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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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Plenty of local knowledge..and helpful

A lifesaver with all the area information you’ll need..the staff is friendly and will put you on... read more

Reviewed yesterday
John G
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Girls here were happy to help first time visitor. What to see,where to eat,things to do. We loomed... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
sybil67
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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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3459 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-2717
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Reviewed yesterday

A lifesaver with all the area information you’ll need..the staff is friendly and will put you on the right trail...be sure to start you gulf shore Alabama vacation here...

Thank John G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Girls here were happy to help first time visitor. What to see,where to eat,things to do. We loomed center located right on main route and had plenty of parking.

Thank sybil67
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ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are glad we could help. Please be sure to stop back by if you need anything else.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

free wifi and info on restaurants. Wish they had more info for local events/ events in January to do while there.

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

We are glad you discovered our free WiFi. I'm sorry we didn't have what you were looking for concerning events. We have a rotating billboard and rack cards about local events.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

People there were very friendly and helpful lots of information on local businesses and restaurants. Lots of parking spaces easy to get in and out.

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

Thank you for stopping in. We are glad you were able to find the information you needed. Stop in any time.

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Reviewed 9 January 2018

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
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ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

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

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Reviewed 5 January 2018

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

Thank MomWins19
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ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

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

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Reviewed 28 December 2017 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
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ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

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.

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Reviewed 24 December 2017 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
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ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

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

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Reviewed 24 December 2017

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
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ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

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

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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
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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.

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Elizabeth M
14 January 2018|
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Response from ALGulfCoastCVB | Property representative |
We have many things for the girls to do: A lot of great dining, shopping, dolphin cruises, kayak excursions,a trip to the spa. Check out all there is to do on our website, and stop in to see us when you come into town.
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Elizabeth M
27 December 2017|
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Response from AlnSue | Reviewed this property |
If u want a fun place go to LULU's
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Nany M
6 April 2017|
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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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