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Gulf Shores Welcome Center

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Address: 3459 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-2717
Phone Number: +1 800-745-7263
08:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 17:00

Both welcome centers are open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m....

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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Great place to find out info

Stopped here to get local information & coupons. Very knowledgeable staff. This is a must stop place!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Smoky Mountain, Tennessee
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Smoky Mountain, Tennessee
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323 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here to get local information & coupons. Very knowledgeable staff. This is a must stop place!

Thank Krr1975
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stop by as we were heading into Gulf Shores. The people there are knowledgeable and friendly. If you are going to go Shores or the orange Beach area do you have to stop in so they can help you find things to do around here.

Thank rbenthal
Ocqueoc, MI
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a find display of the Community. They should be proud of this building and the presentation of their town. Great job! we left with a bag full and the question we asked je knew answers to all inquires. We do a lot of traveling and this was very unique of other towns and states. This is a must... More 

Thank AlnSue
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff was very nice and helpful. We loved the brochures and coupons. The center is something the city of Gulf Shore and the state of Alabama can be proud of.

Thank Wyman L
Gulf Shores, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff is very informative and friendly. They have excellent brochures of every where in the area and know where to lead you for the best places for your budget.

Thank CHIGulfShores
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The welcome center building is gorgeous--you'd think you're entering an art museum, complete with sculptures. Lynda and Pam were as friendly as they were helpful. The place was gleaming and the display areas were well organized and easy to navigate. The bathrooms were clean and well-kept. The two staffers gave us some great suggestions. My husband was thrilled when the... More 

Thank Elise W
Gilman, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

The people here are very helpful and can guide you to everything you are searching for in the area. Beautiful new facility with a perfect picture opportunity in front.

Thank Jack2226
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

good place to gather info; coupons, and maps are available as well as a list of things to do in Gulf Shores.

Thank Jane M
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196 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Stopped in here while on vacation to pick up some maps. They center is breathtaking inside! They had tons of information and the woman working there provided the maps I needed. If you need information about the area, stop in!

Thank froggy922
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Make sure you make this your first stop! Michelle & Renee L. were very knowledgeable and helpful! We got lots of coupons and found lots of places to go! Beautiful building!

Thank Ashleigh B

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