in gulf shores

Keep the family happy with a stay in one of our Waterville hotels near Gulf Shores’ top family-friendly attractions. Take your kids to roar with the tigers at the much-loved Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo or experience thrills and spills at Waterville, USA and OWA Amusement Park. Action-packed adventures like go-karts, bumper boats, mini-golf, and boat cruises are within walking distance of many of our Gulf Shores hotels.

Friends enjoying a cafe

Gulf Shores Events

Whether you’re in town for the scrumptious National Shrimp Festival, the laidback Hangout Music Festival, or the dazzling Christmas Lighted Boat Parade, we have rooms to accommodate you and all your friends. Do you love good food? Then don’t miss the World Food Championships in November.

In February, how about enjoying some fresh seafood while taking in vintage cars and hot rods at the Orange Beach Seafood Festival and Car Show? For the “greatest show in sport fishing”, check out July’s Blue Marlin Grand Championship of the Gulf.


Area Attractions

  • Waterville USA Water Park
  • OWA Theme Park
  • The Wharf at Orange Beach
  • Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo
  • The Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach
  • Mickey Miller Blackwell Stadium
  • Tanger Outlets Foley 
  • Adventure Island
  • Gulf State Park and Lake Shelby
  • Fort Gaines - Fort Morgan Historic
  • Paved walking/biking trails
  • Fishing and Educational Pier
  • Gulf and beach access
  • Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge