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Gulf Shores Welcome Center

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Address: 3459 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-2717
Phone Number: +1 800-745-7263
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08:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 17:00
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Both welcome centers are open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m....

Both welcome centers are open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. During the summer season (mid-May through mid-August), the center hours are extended to 6 p.m. on weekdays, and the weekend hours change to 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The centers are closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.

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We had questions about the trails. They gave us a map of all the trails.The staff was knowledgeable and helpful.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Birmingham, Alabama
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Birmingham, Alabama
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25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had questions about the trails. They gave us a map of all the trails.The staff was knowledgeable and helpful.

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Thank donald s
Canton, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lynda and Renee were extremely helpful. I got a list of activities and must sees in the area and great places to eat. Also lots of coupons and advice of where to do grocery shopping. I spent 45 minutes at the welcome center and they were extremely patient and accommodating. They are the poster children for southern hospitality.

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Thank theways2016
Florence, Alabama
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8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went one year after the Shrimp Festival and were able to buy Festival T-shirts very cheaply. And they are great looking shirts. Wife and I bought 3 apiece.

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Thank pamela52116
Smoky Mountain, Tennessee
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323 reviews
145 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here to get local information & coupons. Very knowledgeable staff. This is a must stop place!

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Thank Krr1975
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stop by as we were heading into Gulf Shores. The people there are knowledgeable and friendly. If you are going to go Shores or the orange Beach area do you have to stop in so they can help you find things to do around here.

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Thank rbenthal
Ocqueoc, MI
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369 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

This is a find display of the Community. They should be proud of this building and the presentation of their town. Great job! we left with a bag full and the question we asked je knew answers to all inquires. We do a lot of traveling and this was very unique of other towns and states. This is a must... More 

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Thank AlnSue
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

The staff was very nice and helpful. We loved the brochures and coupons. The center is something the city of Gulf Shore and the state of Alabama can be proud of.

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Thank Wyman L
Gulf Shores, Alabama
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

The staff is very informative and friendly. They have excellent brochures of every where in the area and know where to lead you for the best places for your budget.

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Thank CHIGulfShores
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

The welcome center building is gorgeous--you'd think you're entering an art museum, complete with sculptures. Lynda and Pam were as friendly as they were helpful. The place was gleaming and the display areas were well organized and easy to navigate. The bathrooms were clean and well-kept. The two staffers gave us some great suggestions. My husband was thrilled when the... More 

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Thank Elise W
Gilman, Illinois
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70 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

The people here are very helpful and can guide you to everything you are searching for in the area. Beautiful new facility with a perfect picture opportunity in front.

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Thank Jack2226

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