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Gulf Shores Welcome Center

3459 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-2717
+1 800-745-7263
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Information about the area, coupons to eating establishments, area attractions, and special events... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ShelbyvilleGerald_E
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Shelbyville
One of the Best!

Beautiful building, clean, helpful attendants, one of the best visitors centers I've ever stopped... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
MomWins19
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Alabama
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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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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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3459 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-2717
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3459 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-2717
+1 800-745-7263
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Information about the area, coupons to eating establishments, area attractions, and special events will be found here. Very nice people will greet you with a smile and are very helpful.More

Thank ShelbyvilleGerald_E
ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We are so glad you took the time to come by and see what we have to offer in our Welcome Center. Thank you so much for your kind words; they are greatly appreciated. Please be sure to stop by on your next visit and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful building, clean, helpful attendants, one of the best visitors centers I've ever stopped at!

Thank MomWins19
ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the kind words, and please stop in next time you are in town.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The ladies here were very friendly and helpful to us. We recommend stopping here to get the lay of the land.

Thank kjbadger
ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for coming into our Welcome Center to visit with us. We are glad you found the information and assistance you needed. Please come back and visit again the next time you come to the area.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Gulf Shores Welcome Center is such a beautiful and clean facility. The staff is so pleasant and helpful. They have several organized sections of free brochures, menus, and coupons for the Gulf Shores area available to the public. They also gave us some cute...More

Thank AlabamaAngel
ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are glad we could be helpful to you. Come back and see us if you need anything else.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good information on the layout of the shores and possible condo rentals too. The Welcome Center is actually before the Intracostal waterway, so catch it as you approach on highway 59. They told us the best places to look for beaches, parking, and condo rentals.

Thank Ontario76
ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are glad you stopped in to see us. Enjoy your time here, and stop by if you need anything else.

Reviewed 5 December 2017

We visited the info center to get some ideas where to visit and found the lady at the center more than helpful, Very knowledgeable and eager to help us.

Thank LloydminsterTykie
ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2017

Thanks for stopping in. We are open seven days a week, so please stop back by if you need anything.

Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

I had a total of 18 people from Michigan coming to town for a week. A stop here is crucial to a good time to see if he sight, resturant s, and activities. I loaded up on the info that was needed and displayed on...More

Thank AlnSue
ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

Thank you for stopping in to visit, and we look forward to seeing you again shortly.

Reviewed 10 November 2017

Best welcome center I have been to. Always a day one stop for discounts, menu's, find new places and information. Staff is great and very knowledgeable. Clean and welcoming, great restrooms.

Thank Abenture9
ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Thank you for the kind words. We are humbled! Have a wonderful vacation on our beaches, and remember we are here seven days a week if you need anything.

Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Always full of great coupons. Restaurants and events coupons are plentiful. Be sure to get the coupon booklets. Saves a lot.

Thank Nommie2
ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Thank you for the kind words. We are happy you came in to visit with us and very glad you found everything you needed. Please be sure to stop by again on your next visit to the area.

Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

We are down for tge week for my son's graduation. Stopped in, very nice building and staffed by very friendly and helpful people. They answered all our questions and gave us a few recommendations on what to do for the week

Thank Jim K
ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

Thank you for stopping by to visit with us. We are very proud of our building, and we thank you for noticing. Please be sure to stop by and visit with us again.

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Elizabeth M
14 January 2018|
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Response from AlnSue | Reviewed this property |
take them to Lulu's for a meal Go to Florabama in Orange Beach Go to the Zoo in GAS Go to the train Station in Foley see the model train set the have lunch at Wennie WACKER down the street to the east
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Elizabeth M
27 December 2017|
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Response from hammonl | Reviewed this property |
Lulu's would be great for that.
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Nany M
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Response from ALGulfCoastCVB | Property representative |
Splashing in the Gulf can be an enjoyable experience, but be mindful of the current surf conditions. Stop by the welcome center for a handout about surf conditions and the beach flags and their meanings.
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