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Gulf Shores Welcome Center

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Address: 3459 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-2717
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+1 800-745-7263
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08:00 - 17:00
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Hours:
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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All staff was friendly and helpful. Abundance of information. Look for the new building & location just a little north of old one opening up soon! Also great variety of Shrimp... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 March 2016
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Gulf Shores, Alabama
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Gulf Shores, Alabama
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25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

All staff was friendly and helpful. Abundance of information. Look for the new building & location just a little north of old one opening up soon! Also great variety of Shrimp Festival Posters!

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Flanagan
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34 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

Wonderfully helpful people! The ladies were so nice to us when we stopped by and went above and beyond to help us found out some information we were looking for. They directed us to great breakfast place as well.

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Petersburg
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016

Great place go get information on ac tivities and happening s.coupons maps .has a cute eye catching front .You can walk or drive.

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NewGaliee
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84 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

This is the most beautiful of all the beaches I have seen !! pure white sand ,crystal clear waters.Not overcrowded, just blue water and peace and quite, you can hear the waves rolling onto the shore. It is a must see if you love beaches you will adore this one !!!

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Wildwood, Georgia
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27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

Staff was very helpful in directing us where to go for what we were looking for. Plenty of brochures and good maps.

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Frederick, Maryland
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67 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

A must for all visitors. This was our first time in the area, and staying a month. We were pleased with the great selection of information, and how it was organized for ease in locating what we needed a

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Fort Morgan, Alabama
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

I wish we had stopped at the Welcome Center on our 1st day in town instead of on the 3rd day, as the assistance we received from Renee was top notch. She was extremely knowledgeable and she quickly guided us and gave us personalized attention with a smile. She also pointed us to coupons for restaurants and local attractions (e.g.,a... More 

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Manteno, Illinois
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34 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2016

Staff was great here. They had lots of recommendations for things to do and see while we were there. They had useful coupons.

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1 Thank Donna L
Iowa
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26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2016

Very impressed by the helpfulness and knowledge of the staff. They recommended where to go to inquire about seasonal rentals / good places to eat and places of interest in the community. Lots of good material to take with and coupons.

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Arkansas
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99 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2016

A very friendly and helpful staff. It ahs been ears since we have been here. Much has changed. The staff was very welcoming, answered our questions, made good suggestions, and made sure we got all the necessary maps and brochures.

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