The Most Beautiful Beaches In Alabama

Orange Beach In Alabama
Orange Beach In Alabama | Unsplash | © Sofia Zubiria | Unsplash | Sofia Zubiria
Anna T. Wilson

The beautiful beaches of Alabama are the perfect place for a family vacation, a romantic getaway and much more. If you’re in Alabama, you can enjoy the fresh waters of the Gulf at these top five beaches.

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Gulf Shores

There are multiple beautiful white sand beaches along the Gulf Shores in Alabama, and these shores are not small by any means; it is a 32-mile-long stretch of sandy beaches and pearlescent waters. These beaches have quartz grains that were washed down thousands of years ago from the Appalachian Mountains to create some of the finest shorelines in the world. With the vast amount of resorts and hotels that line the shore, there is no reason not to take a break to visit these stunning shorelines.


Fairhope is referred to as an artist’s colony or community because many known artists and novelists, including Pulitzer Prize winner Rick Bragg, have called it home. Though there is a small fee to access the beach during the summer, the pier is free and is the place to create memories. With nature all around, white sands, and waves crashing against the rocks on the shore, it is a hotspot for photography, romance, and writing outstanding novels.

Fort Morgan

Fort Morgan beach

Wouldn’t it be lovely if there was a beach with a museum close by? Fort Morgan is conveniently placed by the shore, which makes its location very convenient. It is a historical state site that has both the beach and plenty of tourist sights for a cultural visit that is balanced between relaxation and learning something new. The area is a national historic landmark and there is a museum for tourists to visit and learn more about Fort Morgan, so it’s lovely to visit for the beauty of the beach itself and the cultural activities.

Orange Beach

Orange Beach In Alabama

Located on the Gulf of Mexico is a beach that is equipped with a large amount of resorts and hotels to accommodate travelers in search of the perfect beach. It all is very close to tourist attractions like Adventure Island, deep-sea fishing, the Orange Beach Golf Center, and Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo. After a long day spent at one of these attractions or sites, visitors can unwind at Orange Beach with an umbrella in the sand and a book resting on the knees. With the help of the shores of Orange Beach, a day can be spent in beautiful, picturesque surroundings.

Dauphin Island

Dauphin Island in Alabama

Dauphin Island is home to many activities and entertainment for the whole family. There is bird watching, camping grounds, and parks to turn a vacation or special event into a memorable one. Their goal as a park and beach is to provide undeniably exceptional customer service, safety, and to ensure the wellness of all of the visitors. This is all in an effort to provide the best experience possible with one of the many stunning beaches of Alabama.

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