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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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Great info

Even as a local, you can find some information at the Welcome Center. We live about a half hour... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ramblingman163
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Daphne, Alabama
Very informative!!

This is a beautiful facility, with a bevy of brochures and information, all very well organized, by... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Laurieuhoo
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Washington, Illinois
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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.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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3459 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-2717
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+1 800-745-7263
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even as a local, you can find some information at the Welcome Center. We live about a half hour away but have stopped in for info on local restaurants and shops. We came in this time looking for a good place to eat. They always...More

Thank Ramblingman163
ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for stopping in to see us. We love for locals to visit with us too. Stop in any time you are in the area.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful facility, with a bevy of brochures and information, all very well organized, by restaurant, attraction, history, etc. The attendant here was super friendly and knowledgeable about the area.

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

Thank you for stopping in to see us. We are glad that you found everything you were looking for. We are here for you seven days a week, so if you need anything else on your vacation, please stop in and see us.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The building is exceptionally clean (restroom too). The people are friendly, helpful and very knowledgeable about the area. They even had a charging station for our cell phones! We left with load of brochures and coupons for food and activities.

Thank ned4me
ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are glad you stopped in and our charging stations were useful to you. If you need any more coupons or brochures, please stop by. We are open 7 days a week.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful building with local artwork on display. The Attendant working was very helpful, providing us with coupon booklets, and answering our questions.

Thank subqx5
ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for stopping in to see us. We are here for you 7 days a week, so if you need anything else on your vacation, please stop in and see us.

Reviewed 9 September 2017

This welcome center is new since my last visit here and is really nice, clean, and truly welcoming. The staff is extremely helpful with whatever you are looking for and provide discount coupons and help you find the information you need. Has a seating area...More

Thank hammonl
ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Thank you for the kind words, and thank you for stopping in to visit with us. Please drop by next time you are in town.

Reviewed 30 August 2017

We always start our visit to Gulf Shores here. The place is always clean and the staff is friendly and helpful. We find out what is new with the huge selection of brochures they have. Great place to get discount coupons too. The staff can...More

Thank Kenny T
ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2017

Kenny, we are glad you always stop in to visit us. We are open 7 days a week, so if you need anything else, please come back to see us.

Reviewed 21 August 2017

Arrived at the welcome center to use restroom and to charge our cell phones a little before it was time to check into our Condo!! The welcome center is Awesome and the Receptionist was great!! She showed us travel coupons we could use for eating...More

Thank famhandhospice
ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

We are glad you enjoyed your visit to the welcome center and took advantage of our charging station. If you post your photos on social media, be sure to tag us in them! Have a great visit!

Reviewed 17 August 2017

Quite honestly, we stopped in because we were looking for a place to use the bathroom before we could check into our rental cottage, and we happened to see the building. We were glad we stopped, for many reasons--and the bathrooms were very nice and...More

Thank LopFam5
ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

We are glad you decided to stop in! Enjoy your visit to our beautiful beaches. We are open seven days a week for your convenience.

Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

This is a gem of visitors centers. The inside is bright and beautiful. This visitors enter is only about a year old so it's relatively new. The staff are sweet as a peach. They were super helpful and friendly in assisting us with our questions...More

Thank Angelle225
ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

Thanks for stopping in Angelle. We hope you have enough to keep you busy, but if not, we are here sevens days a week to help you.

Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Great stop first thing... The 2 ladies there were soo sweet and helpful..i can not say enough on their kindness..the center gave us great idea's of things available to do.

Thank mandykeath9807
ALGulfCoastCVB, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf Shores Welcome Center, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

We are glad you made us your first stop! If there is anything else we can do for you while you are here, stop in and we will be more than happy to help!

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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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shell2008
18 March 2017|
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Response from ALGulfCoastCVB | Property representative |
Thank you for contacting us. We do not have an area that you can swim with or pet the dolphins as they are federally protected. However, we have several companies in the area that offer dolphin cruises where you can see the... More
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Maria D
15 March 2017|
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Response from ALGulfCoastCVB | Property representative |
Maria, thank you for contacting us. We have a vacation guide that we would be more than happy to mail you. You can fill out our quick and easy online form under the plan section on our website.
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