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The Wharf

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Address: 23101 Canal Rd, Orange Beach, AL 36561-5829
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Beautiful shopping district

We went to the Wharf one evening just to see it and they had a light show that was very cool! Shopping was interesting, but nothing I would buy. Pretty pricey.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Jerry P
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Washington, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The seafood festival was going on and it was loaded with people. Parking was muddy. The vendors that were set up were cool but I loved the pepper palace and oohlala's boutique. Very pretty place! Would be fun to go back to whenever not so busy.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a great time during the annual seafood festival...seen several concerts here great amphitheater...Tourist trap shopping overpriced....Nice restaurants had some great food!!! Within walking distance from the hotel...scenic walk along the marina.

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Washington, Illinois, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the Wharf one evening just to see it and they had a light show that was very cool! Shopping was interesting, but nothing I would buy. Pretty pricey.

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Orange Beach, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Wharf is for all ages. There is ALWAYS something GREAT going on. Don't miss fireworks over main street. Villagios is a wonderful place for adults. Ginny Lanes too. Great place to relax The theater offers great movies & good deals depending on when you go.

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Temple, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best spot on the Gulf of Mexico. Many great shops, restsurants and even a Ferris wheel. Only a dollar a foot for transient boaters. Clean and classy

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Freeport IL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Love to stroll the wharf and shop. Lots of cute stores. Great places for lunch. Two of my favorite shops is Fish on a Dish and Bungalows. Love Ginny Lane and Bayes for food. Also what is great they have a movie theater there.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The wharf is your average shopping center, with shops and restaurants. We picked up a few souvenirs here. The only really fun encounter was at the Gulf Coast House of Jerky, where the proprieter told us all about his unique processing method for the wide variety of jerkies, as well as filling us in on local life. I'd recommend a... More 

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Mirabel, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lunch at Gennie Lane on the terrasse overlooking the Marina and had penny drinks as well. We also had Dinner at Villagio's. Great food, good atmosphere. The Warf at night is very nice to see, all the palm threes are full of lights.

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Manassas, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Family and I spent a couple hours on a recent weekday afternoon at The Wharf. Neat mixture of shops and eateries. Get the sense that it's probably much more busy on nights/weekends. Definitely worth a visit.

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New Port Richey, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While venturing into this portion of the area, we stumbled across this rather unique area. Here, built as a small self styled community of live, play, shop and dine, is readily available to those who hanker for the sea life. Here the marina is the focal drive and point of this community, while the two story mall readily offers all... More 

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